International News

One dies in Washington Metro smoke

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:37
A woman dies and 83 people are taken to hospital in Washington DC after a Metro tunnel filled with smoke.

Union boss 'angry' over City Link

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:30
A union leader is expected to tell MPs at Westminster his anger is increasing over the collapse of UK delivery firm City Link.

VIDEO: Marine conservation zones on the rise

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:19
The BBC's Danny Savage reports on plans to protect more offshore seabeds in England, which would see new areas given the status of 'marine conservation zone'.

Crystal Palace sign Sanogo on loan

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:10
Crystal Palace sign striker Yaya Sanogo from fellow Premier League club Arsenal on loan until the end of the season.

Mubarak fraud conviction overturned

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:00
A court in Egypt overturns former President Hosni Mubarak's embezzlement conviction and orders a retrial, paving the way for his release.

Suspended police working due to cuts

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 23:59
A number of police officers who were suspended due to misconduct allegations return to work while their cases are still under investigation because of budget pressures.

Centcom - a PR disaster, not cyberwar

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 23:58
The "hacking" of Centcom's Twitter and YouTube accounts is a PR disaster, but may be no more than that.

Watkins will not get £150k pay-out

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 23:53
Paedophile Ian Watkins will not receive a £150,000 pay-out after a Lostprophets' management company is dissolved, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Changing attitudes to older people

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 23:21
Graham Satchell talks to people still working past retirement age, and enjoying it.

Sleet and snow disrupts travel

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 23:11
A number of roads and local bus services in the north west are affected by adverse weather conditions.

E.On to cut gas prices by 3.5%

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 22:57
Energy firm E.On is cutting standard UK gas prices by 3.5%, equivalent to £24 off an average annual household gas bill.

Watson beats fifth seed Stephens

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 22:52
Britain's Heather Watson beats American fifth seed Sloane Stephens in 64 minutes to reach the Hobart International quarter-finals.

VIDEO: Prisons run 'on a wing and a prayer'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 22:49
Prison officers in England and Wales say jails have become so violent that they are being run on a "wing and a prayer".

'I've played darts with Johnny Depp'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 22:22
Newly-crowned BDO world champion Scott Mitchell on meeting movie stars, buying tractors and being dropped by his pub team.

VIDEO: 'Funding gap' for primary places

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 22:13
Council leaders warn that primary schools in England could be pushed to breaking point by the cost of creating places for extra pupils.

Morrisons head Dalton Philips leaves

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 22:12
Morrisons chief executive Dalton Philips is to leave the troubled supermarket after five years in charge.

Outrage over Goa plan to 'cure' gays

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 22:09
There is outrage in India after a minister in Goa says the state government is planning to set up centres to "cure" homosexuals and make them "normal".

VIDEO: Charlie Hebdo reveals latest magazine

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 21:56
Staff at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, where the Paris attacks began, are preparing to print three million copies of their next edition, reports the BBC's Ben Bland.

Cemetery closed as body is exhumed

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 21:54
A cemetery is closed as police exhume unidentified remains buried in a grave which they believe could be those of a woman missing for 35 years.

Credit unions 'can't compete' on ads

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 21:46
Credit unions in Wales find it "impossible" to compete with the marketing budgets of payday lenders, an industry experts says.