International News

Could name change benefit Hull City?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:48
Owner Assem Allam's plan to change Hull City's name has sparked outrage - but could it be a misunderstood masterstroke?

Woman 'feared rape' by DJ Travis

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:40
A woman feared she was going to be raped by DJ Dave Lee Travis when she was 15 at a Showaddywaddy concert in the 70s, his trial hears.

Ecclestone steps down from F1 board

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:25
Bernie Ecclestone stands down from the board of the company which runs Formula 1 while he faces bribery charges.

VIDEO: Meet the British producer of Gravity

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:22
The British movie Gravity is one of the front runners for the Oscars with 10 nominations

Is Pakistan ready for Grease?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:22
Is Pakistan ready for Grease the musical?

Rahul Gandhi to lead India campaign

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:18
India's governing Congress Party names Rahul Gandhi to lead its general election campaign - but stops short of announcing him as candidate for prime minister.

VIDEO: Missing boy: UK-wide hotline launched

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:17
Superintendent Liz McAinsh from Police Scotland tells reporters there is no evidence that missing three-year-old Mikaeel Kular was taken - but officers are keeping an open mind.

Actress sues over Hollande 'affair'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:13
The actress linked to French President Francois Hollande, Julie Gayet, sues the magazine that published photos of their alleged affair.

Who is right on UK defence capability?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:12
Who is right on Britain's military capabilities - the US or UK?

Nigerian gets 20 lashes for gay acts

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 08:56
A Nigerian man receives 20 lashes after an Islamic court in the northern city of Bauchi convicted him of homosexual offences.

Council tax rise referendum proposed

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 08:56
A referendum on a council tax rise of 4.75% is proposed by Brighton and Hove's minority Green Party administration.

The etiquette of coffee shop lounging

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 08:54
What's the appropriate balance between taking advantage of free services and just taking advantage, asks Tom Heyden.

Egypt 'charges al-Jazeera trio'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 08:48
The three al-Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt last month are reportedly charged with using unlicensed equipment and broadcasting false news.

Lords debate web's 25th birthday

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 08:48
The UK's ex-digital champion and founder of Baroness Lane-Fox leads a debate on the 25th anniversary of the creation of the world wide web.

Gravity and Hustle vie for Oscars

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 08:44
Con drama American Hustle and space movie Gravity lead this year's Oscar nominations with 10 nods each.

UN confronts Vatican on child abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 08:40
The Vatican is confronted publicly for the first time over the sexual abuse of children by clergy at a UN hearing in Geneva.

In pictures: Oscar best film nominees

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 08:35
Nine films in the running at Academy Awards

Pochettino to stay as Saints manager

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 08:32
Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino confirms he will remain at the club despite the departure of chairman Nicola Cortese.

Tourist number rise 'encouraging'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 08:28
Tourism Minister Fergus Ewing welcomes a rise in visitor numbers and spending in Scotland last year.

Tyre blaze could 'go on for days'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 08:16
A blaze involving 15,000 tonnes of tyres at a North Yorkshire recycling plant could "go on for days", a fire chief says.

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