International News

US plans 'regulated' Bitcoin exchange

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:28
High-profile Bitcoin backers are seeking to establish a Bitcoin exchange in the US that would be overseen by mainstream financial regulators.

Call for Greece to stay with Europe

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:27
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants Greece to "remain part of our story" ahead of elections that could throw the country's eurozone future into doubt.

UN 'not needed to defeat Boko Haram'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:10
Nigeria does not need the help of UN or African Union troops to take on Boko Haram, the country's national security adviser tells the BBC.

England beaten by Smith's century

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:49
Captain Steve Smith makes a composed century to lead Australia to a thrilling three-wicket tri-series win over England.

Eurozone growth picks up, survey says

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:29
A key survey of eurozone business activity reached a five month high in January, but firms are cutting prices at their fastest rate in five years.

VIDEO: Economic crisis in Greek town of Drama

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:28
The BBC's Chris Morris visited the town of Drama in Greece to find out how cafe owner Yiannis Tsakiris is coping with a new business in during the Greek economic crisis

Twitter battles Instagram links

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:23
The social network encourages celebrities and other high-profile users to share photos directly to Twitter.

The cigarettes that worry tobacco firms

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:22
Tobacco companies warn smuggling could rise if the UK removes branding from cigarette packets - when Australia did this the biggest rise was in sales of brands known as "illicit whites".

Paris attacker Coulibaly is buried

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:20
An Islamist militant shot dead by French commandos after he attacked a Jewish supermarket two weeks ago is buried near Paris.

Corrie star admits drink-driving

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:07
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox is banned from driving for a year after admitting a charge of drinking-driving.

Emergency patch fixes Flash flaw

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:04
Adobe has released an emergency patch for a flaw in its Flash software that was being widely exploited by thieves.

Henson to join Bristol from Bath

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:58
Championship leaders Bristol sign Wales international Gavin Henson from local rivals Bath for next season's campaign.

Greek elections: Europe waits on voters' verdict

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:58
The BBC's Europe editor Gavin Hewitt says Greek voters will not just be choosing a new government but delivering a verdict on Europe.

Congo senate amends census law

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:54
The Democratic Republic of Congo senate amends a controversial census bill following four days of violent nationwide protests.

'Bludgeoned deer' PCs disciplined

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:45
Two police officers who bludgeoned an injured deer to death are removed from firearms duties after being found guilty of gross misconduct.

Four imaginary hung parliament scenarios

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:43
The various scenarios that could follow a hung parliament

VIDEO: Jellyfish reveal swimming secrets

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:42
Jellyfish tagging study reveals the creatures' ability to swim against the current, researchers say.

I was fearful of Seppi tie - Federer

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:33
Roger Federer admits he was worried he would struggle in his Australian Open tie with Andreas Seppi, which he lost in four sets.

Paper firm confirms 120 job losses

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:28
A paper manufacturer confirms that 120 jobs will go at its Deeside plant.

Black Friday 'may have hit Christmas'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:12
For some shops, UK retail sales in December may have been hit by Black Friday sales in November, ONS says.

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