International News

VIDEO: 'Leave them crying out for more'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 04:55
Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King has been talking about his decision to leave after 10 years as boss saying he hopes he leaves "people crying out for more".

Australia beat England in first T20

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 04:54
Australia beat England by 13 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Hobart to lead the three-match series.

Marathon bombing cover magazine row

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 04:27
A British magazine that copied a cover published in tribute to the Boston marathon bombing victims says it is "truly sorry and embarrassed".

BBC iPlayer requests up a third in 2013

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 04:24
Top Gear, Doctor Who and Bad Education helped the BBC iPlayer to a record 3 billion requests in 2013, up 33% on the previous year.

VIDEO: Soap stars arrive for Roache trial

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 04:21
Actors from Coronation Street are expected to be called to the witness box at the trial of fellow star William Roache, who is accused of sexual offences.

VIDEO: Your views on keeping sterling

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 04:18
People in Edinburgh share their views on the currency that should be used in an independent Scotland.

Court ends Dutch Pirate Bay ban

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 04:16
A Dutch appeals court allows local internet providers to restore access to file-sharing site after a three-year ban.

EU acts to curb banks' risky trading

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 04:03
Proposals to isolate some of the riskier trading activities by the banking sector are unveiled by the European Commission.

AUDIO: School shames badly parked parents

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:59
A Northampton head teacher has begun naming and shaming parents who illegally park outside her school.

Stem cell 'major discovery' claimed

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:52
Stem cells researchers are heralding a "major scientific discovery", with the potential to start a new age of personalised medicine.

Woman jailed for brutal knife murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:48
A woman who was convicted of murdering a mother-of-two in a frenzied knife attack is jailed for life.

Man 'panicked' over dying girlfriend

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:37
A man who denies stabbing his girlfriend more than 40 times and leaving her to bleed to death says he did not call for help because he "panicked".

El Salvador's Flores 'tried to flee'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:24
El Salvador's ex-leader Francisco Flores tried to flee the country amid a probe into a misuse of funds, the current president Mauricio Funes alleges.

Hogg returns for Scotland opener

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:22
Full-back Stuart Hogg is named in the Scotland side ahead of their Six Nations opener against Ireland in Dublin.

Lorries must be safer, says Johnson

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:20
Boris Johnson urges the government to reverse its position and back calls for improved lorry safety, in an effort to cut the number of cyclist deaths.

Schumacher 'stable' one month on

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:14
F1 legend Michael Schumacher is "stable" and remains in a medically induced coma, one month after his skiing accident in France, his manager says.

Newcastle bid for Lyon midfielder

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:13
Newcastle bid for Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier as they look for a replacement for the departing Yohan Cabaye.

Er, could I have my stolen, home-made, utterly unique, bamboo bike back?

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:11
Hugh Allman painstakingly crafted his own bamboo bike. Then he found the stolen bike for sale at a market stall.

Museum seeks missing Gallipoli VC

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:10
A museum's search for the last of six Victoria Crosses "won before breakfast" by the Lancashire Fusiliers in the WW1 Gallipoli landings begins.

Arts festival to mark Tour de France

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 03:10
A £2m cultural festival is to be held in Yorkshire to celebrate the start of the Tour de France in the county this summer.

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