International News

Kim Kardashian India trip cancelled

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 03:12
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian's trip to India, where she was to appear on India's version of Big Brother, is cancelled, apparently over visa issues.

Man 'burnt to death' in factory oven

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 03:09
A factory worker died from severe burns when he became trapped in an industrial oven, a court hears.

University investigates rape threats

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 03:06
Edinburgh University launches an investigation into threats of rape made by members of an American-style "fraternity" organisation.

Mother 'wrote on bodies of children'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 03:01
A pregnant woman killed her three children before writing "I love you" on their bodies, kissing them and tucking them up in bed, an inquest hears.

Five arrested in murder inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 03:00
Police arrest five people in east Belfast over the death of a mother of five, which is being treated as murder.

VIDEO: Sturgeon sworn in as first minister

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 02:57
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is formally sworn in as Scotland's first minister in front of senior judges at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.

VIDEO: Ineos to invest £640m in shale gas

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 02:48
The chemicals giant Ineos is expected to announce plans to invest more than £6m in UK shale gas production.

Mackay hiring 'a mockery of inquiry'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 02:43
Leroy Rosenior feels Malky Mackay's appointment as Wigan manager "makes a mockery" of an ongoing FA inquiry.

VIDEO: Cosby's 'no comment' on assault claims

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 02:38
US comedian Bill Cosby has once again refused to comment when asked about sexual assault allegations that have been made against him.

Eritreans 'flee conscription drive'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 02:36
A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to Ethiopia, the UN refugee agency tells the BBC.

VIDEO: EU rejects UK bank bonus challenge

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 02:35
The Advocate General of the EU Court of Justice has rejected the UK's challenge to its cap on bankers' bonuses.

Police officer's speed fine 'cheat'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 02:30
A South Wales Police officer tried to cheat his way out of a speeding ticket by changing his car number plates, a court hears.

PM: Barnett reform 'not on horizon'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 02:20
David Cameron tells MPs there are no plans to change the funding formula used to decide spending in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

AUDIO: David Hockney: 'Bohemia has gone'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 02:13
Artist David Hockney, 77, has told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that he is working harder than ever from his home in Los Angeles.

In pictures: Scarcity and Waste

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 02:11
Finalists of Syngenta Photography Award

UK retail sales rise 0.8% in October

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 02:08
UK retail sales rise 0.8% October compared with September, and is 4.3% up on October 2013, according to official figures.

How much is everything in the UK worth?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:58
The Office for National Statistics has announced the market value of the UK.

VIDEO: Green Climate Fund cash pledge

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:57
Wealthy countries are set to meet in Berlin to pledge cash to smooth the way for a global climate change deal.

Islamic State video draws attention to Syrian victims

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:57
What do we know about the Syrians beheaded in IS video?

Taylor Swift scores US chart first

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:32
Taylor Swift becomes the first female singer to succeed herself at the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 song chart.