International News

More buck for your Big Bang Theory

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 04:13
Are the Big Bang Theory cast worth $1m per episode?

Games athlete cleared of sex assault

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 04:10
A Commonwealth Games weightlifter is cleared of sexually assaulting a man in a supermarket toilet near the athletes' village.

Council chief quits over N-word

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:54
Powys council's deputy leader resigns after using the N-word during a council meeting.

Chemical incident at recycling hub

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:53
Midlothian council is investigating a chemical incident at one of its recycling centres after three workers became unwell.

Northern cities unveil transport bid

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:48
Representatives from five cities in the North of England call for a £15bn 15-year plan to be adopted to improve transport.

VIDEO: The men learning to chat-up women

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:47
The men paying to learn daytime chat-up tricks

Gaza-Israel games cause controversy

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:47
Several video games linked to the Gaza-Israel conflict are removed from Google Play and Facebook, but others remain available.

Ukrainian refugee numbers soar

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:31
The number of people fleeing the war in eastern Ukraine to other parts of the country has jumped from 2,600 to 102,600 in two months, the UN says.

Family shock at parole judge remark

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:24
The parents of a murder victim speak of their "heartache" after hearing a judge say impact statements made by bereaved families make "no difference" to parole judgements.

Royals 'plant' ceramic poppies

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:16
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry "plant" a ceramic poppy at the Tower of London marking the centenary of World War One.

Xavi announces Spain retirement

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:13
Barcelona central midfielder Xavi Hernandez, Spain's most capped outfield player, retires from international football.

New school qualifications given out

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:09
The first candidates to study for the qualifications that have replaced Standard Grades are receiving their results.

India disappointed by Anderson ruling

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:04
India's cricket board says it is unhappy England's James Anderson was found not guilty of a breach of the code of conduct.

Safes stolen in Eisteddfod burglary

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:45
Two safes containing around £6,000 are stolen from the visitor centre at the National Eisteddfod in Llanelli.

Ex-boxer Jamie Moore shot twice

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:44
Former European light-middleweight boxing champion, Jamie Moore, is shot twice but is recovering in hospital, a fighter tweets.

Balls fined over parked car crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:42
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls is fined £900 and given five penalty points for failing to stop after a car crash in West Yorkshire.

Credit Agricole hit by BES troubles

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:38
French bank Credit Agricole says second quarter profits almost halved after it wrote down its stake in the troubled Portuguese Banco Espirito Santo to zero.

African migrants clash in Calais

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:34
Clashes between African migrants camping near Calais in northern France while attempting to cross into the UK leave dozens of people injured.

VIDEO: Stallone and his 'Expendable' men

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:31
Action star Sylvester Stallone joined his cast mates at the UK premiere of The Expendables 3 in London on Monday evening.

HP accuses Autonomy founder of fraud

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:30
Hewlett Packard says Autonomy's founder and former boss "should be held accountable for fraud" in the latest twist following its disastrous takeover of the UK company in 2011.
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