International News

Rolls-Royce breaks sales record

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 22:15
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars sold a record number of cars last year, breaking through the 4,000 mark for the first time in its 111-year history.

VIDEO: Deadlock over Afghan government

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 22:10
Ashraf Ghani was sworn in as the new Afghan president in September 2014 but he has still not formed a cabinet.

Hotel murder manhunt continues

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 22:09
An international hunt for a man wanted in connection with the murder of a woman at a hotel continues following an emotional appeal by her mother.

Women's lung cancer rates rocket

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:45
The number of women in Wales being diagnosed with lung cancer sees a 35% rise over a decade.

Prince Ali to run for Fifa president

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:34
Fifa vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein says he will challenge Sepp Blatter for the leadership of football's governing body.

AirAsia sea search area expanded

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:27
The area being searched for a missing AirAsia plane is extended, as poor weather continues to hamper efforts to find bodies and flight recorders.

Man killed in Ballymoney shooting

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:06
A man aged in his 40s is shot dead in Ballymoney, County Antrim.

Australians warned to avoid Bali

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:01
Australians are warned to be careful in Indonesia, including Bali, because of a “high threat of terrorist attack”.

Record numbers diagnosed with cancer

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 20:57
A record number of people living in Northern Ireland have been diagnosed with cancer, according to figures released by Macmillan Cancer Support.

VIDEO: Should planes be tracked in real time?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 20:54
The difficulties in finding wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 has raised questions about whether we should be able to track airliners in real time.

Kashmir border clashes kill five

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 20:32
Four civilians and a soldier die as India and Pakistan continue to exchange fire in the disputed Kashmir region, officials say.

Kurds 'seize key Kobane district'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 20:32
Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State in Kobane, northern Syria, have seized a key district and now control 80% of the town, activists say.

Racism against British Chinese 'ignored'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 20:22
British Chinese people and community leaders tell Newsbeat that racism against them isn't taken seriously enough.

US governor sworn in for fourth term

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 19:56
California Governor Jerry Brown makes history as he is sworn in for a record-breaking fourth term, setting out ambitious targets for climate change.

'Beaten children washed in toilets'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 19:51
Former residents of a Birmingham children's home claim of being beaten, made to wash in toilet water and sleep on the floor.

Age of stars is pinned to their spin

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 18:47
Astronomers prove they can accurately tell a star's age from how fast it spins, after measuring the spin speed of stars more than a billion years old.

Samsung call to open up net of things

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 17:49
The push to create an "internet of things" will not succeed unless electronics firms collaborate more, warns Samsung.

VIDEO: Why are global oil prices falling?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 17:40
The US oil price falls below $50 a barrel for the first time since April 2009 as investors continue to fear a global supply glut and weak demand.

VIDEO: On Board an AirAsia search plane

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 17:38
The BBC's Kiki Siregar has had exclusive access to a Russian search plane that is looking for AirAsia flight QZ8501.

Nikkei leads Asian markets down

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 17:23
Asian markets move lower on Monday following investor concerns over falling oil prices and Greece's economic outlook.