International News

Egypt sets parliamentary poll date

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 10:20
Egypt is to hold parliamentary polls in two phases starting in March, the final step of the roadmap the army outlined after ousting President Morsi.

Unreported deaths cost Honda $70m

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 10:20
Japanese carmaker Honda is fined a record $70m by US regulators for failing to report 1,729 deaths and injuries to authorities.

Ukraine conflict: Crimea hit by shortages

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 09:52
Ten months after annexation by Russia, Crimea is living through its most troubled holiday season yet, the BBC's Yana Lyushnevskaya reports.

French hunt focuses north of Paris

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 09:40
A huge police operation is under way in France's Picardie region, as special forces search for the gunmen who attacked Charlie Hebdo magazine.

Man Utd sign Valdes as backup

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 09:32
Ex-Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes signs for Manchester United on an 18-month contract, with an option for another year.

Who can afford to sign Lionel Messi?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 09:00
Lionel Messi would attract a world record transfer if he decided to leave Barcelona - but who exactly could afford him?

Sledging bans - coming to a town near you?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:54
Critics blame the "nanny state" and a fear- and lawsuit-crazy culture after a growing number of US towns institute sledging bans on public property.

Lawro's predictions v Death in Paradise

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:48
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Death in Paradise stars Don Warrington and Kris Marshall.

US to close 15 bases in Europe

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:38
The US will close 15 military bases across Europe, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has confirmed.

Mourinho charged over ref claims

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:38
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is charged by the Football Association following comments after a draw with Southampton.

VIDEO: Oldham FC statement on Ched Evans

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:35
Oldham Athletic confirm that they will not be signing Ched Evans and say the club was put under "unbearable pressure" during negotiations to sign the player

Dying baby's mum 'begged for help'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:11
A mother "begged" doctors not to let her baby die after paramedics failed to treat her condition as an emergency, an inquest hears.

In pictures: F1 stars behind the lens

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:09
Drivers pictures to be auctioned for charity

Sri Lanka rivals await poll results

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:02
Sri Lanka's long-time leader Mahinda Rajapaksa awaits the results of Thursday's election, the tightest contest he has faced.

Wales gets first female Fifa referee

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:52
An Abercynon woman becomes Wales' first female Fifa-accredited referee after only being an official for three years.

Oldham had death threats over Evans

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:45
Oldham Athletic condemn death threats made to fans, sponsors and staff as the club pulls out of a deal to sign Ched Evans.

Greek masterpiece comes to London

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:44
A new exhibition at the British Museum will include what was once dubbed "the most famous Greek body in Europe".

No Greens, no TV debates - Cameron

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:44
Prime Minister David Cameron says he does not want to take part in TV election debates unless the Green Party are also included, the BBC learns.

Two arrests after man murdered

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:31
Two people are arrested by police investigating the murder of a restaurant owner, whose car was forced off the road in County Antrim.

Ugandan Muslim clerics 'go missing'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:22
Four Muslim clerics go missing in the Ugandan capital several weeks after two other clerics were killed, a community leader says.