International News

Mulberry boss quits after profit slump

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 01:48
Mulberry chief executive Bruno Guillon quits following a profit warning at the luxury handbag firm.

A hidden cost of Osborne's pension reform?

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 01:33
A hidden cost of Osborne's pension reform?

'Nine killed' in Turkey train crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 01:31
At least nine people are killed and five injured after a passenger train crashes into a minibus carrying people to work in Turkey, local media say.

Ten policemen die in Afghan attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 01:29
At least 18 people killed as gun battles follow a car bomb attack by Taliban fighters on a city in eastern Afghanistan ahead of elections.

Fifa steps up World Cup investigation

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 01:28
Fifa's chief investigator, who is examining claims of wrongdoing, is to interview all 12 current members of the executive committee.

Meeting the real bionic man

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 01:25
How to manufacture limbs that work as well as real ones

Next annual profit jumps by 12%

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 01:17
Next reports a 12% increase in profits for the last year to £695m, and is poised to overtake earnings at M&S for the first time.

Hitachi to move rail business to UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 01:09
Japanese electronics firm Hitachi - the manufacturer of the first bullet trains - announces it will move its global rail business from Japan to the United Kingdom.

Strictly to receive special Bafta

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 01:03
Celebrity ballroom show Strictly Come Dancing is to receive a special Bafta award to recognise the show's "outstanding creative and technical" achievements.

Asian shares fall on Fed worries

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 00:34
Asian markets fall after the Federal Reserve hints that it could raise rates as soon as 2015, on possible further US economic recovery.

Murder inquiry 'new CCTV important'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 00:30
Detectives investigating the murder of a man have released CCTV footage of "massive importance" to the inquiry.

VIDEO: Osborne: 'Long term economic plan'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 00:18
The Chancellor George Osborne has defended the budget saying that it is part of a long term economic plan for the country.

Indian author Khushwant Singh dead

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 00:07
Indian novelist and journalist Khushwant Singh, who wrote Train to Pakistan, has died aged 99, his family says.

Many students 'live in poor houses'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 23:57
The National Union of Students says maggots and mould are some of the biggest problems in student housing and need tackling.

VIDEO: Alexander: Tory budget ad 'patronising'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 23:33
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, has said that he thought that a Conservative Party online advert about cuts to bingo tax and beer duty was a spoof at first.

Man Utd rally gives respite to Moyes

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 23:06
After so many miserable moments this season, Phil McNulty says David Moyes deserved his finest night as Manchester United manager

Appeal over women's sport coverage

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 22:59
Former Olympic cycling champion Nicole Cooke calls on the BBC to give the same amount of coverage to women's sport as it does to men's.

Pensions 'joy' and McCann latest - the papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 22:36
Coverage of the measures announced in the Budget dominate front pages, while some papers report the latest development in the search for Madeleine McCann.

Jordan, Rihanna and the World Twenty20

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 22:27
Chris Jordan, the England "superhero" who went to school with Rihanna but was almost thrown on the scrapheap at 23

£19m fund to help first-time buyers

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 21:54
A £19m scheme designed to help first-time buyers in the Northern Ireland housing market is launched.

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