International News

VIDEO: When Freeman met Martin Luther King

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 01:18
John Freeman was best known for his direct interview style and spoke with Martin Luther King about an assassination attempt that left him fighting for his life.

Biker dies after crash with van

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 01:04
A 44-year-old man dies after his motorbike is involved in a collision with a van on the A84 near Stirling.

How German Christmas markets came to the UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 01:04
How German markets captured the UK's imagination

Norovirus shuts hospital wards

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:53
An outbreak of norovirus leads to the closure of four wards at Southampton General Hospital.

VIDEO: Labour 'worried' by ambulance plan

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:38
Labour has said the Health Secretary has urgent questions to answer about leaked plans that suggest increasing response times for ambulance crews in England.

VIDEO: The secretive state of Turkmenistan

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:22
Turkmenistan in Central Asia is one of the most isolated and secretive states in the world, dissent is not tolerated and suspicion reigns.

Jordan ends death penalty moratorium

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:13
Jordan executes 11 men convicted of murder, ending a eight-year moratorium on the death penalty.

VIDEO: Castro delivers defiant speech

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:08
The Cuban President, Raul Castro, has addressed the closing session of parliament just days after announcing an agreement with the United States to re-establish diplomatic ties.

Domestic abuse free helpline opens

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 23:12
A free helpline offers support to victims of domestic abuse over the Christmas and New Year holidays.

VIDEO: Pakistan 'in mourning and on edge'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:44
Pakistan has announced it will execute more militant prisoners in the next few days after lifting a moratorium in response to the Peshawar school massacre.

VIDEO: Tremors endanger Michelangelo's David

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:40
The Italian government is to spend around €200,000 (£156,000) on a new plinth for Michaelangelo's David to protect the statue from earth tremors.

VIDEO: Knife attacker is shot dead in France

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:36
A man has been killed by police near the city of Tours in central France, after attacking officers with a knife.

VIDEO: Advent calendar: Europe's Ryder Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:25
The moment Welsh rookie Jamie Donaldson secures the point that retains the Ryder Cup for Europe at Gleneagles.

Ambulance targets plan revealed

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:00
Target times for ambulances to reach some seriously ill patients could be lengthened, a document leaked to the BBC shows.

Tunisians poised to elect president

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 20:49
Tunisians are set to vote for their first freely elected president in a run-off election seen as a landmark in the country's move to democracy.

Bird flu poultry restrictions lifted

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 20:48
Restrictions on the movement of poultry in East Yorkshire after an outbreak of bird flu at a duck breeding farm are lifted.

Muhammad Ali down with pneumonia

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 20:19
Former three-time heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman says.

Mother charged with Cairns murders

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 18:28
Australian authorities charge a woman in the northern city of Cairns with the murder of seven of her children and her niece.

Voices of grief and determination

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 18:24
Grief and determination after Taliban school massacre

What Cuba's new friendship with the US means for everyday life

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 17:54
What Cuba's new pact with the US means for everyday life