International News

Canada foils 'mass shooting plot'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 16:59
Canadian police say they have foiled an imminent plot to carry out a mass shooting in the Halifax area and have made three arrests.

PM orders review into sickness benefit

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 16:51
David Cameron asks a health adviser to review whether people with obesity or drug problems should have sickness benefits cut if they refuse treatment.

Party leaders in climate commitment

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 15:56
The UK's three main political leaders make a pledge to work together to combat climate change, whatever the election result.

Iceland's pagans reach new height with first temple

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 15:25
Iceland's Asatru movement builds first temple

Rally held over Tesco store closure

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 15:19
A rally is to be held in a bid to persuade Tesco to do a U-turn on its decision to close its Kirkcaldy superstore.

VIDEO: Stilt walkers tower over Rio carnival

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 15:04
This year's Rio's carnival is witnessing a new trend with several groups parading on stilts for the first time.

Cumberbatch's Valentine's Day wedding - papers

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 14:47
Love is in the air on some front pages, as the press marks Valentine's Day by reporting the wedding plans of Sherlock Holmes star Benedict Cumberbatch.

Villa would not faze Sherwood - Allen

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 14:36
Tim Sherwood, linked with the vacancy at Aston Villa, believes in his own ability, says Spurs academy coach Bradley Allen.

Delhi to swear in anti-fraud activist

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 14:34
Tens of thousands are expected to watch anti-fraud activist Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in as Delhi's chief minister, after his historic election win.

VIDEO: Nursery hit ahead of Ukraine ceasefire

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 14:33
Fighting across Eastern Ukraine is showing no signs of letting up as the deadline for a planned ceasefire approaches.

Are 'yoga pants' indecent?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 14:25
Are yoga pants a threat to public decency?

UK delivers armoured cars to Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 14:00
A consignment of former British military Saxon armoured vehicles has been delivered to Ukraine, the Ministry of Defence has confirms.

Your Money: Cashing in on holiday currency

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 13:15
Getting the best deals on foreign currency

TV's Wilshire's firm fined over death

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 13:04
A Swansea firm owned by Nev Wilshire of BBC Three's The Call Centre, is fined £500,000 after a pensioner died of carbon monoxide poisoning.

VIDEO: Time-lapse: Five years of the Sun

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 12:50
Space agency Nasa has released a time-lapse video showing the Sun over period of nearly five years - capturing one frame every eight hours.

Leicester 18-15 Gloucester

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 12:49
Freddie Burns kicks 18 points against his former club as Leicester Tigers end Gloucester's unbeaten start to 2015.

Rangers 0-2 Hibernian

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 12:46
Hibernian find the means to defeat Rangers and climb above them into second place in the Championship.

Venezuela alleges anti-Maduro coup

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 12:34
An ex-air force general is arrested and more than 10 others implicated in a plot to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, officials say.

Asbestos alert at leisure centre

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 12:25
A sports and leisure centre in Castlereagh closes after asbestos is found in the building.

Hospital's A&E consultants all quit

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 11:46
The entire consultant team running Accident and Emergency services at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch has resigned.