International News

Apple set to sell bonds worth $5bn

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:17
Technology giant Apple is expected to raise at least $5bn by issuing bonds despite sitting on a cash pile of $178bn.

Saudi tip-off saved UK lives - PM

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:14
PM David Cameron says potentially hundreds of lives were saved in Britain after a piece of counter-terrorism intelligence was supplied by Saudi Arabia.

Terminally ill schoolboy Jak dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:07
A terminally ill schoolboy whose inspirational story helped to raise more than £35,000 for charity in the past week has died.

VIDEO: Bus roof 'peels off' after tree collision

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:05
The roof of a bus has been ripped off after it hit overhanging trees in central London.

VIDEO: Would you drop nationality for freedom?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:05
Jailed Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy has asked his Twitter followers whether they would renounce their nationality if it meant they could be freed.

Blast hits Nigeria election rally

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:59
A bomb kills three people outside a stadium in the north-east Nigerian city of Gombe, minutes after a rally by President Goodluck Jonathan.

Gas power plant plans put on hold

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:57
Plans to build a power station at a Milford Haven gas storage plant are being mothballed by owners.

VIDEO: Miliband quizzed about 'life experience'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:48
Opposition leader Ed Miliband was asked about his "life experience" outside politics in a Facebook and Sky News question and answer session with young voters

Vettel fastest on second day of test

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:36
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel sets the pace for the second day in a row at the first test as McLaren-Honda continue to struggle.

Wrongly accused man case reopened

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:33
Police are to reopen a case into a taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women after the man initially convicted of the crimes cleared his name.

Hundreds of thousands face tax fine

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:01
As many as 890,000 people face a £100 fine for failing to file their online tax returns on time, HM Revenue and Customs says.

Gold bars discovered at India school

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:46
Staff find gold bars and stacks of cash in unused staff room lockers.

Osborne warns of Greece 'risk'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:44
George Osborne warns the standoff between Greece and the eurozone "is fast becoming the biggest risk to the global economy".

Greste 'angst' for jailed colleagues

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:41
Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste says he is relieved to be free, but feels "incredible angst" at leaving behind two of his jailed colleagues in Egypt.

VIDEO: Greste: 'They said it's time to pack'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:33
Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has described the moment he heard he was being freed from an Egyptian jail after 400 days behind bars.

Greek bailout 'troika' may go - EU

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:28
The European Commission says the controversial EU-IMF troika supervising Greek finances could be replaced.

Phoenix Nights comic 'heart op' plan

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:23
Phoenix Nights comedian Ted Robbins, who collapsed on stage on Saturday, had been due to have routine heart surgery, according to his sister.

New bid to revive 'snoopers' charter'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:18
A cross-party group of peers is to launch a fresh attempt to revive a "snoopers' charter" in the draft counter-terrorism bill currently in Parliament.

A slight hijacking of a logo

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 05:56
Andy Murray's fiancee Kim Sears wore a Parental Advisory sweatshirt during the Australian Open final.

Bad Hampden pitch was 'regrettable'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 05:54
The company responsible for Scotland's national stadium explain why the pitch "did not meet expectations".

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