International News

Russia widens McDonald's food probe

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 04:55
Russia's main consumer watchdog announces unscheduled checks on a number of McDonald's restaurants as part of an investigation into food standards.

One dead in light aircraft crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 04:47
A man has been killed in a light aircraft crash near Buckingham, Thames Valley Police say.

Barber bans women from hair salon

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 04:32
A barber bans women from his newly-opened city centre salon - and says people who criticise him are "feminists and mavericks".

UKIP pledges to cut income taxes

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 04:24
UKIP sets out details of the taxation strategy that will be part of its manifesto in next year's general election.

Di Maria wants to leave Real Madrid

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 04:19
Angel Di Maria has rejected the offer of a new Real Madrid contract and wants to leave the European champions.

Social network cannot stop IS posts

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 04:13
The creators of a social network being used by Islamic State militants have admitted they cannot prevent the spread of extremist material.

Charity chief defends £12k expenses

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 04:08
A former race equality chief tells his fraud trial he did not need approval to use two company cheques to pay his £12k credit card bill as he was only covering expenses.

VIDEO: Why are Moscow McDonald's shut?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 04:04
Moscow correspondent Steven Rosenberg looks at the closure of a number of McDonald's restaurants in Russia.

Spy camera cash machine gang jailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:46
Four fraudsters behind a sophisticated bank card scam involving a "dizzying array of gadgets" are jailed by a judge at the Old Bailey.

UK car production rises in July

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:44
More than 130,000 cars were made in the UK last month, a rise of 2.8% compared with last year, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

Cast of South African soap sacked

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:41
The 16-strong cast of popular South African soap opera Generations is sacked after a long-running dispute over pay and contracts.

Barry Davies makes MOTD return

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:37
Barry Davies will return to the Match of the Day commentary box as part of the programme's 50th anniversary celebrations.

Coventry to return to Ricoh Arena

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:32
Coventry City are to return to the Ricoh Arena after agreeing a two-year deal with the company that runs the stadium.

Caption Challenge: Bed of nails

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:31
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

VIDEO: Anastacia talks big and little things

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:30
Singer songwriter Anastacia tells BBC Breakfast about her post mastectomy experience and new album 'Resurrection'

Injuries unit closes for Nato summit

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:30
A hospital's minor injury unit (MIU) is to close during the Nato summit in south Wales next month to provide staff for a treatment centre in Cardiff.

Wales' GCSE pupils close UK gap

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:29
Tens of thousands of pupils receive their GCSE results with Wales continuing to close the gap with the rest of the UK in achieving top grades.

Ten days left to vacuum up a cleaner

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:25
Anyone wanting to buy a powerful vacuum cleaner has only 10 days left to be certain of getting one - following new EU rules that come in next month.

VIDEO: Man, 111, named world's oldest

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:12
The world's oldest man has been named as Sakuri Momoi, who is 111 years old and living in Japan.

AUDIO: Did Shakespeare 'kill all the lawyers'?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 03:08
Former criminal barrister Clive Anderson explains why lawyers are disliked.
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