International News

Inmate 'bites' prison officer's ear

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:45
Part of a prison officer's ear has been bitten off in an attack at Nottingham Prison, the BBC understands.

Xinjiang imam killed after clashes

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:44
The imam of China's largest mosque - in the city of Kashgar in Xinjiang - has been killed, in what appears to be a targeted assassination.

VIDEO: Axe crashes through windscreen

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:24
A car passenger had a lucky escape after an axe flew off the back of a lorry and through the windscreen of the vehicle travelling behind it.

Pardew retains interest in QPR's Remy

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:22
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is still interested in a deal for QPR striker Loic Remy, after a move to Liverpool collapsed.

Euro prices deeper in 'danger zone'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:18
The eurozone inflation rate has fallen to its lowest level since the financial crisis, sliding further into what the European Central Bank describes as a "danger zone".

England win to level India series

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:16
England wrap up a 266-run victory over India in the third Test at Southampton to level the series at 1-1.

VIDEO: City of Culture chief 'terribly excited'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:12
The new chief executive of the company responsible for Hull's Cit of Culture programme has said that he is "terribly excited" about taking on the role.

Champions League warning for Man Utd

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 03:37
Manchester United's £750m kit deal will be cut if they fail to qualify for the Champions League in consecutive seasons.

Caption Challenge: Hitch-hiking robot

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 03:32
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

On the march with the Clydesider army

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 03:15
The volunteers keeping Glasgow's Games running smoothly

VIDEO: The rise and rise of video blogs

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 03:11
Members of the 'millennial generation' are finding ways to earn a living from skills they learned not at school, but on social media.

Academy trustee is new Ofsted chief

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 03:05
David Hoare, a trustee of a struggling academies chain, is announced by the government as the new chairman of schools regulator Ofsted.

Lloyds profits hit by PPI charges

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 02:57
Profit at Lloyds Banking Group falls after it is hit by PPI mis-selling charges and a Libor rate-rigging settlement.

Gibb's final song to be released

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 02:53
The last song written and recorded by late Bee Gees star Robin Gibb is to be released in September, it is announced.

VIDEO: Centrica boss defends gas prices

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 02:49
Centrica's Chief Executive Sam Laidlaw has told the BBC gas use is down as result of warmer weather, but has batted off criticism that bills could be reduced further because of lower wholesale prices.

Mexico migrants' train deal reached

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 02:43
The US, Mexico and Guatemala will establish more checkpoints along the route of a freight train to prevent migrants from boarding it, Guatemala says.

Experts call for new Scottish towns

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 02:26
Scotland may need up to eight new towns to help avert a potential housing crisis, a special commission says.

London mayor raises Palestinian flag

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 02:24
The mayor of Tower Hamlets is criticised for raising the Palestinian flag at the town hall, in east London.

Council chief punished over n-word

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 02:15
The deputy leader of Powys Council is "severely reprimanded" for using racially offensive language.

VIDEO: Australian diver lands flat on back

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 01:58
Australian diver Grant Nel scores zero after slipping on the springboard and landing in the pool flat on his back in the men's 3m preliminary round.
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