International News

Super Bowl draws record TV audience

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 15:02
The US football Super Bowl is the most-watched TV event in US history, with 111.5m viewers, the Fox TV network says.

Kercher judge under investigation

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 15:00
The judge who reinstated the murder convictions of Amanda Knox and Rafaelle Sollecito could face disciplinary action for talking to the Italian press.

Obese people to get council texts

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 14:40
Obese people in Stoke-on-Trent are to be sent text messages to encourage them to lose weight as part of a £10,000 project, the city council says.

Hoffman 'had 70 bags of heroin'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 14:26
New York City police have found up to 70 bags of suspected heroin in actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's home, a day after his death, US media say.

Manchester City 0-1 Chelsea

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 13:53
Branislav Ivanovic's first-half strike helps Chelsea to a deserved victory over Manchester City at Etihad Stadium.

Wall Street Market Report

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 13:52
Wall Street Market Report

Florida trial for 'loud music' death

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 13:38
A man accused of shooting an unarmed black teenager who refused to turn down his loud music goes on trial in the US state of Florida.

Thompson 'sorry' for project failure

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 13:25
Former BBC director general Mark Thompson says sorry in front of a committee of MPs over the £100m failure of the BBC's Digital Media Initiative (DMI).

'Think twice' before visiting A&E

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 13:08
People are urged to "think twice" before visiting A&E in Cardiff as the University Hospital of Wales deals with an "unprecedented" influx of patients.

Coastal communities flooded by storm

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 12:58
Coastal towns in south-west England are left flooded after dangerously strong winds, large waves and a high tide.

Drinking game page stops after death

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 12:42
A Northern Ireland-based social media page sharing videos of an internet drinking game is to be discontinued after the death of an Irish teenager.

'At least 75 dead' in CAR violence

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 12:35
Sectarian fighting in the Central African Republic town of Boda over the last five days has left at least 75 people dead, a local priest says.

Man found guilty of burning murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 12:28
A man who beat and stabbed his ex-partner's father before setting his body alight is found guilty of murder.

Rape claim woman falls to her death

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 12:19
A woman dies in a fall from a car park roof days after a man accused of raping her was acquitted by a jury.

How Germany fell in love with snooker

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 11:57
Snooker draws bigger crowds in Germany than anywhere else in the world - now all they need is a home-grown hero

VIDEO: N Koreans get 'western education'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 11:50
BBC Panorama has gained exclusive access to a university, largely paid for by Western Christian charities, that teaches the state's future elite.

Russia warns Ukraine opposition

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 11:38
Russia urges Ukraine opposition leaders to end their "ultimatums and threats" as President Yanukovych returns to work amid continuing protests.

Manhunt on for escaped US murderer

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 11:37
Authorities in the US state of Michigan launch a manhunt for a convicted multiple murderer who escaped from prison on Sunday.

US abortion rate 'continues decline'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 11:35
The rate at which US women had abortions fell between 2008-11 to the lowest level since abortion was legalised in 1973, a new study suggests.

VIDEO: Anger over premium rate flood helpline

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 11:30
Several coastal towns in south-west England have been hit by fresh flooding, disrupting business and severing road and rail links.

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