International News

US Senate backs anti-IS spending

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 13:31
US Senate passes defence bill backing expanded military campaign against Islamic State

Housing Executive property sub-let

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 13:29
A man has been given a three-month suspended jail term for sub-letting his Housing Executive property as part of a benefits scam.

Mudslides and floods hit California

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 13:04
Heavy rains in southern California trigger mudslides and flooding, killing one person and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of homes.

The Pakistani women punished for love

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 13:01
How Pakistan's women can face brutality - and even death - if they fall in love with the wrong person.

India's 'Banksy' behind provocative graffiti

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 12:51
The provocative graffiti causing a stir in Kerala

Criticism after 'car park rescue'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 12:50
A mountain rescue team leader criticises the actions of a hillwalker who called to be rescued while 400m from a car park.

Bath 32-12 Montpellier

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 12:44
Sam Burgess makes his first Bath start but Matt Banahan steals the limelight in Bath's Champions Cup win over Montpellier.

Queen of the South 2-0 Rangers

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 12:40
Rangers suffer defeat by Queen of the South after it emerged that manager Ally McCoist handed in his notice.

Thai crown prince's wife resigns

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 12:30
Srirasmi, the wife of Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, resigns her royal position, the palace announces.

Yarnold wins gold on skeleton return

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 12:10
Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold makes a winning skeleton return with a victory at the World Cup event at Lake Placid.

Mexico minister denies home scandal

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 11:43
Mexico's finance minister defends his purchase of a luxury home, amid reports he bought it from a firm whose parent company won public contracts.

Ukraine 'must double' defence budget

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 11:33
Ukraine must double its military budget next year to $3bn to fund the fight against pro-Russian rebels, the defence minister says.

Van Persie to 'play for many years'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 10:59
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie feels he can continue playing at the top level for "many years to come".

Uruguay prison diary preserved by UN

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 10:54
The UN has formally adopted an extraordinary account of life in a Uruguayan jail during military rule written on tiny cigarette papers.

Brand row man is UKIP MEP's brother

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 10:40
A Question Time audience member involved in a fiery debate with comedian Russell Brand is the brother of a UKIP MEP.

Your questions to BBC correspondent Frank Gardner

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 10:27
In a Twitter Q&A, the BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardener answered questions about the redacted CIA report.

Juncker warns UK over migrant curbs

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 09:53
The president of the European Commission warns the UK not to "beat up" EU migrants as it tries to reduce immigration numbers.

Even in colour, Comet 67P is grey

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 09:50
The first colour image from the Rosetta spacecraft shows that Comet 67P is even more dark and monochrome than expected.

Striker Balotelli accepts FA charge

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 09:37
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli accepts an FA charge for a post on social media but writes a letter in mitigation.

Police called to man on pub roof

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 09:34
Police are dealing with a serious incident in Holyhead on Anglesey and have warned members of the public to avoid the area.

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