International News

11 dogs rescued from isolated gorge

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 09:36
Eleven dogs from a hunt pack are rescued after becoming trapped in a gorge near Aberystwyth.

VIDEO: Dog rescued from frozen pond

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 09:31
Fire crews rescued a dog which fell through ice while chasing a duck across a frozen pond in Arbroath.

Adkins sacked as Reading manager

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 09:03
Reading sack manager Nigel Adkins after 20 months in charge of the Championship club.

Slavery arrests in factory raid

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 09:00
An anti-slavery raid on a factory in Greater Manchester finds immigrants from Eastern Europe allegedly paid £2 an hour and working 80-hour weeks, police say.

Cameron criticised on NI talks exit

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:57
Two former Northern Ireland Secretaries of State express concern about the prime minister's handling of last week's political talks in Belfast.

Denmark lays claim to North Pole

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:50
Denmark makes a claim to the UN, arguing the area around the North Pole is linked to the continental shelf of Greenland, its autonomous territory.

VIDEO: Basildon's take on UKIP man's gaffe

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:48
The BBC's Chris Mason has been to Basildon to find out what the public think about Kerry Smith's remarks

Two Kenyan runners fail drug tests

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:46
Two Kenyan runners, Viola Chelangat Kimetto and Joyce Jemutai Kiplimo, have failed drug tests and been banned for two years, Athletics Kenya says.

Reporter Allan Little to leave BBC

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:40
TV and radio correspondent Allan Little, who covered the first Gulf War and the Rwandan genocide, is to leave the BBC at the end of December.

VIDEO: 'Same-sex' couple marry in Russia

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:37
Russian couple Irina Shumilova and Alyona Fursova recently got married. Irina's official documents record her as male, but she will soon complete a gender change.

May: 'No intervention' over torture

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:37
Theresa May says she did not seek the redaction of information from a report about the CIA's alleged use of torture.

Sandy Hook families sue rifle maker

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:32
The families of nine of the 26 people killed in a 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut have filed a lawsuit against a rifle manufacturer.

BT in talks to buy EE for £12.5bn

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:29
Telecoms giant BT is in exclusive talks to buy EE - Britain's largest mobile network group - for £12.5bn.

Rangers & Ashley accused of breach

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:28
Rangers and shareholder Mike Ashley are accused of breaching SFA rules over dual ownership.

Air traffic glitch 'hit 10,000'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:27
Up to 10,000 passengers at Heathrow alone were affected by an air traffic control computer failure, the transport secretary confirms.

Colin Norris: Innocent serial killer?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:04
The case of jailed Scottish nurse Colin Norris

Doubts over killer nurse conviction

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:00
A nurse who was convicted of being a serial killer could be the victim of a miscarriage of justice.

McIlroy wins BBC Sport NI 2014 award

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:57
Rory McIlroy is named BBC NI's Sport Personality of 2014 after a year which saw him win both the Open and US PGA title.

Fallon: No UK return to Iraq combat

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:46
The defence secretary insists UK combat troops are not returning to Iraq although more military personnel may be sent.

Oven death safety charges dropped

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:39
Two men who faced health and safety charges over the death of a factory worker in an industrial oven have their case dropped.