International News

VIDEO: LIVE: Treasury minister on HSBC

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 06:24
An urgent question is being put to ministers in the House of Commons on tax avoidance by HSBC

Driver in court over couple's deaths

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 06:19
A 21-year-old woman appears in court accused of running over and killing an elderly couple while using her mobile phone at the wheel.

Smith novel makes Folio shortlist

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 06:11
Ali Smith's How to be Both, winner of the Goldsmiths Prize for original fiction and the Costa novel award, is shortlisted for the 2015 Folio Prize.

Bahrain suspends Alarab TV channel

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 05:12
Bahrain's government announces the suspension of a new Manama-based, Saudi pan-Arab news channel just days after its launch.

Cyprus denies 'Russia deal on bases'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 05:12
Cyprus denies Russian media reports that it is ready to lease two military bases to Russia.

Dundee Utd host Celtic in Scots Cup

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 05:10
Celtic will travel to face Dundee United in the only all-Premiership tie in the Scottish Cup quarter-finals.

US judge defies gay marriage order

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 05:09
Judges in Alabama are ordered not to issue marriage licences to gay couples, on the day a ban on same-sex weddings is due to be lifted.

India growth figures baffle experts

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 05:02
India's economy grew by 7.5% between October and December compared with a year earlier, officials say, but economists are baffled by a new formula to calculate GDP.

Raspberry Pi 2 is 'camera shy'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:54
The latest version of Raspberry Pi's credit-card-sized budget computer reboots itself when exposed to camera flashes, users find.

HSBC tax claim sparks political row

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:37
Reports that HSBC helped wealthy clients dodge UK taxes sparks a political row, with Labour and Conservative accusing each other over their past actions.

Teenager 'planned to behead soldier'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:36
A 19-year-old, armed with a knife and hammer, was arrested as he made his way to behead a British soldier, a court hears.

'I would jump at chance for QPR job'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:35
QPR caretaker manager Chris Ramsey says he would "jump at the chance" if offered the job on a full-time basis.

Are you clever enough to watch a Tom Stoppard play?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:26
Are you clever enough to watch a Tom Stoppard play?

Day in pictures: 9 February 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:06
Images from around the world: 9 February

Bob Dylan takes on critics in speech

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 04:01
Bob Dylan turns the tables on his critics during a rare 30-minute speech, as he is honoured as Musicares person of the year.

Alleged 'swatter' arrested in US

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:54
An American man alleged to have been involved in several "swatting" incidents has been arrested in the US.

Greek bank shares fall on exit fears

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:51
Greek bank shares have fallen sharply after the country's finance minister warned this weekend the euro would collapse if Greece leaves the eurozone.

Social media ban for 9/11 post vicar

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:48
A vicar who posted a link to an article that blamed Israel for the 9/11 attacks is banned from using social media for six months.

VIDEO: Nasa reveals far side of the Moon

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:47
Using nearly five-years worth of mapping data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA has to provided a view of the moon from the side the cannot be seen from earth.

Wales must build on win, says Taylor

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:34
Wales captain Rachel Taylor is calling on her team to reproduce the form that saw them beat England when they face Scotland.