International News

VIDEO: Neeson surprised to be an action hero

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:59
Actor Liam Neeson tells the BBC's Louise Minchin about his surprise at finding himself playing the part of an action hero at the age of 55.

Man on rape and child cruelty charges

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:55
A 74-year-old man appears in court charged with 25 offences including rape and child cruelty.

UKIP investigates website problems

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:53
UKIP is investigating after its official website disappeared - with the address linking through to a domain hosting page.

In pictures: Harbin ice festival

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:51
Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in China

VIDEO: How Ebola 'spikes' are controlled

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:50
Winnie Romeril from the World Health Organization speaks to Tulip Mazumdar about controlling 'spikes' in the virus in Sierra Leone.

Hedge fund chief murder: Son charged

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:47
The son of Thomas Gilbert Sr, the hedge fund founder who was found shot dead in his New York home, is charged with his murder.

Hollande 'revenge' book to be filmed

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:34
A film adaptation of a bestselling book by France's former First Lady about her six-year relationship with president Francois Hollande is in development, its producer says.

Scots cancer cases at 'record high'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:34
The number of people with cancer in Scotland rises by 18% in five years, according to new figures from Macmillan Cancer Support.

'Major incidents' at six hospitals

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:33
Major incidents remain in place at six hospitals in England as staff struggle to cope with the number of patients.

Police drop rape inquiry against MP

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:31
An investigation into rape claims against Conservative MP Mark Pritchard has been dropped, the Metropolitan Police say.

Judge accepts trainers as bail bond

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:27
A man has avoided jail after a judge in the US state of Massachusetts accepted a pair of $85 Nike trainers as a bail bond

UK services sector loses momentum

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:15
The UK services sector lost momentum at the end of the year, growing at its slowest rate for a year-and-a-half, an influential survey suggests.

Why some people are so upset over #blackbrunch

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:05
Protesters interrupt diners during #blackbrunch

Pride director defends US marketing

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:04
Pride director Matthew Warchus says he "understands" why gay references were removed from the film's US DVD cover.

VIDEO: 'Autism for me is a painful gift'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:01
Chris Goodchild was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at the age of 42. He spoke to the BBC about how it affects his life.

Bath sign Priestland from Scarlets

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 01:01
Wales fly-half Rhys Priestland is to join Premiership side Bath when his contract with Scarlets ends in the summer.

N Korea 'making nuclear progress'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 00:52
South Korea's defence ministry speculates that the North has made progress towards making deliverable nuclear weapons.

VIDEO: 'NHS saved my life five times'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 00:46
Nicola Jeffery Sykes lived with cancer in many parts of her body before finally being declared cancer-free by doctors.

Stephen Fry confirms marriage plans

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 00:37
Actor and writer Stephen Fry confirms plans to marry his partner Elliott Spencer in a ceremony in Norfolk.

Army trials for Pakistan insurgents

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 00:30
The Pakistani government votes unanimously in favour of sending civilian terror suspects to military courts.