International News

'Jihad Jane' gets 10 years in prison

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:13
A US woman known as "Jihad Jane" who joined a plot to kill a Swedish artist whose cartoon offended Muslims has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

N America shivers in 'polar' freeze

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:07
Parts of the United States and Canada are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as an Arctic chill brings further freezing weather.

Schumacher 'stable but critical'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:05
Injured Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher's condition remains "stable but critical," the hospital treating him says.

Prom evacuation after waves warning

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:05
All buildings along the promenade in Aberystwyth are evacuated as further high tides and an "exceptional" wave swell are expected later.

£250m super-prison plans approved

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:04
A 2,000-inmate super-prison for Wrexham takes a big step forward with planners backing the proposals.

Real Madrid 3-0 Celta de Vigo

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 12:48
Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 400th career goal as Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo to reduce the gap on league leaders Barcelona.

Stone Age hunters' rotten teeth

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 12:23
Scientists find some of the earliest evidence for widespread tooth decay in humans in Stone-Age hunter-gatherers, who lived in what is now Morocco more than 13,700 years ago.

Pryce 'not ruling out' out MP bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 12:16
Vicky Pryce says she has not ruled out standing as an MP but acknowledges "no-one might want her" after her conviction for perverting the course of justice.

VIDEO: Migrants 'make better tenants'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 12:13
Kent landlord, Fergus Wilson, issues eviction notices to every one of his 200 housing benefit tenants.

Missing teenager was 'model student'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:54
Missing teenager Nida Ul-Naseer was a model student who was making excellent progress at college, a teacher says.

Portugal says farewell to Eusebio

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:38
The Portuguese football legend Eusebio is laid to rest at a Lisbon cemetery after tens of thousands turn out in the city to pay their last respects.

Injured Walcott out of World Cup

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:34
Arsenal and England forward Theo Walcott will miss the World Cup after being ruled out for at least six months with a knee injury.

VIDEO: Migrants' protest resumes in Israel

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:34
Thousands of African migrants are protesting for a second day in Tel Aviv against their treatment by the Israeli government.

Former winners recapture Costa prize

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:30
Novelist Kate Atkinson and poet Michael Symmons Roberts become double winners at the Costa Book Awards.

VIDEO: Paterson: 'Flood management a priority'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:26
The Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has outlined how flood management is a priority for the government, highlighting that there is room for improvement for the response times of some councils and utility companies.

Sudans 'consult on oilfield force'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:24
South Sudan and Sudan begin talks to deploy a joint force to protect oilfields in the South threatened by rebels, Sudan's foreign minister says.

Spain in talks on Panama Canal row

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:20
Spanish Public Works Minister Ana Pastor meets Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli after a threat by a Spanish-led consortium to halt work on expanding the Panama Canal.

VIDEO: Welsh coast pummelled by waves

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:13
All buildings along the promenade in Aberystwyth are being evacuated in anticipation of further high tides and an "exceptional" wave swell.

VIDEO: Driver filmed with hands behind head

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 10:41
A motorist has been banned from driving for 12 months after he was caught driving at 62mph with both hands behind his head.

Chicken plant to create 180 new jobs

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 10:31
The owners of a chicken processing plant near Glasgow say they intend to take on an additional 180 workers.

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