International News

Did bankers scam the bank rescue scheme?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 22:37
Will vital public confidence in the Bank of England be shaken by the SFO's probe of whether its schemes to provide cheap finance to banks were scammed?

Police search ex-Tory MP's home

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 22:36
The home of former Conservative MP Harvey Proctor is searched by police investigating historical allegations of child abuse.

NZ 'spying on Pacific neighbours'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 22:34
New Zealand is conducting mass surveillance over its Pacific neighbours, documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden say.

Reid signs new West Ham contract

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 22:26
Centre-half Winston Reid agrees a new six-and-a-half-year contract with the Hammers.

Derry's Peace Bridge is first class

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 22:24
Londonderry's Peace Bridge is included in the Royal Mail's latest collection of first class stamps.

Ukraine declares mourning for miners

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 22:23
The Ukrainian president declares a day of national mourning as the death toll from a gas blast in a coal mine reaches 32, with one still missing.

Cardiff Airport jobs and route boost

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 22:23
Airline Flybe is to operate new routes flying from Cardiff Airport, creating 50 new jobs.

Third in Wales source news online

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 21:39
Almost a third of people in Wales now get their main sources of news from social media and the internet, a poll for BBC Wales suggests.

40,000 hours of ambulances delays

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 21:32
Patients' could be at risk as ambulance crews lose 40,000 hours a year waiting outside hospital emergency units, assembly members told.

'Troubles link to mental health'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 21:24
A new study claims the Troubles are linked to half the cases of mental health issues in Northern Ireland, a new report says.

Teachers strike plan for 13 March

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 21:23
The Irish National Teachers Organisation says a vote by its members clears the way for industrial action, including a strike.

Singapore to cane German vandals

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 21:10
Two German nationals are sentenced to caning and nine months in jail in Singapore for vandalism and trespassing.

Clinton ready to make emails public

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 21:08
Hillary Clinton responds to a growing controversy over her emails when she was a US secretary of state by urging officials to release them swiftly.

Terror arrest release 'risked lives'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 20:58
A man convicted in the USA of a trans-Atlantic terror plot including an attack in Manchester was wrongly released in the UK, a former detective says.

Becky murder suspect due in court

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 20:57
The stepbrother of missing 16-year-old Becky Watts is due to appear at Bristol Magistrates Court charged with her murder.

Scotland's hopes ended by Bangladesh

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 20:52
Scotland's World Cup hopes are ended by Bangladesh, despite Kyle Coetzer's record-breaking innings.

Stamps celebrate landmark bridges

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 20:50
A new set of first class stamps is issued featuring 10 of the UK's most dramatic bridges.

Buddy Holly plane crash 'review'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 20:27
The 1959 plane crash that claimed the lives of three rock 'n' roll stars, including Buddy Holly, could be investigated afresh by US transport safety experts.

McDonald's to ban antibiotic chicken

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 20:25
The world's biggest restaurant chain, McDonald's, will stop US purchases of chicken injected with antibiotics important to human medicine.

Think tank backs £15bn transport plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 20:22
A think tank says the government should invest £15bn in a Transport for London-style body for the north of England to revitalise transport links.