International News

Ex-governor jailed for corruption

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 11:42
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell is jailed for two years for public corruption, a much shorter sentence than prosecutors recommended.

VIDEO: Why are hospital A&Es struggling?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 11:35
A look at why hospitals are struggling to cope with increased A&E attendances.

Gerrard would have signed new deal

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 11:21
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard reveals he would not be leaving the club if they had offered him a contract last summer.

VIDEO: Inventors turning sci-fi into fact

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 11:20
A self-parking car, a plant pot that knows when it needs watering and a tracker for your pet, are just some of the highlights of the world's biggest gadget show in Las Vegas.

VIDEO: Farmer forced to cull 'Nazi' cattle

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 11:08
A farmer in Devon is forced to slaughter half his herd of Heck cows after they repeatedly tried to attack his farm workers.

Korea dropped from 2015 calendar

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 10:59
The Korean Grand Prix has been dropped from the 2015 calendar, reducing the season to 20 races.

Ben Needham search team get £700,000

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 10:31
A police force secures £700,000 from the Home Office to continue investigating the case of Sheffield toddler Ben Needham who disappeared in 1991.

Five things for the new Congress

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 10:29
The US Congress returns on Tuesday with Republicans formally taken control of both chambers. Here's what to expect in the first months.

Kenya 'ICC defence witness' murdered

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 10:17
A man found dead in Kenya over the weekend was a key witness for Deputy President William Ruto at his trial in The Hague, his lawyer says.

VIDEO: Sisters 'scarred for life' by war

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 10:10
Two years ago Amar Qadour was badly burned when a bomb was dropped on her family home in Syria.

A broken system for a broken people

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 10:05
The world is facing an unprecedented number of humanitarian crises that could break the international aid system, the BBC's Lyse Doucet reports.

VIDEO: Blogger: FA 'must take stand on Evans'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 09:59
A woman who started a petition against convicted rapist Ched Evans's proposed move to Oldham Athletic says the player "doesn't know what rape is".

Ten Football League clubs snub Evans

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 09:32
Ten of the 48 clubs in League One and League Two publicly rule out signing convicted rapist Ched Evans.

Syria family's scars begin to heal

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 09:09
Physical and emotional scars of injured Syrian girls begin to heal

The legal issues in the Ched Evans case

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:53
The case of convicted rapist Ched Evans, and his attempt to get back into professional football, has raised many issues.

Dutch journalist detained in Turkey

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:45
A Dutch journalist, Frederike Geerdink, is detained briefly by Turkish police over her alleged support for Kurdish rebels.

VIDEO: Salvage team on ship rescue plans

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:38
Bram Sperling, a member of the team planning to salvage the Hoegh Osaka grounded in the Solent on Saturday says there is some damage to the ship and experts are deciding what to do next.

Driver tells of OAP crush horror

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:34
A lorry driver accused of causing the death of an 88-year-old woman tells of his horror at realising he had driven over her.

Nadal suffers shock defeat in Doha

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:31
World number two Rafael Nadal makes the worst possible start to the new season as he loses to Michael Berrer at the Qatar Open.

Stricken cargo ship 'to be refloated'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:24
A cargo ship which is stranded in the Solent after it was deliberately run aground could be refloated on Wednesday, salvors say.