International News

Westwood has hole-in-one on PGA Tour

BBC - 3 hours 52 min ago
Lee Westwood posts a hole-in-one in a second round 65 to move into third, three shots behind Billy Hurley III, in Kuala Lumpur.

Global tax rules 'need tightening'

BBC - 3 hours 59 min ago
People may not like paying tax. But what is even less popular is the thought they have no choice while others have much more control over their tax bill, says the BBC's Sebastian Chrispin.

French radio station catches fire

BBC - 4 hours 42 sec ago
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.

Hungary scraps controversial web tax

BBC - 4 hours 12 min ago
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.

Wenger concerned about Twitter

BBC - 4 hours 17 min ago
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he is concerned by his players' use of social media site Twitter, plus more.

The metal detectors saving marriages

BBC - 4 hours 27 min ago
The metal detectorists who are saving marriages

Burkina Faso leader urged to resign

BBC - 4 hours 30 min ago
Burkina Faso's opposition renews calls for the immediate resignation of President Blaise Compaore, as hundreds of protesters gather in the capital.

DUP to 'bring welfare issue to head'

BBC - 4 hours 40 min ago
The DUP says it intends to bring the controversial welfare reform issue 'to a head" before Christmas if it is not resolved in the current talks process.

Funeral held for 'Father Christmas'

BBC - 4 hours 40 min ago
The funeral is held for an actor who was the face of Father Christmas in a famous seasonal Coca-Cola advertising campaign.

VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

BBC - 4 hours 45 min ago
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.

Rockets 'destroy chemical weapons'

BBC - 4 hours 47 min ago
A team has developed micro-sized rockets, powered by seawater, that can neutralise chemical and biological weapons.

Bend It Like Beckham set for stage

BBC - 5 hours 1 min ago
A musical version of the hit 2002 British comedy film Bend It Like Beckham is to open in the West End next year.

'Murdered' man ambulance delay probe

BBC - 5 hours 7 min ago
Delays in getting an ambulance to an alleged murder victim in Wrexham are being investigated by the Welsh Ambulance Service.

Vision for Prestwick Airport growth

BBC - 5 hours 8 min ago
A long-term vision is set out for Prestwick Airport - a year after it was taken into public ownership amid fears it could close.

Police boss in gross misconduct probe

BBC - 5 hours 9 min ago
A police chief will face an internal charge of gross misconduct after an allegation of inappropriate behaviour towards women.

ChildLine seeing more suicidal children

BBC - 5 hours 12 min ago
More children who have talked about killing themselves are contacting ChildLine for help, the counselling service says.

VIDEO: What happened to Remploy workers?

BBC - 5 hours 33 min ago
A year after the last Remploy factory closed, Nikki Fox looks at what has happened to former workers - and what options are available to them

Russia raises interest rates to 9.5%

BBC - 5 hours 36 min ago
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.

Millions hit in Drupal hack attack

BBC - 5 hours 38 min ago
Software firm Drupal warns millions to "assume" they have been hacked if they have not applied a patch for a recently discovered bug.

Mass graves found in western Iraq

BBC - 5 hours 39 min ago
Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants are found in mass graves in western Iraq.

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