International News

Winds reignite council offices fire

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 13:17
Gale force winds help reignite a fire at council offices hit by a suspected arson attack.

Lawro's predictions v Seann Walsh

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 12:57
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on comedian and QPR supporter Seann Walsh.

Hospital ban for whistleblower medic

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 12:43
A paramedic-turned-whistleblower says he is banned from entering two Worcestershire hospitals after speaking out about A&E overcrowding.

Real Madrid 2-2 (agg 2-4) Atl Madrid

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 12:25
Fernando Torres scores his first goals since returning to Atletico Madrid as they beat Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey.

Palace bid for Swansea's Taylor

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 12:17
Crystal Palace have made a £3m bid for Swansea City left-back Neil Taylor, BBC Wales Sport understands.

VIDEO: Tesco urged to 'get out of town'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 12:08
A council urges Tesco to sell land it owns in a Kent town after it pulled out of building a supermarket with restaurants and more than 200 flats.

Ebola case suspected in Edinburgh

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 12:01
A person suspected of contracting Ebola is tested at a hospital in Edinburgh after returning from Africa and complaining of a fever.

Uncertain future for wind power in Australia

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 11:52
South Australia leads the way on wind power

Hendry hopes O’Sullivan retires

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 11:51
Stephen Hendry jokes that he wants Ronnie O'Sullivan to retire so he doesn't beat his record of seven world titles.

Speed dating Neanderthals wanted

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 11:07
A "Neanderthal speed dating" event at a science centre in Bristol is seeking two actors to play "early hominids" in its blind date booth.

Italian aid worker hostages freed

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 10:33
Two young Italian aid workers who were taken hostage in Syria more than five months ago have been freed, Italy confirms.

Highest bird migration tracked

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 10:02
The mystery of the highest bird migration - the flight of bar-headed geese over the Himalayas - has finally been solved by scientists.

VIDEO: 'I never ever dreamed I'd get to go'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 09:42
Eddie Redmayne told the BBC's Ben Brown it was "extraordinary" he would be attending this year's Oscars following his nomination for best actor.

'Two die' in Belgian anti-terror raid

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 09:30
Two people have been killed in an anti-terrorism operation in the Belgian town of Verviers, officials say.

NHS chief: 'More cancer cuts likely'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 09:25
The head of a special NHS fund for cancer medicines in England has said there will need to be further cuts to the treatments it funds.

VIDEO: Davos explained in 90 seconds

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 09:22
BBC News explains the history and shifting focus of the World Economic Forum in Davos - in 90 seconds.

Freedom of speech has limits - Pope

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 09:19
Pope Francis defends freedom of expression after the Paris attacks but says it has to have limits, as the funerals of four victims are held.

Google calls end to Glass experiment

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 09:00
Google ends sales of its Glass eyewear saying it wants to concentrate on developing future versions of the wearable device.

Gattuso applies for Hamilton post

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 08:58
Former World Cup winner Gennaro Gattuso wants to be considered for the Hamilton Accies manager's job.

Romney 2016: The 'definition of insanity'?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 08:45
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney hints at another campaign, leaving some conservatives scratching their heads.