International News

VIDEO: Opera made for, and with, children

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 11:20
The ENO's first ever children's opera, an adaptation of the best-selling picture book, The Way Back Home, opens in London.

VIDEO: 'I needed to see justice done'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:43
Cathy Hymas, a victim of Ray Teret, says she feels "liberated" following his sentencing for a series of rapes and indecent assaults on young girls.

Dozens killed in Nigeria bombings

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:39
Twin bomb attacks have killed at least 30 people in a market in the central Nigerian city of Jos, eyewitnesses say.

EE to end Orange Wednesday deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:23
The mobile company EE is to end its Orange Wednesday cinema deal after 10 years as take up of the offer declines.

London street-spitting ban approved

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:16
The body representing London's 32 borough councils votes in favour of a capital-wide spitting ban.

Brazil killer alleges 42 victims

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:11
Brazilian police arrest a man who says he killed 42 people in the last decade, which would make him one of the country's most prolific serial killers.

VIDEO: Meet the Author: Alex Schlacher

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:02
Alex Schlacher tells Nick Higham about her book Arc of the Gurkha.

Man jailed for Galloway attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:52
A man who attacked Respect MP George Galloway while calling him an "anti-Semitic little man" is jailed for 16 months.

Canada police 'can search phones'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:46
Canadian police can search the contents of a mobile phone after arrest, the Supreme Court of Canada rules

Yodel stops collecting online orders

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:41
The courier firm, Yodel, has stopped collecting parcels from retailers as it struggles to deal with the huge jump in online orders following the "Black Friday" sales.

330 jobs at risk at engineering firm

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:34
330 jobs are at risk at a Chepstow engineering firm after it announced the proposed closure of one of its sites and the sale of another.

Translink fare increases in February

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:30
Translink says fares on buses and trains are to rise from next February - by more than three times the rate of inflation.

New camera checks Broadmoor patients

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:24
Broadmoor is to test a camera that remotely monitors patients' vital signs such as heart and breathing rate.

Mum jailed for Facebook terror posts

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:21
A mother-of-six is jailed for five years and three months for promoting terrorism on Facebook.

VIDEO: Brits heavily nominated for Globes

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:20
Seven British actors are nominated for awards at this years Golden Globes.

VIDEO: Student saves 92-year-old from lake

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:17
Footage has captured the moment a college student saved a 92-year-old man's life after he crashed his car into a lake in Florida.

Spurs fined after pitch invasions

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:14
Tottenham are fined £11,870 by Uefa for multiple pitch invasions at White Hart Lane during a Europa League match in November.

Council could scrap chief's post

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:02
The chief executive role at Pembrokeshire council could be scrapped following a review by councillors.

CIA boss to defend 'brutal' tactics

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 07:48
CIA Director John Brennan is set to defend his agency's past use of "brutal" interrogation following a highly critical Senate report.

Reporter sentenced over story payment

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 07:37
Ex-News of The World journalist who paid for tip-offs about James Bulger's killer gets a suspended sentence at Old Bailey.