International News

Pupil trips up education secretary

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 03:35
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is wrong-footed by a 10-year-old interviewer armed with a secondary school maths question.

Kinloss rescue centre to close

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 03:34
The aeronautical rescue co-ordination centre (ARCC) at Kinloss in Moray is to close, it is announced.

Man guilty of 1993 murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 03:31
Former milkman Colin Ash-Smith, 46, found guilty of stabbing 16-year-old Claire Tiltman to death in 1993 in Kent

UK citizenship checks criticised

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 03:24
British citizenship has been granted to people with "very poor immigration histories", according to the chief inspector of borders and immigration.

Khan to wear 'most expensive' shorts

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 03:21
Amir Khan will wear £20,000 boxing shorts when he takes on Devon Alexander in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Root century inspires England win

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 03:19
Joe Root strikes an unbeaten 104 as England beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in Pallekele and now trail 3-2 in the series.

Yellow warnings for snow and ice

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 03:17
The Met Office issues yellow "be aware" warnings for snow and ice on Friday.

Scouts face further abuse claims

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 03:15
More alleged victims of child abuse in the Scouts come forward after the BBC reported that 56 people have begun legal action against the movement.

Toulouse killer 'raided jeweller's'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 03:12
French Islamist militant Mohammed Merah, who murdered seven people in 2012, is suspected of attacking a jeweller's between gun attacks, reports say.

AUDIO: Tackling police corruption and drug use

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 02:40
There are changes taking place in the way allegations of police misconduct and corruption are dealt with in England and Wales.

Spider-style sensor for vibrations

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 02:39
By copying organs found in spiders’ legs, engineers build a sensor that can detect tiny vibrations, including speech and blood flow.

Man charged in 'slavery' inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 02:36
Police charge a man with false imprisonment, rape and child cruelty in a suspected slavery case in London.

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 02:33
MPs take evidence for their inquiry into the progress of Universal Credit.

Labour remembers the deficit

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 02:32
Ed Miliband has unveiled Labour's first pledge for the next Parliament: to "cut the deficit every year while securing the future of the NHS" and not to initiate any policies that require "additional borrowing".

Zuma's son blamed for road death

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 02:26
A South African inquest rules that President Jacob Zuma's son was negligent in a car accident which caused the death of a woman.

Council exec loan cars cost £115k

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 02:25
A lease hire car scheme for more than 20 managers costs a west Wales authority more than £115,000, it admits.

Russia raises interest rates to 10.5%

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 02:21
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 10.5% from 9.5%, the second hike in six weeks, as it seeks to combat inflation.

Lightning causes more power cuts

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 02:05
Thousands of customers are without power in north west Scotland as lightning strikes continue to cause disruption to the electricity network.

Your pictures: Night time

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 02:04
Readers' photos on the theme of "night time"

Russian Baltic moves 'unprecedented'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 01:59
Poland complains of "unprecedented" Russian military activity in the Baltic Sea region, saying Nato is being tested but is not at risk of attack.