International News

VIDEO: MPs vote for recall powers

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 01:48
MPs approve plans to allow themselves to be recalled in cases of serious misconduct and face a public vote.

Cricket world supports Phil Hughes

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 01:47
Cricketers from around the world send messages of support to Phil Hughes, who is in a critical condition in hospital.

Why Nick Drake is not the patron saint of the miserable

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 01:41
Why Nick Drake is not the patron saint of the miserable

Argentina Top Gear lands festive slot

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 01:39
The controversial Top Gear special that has prompted complaints from Argentine diplomats will air at Christmas, the BBC announces.

Eight Yemen hostages freed in raid

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 01:34
Eight hostages, including a US adviser are freed by local forces from al-Qaeda-linked group in Yemen, officials say.

S Leone Ebola workers dump bodies

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 01:33
Burial workers in the Sierra Leonean city of Kenema dump bodies at a hospital in protest at non-payment of allowances for handling Ebola victims.

O'Sullivan favourite as UK kicks off

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 01:18
Ronnie O'Sullivan, Ali Carter and banana skins for big names - Ken Doherty assesses prospects for snooker's second biggest event.

International Emmys for UK shows

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 01:15
British TV productions win three awards at the International Emmys in the US, including a best drama prize for axed Channel 4 series Utopia.

Footballer's drink driving arrest

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 01:04
West Bromwich Albion and England striker Saido Berahino is arrested for drink-driving.

E-cigarette 'lure' might be baseless

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 00:58
The concern e-cigarettes are a gateway to smoking might be unfounded, data suggests.

Dewani judge asked to continue trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 00:53
A judge begins to hear arguments for why the case against UK businessman Shrien Dewani, accused of the murder of his wife, should continue.

Health secretary C. diff statement

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 00:51
Health secretary Shona Robison is to make a statement to MSPs after an inquiry into a C. diff outbreak found "systemic failures".

More Bill Cosby shows cancelled in US

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 00:49
Two more Bill Cosby shows are axed as the veteran comedian continues to face allegations of sexual assault.

Council mergers 'could cost £268m'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 00:33
Council reorganisation in Wales could cost up to £268m, an accountants' report for the local authorities says.

Cairo building collapse kills 10

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 00:20
Rescue teams are searching for survivors in the rubble of a block of flats that collapsed in Egypt's capital Cairo, killing at least 10 people.

VIDEO: Hughes critical after being hit by ball

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 00:14
Australia batsman Phil Hughes is in a critical condition after being hit by a ball at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Portsmouth hosts America's Cup races

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 00:06
Portsmouth is selected to host two preparation events for yachting's 35th America's Cup over the next two summers.

VIDEO: 'Rosberg battle psychological warfare'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 00:03
World champion Lewis Hamilton tells BBC Breakfast that his title battle with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg became "psychological warfare".

Wizard of Oz costume sells for $3m

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 00:02
The Cowardly Lion costume from classic film The Wizard of Oz sells for more than $3m (£1.9m) at an auction in New York.

The housing market is cooling - Nationwide

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 23:49
UK’s largest mutual says market is now more cautious, and it is happy to lend to over 40s.