International News

Vodafone agrees to buy Spain's Ono

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 03:14
Vodafone agrees to buy Spanish cable operator Ono for 7.2bn euros ($10bn; £6bn), in a deal aimed at expanding its interests in Europe.

Michael 'off drugs for 18 months'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 03:07
Singer George Michael says he has stopped his drug-taking lifestyle and has not used cannabis for "well over a year-and-a-half".

Morrisons worker held over data loss

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 03:03
Morrisons confirms that one of its employees has been arrested following the theft of payroll data from the majority of its staff.

Peel to prudence: 10 historic Budgets

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:59
From income tax onwards - a selection of historic Budgets

In pictures: Mighty Deerstalker race

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:54
Mighty Deerstalker race in Scottish Borders

UK nears end of Afghanistan pullout

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:51
British troops have made another move towards their exit from Afghanistan and now control just two bases, the MoD says.

Rapper arrested over SXSW riot

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:50
Rapper Tyler, The Creator, has been arrested over claims he encouraged fans at the SXSW festival to push past venue security staff.

AUDIO: 'More stable' Europe helps manufacturing

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:39
Lee Hopley and Jonathan Portes discuss reports of recent growth in the UK manufacturing industry.

VIDEO: BBC looks inside a cockpit simulator

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:33
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes finds out how to change a flight path in a cockpit simulator.

Met strip-searched 4,600 children

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:32
More than 4,600 children have been strip-searched by the Metropolitan Police over the last five years, according to figures.

Commonwealth baton route revealed

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:28
The route of the Scottish leg of the Queen's Baton Relay ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games is revealed.

Man Utd 'may face 10-year title wait'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:16
Manchester United might not win the Premier League again for another decade, says former England international Danny Mills.

VIDEO: What harm does a walk outside do you?

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:14
A BBC correspondent puts himself on the frontline in an experiment to measure how much air pollution we are exposed to on a daily basis.

Thousands of NHS staff rehired

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 02:08
New figures indicate that almost 4,000 staff made redundant from the NHS in England, before last year's major restructuring, have since been re-employed.

Custody deaths probes face overhaul

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 01:57
The Independent Police Complaints Commission is to overhaul the way it investigates deaths in police custody in England and Wales.

Postcode database sale was 'mistake'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 01:50
The inclusion of a valuable database of postcodes and addresses in the Royal Mail flotation is criticised by an influential group of MPs.

North Korea abductee meeting praised

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 01:40
The parents of a Megumi Yokota, a Japanese girl abducted by North Korea in 1977, describe their first meeting with her daughter as "miraculous".

In pictures: Holi, the festival of colours

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 01:35
Indians celebrate Holi festival

China baby hatch forced to close

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 01:29
A hatch where parents can abandon their babies suspends work after it is overwhelmed with hundreds of infants, Chinese authorities say.

Just Eat set for £100m float on LSE

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 01:21
Online takeaway service Just Eat aims to raise £100m from listing its shares on the London Stock Exchange.

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