International News

US and China: The great game is on

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:38
The BBC's China editor Carrie Gracie analyses the rivalry between the two superpowers.

US troops sent into Iraq's Anbar

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:33
Fifty US troops are being deployed to Iraq's troubled Anbar province, the Pentagon says, to advise Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State militants there.

Vodafone to offer broadband and TV

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:32
Vodafone is to launch UK broadband and TV services in the spring to compete with rivals such as BT, Virgin and Sky.

'Secret' terror trial jury discharged

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:31
The jury in the trial of Erol Incedal, accused of preparing for acts of terrorism, is discharged and the prosecution confirms it will seek a retrial.

Uni probes student 'rape comedy' play

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:26
The University of Liverpool is investigating an "unacceptable" script for a students' play which culminates in a character being drugged and raped.

Phillips back as Wales change eight

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:25
Wales coach Warren Gatland brings scrum-half Mike Phillips back amid eight changes to his starting line-up to face Fiji on Saturday.

SA footballer killer suspect freed

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:22
A South African court withdraws murder charges against a man arrested in connection with murder of footballer Senzo Meyiwa.

VIDEO: How civil servants prepared for Kinnock

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:20
Civil Service plans for a Neil Kinnock-led government in 1992 are revealed by a BBC Freedom of Information request.

State funeral for Zambian president

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:18
Tens of thousands of Zambians attend a state funeral for President Michael Sata, who died last month in a UK hospital at the age of 77.

Children up for adoption cut by half

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:09
The number of children put forward for adoption by local councils in England has fallen by almost half in under a year, figures show.

Gary Glitter denies sex charges

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:09
The former pop star Gary Glitter has appeared in court to deny a series of sex offences against two girls.

Legionnaires' kills five in Portugal

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:08
An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease leaves five people dead and infects more than 230 others in Portugal, authorities say.

Major concern over hospital hygiene

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:05
NHS Lanarkshire is reported to ministers over repeated failures to meet hygiene standards at Hairmyres Hospital.

EU court backs migrant benefit curbs

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 01:53
An EU court backs curbs on unemployed migrants' access to certain benefits, setting a legal precedent for the UK.

The story of the 'most complicated' watch in the world

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 01:51
What made the Henry Graves Supercomplication, well, so complicated?

AUDIO: 'A few payday lenders will survive'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 01:51
It "may be the case" that there will be no High Street payday lenders operating in the UK in a year's time, the Financial Conduct Authority says.

Six children caught up in car crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 01:50
A woman and six children have been hit by a car while they were walking to school in County Antrim.

Doughnut burger busts day's calories

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 01:41
Pub chain criticised for creating a burger containing 98% of a woman’s recommended daily calorie intake - 1,996 calories

New Look to pull out of Russia

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 01:29
High Street fashion chain New Look has pulled out of both Russia and Ukraine citing 'political uncertainty'.

VIDEO: 'Ban fruit juice from five a day'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 01:17
Fruit juice should be removed from the recommended list of healthy things to eat daily because it is confusing for parents, say campaigners.