International News

Unemployment falls to 99,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:58
The number of people unemployed in Wales falls to 6.7%, with 3,000 more people in work between July and September last year.

Ohuruogu criticises IAAF chief

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:57
Christine Ohuruogu criticises the head of world athletics for saying the sport faces a "crisis" over doping allegations.

Boy died after abuse case 'failings'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:41
A boy died from a severe head injury after authorities failed to act while he suffered years of abuse, a serious case review finds.

Can you be part-time at the top?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:34
Do you have to work a five-day week to be the boss?

Greece will request loan extension

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:33
Greece will request a six-month extension of its loan agreement on Wednesday, a Greek government official confirms.

Further fall in UK unemployment

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:23
The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 97,000 to 1.86 million in the three months to December, official figures show.

Fewer A&E patients waiting longer

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:21
The latest figures show 82.3% of patients in Wales were seen within four hours in accident and emergency - the Welsh government target is 95%.

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:20
MPs take evidence on the tax planning industry and the fairness of tax collection by HMRC.

Ex-prison staff held in payments probe

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:19
Two ex-prison officers have been arrested in Suffolk, as part of an inquiry into corrupt payments to officials, police say.

Scottish unemployment down by 15,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:16
Unemployment in Scotland fell by 15,000 between October and December and now stands at 149,000, according to official figures.

Prisoner 'may be en route to UK'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:15
It is understood that a prisoner who escaped from custody in the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday may be trying to get to Britain through Northern Ireland.

Tanzanian albino boy found mutilated

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:12
The body of an albino boy who went missing on Sunday is found in Tanzania with his limbs hacked off in what appears to be a witchcraft killing.

NI unemployment continuing to fall

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:11
Unemployment continued to fall in Northern Ireland in January, according to the latest official figures.

Oborne calls for Telegraph inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 01:02
The Daily Telegraph's former chief political commentator Peter Oborne calls for an independent review of the newspaper's guidelines over its HSBC tax scandal coverage.

Brian the horse fails police trial

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 00:58
A horse called Brian, whose proposed name change caused anger among his namesakes, fails his police trial.

'Priceless' coins found off Israel

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 00:52
Scuba divers inadvertently discover the largest trove of gold coins ever found off Israel's Mediterranean coast.

AUDIO: Chelsea Metro incident 'threatening'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 00:29
A man who filmed a group of Chelsea football fans preventing a black man from boarding a Metro train in Paris has been speaking about the incident.

On-the-run fatal blaze suspect held

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 00:17
A man who was on the run for more than 12 years, after a house fire killed eight members of a family, is arrested in Pakistan, police say.

Swiss raid HSBC's Geneva office

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 00:14
Swiss police are searching offices of the Geneva subsidiary of HSBC bank in an inquiry into alleged money-laundering.

River search for boy, 11, continues

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 23:43
A major river search is continuing for an 11-year-old boy who fell into the water, police say.