International News

High-strength drugs in holiday death

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 07:06
A woman from Swansea died on holiday in Bulgaria after taking high-strength drugs, an inquest hears.

Mr Men and Little Miss in film deal

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 07:00
Film rights for the Mr Men and Little Miss characters are secured by Fox Animation, the studio behind the Ice Age and Rio franchises.

'No top university' for many schools

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 07:00
Hundreds of schools and colleges in England do not send any students on to the UK's top universities, data shows.

Oldham turned against me - Montano

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 06:58
Former Oldham player Cristian Montano accuses the club of double standards in its attempts to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans.

Former head 'obsessed by spanking'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 06:43
A former head master "obsessed with spanking" carried out sex attacks at a Norfolk school, a court is told.

Berdych favourite for final - Murray

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 06:32
Andy Murray says his ex-coach helping Tomas Berdych gives the Czech a big advantage in their Australian Open semi-final.

Injured Farrell to miss Six Nations

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 06:17
England fly-half Owen Farrell is ruled out of the entire Six Nations with a knee injury.

VIDEO: Attenborough's Paradise Birds

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 06:16
Sir David Attenborough's lifelong passion for birds of paradise

Two men charged with 1991 murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 06:04
Two men are charged with abducting and murdering 18-year-old Nicola Payne who went missing from Coventry in 1991.

Stone Roses star 'shown gay porn'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 05:59
The Stone Roses singer Ian Brown tells a court his former teacher Fred Talbot showed pupils what he later realised was "probably a gay porn film".

Revived 'snoopers' charter' shelved

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 05:52
An attempt to bring back the controversial measures is dropped, but peers demand to see the government's private draft of new legislation instead.

Tate reveals BP sponsorship figures

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 05:07
Tate reveals oil giant BP donated £3.8m to its galleries as part of its sponsorship deal over the past 17 years.

VIDEO: Cars are brought off Hoegh Osaka

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 05:05
Land Rovers, Minis and Jaguars are being brought off the Hoegh Osaka, which is now docked in Southampton.

Rail passenger satisfaction falls

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 04:59
A survey of 27,000 rail passengers found 81% were satisfied with the service last year, compared with 83% in 2013.

Planet hosts giant ring system

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 04:53
Astronomers say they have discovered a gigantic ring system around a distant planet - the first such structure discovered outside our Solar System.

Key milestone for new Forth crossing

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 04:48
The three main towers of the new Queensferry Crossing over the Forth reach their halfway point marking a key milestone in the project.

Mark Strong honoured for Miller role

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 04:46
Actor Mark Strong has been honoured his lead role in a play that lured him back to the theatre after 12 years in movie roles.

Web attacks 'growing' in volume

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 04:39
Hacktivists and angry gamers are becoming the main users of net attacks that knock sites offline by bombarding them with data, suggests a report

The perils of 'taboo' gifts

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 04:37
Which presents can cause offence?

Norfolk schools inspections 'fair'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 04:33
There is no evidence that three Norfolk academies had unfair advance notice of Ofsted inspections, an independent review has concluded.