International News

Seal found in the middle of a field

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:57
A seal is found in the middle of a field in St Helens, Merseyside by a dog walker.

North Korea threatens US over Sony

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:39
North Korea threatens unspecified attacks on the US as it escalates a war of words over the Sony Pictures cyber attacks.

Giant 'El Gordo' lottery grips Spain

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:37
Spaniards await the results of the famous "El Gordo" (The Fat One) Christmas lottery, with €2.2bn (£1.7bn; $2.7bn) of prizes on offer.

Parents jailed over toddler's death

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:36
A mother and father convicted of causing or allowing the death of their young son are each sentenced to nine years.

550 pensioners lose their home help

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:35
Hundreds of elderly people across Belfast are to lose home help services because of cuts to the health trust's budget.

AUDIO: 'I never thought I'd see laptop again'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:34
Stolen laptop containing the last photographs of a terminally ill child before she died has been returned to her family.

Jackie Chan's son charged over drugs

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:32
The son of Hollywood actor Jackie Chan is charged with a drug offence, Chinese prosecutors say, and could now face three years in jail.

VIDEO: Airbus to deliver first A350 XWBs

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:25
Monday marks a big day for Airbus at its main factory headquarters in Toulouse, as Qatar Airways takes the first delivery of the plane makers newest twin-aisle A350 XWB.

Fans voice anger at Rangers' AGM

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:21
Rangers' board are greeted with chants of "out, out, out" as they take their seats at the club's AGM on Monday at Ibrox.

Two arrested over McConville murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:17
Police investigating the 1972 murder of Belfast mother-of-ten Jean McConville arrest two men in counties Antrim and Armagh.

VIDEO: Panto 'most difficult of all' acting

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:15
York Theatre Royal's long-serving panto dame, Berwick Kaler, tells BBC Breakfast what it takes to excel in the role of Widow Twanky or Mother Goose.

IMF cuts blamed for Ebola spread

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:09
Spending cuts imposed by the International Monetary Fund may have contributed to the rapid spread of Ebola in West Africa, UK-based researchers say.

Passenger hurt as train hits flood

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 02:07
A passenger was hurt when a train came to a halt after striking flood water on a rail line in East Ayrshire.

Brighton Winter Solstice in pictures

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 01:59
Brighton's annual Burning the Clocks

Solstice crowd gathers at Stonehenge

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 01:51
More than 1,000 people meet at Stonehenge to mark the winter solstice.

VIDEO: Labour: 'Keep the street lights on'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 01:44
Labour's Hilary Benn says councils should invest in low-energy lighting rather than switching off street lights.

Tesco accounts face fresh inquiry

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 01:38
The Financial Reporting Council announces an inquiry into Tesco's accounts for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Sainsbury's suffers website glitch

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 01:29
Supermarket chain Sainsbury's has become the latest victim of website difficulties amid the rush for Christmas orders.

Tour de Yorkshire reveals host sites

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 01:25
The start and finish locations of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire are announced.

AUDIO: BBC editors take Mastermind challenge

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 01:15
BBC editors are known for their extensive knowledge of specialist subjects, but can they handle the pressure and maintain their reputations when in the spotlight?