International News

How would a mansion tax work?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 07:38
How would it work and who would be affected?

Australian 'terror suspect' killed

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 07:25
A teenager said to have made threats to Australian PM Tony Abbott is shot dead after stabbing two police in Melbourne, reports say.

Wiggins's form 'better than ever'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 07:19
Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins says his form is "better than ever" as he targets a first world time trial title.

Ofsted rejects claims of tip-offs

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 07:16
An Ofsted investigation rejects claims academies had unfair warnings of inspections, but says an email with a schedule had been mistakenly sent.

Four Mobo nominations for Sam Smith

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 07:12
Sam Smith and Krept & Konan lead the way with four nominations each for this year's Mobo Awards.

VIDEO: 'I met somebody called Elizabeth'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 07:03
Ed Miliband's speech is peppered with references to people he has met recently, including apprentice Elizabeth.

Doubt over RVH child heart surgery

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 06:57
The future of children's cardiac surgery at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital is in serious doubt, as outgoing Health Minister Edwin Poots reveals an expert review has recommended the service moves to Dublin.

VIDEO: 'Mass murder': Survivors describe boat horror

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 06:49
Three Palestinian survivors of a refugee boat sinking have told the BBC they saw people smugglers deliberately ram the boat, and then chop the hands off those who clung to the sides of the vessel.

Bin Laden son-in-law jailed for life

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 06:46
Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law, who was an al-Qaeda spokesman, is sentenced to life in prison for terrorism-related charges in New York.

Medellin high-rises demolished

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 06:22
The remaining towers in the Space apartment complex in the Colombian city of Medellin have been demolished following a deadly collapse last year.

Showground charges over boy's death

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 06:20
Organisers of the Royal Highland Show face trial over alleged safety breaches, including an incident which resulted in a young boy's death.

Tax collection plans are unveiled

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 06:19
Plans for how Wales will collect and manage its own taxes for the first time in 700 years are revealed.

Karzai warns successors beware of US

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 06:18
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai uses his last speech in office to warn the new government to beware of the United States.

VIDEO: Alice: suspect's mother-in-law speaks

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 06:10
The mother-in-law of the main suspect in the disappearance of 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross has told the BBC she hopes Arnis Zalkalns will be caught soon.

US strikes Islamic State in Syria

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 06:04
The US and five Arab nations launch a campaign of air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, the Pentagon says.

The art of Ryder Cup captaincy

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 05:56
Bonding your team, getting your speech right, picking your singles line-up - the challenges facing Paul McGinley and Tom Watson

The struggle to claim the month of October

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 05:36
Separate campaigns are urging people to give up alcohol and tobacco for October.

'Chubby' Brown is fined at hospital

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 05:23
Comedian Roy "Chubby" Brown is handed a parking ticket at a hospital minutes after handing over a £5,000 cheque to help cancer patients.

Broadband voucher scheme overhauled

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 05:20
A scheme aimed at getting subsidised fast broadband out to businesses is to be overhauled following low take-up.

Turkey hints at Iraq hostage swap

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 05:07
Turkey's President Erdogan does not deny reports that 49 hostages, mostly Turks, were freed by Islamic State (IS) as part of a prisoner swap.
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