International News

Cable broadband speeds 'beat fibre'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:46
Internet connections in cable broadband homes are now faster on average than those using fibre, Ofcom research suggests.

Body of man, 43, found in river

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:42
The body of a 43-year-old man has been found in a river in Blaenau Gwent.

Red Cross condemns Donetsk shelling

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:39
The Red Cross condemns indiscriminate shelling in eastern Ukraine after one of its employees is killed in the rebel-held city of Donetsk.

VIDEO: Zimbabwe's mobile wallets

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:37
Thanks to a new platform called EcoCash, many Zimbabweans are able to access their money instantly using their mobile phone.

Boko Haram insurgency tearing Nigerian families apart

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:33
The families torn apart by Nigeria's Boko Haram militants

Murder charge police marksman named

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:27
The former police marksman charged with the murder of robbery suspect Azelle Rodney can be named as Anthony Long after reporting restrictions are lifted.

Uber app boss: I'm not a bully

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:22
The boss of of the rapidly-expanding taxi service Uber has told the BBC he is not bullying local taxi firms and drivers.

VIDEO: Michael Caine mimics impersonators

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:15
Sir Michael Caine mimics his many impersonators and talks about the way his voice has changed over the years, in an interview with BBC Newsnight.

VIDEO: Danny MacAskill on Cuillin Ridge

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:12
Footage shows daring rider Danny MacAskill perform stunts on the Cuillin Ridge on the Isle of Skye.

Freedman leaves as Bolton manager

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:11
Bolton announce that manager Dougie Freedman has left the Championship club by mutual consent.

WW2 heroes to receive Russian medal

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:09
The Russian embassy is honouring 30 war veterans in Southampton for taking crucial supplies to Russia during World War Two.

Day in pictures: 3 October

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 04:02
24 hours of news images: 3 October

Meet the 28-year-old Scot in La Liga

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 03:58
How a 15-minute session on a coaching course propelled a young Dundonian to become assistant manager of Valencia.

Salmond defends poll tax debt ban

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 03:54
The first minister defends the Scottish government's decision to stop councils pursuing people for poll tax debts.

Plea over baby birthmark 'abuse' file

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 03:52
A baby was referred to social workers after a doctor incorrectly reported a birthmark as bruising, a family claims.

Google 'deletes' celeb nude pics

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 03:46
The web giant claims to have deleted "tens of thousands" of celeb nude pics stolen from private online accounts as a lawyer threatens to sue the company.

Flag row threatens Christmas lights

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 03:34
A County Londonderry village may have fewer Christmas lights this year due to a row over flags.

The story of the fake bomb detectors

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 03:33
How fake bomb detectors were sold around the world

AUDIO: McCanns 'damaged' over libellous press

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 03:31
Gerry McCann, father of missing girl Madeleine McCann, has said press regulation is still not working, after receiving £55,000 in libel damages from the Sunday Times.

VIDEO: How Take That relit Lulu's career

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 03:30
Pop singer Lulu explains how a hit with Take That means she is still performing in her sixties.
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