International News

Higgins eases into UK second round

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:45
Former world champion John Higgins eases into the second round of the UK Championship with victory over Lee Walker.

How cricket helmets changed

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:42
Do cricket helmets do enough to protect the head?

VIDEO: MP woke from coma and asked to pay bill

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:34
An MP described awaking from a coma in a US hospital to a phone call asking how he was going to settle his bill.

Poulter Q&A: Majors and Medinah

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:32
Ian Poulter answers your questions on Miracle at Medinah, Arsenal and his advice to aspiring golfers.

AUDIO: Horned dinosaur species identified

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:27
A new species of horned dinosaur has been identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.

VIDEO: Lee Rigby family on Facebook 'failure'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:26
Two members of murdered fusilier Lee Rigby's family say a government report into his killing has given them someone to blame.

'Fed up' drink-driver killed friend

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:24
A drink-driver who got behind the wheel as he was "fed up waiting for a taxi" caused a crash which killed his friend, a court has heard.

Burglars admit attacking lecturer

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:21
Four men admit to a burglary during which a university lecturer was savagely beaten at his south London home.

VIDEO: Royal Mail universal service at risk

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:21
Royal Mail boss Moya Greene has told MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service" and has accused her company's competitors of "cherry picking" the most profitable business

VIDEO: Movember moustache praise from PM

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:13
David Cameron remarks on the look of Tory MPs Jake Berry and Jason McCartney, sporting Movember moustaches.

VIDEO: Nun's Like a Virgin hit raises eyebrows

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:09
A nun who won Italy's version of The Voice singing contest has released an album, revealing some unusual song choices.

UK team's data bonanza from comet

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:46
UK researchers obtain "rich" data from the Philae lander just before its power died.

Gunmen kill Pakistan polio workers

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:45
Four polio vaccination workers are shot dead and three injured in the south-west Pakistani city of Quetta.

Raqqa air strikes death toll rises

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:38
Almost 100 people are now believed to have died in a series of government air strikes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa on Tuesday.

Care home boss guilty of child abuse

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:30
A former children's homes boss is found guilty of 26 charges of sexually abusing youngsters in Wrexham.

Kick-starting the European economy

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:29
Jean-Claude Juncker has launched the European Commission's New Deal, and it will be judged by its success or failure.

Poulter keen on Ryder Cup captaincy

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:25
Ian Poulter says he would "love" to be Ryder Cup captain, and also says there is no rift between him and Tiger Woods.

Drunk honeymooner grounds plane

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:18
A drunk honeymooner from Blackburn causes a flight to Cuba to be grounded in Bermuda, after threatening to kill everyone on board.

Germany backs female directors quota

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:10
Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.

Minister warns of major job losses

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:02
Finance minister Simon Hamilton warns of "considerable" job losses in the public sector, but cannot put an exact figure on cuts through voluntary redundancy.