International News

Hamilton wants challenge from rivals

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 08:54
Lewis Hamilton hopes his Mercedes team face a challenge from Red Bull and Ferrari at the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend.

Minister no confidence vote rejected

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 08:51
Scotland's health secretary survives a vote of no confidence in parliament, sparked by a row over NHS cuts in his constituency.

Farage: We may hold balance of power

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 08:51
Nigel Farage sets out UKIP's aims as campaigning for Thursday's local and European election enters its final stage.

Obama vows action on veterans agency

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 08:45
President Barack Obama vows to punish those responsible for "dishonourable" alleged misconduct at hospitals for US military veterans.

Charles 'compared Russia to Nazis'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 08:28
A former Polish war refugee who met Prince Charles in Canada says he likened some Nazi actions in Europe to those of Russia's Vladimir Putin.

'No hitches' with Games ticket sales

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 08:27
No problems are reported with the re-launched sale of Commonwealth Games tickets after last week's attempt was suspended amid technical issues.

VIDEO: Election result timing announcements

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 08:26
Voters can take part in local and European elections on Thursday, but results will be announced over four days.

Dutch try to avert Saudi sanctions

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 08:19
The Netherlands sends a diplomat to Saudi Arabia to try to ease anger over anti-Islamic messages distributed by far-right Dutch MP Geert Wilders.

Duke has 'minor procedure' on hand

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 08:18
The Duke of Edinburgh has had a "minor procedure" on his right hand, Buckingham Palace says.

Comet-chaser initiates 'big burn'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:54
Europe's Rosetta comet-chasing spacecraft lights its thrusters for a near-eight-hour burn that should put it on just the right path to meet up with Comet 67P/C-G in August.

AUDIO: Lloyds limit 'won't affect majority'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:53
The new Lloyds lending limits will not affect many people, according to the Building Societies Association.

World's End accused to be retried

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:15
A man cleared of the 1977 World's End murders is to be retried, the Crown Office confirms.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:15
Liverpool continue Lallana pursuit, Speroni holds Palace talks, West Ham target Olsson, plus more.

Mother admits abandoning baby

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:13
A mother admits abandoning her newborn baby in a Birmingham park.

Iranians arrested over Happy tribute

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:06
Police arrest six Iranians suspected of creating a "vulgar" YouTube tribute to Pharrell Williams' hit song Happy.

Watkins police quizzed on fame issue

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:56
An inquiry into whether Lostprophets' Ian Watkins' celebrity status prevented him from being brought to justice as a child sex abuser earlier is being held.

British journalist held in Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:52
A British national working as a journalist for a Russian TV station is detained in Ukraine.

The safe way to recognise a workplace birthday

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:41
Cakes. Cards. A pint. How should you mark a colleague's birthday?

Degree courses 'not value for money'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:37
A third of students in England, who pay up to £9,000 in tuition fees, say their degree course is poor or very poor value for money, a study indicates.

Rooney wants to show world - Hodgson

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:34
Wayne Rooney is determined to shine in a World Cup after two indifferent campaigns reveals England manager Roy Hodgson.
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