International News

VIDEO: Moss 'still wanted all over the world'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 08:59
As the much anticipated Kate Moss collection for Topshop goes on sale in shops and online in 40 countries, the BBC's Victoria Fritz speaks to Arcadia boss Sir Philip Green.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 08:43
PSG could cool Hazard interest, Chelsea to sign Paulinho, Man Utd get Reus boost, Rooney set for captaincy snub, new Terry deal, plus more.

Government backs UK spaceport plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 08:42
The government backs plans for a UK spaceport and a huge expansion of the UK space industry, which it hopes can achieve a value of £40bn by 2030.

Live TV subtitling is 'too slow'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 08:38
On-screen subtitling lags too far behind speech on live TV programmes, UK media watchdog Ofcom says.

More time for stabbed teacher police

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 08:26
Police are given more time to question a 15-year-old boy about the fatal stabbing of a teacher attacked in front of her pupils.

Stop and search to be overhauled

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 08:25
A new code of practice for police stop and searches is to be introduced, the home secretary says, with the aim of cutting the number carried out.

Council bans staff smoking e-cigs

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 08:15
Staff are to be banned from using electronic cigarettes in Caerphilly council-owned buildings and vehicles.

Obituary: Bob Hoskins

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 08:13
'You don't end up looking like me if you're a tough guy'

VIDEO: Too sexy for Kenya's police?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 08:10
Row in Kenya over policewoman's skirt

Warnings on S Korea ferry 'ignored'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 08:06
The owner of the sunken South Korean ferry ignored a captain's warnings about the ship's stability, prosecutors say, as two company officials are detained.

Kiev 'helpless' in east Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 08:03
Ukraine's acting President Olexander Turchynov admits his forces are helpless to quell unrest driven by pro-Russia activists in parts of the east.

In pictures: Desperate plight of Muslims in Myanmar camp

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 07:55
Myanmar's displaced Muslims fight to survive

Donald Trump confirms Turnberry buy

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 07:47
US property tycoon Donald Trump confirms that he has bought the Turnberry golf resort and hotel in Ayrshire.

Farage will not stand in by-election

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 07:15
UKIP leader Nigel Farage tells the BBC he will not stand in a by-election caused by ex-Tory MP Patrick Mercer's resignation.

US economic growth slows sharply

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 07:06
US economic growth slows to 0.1% in the first quarter of the year, thanks to the impact of unusually bad winter weather.

In pictures: Bob Hoskins

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 07:05
Pictures from the life and career of Bob Hoskins who has died aged 71

VIDEO: Prince Harry splits up with Cressida

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 07:03
Prince Harry and his girlfriend Cressida Bonas have broken up, but are said to remain "best friends".

Earth's last warm phase probed

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 06:58
Scientists tie together ice and marine records from 120,000 years ago to paint a picture of Earth's poles when they were warmer than today.

Prince announces UK arena tour

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 06:48
Following a series of low key gigs, US singer Prince announces a run of UK arena dates.

Rogers inspires superb Middlesex win

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 06:19
Opener Chris Rogers' unbeaten 241 guides Middlesex to 472-3 and a remarkable seven-wicket victory over Yorkshire.

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