International News

UBS traders tried to rig key rate

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 03:35
Traders at Swiss bank UBS made around 100 attempts to rig Hong Kong's interbank lending market, financial regulators have said.

Suarez on course to make Premier League history

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 03:35
Liverpool's deadly striker heads to Old Trafford aiming to show how he has progressed into the ultimate frontman

Free Paris transport to reduce smog

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 03:35
French officials make public transport in the capital, Paris, free for three days to reduce severe pollution caused by unusually warm weather.

Labour stalwart Tony Benn dies at 88

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 03:34
Veteran Labour politician Tony Benn has died at home at the age of 88, his family says.

WW1 dead are reburied 100 years on

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 03:26
Twenty British soldiers are reinterred in Northern France, almost 100 years after they were killed in action during the Battle of Loos.

Stolen bank cards highest since 2006

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 03:18
Consumers are being warned about a series of bank card scams, after fraud from stolen cards rose to its highest level in eight years, says the UK Cards Association

VIDEO: Tributes paid to Tony Benn

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 03:13
Figures from the world of politics have been paying tribute to Tony Benn, who died on Friday at the age of 88.

More stem cell 'discovery' doubts

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 03:13
A Japanese investigation into a supposedly groundbreaking stem cell study has discovered "inappropriate handling" of the data.

NHS Winter: Weekly A&E tracker Week 18

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:59
See how your A&E in England is coping

Arson attack at former Quinn factory

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:53
A car has been set on fire at business premises formerly owned by bankrupt businessman Séan Quinn.

Call for 'urgent' outsourcing reform

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:52
The chairwoman of the Public Accounts Committee Margaret Hodge calls on the government to "urgently get its house in order" after outsourcing scandals.

Twelve people escape house fire

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:42
Two people are rescued and 10 led to safety after fire breaks out at a property in Prestwick, South Ayrshire.

Three convicted over India nun rape

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:42
A court in India finds three people guilty in connection with the rape of a Catholic nun in the eastern state of Orissa in 2008.

VIDEO: Scottish Conservative conference 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:37
Live coverage of the Scottish Conservative Party conference in Edinburgh.

Five lesser-spotted things Tony Benn gave the UK

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:25
Tony Benn was known for his radical views, but his political career left a legacy of uniquely British artefacts.

No review of Japan sex slave apology

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:24
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will not revise a historic apology for the army's use of Asian women as war-time sex slaves.

AUDIO: Speared driver recovering at home

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:16
A man who was speared through his body by a metal rail in a car crash praises hospital staff for saving his life.

Etherington and Powell win silver

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:09
British visually-impaired skier Jade Etherington and her guide Caroline Powell win silver in the super combined in Sochi.

Deadly knife attack in south China

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:04
A knife attack following a dispute at a marketplace in China's southern Hunan province leaves six people dead, police say.

Cameron praises 'magnificent' Benn

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 02:00
The prime minister has paid tribute to Labour veteran Tony Benn, saying he was a "magnificent writer, speaker and campaigner".

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