International News

Putin critic cuts off tag in protest

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 10:28
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny cuts off his electronic monitoring tag in a protest against his house arrest.

Detained Christians 'freed' in Libya

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 10:25
A local Libyan tribal leader in Sirte says 13 Coptic Christian workers from Egypt have been freed after disappearing at the weekend.

McLaren-Honda query engine ruling

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 10:12
McLaren and new engine partner Honda query the latest in-season engine development ruling before the 2015 season.

VIDEO: Lebanon backlash over Syrian refugees

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 10:05
The Lebanese authorities have imposed restrictions on Syrian refugees crossing its border, aimed at slowing the influx of asylum seekers escaping civil war.

Wreck of Cemfjord cargo ship found

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 09:32
The wreck of the cargo ship Cemfjord, which sank in the Pentland Firth with eight men on board, is located on the seabed.

VIDEO: China's ice castles open to public

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 09:19
Some of the world's most breathtaking ice sculptures went on display on Monday at the 31st International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, China.

Podolski seals Inter loan switch

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 09:16
Lukas Podolski seals a move from Arsenal to Inter Milan, joining the Italian side on loan until the end of the season.

UKIP man sent in 'forged signatures'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 09:14
A UKIP parliamentary candidate submitted county council election nomination forms with forged signatures, a court hears.

Rival Pegida rallies held in Germany

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 09:08
Rallies for and against the "anti-Islamisation" group Pegida are underway in a number of German cities, with thousands expected to take part.

Film crew driver nearly killed friend

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 09:06
A film crew member who almost killed a friend while driving a lorry after a drunken staff party is spared jail.

Birdman and Boyhood up for awards

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 08:56
Broadway satire Birdman and coming-of-age tale Boyhood are among the 10 films up for the Producers Guild of America's version of a best picture prize.

Cakes left in Serbia landfill resold

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 08:47
Thousands of cakes meant to be destroyed are stolen from a Serbian landfill site and resold on the black market.

Former IRA couple arrested in Spain

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 08:42
Spanish police confirm two former IRA members - a married couple - were arrested last week as part of an investigation into money laundering and smuggling.

Ferguson juror sues to lift gag order

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 08:36
A juror on the panel that declined to charge a Missouri police officer for killing black teenager Michael Brown has filed a lawsuit to speak out against the prosecutor.

Trott falls cheaply on Lions return

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 08:36
Batsman Jonathan Trott makes only six on his return to international cricket with England Lions in South Africa.

The odd argument over public spending

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 08:35
Chris Cook looks at the 'odd' exercise of working out the cost of political parties' spending plans

UK Ebola nurse has 'stabilised'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 08:32
A British nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola is critically ill, but has stabilised.

Major incident declared at hospital

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 08:28
A major incident is declared at a North Yorkshire hospital.

Bus depot blaze treated as arson

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 08:27
A huge fire at a bus depot which destroyed 30 coaches, five minibuses and a car is being treated as arson.

VIDEO: Where is AirAsia plane's black box?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 08:10
BBC News looks at the challenges divers face as they try to locate the black box from flight QZ8501.