International News

German economy sees strong growth

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 00:27
The risk of Germany slipping into recession has eased after surprisingly strong growth of 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2014, analysts say.

Ex-prisoner settles into family life

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 23:47
A 25-year-old man jailed in a notorious Indonesian prison for violating visa rules is settling back into family life.

Morgan is world class - Anderson

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 23:25
James Anderson ridicules criticism by Geoffrey Boycott about the batting of England's World Cup captain Eoin Morgan.

Al Jazeera journalists leave prison

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 23:00
Two Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt for more than a year, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed, leave prison after being bailed by a court.

Virgin to invest £3bn in broadband

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 22:51
Virgin Media announces what it calls the biggest investment in broadband infrastructure in the UK for more than a decade.

HRT 'increases ovarian cancer risk'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 22:50
Taking hormone replacement therapy for even short periods of time can increase the risk of ovarian cancer, a study shows.

Villa lack of money claims 'hogwash'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 22:49
Paul Lambert was given transfer funds at Aston Villa but made a team that was not "fun to watch", claims a club director.

US police charged for pushing Indian

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 22:47
The US charges a police officer in Alabama after a 57-year-old Indian was thrown to the ground, an incident he says left him partially paralysed.

Woman charged with care home murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 22:40
A 53-year-old woman is charged with murder after an 81-year-old man was found dead at a care home in North Yorkshire.

HSBC whistleblower's email surfaces

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 22:35
Whistleblower Herve Falciani says he feels vindicated after his email to HMRC offering details of bank account holders in Switzerland is uncovered by Le Monde newspaper.

England women win to level NZ series

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 22:29
Captain Charlotte Edwards leads the way as England beat New Zealand by 90 runs in their second one-day international.

Four rescued as fishing boat sinks

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 22:26
Four men are rescued after a fishing boat sank near Bardsey Island off the north Wales coast in rough seas.

Trinity Mirror apology for hacking

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 22:08
Trinity Mirror - the owner and publisher of the Daily Mirror and the Sunday Mirror - apologises to "all its victims of phone hacking".

Push to get more women firefighters

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:57
A campaign urging more women to become firefighters is launched as figures show they make up just 2% of the south Wales service's operational workforce.

Equality body pays £8,000 for sexism

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:45
A solicitor is awarded £8,000 after she won a sex discrimination case against her employer, the Equality Commission.

Giant-killers' guide to a Cup upset

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:41
Embrace the attention, use the conditions, cramp the favourites' style: what are the ingredients for a classic FA Cup giant-killing?

Fifty Shades 'doesn't glorify abuse'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:36
The stars, director and author defend Fifty Shades of Grey after domestic abuse protesters target its London premiere.

Saudi women drivers 'out of jail'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:34
Two Saudi women who were detained for defying the kingdom's ban on female drivers are freed after more than 70 days in custody, reports say.

Sympathy for family of dead teenager

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:30
Northern Ireland's first minister is among those who have offered sympathy to the family of Fermanagh teenager Oisin McGrath.

Labour to extend bank bonus clawback

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:06
Bankers guilty of misconduct would have to pay back bonuses received up to 10 years ago, under banking reforms outlined by the Labour Party.