International News

Argentine death sparks protests

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:24
Thousands of Argentines take to the streets of Buenos Aires to demand a probe into Sunday's death of federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

Deadly Congo clashes over Kabila

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:23
Four people are killed in protests in DR Congo over claims that President Joseph Kabila is seeking to extend his rule by delaying next year's elections.

Scottish Power to cut gas prices

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:19
Scottish Power becomes the third major gas supplier to announce a price cut, with the news it is to reduce prices by 4.8% from 20 February.

India's tiger population up 30%

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:16
India hails a "huge success" in tiger conservation as the latest census shows a population increase of 30% since 2011.

Serena overcomes second-set wobble

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:09
Serena Williams comes through her opening match plus wins for Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka and quotes of the day.

Anscombe in Wales Six Nations squad

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:08
Cardiff Blues fly-half Gareth Anscombe is in Warren Gatland's Six Nations squad, but there is no James Hook or Adam Jones.

Aldi heirs win art dealer damages

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:54
The heirs to the Aldi supermarket empire in Germany win €19m in damages in a civil case over an art dealer's purchase of paintings and cars.

Dog in sinkhole 'ok', says golf club

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:51
A golf club receives concerned requests from pet owners about the fate of a dog photographed in a sinkhole that appeared on its course.

Gordon Ramsay loses court battle

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:48
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay loses a High Court battle over being held personally liable for the rent on a London pub he bought.

Teacher dies after sledging accident

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:42
A woman who was seriously injured in a sledging accident in Glasgow's Kelvingrove Park at the weekend dies in hospital.

How Melbourne made Amelie Mauresmo

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:39
Controversy, coming out and career-defining moments - why a return to the Australian Open holds no fear for Amelie Mauresmo.

Bahraini opposition leader charged

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:35
Bahraini opposition leader Ali Salman will go on trial next week on charges of "promoting political change using illegal forceful means and threats".

Jobs risk at aircraft engine plant

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:25
Up to 100 jobs could be lost at the GE Aviation factory in Wales following a drop in business.

Tributes to Corrie's Anne Kirkbride

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:24
The cast of Coronation Street lead tributes to actress Anne Kirkbride, who played Deirdre Barlow in the ITV soap, after her death at the age of 60.

Odegaard: Europe's next wonderkid

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:12
Martin Odegaard is coveted by Europe's top clubs - here are 10 things you need to know about this 16-year-old sensation.

Boost UK-Iraqi Kurdistan ties - MPs

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:12
The UK must reinforce its diplomatic presence in Iraq's Kurdistan Region to help counter Islamist extremism, MPs say.

Man remanded over Tesco murder bid

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:05
A man charged with attempting to murder a shopper at a Tesco store in Flintshire appears in court.

Coen brothers to head Cannes jury

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 00:58
Joel and Ethan Coen, the award-winning directors of No Country for Old Men and Fargo, will jointly head the 2015 Cannes Film Festival jury, organisers say.

Four face charges over Paris attacks

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 00:47
Four men are to appear before a judge in Paris on suspicion of supporting one of the gunmen behind the Islamist attacks in France that killed 17.

Ex Dragon quits uni over rape claim

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 00:46
An original member of TV's Dragons' Den quits as new chancellor of Teesside University after being arrested on suspicion of rape.