International News

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".

Chief fire officer charged with rape

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 01:47
Derbyshire's chief fire officer Sean Frayne is charged with raping a woman in 2006 and suspended from his job.

Adichie wins US fiction honour

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 01:29
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wins the US National Critics Book Prize for her novel Americanah.

Support for sacked Elis-Thomas

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 01:14
Dafydd Elis-Thomas wins support from members of the assembly committee from which he was sacked as chairman by his party.

VIDEO: Apology given over Elgar street art

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 00:56
Two men who put up Banksy-style street art of Sir Edward Elgar have apologised for not seeking approval first, a council says.

Energy bills 'still confusing'

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 00:53
New simplified energy bills brought in by the regulator Ofgem are still too confusing, says the consumer group Which?

Time to honour Syria 'promises'

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 00:52
The head of Syria's main opposition coalition tells the BBC international allies must honour what he says were promises to supply heavy weapons to the Free Syrian Army.

VIDEO: Ruth Davidson answers your questions

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 00:45
BBC Scotland's political editor Brian Taylor puts your questions to Scottish Conservative Party leader Ruth Davidson ahead of the party's conference in Edinburgh.

Obituary of Tony Benn

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 00:21

DNA matches to dead baby's father

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 00:17
Police find partial genetic matches to the father of a newborn girl found dead in a country lane in Greater Manchester one year ago.

Out of his depth? Inside the mind of David Moyes

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 23:39
Is the Manchester United job proving too big for David Moyes? BBC Sport asks the sports psychologist who knows him best

VIDEO: Syria conflict: is it stalemate?

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 23:23
Paul Adams examines the major developments over the last year in the Syria conflict.

Hamilton top in Mercedes one-two

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 23:22
Lewis Hamilton heads Nico Rosberg to a Mercedes one-two in second practice at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

My world title obsession & new outlook on life

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 23:16
In his first BBC Sport column of the season, Lewis Hamilton says he will eat, sleep and breathe racing until he wins the title

Row over cross-border NHS treatment

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 23:09
An NHS patient in Wales with a life-threatening condition writes to the UK health secretary asking for treatment in England claiming she is being forced to wait too long.

VIDEO: Astronaut asks public to name mission

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 23:01
Astronaut Tim Peake has asked the public to propose a name for his mission to the International Space Station.

UK astronaut's mission needs a name

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 22:54
The European Space Agency asks people to choose a name for British astronaut Major Tim Peake's next mission.

Stress having big impact on teachers

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 22:52
Increasing workloads and stress levels severely affecting the work and life balance of Northern Ireland teachers, a union conference will hear.

VIDEO: How do gadgets track a plane?

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 22:16
As the search for the missing Malaysian airliner continues, Richard Westcott examines the gadgets used to track a plane in flight.

Diana's 'revenge' and nurses 'betrayed' - papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 22:14
Images of Diana, Princess of Wales, appear on many front pages after claims were aired in court that she gave a secret list of royal phone numbers to a reporter.

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