International News

US stocks swing higher on ECB move

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 13:48
US stocks swung to a higher close in the wake of the European Central Bank's announcement it plans to buy €60bn ($68.1bn) of bonds a month.

The 'second life' of Gill Hicks, Australian survivor of London bombings

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 13:18
Australian rebuilds her life after London bombings

McDonald's sued for racial bias

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 13:05
Ten former McDonald's workers file suit against the fast-food chain in federal court in Virginia, alleging racial discrimination.

VIDEO: #FreeSpeechStories: 'A message for the Taliban'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 13:03
Young Pakistani filmmakers use Facebook to confront Taliban

Chicago artist wins Artes Mundi

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 12:30
Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates wins the coveted Artes Mundi 6 award in Cardiff.

EU stimulus to 'reinforce' inequality

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 12:25
The billionaire investor George Soros has warned that the aggressive stimulus policy rolled-out by the European Central Bank could "reinforce inequality" in the EU.

VIDEO: Comet shows off its 'goosebumps'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 12:11
Scientists working on Europe's Rosetta probe, which is tracking Comet 67P, say they may have found evidence for how such icy objects were formed.

Amputee wins humanitarian award

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 11:38
An Edinburgh lawyer who lost her hands and feet following a serious illness is named winner of a global humanitarian award.

School closing over email threat

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 11:03
An east Belfast primary school will be closed on Friday following a "malicious" threat via email.

VIDEO: Farmer sells herd over milk prices

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:57
A Monmouthshire farmer decides to sell all his dairy cows and turn to beef farming because of the falling price of milk.

Snow-covered car driven along M-way

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:49
A "reckless" driver is captured travelling along a motorway in Manchester with the car windscreen almost entirely covered by snow.

King brands twirl requests 'sexist'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:34
Billie Jean King says it was "truly sexist" for Serena Williams and Eugenie Bouchard to be asked to twirl at the Australian Open.

Snooker bids to be an Olympic sport

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:23
The world governing body of snooker has submitted a bid to have the sport included at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Comet shows off its 'goosebumps'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:13
Scientists working on Europe's Rosetta mission say they may have found evidence for how comets are formed.

Mickey Mouse and measles

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:08
Measles outbreak at Disney reignites vaccination debate.

Cambridge United v Manchester United

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:06
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's FA Cup game between Cambridge United and Manchester United.

VIDEO: 'Turning point' in new Ebola cases

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:04
The World Health Organization officials says there has been a 'turning point' in the Ebola crisis, as cases fall in the three affected countries.

Cows, coconuts, goats & Dion Dublin

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:02
The unique world of club hoping to shock Man United

Andrew publicly denies sex claims

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 09:53
The Duke of York says he wants to "focus on work" in his first public appearance since US woman Virginia Roberts accused him of sexual misconduct.

VIDEO: Andrew publicly denies sex claims

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 09:38
Prince Andrew has appeared in public for the first time since a woman alleged she was forced to have sex with him when she was 17.