International News

MoD eyes nuclear sub waste sites

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 06:53
The Ministry of Defence shortlists five sites as possible locations to store radioactive waste from redundant Royal Navy nuclear submarines.

Car bomb explodes by Somali airport

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 06:47
At least six people die after a car bomb explodes close to the gate of the international airport in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, police say.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 06:41
A leaked police email shows the "plebgate" incident was premeditated, a Tory MP claims.

Clear-up begins after 100mph storms

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 06:41
Work is under way to clear-up debris, fallen trees and other damage caused by the severe weather that battered Wales' coastline.

Kenya arrests over banned Oscar film

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 06:39
Dozens of pirate DVD traders have been arrested in Kenya for selling banned copies of The Wolf of Wall Street, Kenya's film censors tell the BBC.

Terror search after Syria death

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 06:36
A house in Manchester is being searched by counter-terrorism police after a British man died in Syria.

VIDEO: Princes in animal protection plea

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 06:29
The Prince of Wales has said there is ''not a moment to lose'' to stop the slaughter of elephants, rhino and other endangered animals.

River Severn reaches 'record' level

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 06:23
The River Severn reaches its highest level of recent years in Worcester but the Environment Agency says it has no fears of flood defences being breached.

Dutch ex-minister's death 'a crime'

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 06:08
Dutch police suspect former health minister Els Borst, who was found dead in her garage earlier this week, was the victim of a crime.

Relative tells of A&E distress

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 06:05
A woman whose mother died at a Belfast hospital in circumstances where delays may have been a contributory factor says her family no longer trust the National Health Service.

The country's most flood-hit grounds

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 06:05
A selection of pictures highlighting the disruption to sport caused by the extreme recent weather across Britain

AUDIO: Bank of England 'taken by surprise'

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 05:56
Spencer Dale, Bank of England chief economist and MPC member, explains how the strength of the UK recovery threw the Bank's forward guidance off balance.

Ancient American's genome mapped

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 05:51
Present-day Native Americans are descended from some of the continent's earliest settlers, a genetic study suggests.

VIDEO: Sturgeon asked: Cameron or Miliband?

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 05:36
Ed Miliband is "slightly better looking" than David Cameron, says Scotland's deputy first minister when asked to choose between the Labour leader and prime minister.

VIDEO: Shia LaBeouf's paper bag art

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 05:35
An exhibition, created by and featuring Hollywood actor Shia LaBeouf, opens in Los Angeles.

Sir Tom and Sir Cliff join Morrissey

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 05:32
Veteran singers Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones will appear alongside Morrissey at a pair of US concerts later this year

Tears, tacos & traffic: caring for millionaire stars

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 05:31
Fish and chips, noise, parking, bank accounts - how football is trying to help its foreign stars settle in a new country

Couple charged with pensioner murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 05:30
A husband and wife charged in connection with the death of a Coleraine pensioner now face murder charges.

Christie denied silver after penalty

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 05:27
Britain's Elise Christie loses out on Olympic silver after being penalised for taking out two of her speed skating rivals.

Comcast buys Time Warner Cable

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 05:25
Comcast has confirmed a deal to buy Time Warner Cable for about $45bn (£27bn), creating a company that could control three-quarters of the US cable industry.

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