International News

VIDEO: WWI Hartlepool bombardment recalled

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:45
People have been paying tribute to those killed during the German bombardment of Hartlepool 100 years ago - the first attack on British soil of World War I.

Quantum thinking: Cats to computers

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:44
An interactive journey through quantum theory

Laundrette killer gets 16-year term

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:42
A 52-year-old County Londonderry man found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend has been sentenced to 16 years in jail.

Jeb Bush to explore White House bid

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:41
Ex-Florida governor Jeb Bush, brother and son of US presidents, takes a step towards a run on the White House in 2016.

Calculate your inflation rate

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:34
The BBC's new inflation calculator will work out how much prices are rising for households like yours.

What is an English law?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:33
How do we define an English law, when so much legislation has a knock-on effect for other parts of the UK population?

Reward offered after girl, 11, raped

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:29
A £3,000 reward is offered for information leading to the conviction of a man who raped an 11-year-old girl as she walked home from school.

Search intensifies for US gunman

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:07
Authorities in Pennsylvania continue to search for Bradley William Stone after his ex-wife and five of her family members are shot dead.

A&E units 'creaking under pressure'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:06
The medical director of NHS England, Sir Bruce Keogh, says the "system is creaking" as winter begins to take hold.

Guards cleared over deportation death

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:50
Three G4S security guards are found not guilty of the manslaughter of a man who died during an attempted deportation at Heathrow airport.

Cosmic bangs 'common on Earth'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:48
Scientists shed light on the energetic emission of radiation that occurs in thunderstorms.

Haenow in early Christmas chart lead

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:45
X Factor winner Ben Haenow is ahead of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars in the race for Christmas number one, the Official Chart Company reveals.

Kerry to discuss Israel pull-out bid

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:34
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet the chief Palestinian negotiator in London over moves to set a timetable for an end to the Israeli occupation.

Ofcom names Sharon White as new boss

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:32
Ofcom, the UK's telecoms regulator, has named senior Treasury official Sharon White as its new chief executive.

Care home scalding death accidental

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:12
A care assistant at a nursing home where a dementia patient was scalded in a bath, had not been given any formal training, an inquest hears.

Edmonton murder victim named

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:10
A man whose murder led to the arrest of five boys aged between 13 and 14 is formally identified as 53-year-old Christopher John Barry.

Tonev loses racism ban appeal

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:35
Celtic winger Aleksandar Tovev's appeal against a seven-match ban for racial abuse is rejected by the Scottish FA.

Murphy names new front bench team

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:33
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy has announced his new front bench team, with jobs for fellow leadership contenders Neil Findlay and Sarah Boyack.

VIDEO: Pakistan's fight with the Taliban

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:32
The BBC's Mike Wooldridge looks at how Pakistan has battled with the Taliban and what future hope there is for resolving the conflict.

I've never fixed games, says Herrera

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:23
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera insists he has never been involved in match-fixing after being named in an investigation.