International News

VIDEO: Gay TV characters 'changing world'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:23
Tom Brook reports on the influence of gay TV characters in US shows exported worldwide and the possible backlash effect it may have in some societies.

VIDEO: Fugitive Xiros recaptured in Greece

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:20
Left-wing extremist Christodoulos Xiros, 56, from the Greek militant group November 17 has been re-arrested after almost a year on the run, police say.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:13
Man City eye Benteke, Steven Gerrard to join LA Galaxy, Raheem Sterling agrees new Liverpool deal, plus more.

Search for New Zealand climbers ends

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 21:56
Rescuers in New Zealand call off their search for three climbers missing presumed dead on Mount Cook, also known as Aoraki.

Yeovil manager in 'selfie' warning

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 21:46
Yeovil boss Gary Johnson tells his players not to be star-struck against Manchester United in the FA Cup on Sunday.

N Korea attacks 'hostile' US sanctions

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 20:58
North Korea calls new sanctions imposed by the US in response to a cyber-attack against Sony Pictures hostile and repressive.

AirAsia plane search in second week

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 20:30
The search for the main wreckage of AirAsia QZ8501 in the Java Sea enters a second week, with weather still frustrating operations.

Search for cargo ship crew to resume

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 20:14
The search for eight crew believed to have been on a cargo ship which overturned off the north of Scotland is set to resume on Sunday morning.

Andrew claims 'emphatically denied'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 19:45
Buckingham Palace "emphatically" denies Prince Andrew had sexual contact with a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with him.

Retired 'could sell pension off'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 18:00
Retired workers could be given to right to sell their pensions to the highest bidder, Liberal Democrat minister Steve Webb suggests.

VIDEO: Crew rescued from Solent ship

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 17:59
Most of the crew of a car transporter ship, which ran aground in the Solent, have been taken to safety, eyewitness Andy Merrill described the scene.

Labour in new NHS attack on Tories

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 17:08
The NHS in England will be left "unrecognisable" if the Conservatives win a majority at the general election in May, says a Labour Party campaign.

VIDEO: 'Brave' girl hailed after plane crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 16:40
A seven-year-old girl who survived a plane crash in the US state of Kentucky and walked barefoot to find help has been praised for her courage.

Characters raise a titter on Twitter

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 16:12
The comedy characters taking social media by storm

Been and Gone: The location scout for the Lord of the Rings films

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 16:10
The Lord of the Rings' location scout and other notable deaths

NHS staff 'suffer 35,000 injuries'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 15:54
NHS staff in Scotland have suffered more than 35,000 injuries at work over the past three years, according to new figures.

Cargo ship runs aground in Solent

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 15:23
A car transporter ship has run aground in the Solent off the Isle of Wight, and its crew are being rescued from the sea, says the RNLI.

Three cheers for the onion

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 15:07
In praise of onions - the world's most widely eaten vegetable

Sam Smith's "incredible, crazy" year

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 15:06
BBC Sound of 2014 winner reflects on his success

VIDEO: FA Cup third round: Best goals so far

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 14:52
Watch the best goals from Friday and Saturday's matches in the FA Cup third round.