International News

Paxman's show wins warm reviews

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 01:58
Broadcaster Jeremy Paxman's one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival gains a favourable response from newspaper critics.

Carter to play after cancer treatment

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 01:57
Former World Championship finalist Ali Carter plans to return to the sport after having chemotherapy for lung cancer.

Jackie Chan son in drug arrest

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 01:56
The son of Hollywood actor Jackie Chan is arrested on drug-related charges, Chinese state media say, amid an ongoing crackdown on drugs.

Job loss at baby ashes crematorium

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 01:56
A senior member of staff at an Aberdeen crematorium being investigated over its handling of baby ashes loses his job.

Driver in 30ft cliff edge rescue

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 01:56
A woman is rescued after her car was left hanging over a cliff edge - with a 30ft drop below.

VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Beijing and Cairo

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 01:55
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in different parts of the world.

VIDEO: Tim Vine wins 'funniest joke' award

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 01:41
Comedian Tim Vine talks to BBC Breakfast about winning the funniest joke at Edinburgh festival and why he thinks being funny 'isn't rocket science'.

AUDIO: MP's concern at BBC Cliff raid 'tip-off'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 01:33
A former policing minister says he is concerned that the BBC knew in advance about the recent raid on one of Sir Cliff Richard's homes in relation to an alleged historical sex offence.

Jeeves and Wooster shows cancelled

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 01:32
The Jeeves and Wooster stage show, Perfect Nonsense, cuts short a West End run that had been planned to take it into 2015.

Police 'breach social media rules'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 01:05
Hundreds of police officers in England and Wales have been investigated for breaching social media guidelines, an investigation reveals.

Gaza ceasefire 'extended by a day'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 00:50
The five-day Gaza ceasefire is extended for a further 24 hours after talks in Cairo, Palestinian and Israeli officials tell the BBC.

Capaldi: Doctor 'not yet in place'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 00:41
New Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi admits he is still finding his feet when it comes to playing the Time Lord in the latest series of the BBC One sci-fi show.

Vine wins funniest Fringe joke award

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 00:18
A joke by Tim Vine is voted the funniest at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, making him the first comedian to win the accolade twice.

Bank 'double billed late customers'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 00:03
Bank of Scotland has been unfairly double billing customers who fell behind on their mortgages, a High Court judge in Belfast has ruled.

India cancels talks with Pakistan

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 23:57
India cancels a meeting with Pakistan, after Pakistan's envoy consults Kashmiri separatist leaders.

Reynolds to receive lifetime honour

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 23:32
Veteran screen star Debbie Reynolds is to be given a lifetime achievement award by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the organisation announces.

Mourinho wants substitute Cech to stay

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 23:13
Jose Mourinho wants keeper Petr Cech to stay, despite the Chelsea boss picking Thibaut Courtois for the 3-1 win at Burnley.

Ex-enterprise chiefs clash on pound

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 23:07
Two former heads of Scottish Enterprise are due to outline opposing views on the currency of an independent Scotland.

What next for England's part-time World Cup winners?

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 22:56
Will England Women's Rugby World Cup win hasten the change to professionalism, or is sevens where the game's future lies?

Australia-Indonesia spy rift 'ends'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 22:51
Australia says it has reached an agreement with Indonesia to end a row over claims Canberra spied on the Indonesian president.
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