International News

VIDEO: The North American freeze explained

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 15:50
As the east cost of America prepares to face dangerously cold temperatures that have already hit the Midwestern states, meteorologist Jacqui Jeras explains what a polar vortex is to the BBC's Katty Kay.

Laptops to get 3D depth cameras

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 15:44
Intel says seven laptop manufacturers will incorporate a 3D camera it developed that contains a depth sensor into their models this year.

Utah same-sex marriage put on hold

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 15:43
The US Supreme Court has halted same-sex marriages in the state of Utah, allowed since a judge in December overturned the state's ban on gay nuptials.

VIDEO: Radio 4 pays homage to Hoggart

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 15:28
Radio 4 pays homage to the late Simon Hoggart by voicing up four key political sketches over the past decade - one of which was voiced by the very man it was aimed at, the Labour MP Chris Bryant.

Walcott World Cup absence 'a nightmare'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 15:24
England's Theo Walcott may never "truly get over" missing out on the World Cup, says former Three Lions striker Ian Wright.

Second high-orbit launch for SpaceX

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 15:06
The US SpaceX rocket company puts a second commercial TV satellite in orbit, emphasising its ambition to take a big slice of the market for launching telecommunications spacecraft.

VIDEO: What is causing UK's bad weather?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 15:04
Science editor David Shukman reports on the factors creating the extreme weather being experienced across the UK.

Haass plan 'not viable' says Nesbitt

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 14:47
Proposals drawn up by US diplomat Richard Haass "are not viable or acceptable", says UUP leader Mike Nesbitt.

VIDEO: PM's hairdresser's MBE 'honour'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 14:37
Lino Carbosiero, the prime minister's hairdresser, has said keeping his MBE nomination a secret, was the hardest month of his life.

Police reprimand Kelly over parade

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 14:15
Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly says police have given him a formal reprimand over an incident in which he was carried on the front of a PSNI Land Rover.

Iraq PM urges militants' expulsion

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:46
Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki urges residents of the city of Fallujah to force out insurgents linked to al-Qaeda who have taken control of the city.

Walcott blow hurts Hodgson and Wenger

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:35
Theo Walcott's knee ligament injury could be even more damaging for Arsenal than for England, writes Phil McNulty

VIDEO: New London black taxi revealed

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:33
The car manufacturer Nissan has unveiled its new Taxi for London on Monday, having adapted an existing van to look more like the city's traditional black cabs. Nigel Cassidy reports.

Goodyear managers held captive

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:19
Workers at a Goodyear plant in Northern France are holding two managers captive in a dispute over the plant's closure.

'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.

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