International News

VIDEO: Headsets to watch out for in 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 01:18
Dan Simmons looks at the headsets which could make it big in 2014.

VIDEO: 'Eating disorders in young rising'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 01:03
The number of young people in the UK admitted to hospital with eating disorders has grown steadily, with those seeking treatment also getting younger.

Banned dogs calls to police increase

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 01:00
An rise in the number of calls about banned dogs is likely to be linked to illegal dog fighting, police say.

India outrage over rape comment

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 00:53
There is outrage in India after a politician, who is also a member of a government panel for women, blames women for rape.

The third horseman?

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 00:52
Robert Peston on capital flight in emerging markets

Teenager stabbed in city alleyway

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 00:48
A 17-year-old youth is stabbed as he walks through an alleyway in the New Lodge area of north Belfast.

Call to increase foster age to 21

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 00:06
Twelve charities call on the Welsh government to change the law and allow foster children to stay with carers until they are 21.

Vehicles trapped in flood water

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 23:54
Fire crews reach three vehicles stranded in flooding in Powys, the fire service says.

Tycoon's daughter defends sexuality

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 23:52
The daughter of a Hong Kong tycoon urges her father in an open letter to accept she is a lesbian, after he offered millions to find her a husband.

Asia stocks rise on Turkey rate hike

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 23:46
Asian stock markets stage a relief rally after Turkey's central bank agrees at an emergency meeting to raise interest rates to stabilise its currency.

18,000 new building jobs set to come

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 23:31
Thousands of new construction jobs are expected to be created in Wales over the next five years, researchers say, fuelled by economic growth.

House prices 'up by 0.7% in January'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 23:30
House prices increased by 0.7% in January 2014, an 8.8% rise from the same time in 2013, according to data from the Nationwide Building Society.

England win to retain Women's Ashes

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 21:59
England retain the Women's Ashes after winning the first T20 by nine wickets to take an unassailable lead in the series.

Floods and 'New Balls' in papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 21:54
The continuing wet weather leads some papers, while parliamentary sketchwriters describe a bad day in the Commons for shadow chancellor Ed Balls.

Eight killed in India bus fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 21:01
At least eight people have been killed after the luxury bus they were travelling in caught fire in India's western state of Maharashtra, media reports say.

Obama pledges action on inequality

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 20:53
US President Barack Obama promises a "year of action" in his annual State of the Union address, saying he will bypass Congress to tackle economic inequality.

Australian PM calls ABC unpatriotic

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 20:52
PM Tony Abbott criticises ABC's reporting on asylum and spying claims, calling the public broadcaster on "everyone's side but Australia's".

Location, salvation, damnation

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 20:35
Should your land ownership reach down to hell and up to heaven?

Obama tinkers around the edges

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 20:34
Katty Kay on a 'workmanlike' State of the Union address

Facebook holiday rant sparks action

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 20:12
Angry dad's school holiday rant strikes unexpected chord

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