International News

VIDEO: Cheesed-off Russia turns to Switzerland

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 03:17
Non EU member Switzerland has not imposed sanctions on Russia - a situation that does not please its biggest trading partner, the European Union.

VIDEO: Australian fans go goo goo for Gaga

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 03:12
Australian fans queued for hours to see Lady Gaga as she started her tour of Australia

Fracking protesters glued to doors

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 03:09
Anti-fracking campaigners claim to have super-glued themselves to the doors of a government building in orchestrated protests around the UK.

Shipbuilding ends in Portsmouth

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 03:04
Shipbuilding in Portsmouth is brought to an end after the yard's final project - a giant section of the navy's new aircraft carrier - is completed.

Two base jumpers killed in Alps

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 03:01
Two men from Australia and France die in separate accidents in the French Alps whilst taking part in the extreme sport of "base-jumping".

Labour: Oversized classes up 200%

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 02:56
The number of infant pupils taught in oversized classes has "spiralled by 200%" since 2010, says Labour.

Blaze at empty hotel under control

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 02:53
A blaze at an empty hotel at Spittal of Glenshee has been brought under control according to the fire service.

Froome leads Team Sky in Vuelta

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 02:46
Britain's Chris Froome is back from injury to lead Team Sky in the Vuelta a Espana after crashing out of the Tour de France.

AUDIO: Jupiter and Venus light up morning sky

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 02:38
The two brightest planets, Jupiter and Venus, are currently aligned in the sky, forming a spectacular "double star" in their closest conjunction since 2000.

VIDEO: Timelapse shows 'Big Ben' clock cleaning

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 02:34
Cleaners have been working on the clock face on the Elizabeth Tower for the first time in since 2010.

Donegal cliff fall victim is named

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 02:32
The man who died after falling from a cliff into the sea in County Donegal is named locally as 58-year-old John McCourt from Antrim.

Pope urges Korean reconciliation

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 02:09
The Pope has called for reconciliation on the Korean peninsula, as the US and South Korea begin major military exercises.

Pill 'reduces hair-loss' in alopecia

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 02:05
Scientists say three people with the hair-loss condition alopecia areata have seen their hair completely re-grow after taking a pill for five months.

School tribute to party death girl

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 02:00
A school has paid tribute to a teenage girl who died after possibly taking an "ecstasy-type drug" at a house party in South Lanarkshire.

AUDIO: Bovis Homes sees 'sharp rise' in profits

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 01:54
David Ritchie, chief executive of Bovis Homes, discusses the company's half yearly results.

Ed Sheeran equals male album record

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 01:34
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran's album X clocks up eight weeks at number one, becoming the joint longest chart-topper by a male solo artist.

England World Cup win 'surreal'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 01:16
Head coach Gary Street says it is a "bit like a dream" as England win their first World Cup in 20 years.

VIDEO: National Guard called to Ferguson

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 00:53
The US state of Missouri is deploying the National Guard to Ferguson as protests escalate over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Woman denied abortion 'was raped'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 00:51
The "suicidal" woman who gave birth by caesarean section after being refused an abortion in the Republic of Ireland was reportedly a victim of rape.

Turtles continue US box office reign

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 00:38
The live action revival of the 1980s cartoon reptiles tops the North American box office for a second consecutive week.
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