International News

Coogan inherits Hoffman TV role

BBC - 5 hours 37 min ago
Alan Partridge star Steve Coogan is cast in a US TV series that was to have starred the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep

BBC - 5 hours 37 min ago
A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing.

Lorry tax take bigger than expected

BBC - 5 hours 46 min ago
A new tax on foreign heavy goods lorries coming to the UK could rake in twice as much as the government expected, new figures suggest.

Questions over missing Nida's death

BBC - 5 hours 51 min ago
Questions still surround the death of a teenager who went missing after leaving her home barefoot in the middle of the winter, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: Who is the top dog at Westminster?

BBC - 5 hours 53 min ago
The Daily Politics meets some of the contestants, and their political owners, in the Westminster dog of the year contest.

VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London

BBC - 5 hours 55 min ago
As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.

Pizzagate revisited - 10 years on

BBC - 6 hours 18 min ago
The inside story of the 'Battle of the Buffet' - when Sir Alex Ferguson was pelted with pizza after a stormy Manchester United-Arsenal clash.

Lunch with Len McCluskey, union baron (and Downton fan)

BBC - 6 hours 21 min ago
Unite chief on his life, Miliband and why he likes Downton Abbey

Later sunsets 'make kids more active'

BBC - 6 hours 22 min ago
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.

Dog shot in skull with crossbow bolt

BBC - 6 hours 23 min ago
A dog is shot through the skull with a bolt from a crossbow which "narrowly" missed his brain and eyes.

Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews

BBC - 6 hours 31 min ago
Mark Zuckerberg has conducted a chat to Chinese students in Mandarin, leading to mixed reviews about his accent and pronunciation.

AUDIO: 'Drunk' rape victim: 'I felt I wouldn't be believed'

BBC - 6 hours 32 min ago
Ched Evans' rape conviction has highlighted struggles that meet rape victims who are attacked when they have been drinking.

Alice Gross funeral takes place

BBC - 6 hours 32 min ago
The funeral for murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross has taken place in west London.

228 firefighter jobs under threat

BBC - 6 hours 37 min ago
More than 220 firefighters' jobs could be lost in north Wales if funding is not increased over the next five years, bosses warn.

Japan court backs pregnant woman

BBC - 6 hours 38 min ago
Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy.

Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72

BBC - 6 hours 50 min ago
Singer Alvin Stardust, best known for his hit My Coo Ca Choo, dies aged 72 after recently being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.

Addict gets 20 years for Taff murder

BBC - 6 hours 52 min ago
Heroin addict is jailed for life and must serve a minimum 20 years for murdering "vulnerable" man days after being released from prison.

NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

BBC - 7 hours 6 min ago
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.

Sunrise vigil opens Poppy Appeal

BBC - 7 hours 7 min ago
A sunrise vigil at the Cenotaph that will last until sunset marks the start of the 2014 Poppy Appeal.

McGuinness 'believes rape claim'

BBC - 7 hours 9 min ago
Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness has said he believes west Belfast woman Maíria Cahill was raped.
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