International News

Ferdinand 'baffled' at Twitter fine

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 10:24
Rio Ferdinand appears to be "baffled" by his three-game ban and £25,000 fine from the FA for an offensive tweet.

Bodies found after fireworks blaze

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 10:09
Two bodies are found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:59
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images

VIDEO: Full interview with Fiona Woolf

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:57
Fiona Woolf resigns as chair of the child abuse inquiry

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:38
Scratching really does make things itch, and other nuggets

Kenyan Jeptoo fails doping test

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:36
Marathon runner Rita Jeptoo becomes the latest athlete from Kenya to fail a doping test, the country's athletics body confirm.

Bid to halt chief's pay-off fails

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:32
A pay-off for Pembrokeshire council chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones is set to go ahead after an opposition bid to block it through the courts fails.

Shop fights bag charge basket thefts

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:32
A Dundee supermarket is security tagging baskets after they started disappearing when the 5p carrier bag charge was introduced.

Warmest UK Halloween on record

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:28
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.

VIDEO: Taking a virtual dive into the deep

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:23
A Bangor University lecturer is developing Virtual Reality software for the electronics giant Samsung.

A&E targets breached as MIUs close

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:21
Breaches of A&E waiting time targets in Northern Ireland increased "markedly" on the same day as health chiefs announced three minor injuries units (MIUs) are to shut.

VIDEO: 'I don't know what my destiny is'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:19
A day in the life of Ismael Diabate, an economic migrant stranded in the Moroccan capital of Rabat.

Man pleads guilty to pensioner death

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:17
A 41-year-old man pleads guilty to the unlawful killing of pensioner Bertie Acheson, 72, in his Coleraine home in April 2012.

Banks may be forced to boost reserves

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:10
British banks may have to hold more funds to guard against the risk of a future economic downturn, the Bank of England has proposed.

Hamilton fastest in America practice

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 09:06
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace from Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg in first practice at the United States GP.

Rooney fit but Falcao out for derby

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 08:40
Wayne Rooney is fit and will start for Manchester United in the derby with City but Radamel Falcao remains out through injury.

Man killed partner in fear of demons

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 08:31
A man cut his partner's throat to save her from a "fate worse than death" because he thought demons were about to break into their home in Ceredigion, a court heard.

VIDEO: Global light show coming to Glasgow

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 08:10
A light show featuring hundreds of runners, which began in Edinburgh and has been seen around the world, is set for Glasgow.

IPCC keen to avoid old ghosts

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 08:09
Climate talks stalked by spectre of the past

Why Burgess will succeed - Lancaster

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 08:03
England head coach Stuart Lancaster says Sam Burgess's "mental toughness" can lead him to success in rugby union.

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