International News

Hotel hammer attack man jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:55
Philip Spence, who beat three sisters with a hammer as they slept at a London hotel, is jailed for life with a minimum term of 18 years.

VIDEO: Closing the gates on a private toll road

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:50
Mike Watts, who built and maintained his own private toll road in Somerset, explains why it is closing without profit.

Brands Hatch rogue driver jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:47
A man who drove his girlfriend's car on to the Brands Hatch circuit during a race is jailed for eight months.

Ireland's Henry set for long lay-off

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:40
Ireland flanker Chris Henry will be out of rugby for several months after suffering a blocked blood vessel in his brain.

Scots so keen to face England - boss

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:39
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan says his players are champing at the bit to be involved in the friendly against England.

Salmond to donate pension to charity

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:31
Alex Salmond is to donate the annual pension he will receive after stepping down as Scottish first minister to good causes.

EastEnders investigated over rape storyline

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:06
Ofcom is to investigate EastEnders over a storyline in which Queen Vic landlady Linda Carter was raped, prompting a flurry of complaints.

Pope to visit US in September

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:01
The Pope announces plans for his first trip to the US next September, when he is expected to travel to Philadelphia, New York and Washington.

Man released in missing chef probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:00
A man arrested on suspicion of murdering the missing York chef Claudia Lawrence is released without charge.

Father denies son in beheading video

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:43
The father of a Cardiff man says it is not his son in an Islamic State video showing the beheading of Syrian soldiers.

'Major incident' hospital cancels ops

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:41
A hospital in the midst of a "major incident" is cancelling 10 times as many non-emergency operations as normal as a result, the BBC learns.

Camera sees Philae's hairy landing

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:39
High-resolution pictures have now been released of the Philae probe around the time of landing on Comet 67P last Wednesday.

Husband guilty of assaulting DJ

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:36
The estranged husband of former DJ Suzie McGuire faces jail after being convicted of assaulting her.

VIDEO: Where do Labour and UKIP stand on NHS?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:29
UKIP's Tim Aker and Labour's Vernon Coaker debate policies after the challenges between their party leaders.

Lego wars: How Big Bang beat Dr Who

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:29
Big Bang tops Dr Who in fan-created kit clash

VIDEO: Brands Hatch rogue driver jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:28
A man who drove his girlfriend's car on to the Brands Hatch circuit during a race is jailed for eight months.

VIDEO: 'Plebgate' police 'span web of lies'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:11
Police span a "web of lies" that led to a "vitriolic" campaign of "plebgate" stories against ex-chief whip Andrew Mitchell, the High Court has heard.

Carney takes aim at bankers' pay

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:07
The governor of the Bank of England says bankers' overall pay packages - not just bonuses - should be at risk in the event of wrongdoing.

Drowning: 'Hidden childhood killer'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:02
A World Health Organization report reveals drowning is one of the top 10 killers of children across the world.

In pictures: Poultry on show

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:58
Images of the National Poultry Show