International News

Zambia leader 'needs treatment abroad'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 03:32
Zambia's president has to undergo a throat operation abroad, his doctors say, after earlier reporting that he collapsed in public because he had malaria.

New phase in A9 dualling project

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 03:30
The next stage in a project to dual the A9 between Perth and Inverness begins with a public consultation on the stretch at Dalwhinnie.

Five questions about Apple Watch

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 03:26
Apple is due to release more information about its new smartwatch - here are five questions about the product that need answering.

Scots lose Lamont for England match

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 03:25
Scotland lose Sean Lamont and have doubts over Peter Horne and Ross Ford for the Calcutta Cup against England.

Thousands raised for attacked fan

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 03:24
A fundraising page set up for a Watford fan left in a critical condition after a gang attack raises more than £6,000.

Deadly strike on IS oil refinery

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 03:16
At least 14 people have been killed in US-led coalition strikes on an oil refinery in Syria run by Islamic State militants, activists say.

HSBC bosses face questions from MPs

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 02:57
Two senior HSBC executives and one non-executive director will face further questions from MPs on Monday over the operations at the bank's Swiss arm.

Helen Mirren rules Broadway as Queen

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 02:48
Dame Helen Mirren is lauded by critics for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in the Broadway transfer of The Audience.

VIDEO: Mystery of dog 'poisoned at Crufts'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 02:39
The Kennel Club says it is ''deeply shocked and saddened'' at the death of Irish Setter, Jagger, after the world famous Crufts dog show.

Mouse 'leaps' from Tesco delivery

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 02:04
A shopper is forced to call in pest controllers after a live mouse "leaps out" of a Tesco home delivery in Clacton, Essex.

Man critical after being hit by car

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 02:04
A 39-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car while crossing a busy road in Glasgow.

Is the Treasury prepared for the next crash?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 01:57
How ready is the Treasury for the next great crash and recession?

Ex-UUP leader James Molyneaux dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 01:51
Former Ulster Unionist Party leader James Molyneaux has died aged 94.

American Sniper top 2014 US release

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 01:50
Clint Eastwood's American Sniper beats The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 to become the highest-grossing US release of 2014.

SA rapper 'killed by girlfriend'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 01:50
South Africa police arrest a woman for allegedly stabbing and killing a well-known local rapper, Nkululeko Habedi, popularly known as Flabba.

Merkel raises war recovery in Japan

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 01:48
German Chancellor Angela Merkel begins a Japan visit by saying "facing history squarely" is the best way to move on from World War Two.

Too few young apprentices, say MPs

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 01:41
An MPs' committee says there are still too few teenagers taking up apprenticeships despite £1.6bn government investment.

Are Rwandans healthier than the English?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 01:30
Can Rwandans expect a longer healthy life than people in parts of England?

Park promises Rangers cash probe

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 01:30
Director Douglas Park says Rangers' new board will study closely the previous regime's contracts and deals.

Treasury sells £500m of Lloyds shares

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 01:19
British taxpayers' stake in Lloyds Banking Group has fallen to below 23% following the latest share sales, which have netted about £500m for the Treasury.