International News

Pop star Rihanna wins image battle

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 00:51
Pop star Rihanna wins legal battle with High Street store Topshop over T-shirt with her image on

VIDEO: Were we duped over Page Three end?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 00:26
The Sun publishes a picture of a topless woman on Page Three, taking a swipe at media outlets that said the long-running feature had been dropped.

Should schools gorge on gadgets?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 00:18
What if all of the gadgets brought by schools are a huge waste of money which would be better spent on employing more teachers?

Sherlock tops 2014 iPlayer chart

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 00:00
The return of Benedict Cumberbatch's in BBC One's Sherlock was the most popular programme on iPlayer last year.

VIDEO: 'Biggest' Italy treasure trove found

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 23:57
Italian police have uncovered what they say is a treasure trove of more than 5,000 stolen antiquities.

Balfour Beatty profits in £70m hit

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 23:33
Balfour Beatty says it expects profits for 2014 to be £70m lower at its construction business due to problems with contracts.

Instagram: The 'homeless' chief executive

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 23:32
Cillin Perera's daily photographic project

'Murray-Lendl split was a mistake'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 23:31
Britain's Andy Murray made a mistake splitting from coach Ivan Lendl, says former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic.

VIDEO: Prince Andrew 'may address sex claims'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 23:16
The Duke of York is due to make his first public appearance since a US woman alleged she was forced to have sex with him when she was 17.

VIDEO: A rare look inside Britain's memory

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 23:05
David Sillito visits the British Library's high-tech Newspaper Storage Building in Boston Spa, where over 300 years of papers are archived.

Ukraine bus stop 'shelling kills 13'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 22:56
At least 13 people are killed by shelling at bus stop in the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, local authorities say.

Smoke clears on cigarette packaging debate

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 22:51
The BBC's John Donnison in Sydney looks at the impact of Australia's 2012 decision to mandate plain packaging for cigarettes.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 22:39
Chelsea push for Cuadrado and Pogba deals, Henderson and Costa pulled apart, Swansea want Rhodes, plus more.

Royal Mail Christmas parcels up 4%

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 22:30
Royal Mail says it delivered 120 million parcels during December, a rise of 4% on a year earlier.

VIDEO: New Jersey fire visible from New York

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 22:02
Firefighters in the US state of New Jersey have been battling a huge fire that engulfed an apartment block in the city of Edgewater on Wednesday.

Top seeds Serena & Djokovic through

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 21:59
Top seeds Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic reach the third round of the Australian Open with straight-sets wins.

Ministers plan to end right-to-buy

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 21:51
Welsh ministers are planning to end the right of social housing tenants to buy their home, BBC Wales is told.

Alleged murder among prison deaths

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 21:51
An alleged murder was among the 12 deaths in Wales' prisons last year, new figures show.

Spanish group's pledge over factory

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 21:21
The new owners of the former Quinn Glass factory in Derrylin, County Fermanagh, have told management and unions they are committed to the long-term future of the plant.

VIDEO: Tributes to Anne Kirkbride at NTAs

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 21:14
The Coronation Street actor William Roache has paid an emotional tribute to his on screen partner Anne Kirkbride at Wednesday's National Television Awards.