International News

Imports weigh on UK economic growth

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:53
The UK economy grew by 0.3% in the first quarter, the ONS confirms, with growth being hit by rising imports and a slowdown in the services sector.

Tourist died after eating sorbet

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:48
A woman who died after eating a sorbet on holiday in Greece had warned her travel agent and hotel about her food allergies, an inquest is told.

'Give HIV drugs at diagnosis'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:47
HIV drugs should be given at the moment of diagnosis, according to a major trial that could change the way the disease is treated.

Sleeping cancer cells can 'wake up'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:40
Scientists say they may be able to explain why some cancers return, many years after they appear to have been cured.

Johnson-Thompson 'ready' for Worlds

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:35
Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson says she would be disappointed not to win a World Championships medal in Beijing this year.

Teddy bear lorry crash causes chaos

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:35
A lorry carrying several tonnes of teddy bears is involved in a major collision, forcing a 16-mile closure of the A14 in Cambridgeshire.

MPs to debate Fifa arrests

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:28
MPs are to debate the arrest of several senior Fifa officials, after Commons Speaker John Bercow granted an urgent question.

Fifa election should go ahead - Dyke

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:21
English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke says Friday's Fifa presidential election should still go ahead.

U2 mourn 'irreplaceable' tour manager

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:15
U2 are mourning the death of their "irreplaceable" tour manager Dennis Sheehan who has died of a suspected cardiac arrest.

Bakery to appeal 'gay cake' decision

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:11
The Christian-run bakery at the centre of a discrimination case over a so-called 'gay cake' is to appeal.

Food bug 'found in 73% of chickens'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:07
Nearly three-quarters of fresh shop-bought chickens test positive for food poisoning bug campylobacter in year-long study.

Man fleeing police gets stuck in mud

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:05
A police suspect who got stuck waist-deep in mud when he tried to avoid officers is rescued by firefighters and the coastguard.

AUDIO: Corinne Blatter: My father will survive

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 01:00
The daughter of Fifa president Sepp Blatter says her father will survive the Fifa scandal.

VIDEO: Miranda Hart: 'Can I just be an actress?'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 00:29
Miranda Hart and Melissa McCarthy talk to BBC Breakfast about their new film Spy, and being a woman in Hollywood.

Kingfisher lifted by reform progress

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 00:24
The FTSE 100 opens lower, but shares in B&Q owner Kingfisher rise after it says it is proceeding with its revamp plan "at pace".

BB King honoured with procession

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 00:09
Blues artist BB King has been honoured with a street procession in Memphis a fortnight after his death at the age of 89.

Tate & Lyle profits fall amid revamp

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 00:01
Sugar and sweetener maker Tate & Lyle reports a drop in full-year profits, as the company undergoes a major restructuring.

Tracy Morgan settles crash lawsuit

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 00:01
Comedian and 30 Rock actor Tracy Morgan is settles his legal action against Walmart over the car crash which left him seriously injured and killed his friend.

Hull wins the Turner Prize for 2017

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 00:00
Hull is chosen to host the final of contemporary art's biggest competition, the Turner Prize, in the year it will be the City of of Culture.

Khan denies Mayweather distraction

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 23:58
Amir Khan is not distracted from Friday's bout with Chris Algieri in New York by a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather.