International News

Oyston apologises for abusive texts

BBC - 4 hours 47 min ago
Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston "unreservedly apologises" for "unacceptable comments" he sent in reply to texts he received from a fan.

Man 'supplied CIRA with information'

BBC - 4 hours 48 min ago
A man allegedly supplied dissident republicans with information on where a prison officer goes rambling with his children, the High Court is told.

Children's entertainer pleads guilty

BBC - 4 hours 56 min ago
A north Wales children's entertainer pleads guilty to a string of charges relating to child abuse images and drug offences.

Alstom to pay US $772m bribery fine

BBC - 4 hours 57 min ago
Alstom has agreed to pay £772m in criminal penalties to settle charges with the US Department of Justice.

Hollande urges French not to panic

BBC - 5 hours 7 min ago
President Francois Hollande has called for vigilance after a weekend of attacks by men heard shouting Islamic slogans.

VIDEO: Fatalities in Glasgow bin lorry crash

BBC - 5 hours 11 min ago
Several pedestrians are feared dead after a bin lorry crashed into a group of people in George Square in Glasgow city centre.

Child sex abuse police officer jailed

BBC - 5 hours 19 min ago
A Cambridgeshire police officer who committed a series of rapes and child sex attacks is jailed for 14-and-a-half years.

Third death in C. difficile outbreak

BBC - 5 hours 31 min ago
A third person involved in a cluster of cases of C. difficile at Edinburgh royal infirmary dies.

Brighton manager Hyypia resigns

BBC - 5 hours 34 min ago
Sami Hyypia leaves his role as manager of Championship strugglers Brighton & Hove Albion after a run of one win in 18 league games.

Injuries after 'very serious' crash

BBC - 5 hours 51 min ago
A number of people are believed to have been injured after a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians in George Square in Glasgow city centre.

Mikaeel Kular troll jailed for year

BBC - 6 hours 1 min ago
A man who admitted posting offensive comments on Facebook about an Edinburgh boy beaten to death by his mother is jailed for 12 months.

NYC police chief backs mayor

BBC - 6 hours 4 min ago
New York City's police chief backs Mayor Bill de Blasio after claims he had increased ill-feeling towards police prior to two officers being shot dead.

'Lunatic' drivers jailed over crash

BBC - 6 hours 29 min ago
Three men are jailed and four others are given suspended sentences for dangerous driving following a head-on crash.

NFL player donates pay to ill child

BBC - 6 hours 45 min ago
British NFL player Menelik Watson donates his match payment to the family of an ill four-year-old girl.

Essebsi wins Tunisia president vote

BBC - 6 hours 46 min ago
The veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi is the winner of Tunisia's first free presidential election, electoral officials say.

VIDEO: Apprentice winner "very confident"

BBC - 7 hours 2 min ago
Mark Wright, the winner of this year's Apprentice said he was "very confident" of success for his new business plans.

The Miniaturist voted book of the year

BBC - 7 hours 3 min ago
Jessie Burton's debut novel The Miniaturist comes top of a public vote to be named Specsavers Book of the Year.

VIDEO: Yazidi women tell of sex-slavery trauma

BBC - 7 hours 8 min ago
The Yazidi minority in Iraq say 3,500 women and girls are still being held by Islamic State, many being used as sex slaves.

Oyston in alleged supporter bust-up

BBC - 7 hours 20 min ago
The Football Association says it is aware of a reported row between Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston and a club supporter.

UKIP expels councillor after remarks

BBC - 7 hours 28 min ago
The UK Independence Party says it has expelled one of its councillors, Rozanne Duncan, "for bringing the party into disrepute".