International News

VIDEO: Science and Technology Committee

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 07:46
The Committee hosts a "Voice of the Future 2015" event

Hostility lit fire under me - Tabb

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 07:43
Three female sports officials share their experiences about rising to the top in men's football, rugby and snooker.

Trust boss moots external regulator

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 07:40
The chair of the BBC Trust suggests an external regulator could take over its role as overseer of the corporation.

Stepbrother charged with Becky murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 07:35
The stepbrother of missing Bristol 16-year-old Becky Watts is charged with her murder.

Over 200 call centre jobs set to go

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 07:21
More than 200 people are set to lose their jobs with the closure of a west Belfast call centre.

Rangers share trading suspended

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 07:21
Shares in Rangers International Football Club plc are suspended by the AIM market, the Stock Exchange is told.

Fire death boy 'blamed blaze on dad'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 06:51
A child who died in hospital after being badly burnt in a house fire told police his dad had started the blaze, a coroner's court hears.

Broadcasters offer to shift debate

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 06:36
Broadcasters offer to change the date of a planned election debate between David Cameron and Ed Miliband if the leaders agree.

Two arrested in terror fraud probe

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 06:28
Counter-terror police investigating large-scale fraud linked to UK extremists travelling to Syria arrest two men on suspicion of money-laundering.

Kerry to meet Gulf leaders in Riyadh

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 06:05
US Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting Gulf leaders in Riyadh to address their concerns over a possible nuclear deal with Iran.

US high court hears Obamacare case

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 06:03
The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a challenge to a health care law that could threaten insurance coverage for millions of Americans.

In pictures: Cape Town wildfires

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 05:59
Wildfires on outskirts of Cape Town in South Africa

Could Blue Labour capture party's soul?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 05:48
The Blue Labour movement could yet play a key role in determining the party's future, says the BBC's Mark Mardell.

Kenyans charged over contract scam

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 05:36
Seven ex-government officials in Kenya are charged in connection with the multimillion-dollar Anglo Leasing corruption scam that came to light in 2004.

Yarnold targets career 'grand slam'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 05:36
Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold targets maiden World Championship gold to complete a career skeleton grand slam.

Family of ex-UK marine 'devastated'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 05:29
The family of a former Royal Marine believed to be the first Briton killed fighting IS extremists in Syria say they are "devastated" but "proud" of their son.

DNA tests fail to identify body

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 05:19
Tests fail to identify remains police thought could have been from the body of a woman missing for 37 years.

Pietersen England return 'untenable'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 05:18
Kevin Pietersen's return to the England team would be "untenable", says former one-day captain Adam Hollioake.

Leader of Mexico's Zetas cartel held

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 05:13
Omar Trevino Morales, the leader of Mexico's Zetas drugs cartel and one of the country's most wanted men, has been captured, security officials say.

Club lifts 128-year ban on females

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 05:00
A British Open Championship venue lifts its ban on female memberships for the first time in its 128-year history.

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