International News

Pickles 'breached Gypsy rights'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 13:31
Communities Secretary Eric Pickles "unlawfully discriminated" against Romany Gypsies wanting pitches in the Green Belt, the High Court rules.

VIDEO: New papers in Prince Andrew sex case

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 13:30
The woman who has accused Prince Andrew of sexual misconduct has repeated the claims in fresh US court documents.

Tribute to Kirkbride at TV awards

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 13:26
Coronation Street star William Roache leads a special tribute at the National TV Awards to on-screen wife Anne Kirkbride, who died on Monday.

'No learning' on periods - Radcliffe

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 13:25
Marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe says sport hasn't learned how to deal with elite athletes' periods.

American Sniper: An American hero?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 13:24
Was American sniper Chris Kyle really a hero?

Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Sheffield United

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 12:54
Tottenham beat League One Sheffield United in the first leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final at White Hart Lane.

Celtic 4-0 Motherwell

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 12:38
Celtic ease back to the top of the Premiership in style as Motherwell were torn to pieces at Parkhead.

PC death suspect held in Germany

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 12:10
A man wanted in connection with the death of police officer following a night out in Liverpool city centre is arrested in Germany.

New papers in Andrew sex claims case

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 11:55
The US woman who has accused Prince Andrew of sexual misconduct has repeated the claims in fresh court documents.

Cigarette package law brought forward

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 11:41
The government is to legislate to introduce standardised cigarette packaging before May's general election, ministers say.

VIDEO: HMS Victory 'rotting from the inside'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 11:26
HMS Victory, Lord Nelson's flag ship at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, is in urgent need of repair due to extensive water damage.

NHS strike talks to resume on Friday

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 11:04
Talks aimed at averting strikes by health workers in England and Northern Ireland next week will resume on Friday - after being adjourned on Wednesday evening - unions say.

MP died after drinking spirits

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 10:59
An MP from Greater Manchester died after drinking a fatal amount of spirits during an official dinner in Poland, an inquest has heard.

Meteorite is 'hard drive' from space

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 10:58
Researchers have decoded ancient recordings from fragments of an asteroid dating back billions of years to the start of the Solar System.

Sea god statue stolen from mountain

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 10:42
A six-foot statue of a Celtic sea god, created by a Game of Thrones sculptor, is stolen from a mountainside in County Londonderry.

Tootsie Roll boss dies at age of 95

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 10:35
Tootsie Roll chief executive Melvin Gordon dies at the age of 95 after leading the US confectionery firm for more than five decades.

Nigeria Buhari defends school record

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 10:28
Nigeria's main opposition presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, rejects claims that he did not obtain his school-leaving certificate.

Monkey handed into Fife vet surgery

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 10:14
A Marmoset monkey is handed in to a vet surgery in Fife by a member of the public, who claimed to have found it in a shoe-box on Monday.

VIDEO: Northern White rhinos facing extinction

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 10:13
Northern White rhinos are on the edge of extinction with just five of them left in the world, but conservation experts are trying to find ways to save them.

VIDEO: Del Boy fan's £4,000 tattoo

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 09:59
An Only Fools and Horses fan from Bristol has spent £4,000 having a tribute to the TV show tattooed on his back.