International News

VIDEO: Farage steps in to UKIP migrant row

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 08:12
Nigel Farage has dismissed a row about whether UKIP supports deporting European Union migrants - if the UK votes to the leave the EU - as a "minor confusion"

Obama to unveil immigration overhaul

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 08:04
Major changes to the US immigration system that would help up to five million undocumented people are to be unveiled this week by President Barack Obama.

VIDEO: Injured rhino zookeeper is 'stable'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 07:59
Whipsnade Zoo has confirmed the senior zookeeper who was injured in an incident involving a rhino is now in a stable condition and is being cared for in hospital

VIDEO: 'Better Scotland for all' pledge

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 07:39
First minister elect Nicola Sturgeon promises to build a Scotland that all "who live and work here can be proud of".

Geckos inspire 'Spider-Man' gloves

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 07:39
The way geckos climb has inspired a device that allowed a 70kg man to scale a glass wall like Spider-Man.

VIDEO: Couple's video guide to 'hovel' hotel

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 07:30
A hotel that "fined" a couple £100 who described it as a "rotten, stinking hovel" in a review is to stop making the charge, trading standards say.

MI5 tapes 'show dissident tensions'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 07:21
Secret MI5 recordings reveal disputes between rival factions of the Continuity IRA, a court is told.

F1 driver Bianchi 'out of coma'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 07:18
Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi is no longer in an artificial coma, his family confirm.

Light aircraft hits farm bungalow

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 07:18
A light aircraft crashes after hitting a bungalow on a farm in Lincolnshire.

I'm not a racist - Wigan boss Mackay

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 07:15
New Wigan boss Malky Mackay insists he is not racist and says he has been on a "diversity education programme".

Ford starts as England make changes

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 07:15
Bath fly-half George Ford will make his first international start as England make five changes for the visit of Samoa.

Q&A: Calling time on the beer tie

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 07:06
Will pub rule change affect price of a pint?

Car park death girl 'did not jump'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 06:58
A teenage girl who died after falling from a car park 10 years ago told paramedics she had not jumped, an inquest hears.

Irish government caps water charges

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 06:57
The Irish government revises its plans for the introduction of domestic water charges, a key austerity measure.

Cuban doctor diagnosed with Ebola

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 06:50
A Cuban doctor working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola, officials say, in what is thought to be the country's first case of the disease.

Liberian workforce hard-hit by Ebola

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 06:40
Nearly half of all Liberians who were employed when the Ebola outbreak began are no longer working, a survey by the World Bank has found.

Android 5.0 update causes problems

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 06:33
Early adopters of Android Lollipop are experiencing a range of issues, causing some users to complain their devices have become "unusable".

Court puts more heat on diesels

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 06:28
The government comes under renewed pressure to cut pollution from diesel vehicles following the latest ruling in a battle over clean air.

Deadly New York snowstorm kills five

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 06:24
A snowstorm has dumped five feet of snow on upstate New York, killing five people, with temperatures plummeting to below freezing in all 50 US states.

UK 'denies pick-up artist Blanc visa'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 06:10
Controversial US "pick-up artist" Julien Blanc has been barred from entering the UK by the Home Office, the BBC understands.