International News

Greece asks for loan extension

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:24
Greece has formally asked the eurozone for a loan extension after weeks of wrangling over its international bailout.

Ulster Bank creates 350 Belfast jobs

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:23
Ulster Bank has said it is creating 350 jobs at its Belfast call centre.

VIDEO: Riffs and reunions: Page on Led Zep

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:21
Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page talks to Gavin Esler about the 40th anniversary rerelease of Physical Graffiti.

ITV's Mark Austin wins TV news award

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:21
ITV News at Ten host Mark Austin is named the UK's best TV news presenter for the second year in a row by the Royal Television Society.

Qatar recalls envoy over Egypt row

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:19
Qatar recalls its ambassador from Egypt after being accused of supporting terrorism in a row about air strikes on Islamic State targets in Libya.

'Unsafe' trust in special measures

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:17
The mental health trust for Norfolk and Suffolk is the first in England to be put in special measures.

Russian aircraft seen near Cornwall

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:15
RAF jets were scrambled on Wednesday after two Russian military aircraft were seen off the coast of Cornwall, the Ministry of Defence says.

VIDEO: Celebrities defend gay rights in Ghana

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:08
Celebrities speak out after homophobic beating

Charges over Jewish grave vandalism

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:06
Five teenagers are charged in France with vandalising hundreds of Jewish graves with what prosecutors describe as a clear "anti-Semitic motive".

Is this boxing's most dangerous man?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 00:55
Meet the Kazakh middleweight with the hardest fists in boxing as he gets ready to face Britain's Martin Murray.

The rugby team that forgot how to win

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 00:53
Played 24, lost 24. BBC Sport looks at London Welsh's nightmare season and how players cope with the pressure of a losing run.

Investment banking faces FCA inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 00:38
Competition levels in investment and corporate banking services are be investigated by the UK's financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority.

Russia denounces 'peacekeeper' call

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 00:31
Ukraine's call for the deployment of UN-mandated peacekeepers "aims to destroy" the Minsk accords, Russia's UN ambassador says.

McCoy confirms final Gold Cup ride

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 00:16
Retiring jockey AP McCoy confirms he is set to ride Carlingford Lough in next month's Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Police name river search boy, 11

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 00:15
Police searching for an 11-year-old boy in a Carmarthen river name him as Cameron Comey.

Is email broken?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 00:04
Rory Cellan-Jones looks at whether email has had its day

Terry wants new Chelsea contract

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 23:59
Captain John Terry wants to extend his Chelsea playing career by 12 months, having made more than 650 appearances in 16 years.

Police: Fugitive 'stabbed himself'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 23:58
A prisoner who escaped from custody in the Republic of Ireland and was later arrested in Belfast is receiving hospital treatment after he stabbed himself in the stomach.

Hicks 'relief' as conviction quashed

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 23:53
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Australian David Hicks speaks of his relief after a US court quashes his terrorism conviction.

Air France profits hit by strike

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 23:05
Air France-KLM says it plans to speed up cost cutting and reduce investment as it reports a drop in full-year profits following last year's pilot strike.

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