International News

Father and son killed in crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 06:54
Police say a man and boy killed in a road crash in Fife on Sunday were a father and son from the Falkirk area.

How Norway avoided the 'curse of oil'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 06:54
How prosperous Norway has avoided the 'curse of oil'

Deadly Brazil prison riot 'ends'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 06:41
Officials in Brazil say a prison riot in which at least five inmates were killed has ended and the prisoners have been transferred to other jails.

VIDEO: Football club re-enacts 1917 match

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 06:25
Coventry City Ladies Football Club have re-enacted a cup final game from 1917 which took place between workers from two munitions factories in the city.

China widens schools in Pisa tests

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 06:18
There will be a much wider sample of Chinese pupils taking part in the next round of the international Pisa tests, says the OECD.

Banksy sale will 'keep club open'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 06:13
Banksy's Mobile Lovers is sold for enough money to keep the sellers - a Bristol boys' club - open for "a few years".

Podolski staying at Arsenal - Wenger

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 06:06
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says that forward Lukas Podolski will not be sold during the current transfer window.

Helicopter voice recorder sought

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 06:01
The lord advocate is taking court action in a bid to get voice recorder data from the AAIB after four people died in a helicopter crash.

Boy dies from car fire injuries

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:57
A five-year-old boy dies in hospital following a car fire that left his mother and sister severely injured.

Drink-related crime down in hotspot

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:53
Drink-related crime in one of Swansea's busiest streets at night drops by more than a third after police target low-level drunkenness before it escalates.

Alice 'mis-app' delays virtual tour

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:40
An app celebrating Llandudno's links with the Alice in Wonderland story has been delayed, after key figures for tourists to follow were altered.

'Ban E-cig use indoors,' says WHO

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:33
The World Health Organization says there should be regulations preventing the use of electronic cigarettes indoors in public and work places.

Lampard retires from England duty

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:16
Frank Lampard announces his England retirement after winning 106 international caps.

Lampard departs but his legacy lives on

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:14
Exemplary pro Frank Lampard ends England career

No Rosberg retaliation - Hamilton

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:11
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says he will not take matters into his own hands after the FIA opt not to act over the Nico Rosberg crash.

Expansion plans announced for yard

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:09
The prospective new owner of Ferguson Shipbuilders outlines expansion plans for the ailing Port Glasgow yard.

Staff try to re-connect gas to homes

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:07
Engineers try to restore gas to nearly 200 homes which have been disconnected since last Thursday.

VIDEO: East Coast Mainline hit by delays

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:47
Rail commuters going south on the East Coast Mainline experienced hours of delays after overhead wire cables became damaged on Monday.

Robotic brain 'learns' from internet

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:47
A super-intelligent robotic "brain" that can learn new skills by browsing millions of web pages has been developed by US researchers.

VIDEO: Rotherham report on child sexual exploitation

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:42
Professor Alexis Jay delivers her report into claims of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1997-2013
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