International News

Millions deleted in Instagram purge

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 02:30
Photo-sharing app Instagram has removed millions of accounts believed to be posting spam, angering many legitimate users.

Man, 51, rescued from river dies

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 02:25
A man who was rescued from a river in Cardiff died shortly after he was recovered from the water, police confirm.

'God message' hammer killer jailed

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 02:18
A killer who bludgeoned and stabbed a woman to death, then kept the location of her remains secret for 14 years, is jailed.

Spectacular views atop tallest spire

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 02:17
Breathtaking aerial views from Salisbury Cathedral are filmed by workers at the top of Britain's tallest spire.

VIDEO: Spectacular spire-climb filmed

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 02:17
Cathedral conservators film themselves scaling Britain's highest spire to repair weather meter.

Christmas getaway set to start

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 02:16
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to use the UK's transport networks on Friday as schools break up and people start to get away for Christmas.

Teenager arrested over Crolla attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 02:10
A 17-year-old is arrested after a boxing world title contender suffered a fractured skull tackling two alleged burglars at a neighbour's home.

Bank fine reduces public borrowing

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 02:04
A bank fine of £1.1bn for manipulating currency markets has helped government borrowing figures in November, official figures show.

Illegal attempts to enter UK on rise

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:59
Migrants made about 100 attempts a day to get into the UK illegally this summer, official figures suggest.

3D printer makes tool in space

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:56
Astronauts on the International Space Station use a 3-D printer to make a wrench, from instructions sent up in an email.

Nigeria 'outraged' by mass kidnap

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:46
Nigeria's government said it is "outraged and deeply saddened" after militants attacked a remote village and reportedly kidnapped about 200 people.

Garden bridge gets green light

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:39
A controversial garden bridge is to be built across the River Thames as the Mayor of London approves the scheme.

Formula 1 gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:36
Christian Horner says Red Bull must step up in 2015, Newey to stay involved, Alonso backs Ferrari to return to form plus more.

A&E has 'worst week' in England

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:32
Pressures in A&E units in England have hit record levels while Wales and Northern Ireland also perform poorly, figures show.

Aston Villa v Manchester United

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:27
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Aston Villa and Manchester United.

Man injured in shooting at takeaway

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:17
An 18-year-old man is taken to hospital after being shot twice in the leg at a fast food outlet in west Belfast.

Xi Jinping and his China Dream

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:11
As 2014 draws to a close, the BBC's Carrie Gracie looks back on China's year and asks if the country has achieved its "dream".

'Derbies are like internationals'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:07
BBC Sport's Jeremy Guscott looks ahead to Saturday's East Midlands and West Country derbies in the Premiership.

Police stretched to 'danger' levels

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:05
Brutal police budget cuts are stretching policing to dangerous levels, the Gwent police and crime commissioner warns.

'Seven clubs' want wage cap scrapped

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 01:03
Saracens call for the Premiership wage cap to be abolished and say they have the backing of six other top-flight teams.

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