International News

Father defends Brady over report

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 01:33
Tom Brady Sr criticises a report claiming his son was "aware" of a plan to under-inflate balls, calling it "Framegate".

Nintendo first profit in four years

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 01:33
Japanese videogame maker Nintendo makes its first annual operating profit in four years, beating its forecast as well as the market's.

Former Caterham HQ to be sold off

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 01:05
Bids in excess of £5.5m are being sought for the former headquarters of the collapsed Caterham Formula 1 team.

The cows that queue up to milk themselves

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 00:58
The cows that queue up to milk themselves

Teen held over north Belfast bomb

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 00:30
An 18-year-old man is arrested in connection with a bomb in north Belfast.

Is the Spanish season really over?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 00:19
Is the Spanish football season really over?

Siemens to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 00:18
German electronics giant Siemens plans to cut 4,500 jobs - 1% of its global workforce - as it misses profit forecasts.

Scroobius Pip and the benefits of a stutter

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 00:17
Could there be benefits to having a stutter?

Burundi leader rules out fourth term

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 00:09
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza says he will not run for a fourth term, if his decade-long rule is extended in controversial polls scheduled for June.

Iran 'releases' seized cargo ship

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 00:07
Iran has released a cargo ship chartered by the Danish company Maersk that it seized in the Strait of Hormuz last week, state media report.

Jackie Chan backs drug death penalty

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 00:03
Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan, whose son was jailed on drug related charges, says he supports the death penalty for drug offenders.

VIDEO: Bird poll gets Britons all in a flutter

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 00:02
The polls may close tonight in Britain's general election but there is another big vote happening to find out Britain's favourite bird.

Pressures 'unacceptable', pilots say

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 23:41
Overworked, stressed and close to tears

IMF says China 'must free currency'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 23:16
The IMF says China should continue to provide "greater flexibility" in its exchange rate policy as the country continues to see slower economic growth.

Pacquiao has surgery on shoulder

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 23:07
Manny Pacquiao is expected to make a full recovery after successful surgery on his injured right shoulder.

Afghanistan army defends key city

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 23:05
The Afghan government launches a major counter-offensive against Taliban forces threatening the north-eastern provincial capital of Kunduz.

VIDEO: Is there too much pressure on pilots?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 22:52
An airline pilot talks about the stresses pilots face, as the apparently deliberate crash of a Germanwings plane in March leads to calls for greater scrutiny of pilots' mental health.

Sales continue to slide at Morrisons

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 22:47
Supermarket chain Morrisons reports a further fall in sales in the first trading update under new chief executive David Potts.

Man killed in A9 lorry collision

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 22:45
A man has died following an early morning collision between a car and a lorry on the A9 at Blair Atholl in Perthshire.

BT Group reports rise in profits

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 22:29
Telecoms group BT reports a 14% rise in pre-tax profit to £2.645bn for the year to the end of March.