International News

Superman ecstasy found in Ipswich

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 03:25
More than 400 ecstasy tablets believed to be from a batch linked to the deaths of four people are found hidden in Ipswich.

Libyan soldier denies sex attacks

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 03:13
A Libyan soldier stationed at Bassingbourn Barracks near Cambridge denies sexually assaulting women in the city.

Gay banner removed from Pride DVD

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 03:12
CBS Films is examining why references to homosexuality were removed from the DVD cover of the US release of British film Pride.

Calorie-counting wristband tested

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 03:12
The BBC tests GoBe, a controversial wristband whose makers claim it can count the number of calories consumed by the wearer.

China protests N Korea 'killings'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 03:02
China lodges a protest with Pyongyang after reports emerge that a North Korean army deserter killed four in a Chinese border city.

VIDEO: Drone video of stranded ship

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 03:02
An investigation has begun into why a car transporter, which ran aground in the Solent, started listing shortly after leaving the Port of Southampton.

Boston bomb trial set to pick jury

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:52
Jury selection is due in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is accused of killing three people in April 2013.

The 2015 Greek euro drama

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:44
Greece's snap election is just three weeks off - and a left-wing victory might yet push Greece out of the euro, Europe editor Gavin Hewitt writes.

Oil tanker bombed in Libyan port

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:39
Military jets have attacked a Greek-operated oil tanker in the Libyan port of Derna, killing two crew members, the Greek authorities say.

CES 2015: Sleep, faffing and skates

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:36
The big - and barmy - ideas at CES in Las Vegas

Politics is the big risk to the euro

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:20
The eurozone is both weaker and stronger than it was five years ago. How can that be so - and why is its survival still uncertain?

Wiggins signs Team Sky extension

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:17
Sir Bradley Wiggins signs a contract extension with Team Sky which will see him race for the team until the end of April.

UK construction output slows down

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:16
Activity in the UK's construction sector grew at its slowest pace for 17 months in December but remains robust thanks to continued growth in housebuilding. a survey finds.

Tickets sold for game that never was

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:15
Accrington Stanley fans are being asked to spend £20 on souvenir tickets for a game which will never happen.

Beverly Hillbillies star Douglas dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:12
US actress Donna Douglas, best known for playing the tomboyish Elly May Clampett in 1960s sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, dies at the age of 82.

Four arrested in drone base protest

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:09
Four people are arrested after cutting through the wire at an RAF base in Lincolnshire.

'Medical miracle' eagle found dead

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:08
A young sea eagle described by wildlife experts as "a medical miracle" is found dead on the Isle of Mull.

VIDEO: Hockey goalie loses puck in his pads

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:07
Washington goaltender Braden Holtby saves a shot against the Florida Panthers, but loses the puck in his pads.

VIDEO: Can gadget count calories digested?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 02:05
George Mikaberidze defends his controversial GoBe fitness band which it is claimed can count the calories digested by the wearer's body.

France seeks end to Russia sanctions

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 01:46
French President Francois Hollande says he wants Western sanctions on Russia to be lifted if progress is made in talks on the Ukraine conflict this month.