International News

Parliament repairs 'could top £3bn'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:31
Stopping Parliament becoming a "ruin" could cost more than £3bn, with the possibility of MPs and Lords moving out temporarily, Newsnight learns.

JJB Sports boss guilty of £1m fraud

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:27
The former chief executive of JJB Sports, Christopher Ronnie, is convicted of accepting more than £1m in backhanders from suppliers.

Tunisia police rape sentence doubled

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:11
Two Tunisian policeman convicted of raping a woman in a police car have their sentences more than doubled in a high profile court case.

Maidstone United 2-1 Stevenage

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:08
Frannie Collin's late header beats Stevenage and sends Maidstone into the second round of the FA Cup to face Wrexham.

Rochester and Strood: What's at stake?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:03
The BBC's Chris Mason looks at what impact the Rochester and Strood by-election result could have on the parties.

Polls close in Rochester and Strood

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:01
The polls close in the Rochester and Strood by-election in Kent - as UKIP hopes to gain its second elected Westminster MP.

Journalists challenge police files

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:00
The comedian and activist Mark Thomas and five others are launching legal action against the Metropolitan Police for keeping them under surveillance.

Celtic's Brown signs four-year deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 12:50
Celtic captain Scott Brown signs a four-year contract extension that will keep him at the Glasgow club until 2018.

VIDEO: Parked car brings tram to standstill

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 12:36
A group of bystanders lifts a car out of the way after it blocks the way of a tram.

VIDEO: Fresh snow fears for parts of US

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 12:00
Parts of the US north-east are braced for further snow storms, with officials warning residents to be prepared for 3ft (1m) of new snow.

Sheffield United retract Evans offer

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 11:17
Sheffield United have announced that they have retracted their offer to let convicted rapist Ched Evans use their training facilities.

Swiss win would be special - Federer

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 11:05
The Davis Cup final presents Roger Federer with the opportunity to win the one major tennis prize that has eluded him.

Scala to assess 'corruption' reports

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 10:41
The head of Fifa's Audit and Compliance Committee is to evaluate the full report into alleged World Cup corruption.

Kenya 'ghost worker' scam unveiled

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 10:11
The Kenyan government orders an investigation after more than 12,000 false names were found on its workers' payroll.

VIDEO: Can Candy Crush strike lucky twice?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 09:53
The creators of the wildly successful mobile game Candy Crush release its follow-up: Candy Crush Soda Saga.

US Senate grills banks on commodities

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 09:47
Executives from three US banks are being questioned by senators over accusations the banks engaged in unfair trading practices relating to several commodities.

Striker Falcao suffers new injury

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 09:32
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao dismisses questions over his fitness after suffering a new injury.

Chinese journalist on trial for leaking state secrets

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 09:20
Chinese journalist on trial for leaking state secrets

VIDEO: Exclusive look at 'Other Mary' opera

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 09:12
John Adams and Peter Sellars are two of the leading lights of the opera world, but their works aren't without controversy. Newsnight's Katie Razzall was given exclusive access to the rehearsal room ahead of the world premiere at London's ENO.

Wigan shirt sponsor pulls out

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 09:11
One of Wigan Athletic's shirt sponsors ends its agreement with the club following the appointment of new manager Malky Mackay.

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