International News

Del Boy fan in £4,000 tattoo tribute

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 07:13
An Only Fools and Horses fan spends £4,000 having his whole back tattooed as a tribute to his favourite television show.

David Shukman: Should we try to halt extinction?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 07:07
Should we try to halt forms of life from being wiped out?

Fake Facebook page costs US $134,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 07:07
The US government agrees to pay a woman $134,000 after creating a fake Facebook page using photos of her as well as her son and niece.

Eni warns oil could shoot up to $200

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 07:06
The boss of Italian oil group Eni, speaking in Davos, warns oil could shoot up to $200 a barrel if the Opec cartel fails to cut supplies.

In Pictures: Snowfall around the UK

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 07:04
Images of snowfall from farms in Scotland to parks in Yorkshire

How sportswomen deal with periods

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 06:54
How do sportswomen deal with periods?

A year-long joke: the 'never-ending' Twitter chain

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 06:46
What's the punch line of this year-long Twitter joke?

VIDEO: Who's in charge in Yemen? In 90 secs

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 06:43
The political situation in Yemen is one of the most confusing in the Middle East. Here's a 90 second guide to the key players in the country's current unrest.

Man arrested over Madonna hack

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 06:41
An Israeli man is arrested on suspicion of hacking into the computers of pop stars including Madonna and selling unreleased songs online.

VIDEO: Car smashes into Sheffield home

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 06:26
A car crashes into a house in Sheffield, damaging the property but injuring no one.

VIDEO: Fracking plan 'should be refused'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 06:21
Plans to explore for shale gas at two sites in Lancashire should be turned down, according to council officials.

Google robot severs its power cord

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 06:19
Atlas - one of the most advanced robots in the world - is upgraded by its owner Google to include a battery pack, allowing it go "wireless".

Summerhayes wins slopestyle silver

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 06:18
Katie Summerhayes becomes the first British female skier ever to win a Freestyle World Championships medal.

870 jobs lost as JTI Gallaher closes

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 06:14
A tobacco factory in Ballymena, County Antrim, is set to close with the loss of nearly 900 jobs, after owners reject a union plan.

VIDEO: Clegg voices report delay anger

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 06:07
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has voiced his anger that the official inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War will not report until after the general election.

Blair: Don't blame me for Iraq delays

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 05:50
Tony Blair rejects "politically motivated" suggestions that he is behind the latest hold-up to the official inquiry report into the Iraq war.

Nurse was poison murders 'scapegoat'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 05:45
A nurse accused of killing three patients and poisoning 18 more at a Stockport hospital has been made a "scapegoat", a jury is told.

VIDEO: My name is tarnished - Campbell

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 05:38
Footballer DJ Campbell says his name has been "tarnished" and that spot-fixing allegations will always hang over him, despite the case against him being dropped.

Education department accounts warning

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 05:30
The National Audit Office issues an "adverse opinion" on the accounts of the Department for Education, saying they are "not true and fair".

VIDEO: Snow falls across England and Wales

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 05:05
Snow has been falling across the midlands and the north of England, as well as north Wales.

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