International News

BBC taking Clarkson clip 'seriously'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 04:03
The BBC says it has left Jeremy Clarkson "in no doubt about how seriously" it is treating allegations that he used racist language while filming Top Gear.

Pupil cleared of primary school rape

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:49
A boy is cleared of raping a fellow pupil at a north Wales primary school.

Ulster Bank decision due by summer

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:48
The chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) says the bank hopes to a make a decision on the future of Ulster Bank by the end of summer.

Punch a teddy? Coping with 'squeaky bum' time

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:42
Fear, pressure, control - how do players, coaches and fans deal with the nerve-shredding tension of the Premier League title race?

Adams spends second night in custody

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:37
Sinn Féin's Gerry Adams remains in custody in connection with the murder of Jean McConville, as her daughter says she is "ready to name names".

VIDEO: 'I will deliver an EU referendum'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:36
Prime Minister David Cameron has promised UK voters will get a referendum on whether to leave the European Union.

Barrister jailed over lies to police

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:34
Barrister Constance Briscoe is given a 16-month sentence at the Old Bailey for lying to police over ex-cabinet minister Chris Huhne's speeding case.

VIDEO: Could F1 tech make us healthier?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:33
Sensor technology developed by McLaren is being used in an NHS trial to help treat obesity.

Women ‘will never compete with men’

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:32
Six-time champion Steve Davis does not expect to ever see a woman compete in the final stages of the World Championship.

Blackmail death raid in Philippines

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:27
Police investigating the suicide of Fife teenager Daniel Perry visit the Philippines as part of an operation against an online blackmail syndicate.

Bannister reveals Parkinson's fight

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:24
Six decades after becoming the first man to run a mile in under four minutes, Sir Roger Bannister reveals he has Parkinson's disease.

Britain seeing 'great revival' - PM

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:20
David Cameron says the economy is enjoying a "great British revival" as he launches the Conservatives' local election campaign.

VIDEO: Mali's dyed brocade dilemma

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:19
Alex Duval Smith reports on Mali's informal dyed brocade industry and why it must now embrace structure, as well as new markets.

VIDEO: Why Kenya ‘always wins’ its Twitter wars

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:15
Why one country ‘always wins’ its Twitter wars

Court hears impact of Clifford abuse

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:13
A court hears how Max Clifford's indecent assaults on four women changed the lives of his victims in statements read out ahead of sentencing.

VIDEO: EastEnder on her dramatic return

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:07
EastEnders star Natalie Cassidy tells BBC Breakfast about her dramatic return to the soap.

Khan keeping Mayweather bout in mind

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 03:03
Amir Khan has his sights set on a lucrative bout with Floyd Mayweather, but must first see off Luis Collazo in Las Vegas.

Twitter tries out 'mute' feature

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 02:55
Twitter is trialling a feature in its mobile apps that allows users to mute accounts that are becoming irritating.

Sheikh renames French royal theatre

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 02:55
A theatre in France's famous Palace of Fontainebleau is renamed in honour of the ruler of Abu Dhabi.

Student drinking event 'insensitive'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 02:52
The mother of a student who drowned in a river in York after a night out says a university drinking event is "insensitive".
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