International News

VIDEO: Man arrested for Birmingham car-jack

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:07
A 25-year-old man is arrested after footage showing a woman being dragged alongside her car as it was stolen was released.

VIDEO: Peter Greste arrives in Brisbane

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:50
Peter Greste, the Australian Al-Jazeera journalist freed after 400 days in jail in Egypt arrives in Brisbane.

Hodge pulls out of mayoral race

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:46
Labour MP Margaret Hodge pulls out of the race to become the next London mayor and urges the party to choose an ethnic minority candidate.

More health cash in Budget plans

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:40
Scotland's Finance Secretary John Swinney said his budget plans would create a "more prosperous and fairer Scotland".

Care cap for young adults proposed

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:37
The cap on care costs is to be applied to younger adults, the government in England is proposing.

Medal plan for UK Ebola aid workers

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:36
Britons who have travelled to Africa to help the fight against Ebola will be eligible for a new medal, David Cameron says.

Ronald Koeman: What is his secret?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:25
Ambitious, calm, obsessive, self-assured and with a penchant for mayonnaise on his chips - the man behind Southampton's rise.

Egypt hands down 230 life sentences

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:17
An Egyptian court has sentenced 230 people, including the prominent liberal activist Ahmed Douma, to life in prison for anti-government protests.

Alibaba begins drone delivery trials

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:05
Retail giant Alibaba says it is using quadcopter drones to deliver tea to hundreds of its customers in China as part of a test.

Tesco Bank hit by technical problems

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:05
Tesco's online banking operation has been hit by a computer fault, with customers unable to view their accounts.

Greste back home after Egypt jail

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 05:59
Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste returns to the Australian city of Brisbane to be reunited with his family, after his release from an Egyptian prison.

Fraud accused 'entitled' to benefits

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 05:58
A champion golfer accused of a £36,000 benefit fraud tells a court he never claimed anything he was not entitled to.

Probe into Mexico leader's purchases

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 05:50
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto orders a probe into purchases by him, his wife and the finance minister of houses from government contractors.

Man charged with Belfast murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 05:33
Police charge a 32-year-old man with the murder of Mohsin Bhatti, who was stabbed to death on a Belfast street last week.

West Ham fined £71,000 over Sakho

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 05:31
West Ham are fined £71,000 by Fifa for breaching rules over the selection of striker Diafra Sakho but stay in the FA Cup.

Bangladesh opposition leader charged

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 04:58
Bangladesh's opposition leader, Khaleda Zia, has been charged with instigating an arson attack on a bus, which claimed the lives of seven people.

VIDEO: New owner for abandoned dog Kai

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 04:54
A dog that became a global news star after being abandoned at a Scottish train station with his belongings in a suitcase gets a new owner.

Chad army 'kills Nigeria militants'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 04:48
Chad's army says it has killed more than 200 militant Islamists and lost nine men during a battle to recapture a key town in north-eastern Nigeria.

Petrobras CEO and executives resign

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 04:48
The head of Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras and five senior executives resign amid the fallout from a corruption scandal.

Arrest after 'carjack' CCTV released

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 04:41
A man is arrested on suspicion of robbery after CCTV of an apparent carjack, which shows a woman being dragged alongside her own vehicle, is released.

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