International News

V&A museum construction work begins

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:12
Construction of Dundee's new £80m V&A museum of design, which is due to open in 2018, has got under way.

'Watergate' leak at German spy agency

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:10
German intelligence tackles a flood after taps are mysteriously removed at its unfinished HQ in Berlin, in a scandal dubbed 'Watergate'.

Johnson-Thompson fearless and ready

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:47
Katarina Johnson-Thompson hopes a fearless attitude will help her win gold at the European Indoor Championships.

Pharrell denies Blurred Lines claim

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:41
Pharrell Williams denies copying Marvin Gaye's Got to Give It Up for the hit single Blurred Lines, but says he may have been "channelling... that late-70s feeling".

Poyet charged with improper conduct

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:39
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is charged by the FA with improper conduct following the match against Hull City on Tuesday.

Man in court on Becky murder charge

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:27
Nathan Matthews, stepbrother of Bristol teenager Becky Watts, appears in court charged with her murder.

Liberia 'Ebola-free' for one week

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:18
Liberia goes a week without any new cases of Ebola - the first time such a milestone has been reached since May 2014, the WHO says.

TV debates in 'utter mess' says DUP

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:06
UK broadcasters have made a "complete and utter mess" of plans to hold TV debates ahead of the general election, the Democratic Unionist Party says.

Clever girls lack science confidence

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:01
Girls still lack confidence in pursuing high-paid careers in science and technology, even when their school results are as good or better than boys, says an international study.

BBC F1 coverage for the 2015 season

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:00
BBC Sport offers 10 F1 races broadcast live on television and extensive coverage across its digital and radio coverage.

Why would you captain Pakistan?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 00:57
Spot-fixing, banned bowlers and never playing at home - Misbah-ul-Haq on the curious life of a Pakistan skipper.

Fuel rebate for 17 areas approved

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 00:44
The European Union approves the rollout of rural fuel rebates to 17 areas in Scotland and England.

Rodriguez returns in training game

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 00:33
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez begins his comeback from a 162-game doping ban in a spring training contest.

Councils face more budget pressures

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 00:29
Scotland's councils will face financial pressures "of a scale not previously experienced" in the coming years, the public spending watchdog says.

UK house prices dip 0.3% in February

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 00:24
UK house prices fell 0.3% in February leaving the average house price at £192,372, according to the Halifax.

Cameron scared of TV debates - rivals

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 00:04
David Cameron comes under fire from rival parties after saying he will only take part in one TV debate featuring seven party leaders, held before the election campaign.

June Whitfield to star in EastEnders

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 23:48
Veteran actresses June Whitfield and Jan Harvey will star in key one-off roles in the BBC soap later this year.

Brazil raises rates to six-year high

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 23:17
Brazil's central bank lifts interest rates to a six-year high of 12.75% in an attempt to restrain inflation.

Clegg calls for 'Cornish Assembly'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 22:49
The Liberal Democrats say they would offer the people of Cornwall a new assembly which would get new powers to run local services.

Ferguson album follows 'year of loss'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 22:39
How a 'year of loss' fed Rebecca Ferguson's new album