International News

Labour reveals 'English laws' plans

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 07:21
Labour proposes what it calls a "sensible" solution to the question of MPs voting on matters that only affect England.

Premier League opens TV rights sale

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 07:21
The Premier League has opened bidding for the next tranche of television rights, for live games and highlights, for three seasons from 2016.

Week in pictures: 6-12 December 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 07:05
News photos from around the world

Pensioner bonds to pay 2.8% and 4%

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 06:55
New pensioner bonds are to carry market-leading interest rates, the government announces, with the products due to be launched in January.

VIDEO: 'Cat burglar' caught in the act

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 06:49
A cat from Vladivostok sneaked into a display of fish at a shop in Vladivostok International Airport.

IT failure closes London airspace

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 06:41
All London airspace has been closed until 19:00 GMT after a computer failure, European flight safety body Eurocontrol says.

VIDEO: Time capsule from 1795 recovered

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 06:12
A time capsule dating back 200 years to 1795 has been recovered from the granite cornerstone of the statehouse in Massachusetts.

Fifa set to face new finance checks

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:47
Swiss politicians pass a law that aims to strengthen the oversight of some 60 sports bodies based there, including Fifa and the International Olympic Committee.

Picture power: Royal tour

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:37
Press Association photographer Jonathan Brady explains the story behind his photographs of the US royal tour.

VIDEO: Living in a shipping container

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:36
A new housing development has been built in Johannesburg, South Africa, using shipping containers and disused grain silos.

No signings in January - Mourinho

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:31
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says the Premier League leaders will not make any new signings in the January transfer window.

Ex-NoW journalist admits hacking

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:29
Ex-News of the World features editor Jules Stenson admits phone hacking, at an Old Bailey hearing

VIDEO: Burnham: Worst week on record in A&E

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:25
The NHS in England has suffered its "worst week on record in A&E" says shadow health secretary Andy Burnham.

More grades changed after challenges

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:14
There has been a steep rise in the number of GCSE and A-Level grades changed after schools challenged the results.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:12
A look at some of the week's tech headlines including the mail service trialling 3D printing

Brand and Farage trade more insults

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:04
Russell Brand and Nigel Farage continue to trade insults after their clash on the BBC's Question Time show.

VIDEO: Protest against pornography laws

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:58
Hundreds of protestors gather outside Parliament to demonstrate against new pornography laws.

Top 10 physics breakthroughs listed

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:53
Landing on a comet, laser fusion and a working tractor beam are among the physics breakthroughs of the year, as chosen by a leading magazine.

The anti-politics politician?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:48
Can he change things without getting any votes?

McCoist offers Rangers resignation

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:40
Ally McCoist offers his resignation as manager of Rangers but will remain in charge to face Queen of the South.