International News

BT's broadband prices under scrutiny

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 00:54
Ofcom is proposed price cuts to the leased lines that broadband providers, schools, libraries and universities rent from BT.

Liverpool sign Bolton keeper Bogdan

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 00:51
Liverpool sign Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper Adam Bogdan on a free transfer after personal terms are agreed.

VIDEO: Dominique Strauss-Kahn: Verdict due

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 00:51
A French court is due to rule on whether former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is guilty of aggravated pimping after a three-week trial.

Bolt 'not afraid' to face Gatlin

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 00:38
Double-Olympic champion Usain Bolt laughs off suggestions he is "afraid" of facing in-form sprinter Justin Gatlin.

My Perspective competition winners

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 00:26
Winning images in the UK Down's Syndrome Association competition

Bahrain convicts 57 for 'bomb plot'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 00:20
Bahrain jails 57 people, and strips the citizenship of 56 of them, for an alleged plot to bomb sites in the Gulf kingdom.

Asbestos scare closes Antrim school

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 00:14
A primary school in County Antrim has been closed due to fears that asbestos had been found in the building.

Rangers EGM to vote on Ashley loan

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 00:04
Rangers shareholders are due to meet at Ibrox to vote on Mike Ashley's request for his £5m loan to be repaid.

Downton to get special Bafta tribute

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 23:52
ITV's hit period drama Downton Abbey will be honoured by Bafta with a special tribute night, attended by the cast and crew.

VIDEO: Pecking penguins bother Breakfast's Carol

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 23:04
BBC Breakfast's weather present Carol Kirkwood was joined by some special guests as she delivered Friday's forecast.

Tributes paid to Sir Christopher Lee

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 23:02
Sir Roger Moore, George Lucas and Martin Scorsese have led tributes to screen legend Sir Christopher Lee, who has died at the age of 93.

Canada Women 0-0 New Zealand Women

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:49
The Women's World Cup match between Canada and New Zealand ends goalless after a delay because of a thunderstorm.

Australian workers 'stressed and fat'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:49
Australia's workforce is affected "in a major way" by poor mental health, stress levels and obesity, a new study shows.

£50k Pirate Day spend probed

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:44
An investigation has been launched after more than £50,000 was spent on a pirate fancy dress world record attempt by a council.

'Naked' climbers due in court

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:39
A British woman arrested for posing naked on a sacred mountain with other climbers is due in a Malaysian court.

Body found after house 'explosion'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:35
A body has been found at a house in Darlington, County Durham, amid reports of an explosion.

Malaysia plane in emergency landing

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:29
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane makes an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, after reporting a possible engine fire.

VIDEO: Get set for the return of the Clangers

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:25
Four decades after they first appeared on our TV screens, the pink, knitted, whistling space creatures known as the Clangers are back.

VIDEO: Could scientists 'switch off' pain?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:55
Cambridge University researchers have identified a faulty gene that seems to switch pain off in some people and it is hoped the discovery could lead to new treatments.

Theme park death family's safety plea

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:49
Eleven years after their daughter died after falling from a theme park ride, Beverley and Alan Williams are calling for tougher safety regulations.