International News

Man guilty of murdering two-year-old

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 05:45
A man is jailed for a minimum of 22 years after being found guilty of the murder of two-year-old Madison Horn in her own home.

More botched sterilisations in India

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 05:44
An Indian woman dies and 15 others are in hospital following sterilisation surgery - a day after 13 women in the same area died after similar operations.

Azerbaijan downs Armenian helicopter

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 05:35
Azerbaijan's defence ministry says its forces have shot down an Armenian military helicopter violating its airspace.

Skeleton found in Alexander-era tomb

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 05:19
Archaeologists in northern Greece find a skeleton inside a tomb from the time of Alexander the Great, and believe it belonged to a general.

Will Obama's climate surprise deliver a global deal?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 05:13
The BBC's Matt McGrath assesses the prospects for the deal between China and the US.

Gay men 'should get anti-cancer jab'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 05:05
A vaccine to prevent genital warts and cancer should be given to men who have sex with men, according to the government's advisory body on vaccines.

VIDEO: First Tower of London poppies removed

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 05:03
Volunteers have started removing the ceramic poppies that make up the Blood-Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London.

Lego sequel 'to have more female roles'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:58
The film industry is waking up to the fact that it needs to better represent its female audience, say one of Hollywood's most successful writing teams.

'Suicide bomb' at Nigeria college

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:57
A female suicide bomber has blown herself up at a college in north-central Nigeria, witnesses tell the BBC.

Sexton on Player of Year shortlist

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:55
Ireland fly-half Jonathan Sexton joins Julian Savea, Brodie Retallick, Willie Le Roux and Duane Vermeulen on IRB shortlist.

Evans 'nowhere near' Blades deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:53
Manager Nigel Clough says that Sheffield United are not close to giving convicted rapist Ched Evans a contract.

Child crash victim was 'fun-loving'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:51
An eight-year-old boy who was killed after being struck by a car in County Antrim is described as a "fun-loving" child by his school principal.

Russian troops enter Ukraine - Nato

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:47
Nato's top military commander says Nato saw columns of Russian military equipment and Russian combat troops entering Ukraine this week.

Club wrong to let Evans train - MP

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:44
Sheffield United should reconsider their decision to allow ex-player Ched Evans to train with the club after his rape conviction, the local MP says.

VIDEO: Five banks fined £2bn by regulators

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:42
Five banks fined £2bn by regulators over Forex failings

'Roger gets good support everywhere'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:38
British number one Andy Murray on facing Roger Federer, London's World Tour Finals future and meeting One Direction.

Murder accused 'was animalistic'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:32
The accused in the World's End murder trial Angus Sinclair treated the victims "like pieces of meat", a court is told.

Shop raid machete duel caught on film

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:27
Dramatic CCTV footage is released of a shopkeeper using a pole to fight off a masked man who was attacking him with a machete.

VIDEO: Doctors fears over Ashya treatment

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:12
The NHS are accused of jeopardising Ashya King's chance of a cure by paying for his treatment overseas.

VIDEO: Foo Fighters' Grohl Obama interview

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:09
Dave Grohl has been making music with The Foo Fighters for 20 years, but for the band's eighth studio album he wanted the recording process to be completely different.