International News

Hungary shelves toxic internet tax

BBC - 38 min 39 sec ago
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.

Victims to meet abuse inquiry staff

BBC - 40 min 14 sec ago
Victims' groups are due to meet officials from a child sex abuse inquiry and are expected to call for inquiry chair Fiona Woolf to resign.

Burkina Faso crowds back on streets

BBC - 42 min 29 sec ago
Crowds in Burkina Faso gather for a second day to demand President Blaise Compaore step down immediately, after he says he will stay on for a year.

Labour pledge to boost English buses

BBC - 47 min 37 sec ago
Ed Miliband will promise that a Labour government would grant cities and regions greater powers to improve bus services across England.

VIDEO: Sixty years of British animation film

BBC - 52 min 59 sec ago
It has been 60 years since the animated adaptation of George Orwell's 'Animal Farm' - the first British animation film.

Firefighters set for pensions strike

BBC - 54 min 52 sec ago
Firefighters across England are to start a four-day strike later in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.

RBS reserves £400m for currency probe

BBC - 56 min 36 sec ago
Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.

Double contest for Scottish Labour

BBC - 1 hour 9 min ago
The Scottish Labour party is now seeking both a new leader and a new deputy leader following the resignation of Anas Sarwar.

Two people killed in car crash

BBC - 1 hour 12 min ago
Two people have died after a car crash near Wrexham on Thursday night.

VIDEO: The dancers who light up the stage

BBC - 1 hour 24 min ago
The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to lighten up their act.

Person missing after fireworks blaze

BBC - 1 hour 25 min ago
One person remains missing after a major blaze in a Stafford fireworks warehouse that left two people needing hospital treatment.

Key Jerusalem holy site reopens

BBC - 1 hour 40 min ago
Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following the shooting of a prominent Jewish activist.

Lawsuit over Malaysia missing plane

BBC - 1 hour 56 min ago
Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.

Gerrard open to move from Liverpool

BBC - 2 hours 10 min ago
Steven Gerrard says he could join another club next summer if Liverpool do not offer him a new contract.

US police killing suspect captured

BBC - 2 hours 14 min ago
A US man who has eluded police in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting of a police officer has been found.

'Do more' to tackle aid corruption

BBC - 2 hours 17 min ago
The UK government is not doing enough to tackle "petty corruption" in countries to which it gives aid, a report by a scrutiny body says.

VIDEO: Prototype flying car shown off

BBC - 2 hours 18 min ago
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 23:57
It's Halloween and nowhere is it celebrated more than in the US. The BBC Pop Up team went behind the scenes at one of America's scariest haunted houses in Baton Rouge.

VIDEO: Halloween: Sporting horrors of 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 23:53
In honour of Halloween, BBC Sport looks back at some of 2014's more 'horrifying' moments, including the shocks, the slips, the trips and the unexpected.

Ulster Bank to be retained by RBS

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 23:49
RBS will retain control of Ulster Bank and says it has a good market position that can deliver attractive returns.
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