International News

Hong Kong crash sparks money grab

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 05:51
Dozens of people pocket millions of Hong Kong dollars after a van crashes on a major road, spreading banknotes across the tarmac.

Russia reveals Ukraine 'MH17 witness'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 05:35
Russian investigators say they have evidence Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 may have been downed by a Ukrainian pilot, but Kiev rejects it as fake.

Greens urge 'peaceful revolution'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 05:30
A big general election turnout could trigger a "peaceful revolution" in British politics, says Green Party leader Natalie Bennett.

Clark plea to find striker Ranger

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 05:29
Blackpool manager Lee Clark says 23-year-old striker Nile Ranger "appears to be back in London".

Ireland's teenage tech prodigy

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 05:00
Irish schoolboy strikes app success

Fancy dress Del Boy prank goes viral

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 04:58
A film of a fancy dress pub crawl featuring a pedal-powered version of Del Boy's yellow Robin Reliant car has gone viral with more than six million views online.

VIDEO: 'Del Boy' fancy dress van goes viral

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 04:55
A film of a fancy dress pub crawl with a pedal-powered version of Del Boy's yellow Robin Reliant car wins more than six million online hits.

SFA rejects Ashley's Gers stake hike

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 04:41
The Scottish FA board rejects Mike Ashley's request to raise his shareholding in Rangers International Football Club to 29.9%.

Is Obama's stock on the rise?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 04:38
Some see a president with his groove back

Woman, 90, hit by car has died

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 04:32
A 90-year-old woman, who was critically injured when she was hit by a car in the Vale of Glamorgan, dies.

Popular Pope Francis reinvents role

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 04:19
BBC Vatican correspondent David Willey says Pope Francis has invented his own way of being pontiff with an open style of Church government.

Man in court over terrorism charges

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 04:16
A man appears in court charged with terrorism offences after being arrested at Manchester Airport trying to board a flight to Pakistan.

Deadly storm strikes southern US

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 03:47
A severe storm brings a tornado, hail and lightning to parts of the southern United States, killing at least four people.

Video games 'should be in Olympics'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 03:46
Competitive video gaming - known as e-sports - should be included in the Olympic Games, the creator of World of Warcraft has told the BBC.

UK productivity shows small rise

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 03:44
UK workers managed to increase their output per hour by 0.6% in the July-to-September period, the Office for National Statistics has said.

Takata president quits amid criticism

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 03:43
The boss of Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata is to step down, amid widespread criticism of how the company handled recent safety crises.

Nigeria travel ban during Christmas

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 03:38
All vehicle movement in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state is banned from Christmas Eve until Sunday to prevent militant attacks, the army says.

Suspicious object examined in alert

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 03:33
Bomb disposal experts are sent to examine a suspicious object on the outskirts of south Belfast.

Formula 1's year of drama

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 03:31
From one of the most intense title battles ever, to a stark reminder of the dangers of motorsport, 2014 was a year no-one will forget.

Sandler tops overpaid actor list

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 03:19
The comedian came ahead of Johnny Depp and Ben Stiller to pick up the honour.

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