International News

Terminally ill woman settles claim

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 06:45
A terminally ill mother-of-two who said she would have been cured of her cancer had she been diagnosed earlier settles her case.

Mitchell loses 'plebgate' libel case

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 06:41
A judge ruling in Andrew Mitchell's High Court libel action says he is satisfied the MP used the word "pleb".

Ukraine in anti-corruption pledge

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 06:41
Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, as the president says he intends to nominate a foreigner to lead the country's anti-corruption efforts.

More powers for Scotland explained

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 06:15
The Holyrood parliament in Edinburgh is on course to receiving new powers, including on income tax, VAT and airport duty - but what will this mean for Scotland and the rest of the UK. Follow this explainer to find out more....

VIDEO: Why stand as an election no-hoper?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 06:14
Most by-elections have a raft of candidates who have no hope of winning, or even saving their deposit.

Beckenbauer investigated by Fifa

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 06:14
Germany's World Cup-winning captain Franz Beckenbauer is being investigated over selection for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Libya cafe bombed over graphic video

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 06:11
A fast-food restaurant in the capital Tripoli is bombed overnight after a video showing a worker defiling food in its kitchen.

VIDEO: The longest-serving political leader in UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 05:43
Howling Laud Hope is the UK's longest-serving political leader but has never won an election or saved his deposit.

Brandao jailed for Motta headbutt

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 05:38
A one-month jail sentence is given to Bastia's Brazilian striker Brandao for a headbutt in a French league fixture.

Wilshere set to miss three months

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 05:25
Arsenal say midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out for approximately three months after undergoing surgery on his left ankle.

VIDEO: 'She was anything but conventional'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 05:17
The novelist, PD James, one of the most respected British crime writers, has died at the age of 94.

VIDEO: 70% of shop chicken contaminated

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 05:11
The Food Standards Agency has warned that 70% of fresh chickens sold in UK shops are contaminated with the Campylobacter bug.

The sensitive aircraft carrier issue

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 05:02
The first fighters to operate from the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier could be American, BBC Newsnight has learned. Mark Urban explores the sensitive nature of the aircraft carrier issue for the UK.

Ubisoft apologises for Assassin bugs

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:58
The head of the games studio behind Assassin's Creed Unity emails players apologising for glitches in the game and offering compensation.

Ghana appoint Grant as new coach

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:48
Ghana appoint former Chelsea boss Avram Grant as their new coach six weeks before the start of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Israel 'foils Jerusalem attacks'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:47
Israel says it has uncovered a Hamas cell in the West Bank that was planning to carry out a series of attacks in Jerusalem, including one on a stadium.

Phillip Hughes: How is the brain injured?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:45
How is the brain injured and how is it protected from injury?

Offer Wales same powers, says Jones

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:44
First Minister Carwyn Jones calls for Wales to be offered the same powers as Scotland and accuses the UK government of a "piecemeal approach" to devolution.

VIDEO: Manhunt after pair stabbed to death

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:44
A manhunt is under way after the bodies of a couple in their 50s were found at a house in Surrey, as Duncan Kennedy reports

War and Peace to take over Radio 4

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:42
A 10-hour production of Tolstoy's epic novel War and Peace, featuring John Hurt, will dominate BBC Radio 4's output on New Year's Day.