International News

Saxo Bank faces £70m Swiss losses

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 12:29
Danish currency trading specialist said it could afford to absorb losses if customers failed to meet their obligations

BBC agrees Eos music payment deal

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 12:20
The BBC and the body representing Welsh musicians sign a contract regarding the broadcaster's payments to artists.

Who killed Alberto Nisman - and why?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 12:12
The death of former state prosecutor Alberto Nisman leads to conspiracy theories and questions in Argentina, the BBC's Wyre Davies reports from Buenos Aires.

VIDEO: Double despair for Coulson

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 12:06
Cambridge United defender Josh Coulson heads just over against Manchester United in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

VIDEO: Manhole explosion 'miracle' escape

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 11:49
The mother of a two-year-old girl says it is "a miracle" she escaped injury when a manhole exploded on a Birmingham street.

Ed Sheeran to get Tussauds waxwork

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 11:31
Pop star Ed Sheeran is measured by Madame Tussauds ahead of the creation of his waxwork effigy.

Greek leaders in final poll pleas

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 11:28
Greek party leaders are making their final appeals to voters before Sunday's general election, with polls giving left-wing Syriza a clear lead.

Mrs Doubtfire musical in the works

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 10:28
Composer of Disney's Aladdin and Little Shop of Horrors reveals he's working on a musical based on the 1993 film.

Why no le Pen or Farage at Davos?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 10:10
How threatened is the Davos elite by the surge in support for new populist and nationalist parties?

US official meets Cuban dissidents

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 10:07
The most senior US official to visit Cuba in more than 30 years meets leading Cuban dissidents in Havana, at the end of two days of talks in the city.

Mapp races to first bobsleigh gold

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:57
Invictus Games competitor Corie Mapp wins gold for Great Britain in the first ever para World Cup bobsleigh race.

Pound at new high against euro

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:51
Investors respond to Mario Draghi's plan to revive flagging eurozone economies by selling the euro, pushing sterling to a seven-year high.

Can Cuba get off US terrorism list?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:43
The US and Cuba have begun their historic negotiations to re-establish diplomatic relations, but one US policy remains a stumbling block for Cuba.

Khan and Pacquiao in fight talks

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:37
Amir Khan holds talks with Manny Pacquiao over a potential fight, but Floyd Mayweather remains Pacquiao's priority.

Woman killed by squatter in her home

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:31
A squatter who stabbed to death a 70-year-old woman when she returned from holiday is detained under the Mental Health Act.

Peers try to revive 'snooping law'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:30
UK net firms have criticised attempts to revive a "snoopers' charter" by adding it into draft legislation currently before the House of Lords.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:27
Women are almost two thirds more likely to believe in God than men, and other nuggets.

Ebola victim on Reddit: 'Only me and my father survived'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:15
Boy who recovered from Ebola tells all on Reddit

Bell 'deserves' England ODI record

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 08:53
Paul Collingwood says opener Ian Bell "thoroughly deserves" to overtake him to become England's highest ODI run-scorer.

Man 'told grave was for cat and dog'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 08:52
A teenager accused of helping his brother bury his murdered ex-girlfriend was told they were burying "a cat and dog", a court hears.