International News

Car insurance market faces overhaul

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 01:13
Exclusive pricing deals between motor insurers and price comparison websites will be banned, the Competition and Markets Authority has said.

VIDEO: The show that launched the YBAs

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 01:01
The one show that made Britain's most famous artists

Sarkozy corruption case 'suspended'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:54
A French court has suspended a corruption and influence-peddling investigation against former President Nicolas Sarkozy, media say.

Book restriction 'harms prisoners'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:48
Restrictions on the number of books prisoners in England and Wales can have in their cells may inhibit inmates' ability to learn, a charity warns.

VIDEO: Citizen science 'crucial to research'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:48
Information from "citizen scientists" is becoming more and more vital for some research projects, scientists say.

Islamic State finds fertile ground in Jordan

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:40
Jihadist says strikes will boost support for IS in Jordan

London asylum seekers shipped to Kent

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:04
More than 100 asylum seekers are moved to a hotel in Folkestone to ease overcrowding at a hotel in London.

Teenager hurt in power line incident

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:58
A teenage boy is taken to hospital after being injured in an incident involving overhead lines at a railway crossing in Ayrshire.

Jihadist fight 'may take years' - US

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:26
The fight against Islamic State may take years, a US military spokesman tells the BBC, as fresh air strikes are reported by Syrian activists.

VIDEO: Ed Miliband: How I forgot speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:24
Ed Miliband explains how he forgot elements of his speech at the Labour party conference in Manchester.

Urban kingfishers in pictures

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:22
Wildlife on London's waterways

China and US pledge climate action

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:18
China and the US agree they must lead the rest of the world in curbing emissions to combat climate change, as a major UN summit closes in New York.

Wiggins wants world hour record

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:17
Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins announces that next year he will try to break the world hour record held by Jens Voigt.

VIDEO: Who is Abu Qatada? In 90 seconds

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:08
Abu Qatada arrived in the UK from Jordan seeking asylum in 1993, and 20 years later, was deported to stand trial on terror charges.

Executive faces more cuts of £200m

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:06
The Northern Ireland Executive has to find £200m of cuts between October and April, equivalent to 4% of all departmental budgets.

Shot Australian 'was terror suspect'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 22:49
A teenager shot dead after he stabbed two police officers was a "known terror suspect" whose passport had been cancelled, Australian officials say.

VIDEO: Lorry driver tells of Calais risks

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 22:44
The head of a large UK haulage firm has said the number of illegal immigrants trying to enter the UK is the worst he's ever seen.

VIDEO: Miliband forgets deficit in speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 22:23
Labour leader Ed Miliband failed to mention immigration or the deficit in his speech because he forgot.

Rodgers hails young penalty-takers

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 22:03
Brendan Rodgers praises the composure of Liverpool's young players as they beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in a League Cup shootout.

Ambulance service braced for figures

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:54
The latest statistics on the performance of the Welsh Ambulance Service are to be published, but it is understood it could be Christmas before some improvements are made.
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