International News

79 City Link jobs in Wales to go

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 08:10
Seventy nine jobs will go at Welsh depots of collapsed delivery firm City Link after a bid to buy the company failed.

City Link announces 2,356 job losses

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 08:03
The administrators of collapsed delivery firm City Link announce 2,356 job losses after a bid to buy the company fails.

US state spares four on death row

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 07:57
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley has commuted the sentence of the state's four remaining death row inmates to life in prison.

Liverpool owners happy with results

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 07:45
Liverpool's American owners tell supporters they are encouraged by recent performances after a slow start to the season.

Hooker Phillips to miss Six Nations

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 06:58
Scarlets hooker Emyr Phillips is to undergo surgery on a dislocated shoulder and will be sidelined for up to 12 weeks.

VIDEO: 'Young jobseekers need interview help'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 06:19
Some employers have complained of candidates who are unfamiliar with basic rules of interviews, such as shaking hands.

Pussy Riot arrest at Moscow protest

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 06:10
A member of punk group Pussy Riot is among further people arrested in Moscow after a rally over the conviction of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Experimental drug for UK Ebola nurse

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 06:09
UK Ebola patient Pauline Cafferkey is receiving an experimental anti-viral drug and blood from survivors of the disease.

Houthis hit as Yemen bomb kills 33

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 06:04
A suicide bombing in Yemen's southern city of Ibb, targeting a Houthi religious celebration, has killed at least 33 people, medical sources say.

Wigan owner Whelan banned and fined

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 06:01
Wigan owner Dave Whelan is given a six-week ban and £50,000 fine by the FA for his comments on Jewish and Chinese people.

Woman held over Syria terror offences

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 05:07
A 25-year-old woman has been arrested at Luton Airport on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences, police say.

Rail customers in driver's cab probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 04:51
An investigation is launched over claims train passengers were forced to travel in the driver's cab for part of their journey because of overcrowding.

Musharraf plotter hanged in Pakistan

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 04:32
Pakistan hangs a man who plotted to assassinate Pervez Musharraf, the seventh execution since a moratorium was lifted.

Three supermarkets cut petrol prices

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 04:24
Three major UK supermarkets are to cut the price of petrol and diesel by 2p per litre from Thursday.

'Four dead' on migrant freighter

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 04:14
At least four people have been found dead on a cargo ship carrying an estimated 900 migrants, which was found adrift in Greek waters, the Red Cross says.

Russia inflation up as rouble falls

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 04:03
Russia's annual inflation for 2014 will hit about 11.4%, according to official estimates, as the government intervenes to support another bank.

Katie Hopkins Ebola tweets probed

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 04:01
Police Scotland examine complaints about Ebola comments tweeted by controversial TV personality Katie Hopkins.

Consortium buys 16% of Rangers

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 03:54
BBC Scotland learns a group including businessman George Letham has bought 16% of Rangers from Laxey Partners.

13,000 drivers in drink-drive tests

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 03:52
More than 13,000 people are tested for drink and drug driving in north Wales the run up to Christmas, according to police.