International News

Sports attendances 'top 67m in 2014'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 15:12
Attendances at professional sports events in the UK topped 67 million in 2014, according to analysis by Deloitte's sports business group.

VIDEO: How do you move a sick tiger?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 15:11
A British animal lover flies a tiger from a bankrupt Greek zoo to a sanctuary in California for treatment.

How is Islamic State funded?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 15:08
Islamic State is 'probably the best-funded terrorist organisation' the US has ever confronted, according to officials in Washington. Watch this interactive video for details on how the group makes money.

'May fails citizenship test' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 15:06
The report into the way the UK has been dealing with citizenship applications makes front pages, with some papers questioning Home Secretary Theresa May's role.

VIDEO: Weather bomb: Why the new exotic name?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 15:02
Had you heard the phrase "weather bomb" until this week? Newsnight's Stephen Smith has been looking into weather's new exotic language

VIDEO: Palm-sized drone follows you round

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 15:02
A team of researchers at University of Delft are developing pocket drones, designed to help you get around the city.

VIDEO: The 'star man' from the Amazon

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 15:02
A tribal elder's mission to keep his culture alive

How extremist groups raise money

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 15:00
How extremists fund their fight through crime

VIDEO: 'Crisis' for India's cotton producers

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 14:58
India's cotton producers say they are at a crisis point because of falling demand and plunging prices. The BBC's Ashleigh Nghiem reports on the problem.

Brazil company executives charged

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 14:57
Brazilian prosecutors charged 35 executives from the country's largest engineering companies in connection with the Petrobras corruption scandal.

Abbott wants 2017 indigenous vote

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 14:50
Australian PM Tony Abbott vows to "sweat blood" to secure constitutional recognition for indigenous people, saying he wants a referendum in 2017.

VIDEO: Brand and Farage clash on immigration

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 14:47
Comedian and campaigner Russell Brand calls UKIP leader Nigel Farage a "pound shop Enoch Powell", during a Question Time debate on immigration.

Film damage drives out SeaWorld boss

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 13:27
The head of SeaWorld resigns as the amusement park struggles to attract visitors, in the wake of a 2013 film criticising its treatment of killer whales.

Everton 0-1 FK Krasnodar

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 12:59
Everton's much-changed side fall to a Europa League defeat as Krasnodar's Ricardo Laborde strikes a first-half winner.

Gamekeeper guilty of killing bird

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 12:46
A gamekeeper is found guilty of killing a rare bird and setting traps illegally to capture two others on an Aberdeenshire estate.

Storm pounds northern California

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 12:24
More than 220,000 people are without power after heavy rains and high winds slammed northern California.

Dinamo Zagreb 4-3 Celtic

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 11:24
Poor defending costs Celtic as a Marko Pjaca hat-trick ensures they finish Europa League Group D with defeat in Zagreb.

Besiktas 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 11:23
Spurs miss the chance to top their Europa League group as Cenk Tosun's goal earns Besiktas a narrow victory.

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.

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