International News

Formula 1 gossip column

BBC - 5 hours 9 min ago
Christian Horner says Red Bull must step up in 2015, Newey to stay involved, Alonso backs Ferrari to return to form plus more.

A&E has 'worst week' in England

BBC - 5 hours 13 min ago
Pressures in A&E units in England have hit record levels while Wales and Northern Ireland also perform poorly, figures show.

Man injured in shooting at takeaway

BBC - 5 hours 27 min ago
An 18-year-old man is taken to hospital after being shot twice in the leg at a fast food outlet in west Belfast.

Police stretched to 'danger' levels

BBC - 5 hours 39 min ago
Brutal police budget cuts are stretching policing to dangerous levels, the Gwent police and crime commissioner warns.

'Seven clubs' want wage cap scrapped

BBC - 5 hours 41 min ago
Saracens call for the Premiership wage cap to be abolished and say they have the backing of six other top-flight teams.

'Keane & Cleverley chat civilised'

BBC - 5 hours 43 min ago
Ex-Aston Villa assistant manager Roy Keane's doorstep chat with Tom Cleverley was civilised, says Paul Lambert.

Off-duty policeman killed in assault

BBC - 5 hours 46 min ago
An off-duty police officer dies and two other men are injured in an assault in Liverpool city centre.

Pakistan army 'kills 57 Taliban'

BBC - 6 hours 3 min ago
Pakistan's military says it has killed 57 Taliban militants in several operations, days after the Taliban massacre at a school in Peshawar.

Minister 'tackling' poor pupil funds

BBC - 6 hours 5 min ago
The government is "working on a solution" to avoid a drop in school funding for the poorest pupils because all England's infants now get free meals.

Rating Rodgers' Liverpool signings

BBC - 6 hours 10 min ago
Robbie Savage rates each of Brendan Rodgers' signings for Liverpool and explains what the manager should do in January.

Statistics watchdog ticks off Morgan

BBC - 6 hours 12 min ago
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is criticised by the UK Statistics Authority over her use of statistics.

Pearson FA charge wrong - Allardyce

BBC - 6 hours 22 min ago
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says the FA was wrong to charge Leicester's Nigel Pearson over his row with a fan.

North Sea oil fears 'too dramatic'

BBC - 6 hours 29 min ago
A leading figure in the UK's oil industry, Sir Ian Wood, tells the BBC warnings the industry is close to collapse are overstating the problem.

Former model Mandy Rice-Davies dies

BBC - 6 hours 34 min ago
Former model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist has said.

Man crashes car into Spain party HQ

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 23:59
A ruined Spanish businessman drives a car carrying gas cylinders into the front of the governing Popular Party's headquarters in Madrid, police say.

New York City 'hinge on Lampard'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 23:57
How Frank Lampard is involved in an intriguing problem that could provide a huge setback for one of the MLS' newest clubs.

NI Water action 'to disrupt repairs'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 23:45
Slower responses to any water supply disruption over Christmas are inevitable during NI Water industrial action, says a union representative.

Primary school pupils 'still hungry'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 23:27
Half of younger primary school children in Wales are still hungry some or all of the time after eating their school meal, the children's commissioner says

Talks 'failed to save IS hostage'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 23:21
Details emerge of an attempt to secure the release of kidnapped US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig before he was killed by Islamic State militants.

Instant translation – no longer sci-fi

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 23:20
Automated translation is no longer the stuff of sci-fi fiction, since Skype launched a beta version of its Translator service.

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