International News

Cyprus denies 'Russia deal on bases'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 05:12
Cyprus denies Russian media reports that it is ready to lease two military bases to Russia.

Dundee Utd host Celtic in Scots Cup

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 05:10
Celtic will travel to face Dundee United in the only all-Premiership tie in the Scottish Cup quarter-finals.

US judge defies gay marriage order

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 05:09
Judges in Alabama are ordered not to issue marriage licences to gay couples, on the day a ban on same-sex weddings is due to be lifted.

India growth figures baffle experts

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 05:02
India's economy grew by 7.5% between October and December compared with a year earlier, officials say, but economists are baffled by a new formula to calculate GDP.

Raspberry Pi 2 is 'camera shy'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:54
The latest version of Raspberry Pi's credit-card-sized budget computer reboots itself when exposed to camera flashes, users find.

HSBC tax claim sparks political row

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:37
Reports that HSBC helped wealthy clients dodge UK taxes sparks a political row, with Labour and Conservative accusing each other over their past actions.

Teenager 'planned to behead soldier'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:36
A 19-year-old, armed with a knife and hammer, was arrested as he made his way to behead a British soldier, a court hears.

'I would jump at chance for QPR job'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:35
QPR caretaker manager Chris Ramsey says he would "jump at the chance" if offered the job on a full-time basis.

Are you clever enough to watch a Tom Stoppard play?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:26
Are you clever enough to watch a Tom Stoppard play?

Day in pictures: 9 February 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:06
Images from around the world: 9 February

Bob Dylan takes on critics in speech

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:01
Bob Dylan turns the tables on his critics during a rare 30-minute speech, as he is honoured as Musicares person of the year.

Alleged 'swatter' arrested in US

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:54
An American man alleged to have been involved in several "swatting" incidents has been arrested in the US.

Greek bank shares fall on exit fears

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:51
Greek bank shares have fallen sharply after the country's finance minister warned this weekend the euro would collapse if Greece leaves the eurozone.

Social media ban for 9/11 post vicar

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:48
A vicar who posted a link to an article that blamed Israel for the 9/11 attacks is banned from using social media for six months.

VIDEO: Nasa reveals far side of the Moon

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:47
Using nearly five-years worth of mapping data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA has to provided a view of the moon from the side the cannot be seen from earth.

Wales must build on win, says Taylor

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:34
Wales captain Rachel Taylor is calling on her team to reproduce the form that saw them beat England when they face Scotland.

Pellet stuck in attacked cat's nose

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:19
A stray cat who sniffed a lot had a pellet lodged inside her nose which was only detected by an X-ray, the RSPCA says.

Superbug surge tackled by hospital

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:14
A surge in cases of the superbug Clostridium difficile has lead to extra cleaning at a north Wales hospital, officials confirm.

When does avoidance become evasion?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:09
When does avoidance become evasion?

Ukraine ceasefire: The 12-point plan

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:09
Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine has scuppered a ceasefire deal agreed between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels in Minsk on 5 September.