International News

SNP suspends report-burning members

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 12:24
Four SNP councillors filmed setting fire to a copy of the Smith Commission report are suspended from their party for two months.

Teacher banned over boy sex claims

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 12:23
A teacher accused of performing sex acts with a 14-year-old boy is banned from the profession for life.

VIDEO: Why are Germans protesting? - 15 secs

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 12:10
Politicians and celebrities denounce "anti-Islamisation" ralllies in Germany.

Osborne warns over low oil prices

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 12:06
Chancellor George Osborne says the benefit of falling oil prices should be passed on to consumers in lower pump prices and energy bills.

VIDEO: Fighting fires in Australia's Blue Mountains

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 11:59
As deputy brigade chief and president of the South Katoomba Rural Fire Service, Susie McGregor is one of Australia's most senior female firefighters.

Trusts cancel non-emergency ops

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 11:42
Belfast Health Trust cancels all non-urgent elective surgery up to and including 10 January, while other trusts cancel some of theirs, due to pressures on emergency departments.

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