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VIDEO: Speedboat crashes into beach restaurant

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:51am
A speedboat has crashed into a waterfront restaurant on a beach in Florida.

Top Panama judge guilty of corruption

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:44am
The suspended chief of Panama's supreme court pleads guilty to charges of illicit enrichment and is sentenced to five years in detention.

VIDEO: Manatees pulled from drainage pipe

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:40am
More than a dozen manatees which got stuck in a drainage pipe in Satellite Beach, Florida, have been rescued by police and firefighters.

Wonga cuts 325 jobs to reduce costs

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:28am
Payday lender Wonga says it expects to cut more than 300 jobs, effectively halving the workforce supporting its UK business.

Rifkind steps down as security chair

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:28am
Former Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind is to step down as chairman of Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee following criticism over "cash-for-access" claims.

2022 World Cup set for November start

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:25am
A Fifa taskforce recommends that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be shortened and take place in November and December.

VIDEO: 'Gerbils not rats' carried the plague

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:21am
Scientists say that black rats may not have been to blame for outbreaks of the bubonic plague across medieval Europe.

Week-long search for boy continues

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:16am
The search for an 11-year-old Carmarthen schoolboy is due to resume, a week after he fell into a river.

VIDEO: Children make WW2 documentary

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:12am
Schoolchildren across the UK are getting an opportunity to make their own documentary films about World War Two to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

IS 'abducts 90 Syrian Christians'

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:08am
Islamic State (IS) militants have abducted at least 90 people from Assyrian Christian villages in north-eastern Syria, a monitoring group says.

Teenage pregnancies hit record low

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 9:57am
The number of teenage pregnancies in England and Wales has continued to drop, data shows.

Broadchurch to return, ITV confirms

BBC World News - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 9:55am
David Tennant and Olivia Colman will return for a third series of hit ITV drama Broadchurch, ITV confirms.

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