International News

Fracking will boost UK economy - PM

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:37
Fracking can boost the economy and encourage companies to return to the UK, David Cameron tells business leaders in Davos.

The consolations of Irn Bru and Marmite

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:36
The owner of a British food shop in Canada has been ordered to stop selling Irn Bru, Ovaltine and Marmite, but such foodstuffs are a lifeline to expats says Jon Kelly.

England end losing run in Australia

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:32
England beat Australia by 57 runs in Perth to end a nine-match losing streak, the tourists now 3-1 behind in the five-match series.

Nadal beats Federer to reach final

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:27
World number one Rafael Nadal faces Stanislas Wawrinka in the Australian Open final after beating Roger Federer in straight sets.

New rubber bullet death inquest

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:26
The Attorney General orders a fresh inquest into the death of Londonderry man who was hit by a rubber bullet 41 years ago.

Household bills arrears rise concern

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:18
A debt charity says it has seen a big rise in people with arrears on essential household costs like rent over the last year.

VIDEO: Large car bomb hits central Cairo

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:15
Five people have been killed and nearly 70 wounded after three blasts in the Egyptian capital that appeared to target the police force.

Philpott deaths 'not predictable'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:11
The deaths of six children in a Derby house fire "could not have been predicted or prevented", a serious case review concludes.

Police 'took inmate on 140mph drive'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:11
A Durham Police driver is disciplined and has his licence suspended after a prisoner he was transporting reported him for driving at 140mph.

VIDEO: PM urges EU to 'embrace' fracking

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:07
Shale gas extraction through fracking can boost the economy and encourage businesses to come back to the UK, David Cameron has said.

VIDEO: 'Production coming back to Britain'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:03
David Cameron has said that more than one in 10 small or medium sized companies had brought back to Britain some production in the last year.

Parcel block hits Russian consumers

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:55
The express delivery services DHL and FedEx suspend shipments of parcels to private individuals in Russia, blaming stricter customs rules.

Kinky Boots set for West End run

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:45
Hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots is poised to transfer to the London stage next year, its director says.

Bieber bailed after driving arrest

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:38
Pop star Justin Bieber is released on bail after being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs after allegedly racing his sports car on a Miami Beach street.

FBI warns shops on checkout thefts

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:35
The FBI has issued a warning to US shops telling them to beef up defences against cyber-thieves.

Elderly 'not too old for cancer aid'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:34
Older cancer patients should not be "written off" as too old for treatment, a charity has warned.

Boy with swine flu in stable condition

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:31
A primary school child from Belfast diagnosed with swine flu is said to be in a "serious but stable" condition.

Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:27
As many as 31 elderly and infirm Canadians are unaccounted for and five are confirmed dead after a fire destroyed an old people's home in Quebec.

Lopez replaces Boullier at Lotus

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:20
Lotus co-chairman Gerard Lopez replaces Frenchman Eric Boullier as principal of the Formula 1 team.

VIDEO: Van Gogh's Sunflowers reunited

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 02:19
Two of Vincent van Gogh's famous sunflower paintings will be shown together in London for the first time in 65 years

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