International News

Two new fracking sites announced

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 05:29
Cuadrilla, one of the energy firms hoping to exploit the UK's shale gas resources, announces two new exploration sites in Lancashire.

ICC revamp will benefit all - Clarke

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 05:28
ECB chairman Giles Clarke says a revamp of cricket's governing body is necessary to give countries more financial security.

VIDEO: Prince Charles visits Somerset floods

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 05:27
Prince Charles is meeting residents, farmers and emergency services staff in the flood-hit Somerset Levels.

'Cat claim' laser PCSO sentenced

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 05:24
A PCSO who claimed he was looking for a cat when he was caught shining a laser pen beam at a police helicopter is given a two-year community order.

Patients 'in dark' over database

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 05:20
The roll-out of a new NHS data-sharing scheme involving medical records should be delayed as patients have been left "in the dark", a patient watchdog says.

Pakistan Taliban peace talks delay

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 05:18
Pakistani government representatives fail to turn up to meet Taliban negotiators in Islamabad as preliminary peace efforts get off to a chaotic start.

Cancer: A global threat

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 05:18
Why global killer is an ever-greater threat

Two jailed over police officer death

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 05:13
Two men are jailed, one for manslaughter, for the death of Constable Philippa Reynolds, who died when a stolen car crashed into a police car in Londonderry last year.

Day in pictures: 4 February 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 04:57
24 hours of news photos: 4 February

Car products firm creates 100 jobs

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 04:46
One hundred jobs are being created with a £32m investment by a motor parts firm in County Antrim.

Bolivia torrential rains kill 29

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 04:27
Dozens of people have been killed and tens of thousands of families affected by torrential rains in Bolivia, official figures say.

AUDIO: College launches Beyonce course

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 04:24
An American university is launching a course where students can learn about the politics of the pop star Beyonce.

Queen to meet Pope Francis in Rome

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 04:24
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are to visit Rome for an audience with Pope Francis, Buckingham Palace says.

River body confirmed as missing man

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 04:19
The body of a man recovered from the River Usk at Caerleon last Thursday is that of a missing newspaper worker, police confirm.

UKIP expels gay blame councillor

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 04:16
A UKIP councillor who blamed recent storms and flooding on the legalisation of gay marriage is expelled from the party.

Market gloom spreads to Europe

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 04:10
Stock markets in Europe fall back, following sharp drops in Asia and on Wall Street amid worries of a US slowdown and weaker growth in emerging economies.

VIDEO: Peter Andre and Mr Peabody

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 04:07
Peter Andre talks about how he came to write a song for the new children's film Mr Peabody and Sherman

VIDEO: 'Huge demand for domain names'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 03:54
The body responsible for assigning internet domain names says demand was about four times the level expected, ahead of a new rollout of suffixes.

Pupils expelled in hacking scandal

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 03:53
Eleven pupils who hacked teachers' computers and changed their grades have been expelled from a school in California.

Sochi course intimidating - White

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 03:52
Snowboard legend Shaun White says the Sochi slopestyle course is intimidating and requires further changes.

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