International News

Air and sea search after 'jet crash'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 12:54
A major air and sea search is launched off Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, amid reports that a military jet may have crashed.

VIDEO: The Kumars return after 7 years

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 12:37
A new series of The Kumars returns seven years after it was last shown on the BBC.

IMF head warns of deflation risks

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 12:30
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, says deflation could undermine global economic recovery.

'Good Samaritans' caught bank robber

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 12:29
A criminal caught by an unusual group including a roofer, a bank manager and an ice cream vendor pleads guilty to attempted armed robbery.

HS2 bill debate set to be delayed

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 12:07
MPs are unlikely to hold their first debate on legislation authorising the HS2 rail link for another two months because of problems with the consultation process.

Egyptians vote on new constitution

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 11:52
Egyptians vote in the second and final day of a referendum on a constitution newly drafted since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

VIDEO: Travis 'assaulted 'on air' presenter'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 11:51
A radio announcer has described the moment Dave Lee Travis grabbed her breasts when she was broadcasting live on BBC Radio 4, his trial has heard.

Southampton chairman Cortese resigns

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 11:50
Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese resigns, with owner Katharina Liebherr installing herself as his replacement.

VIDEO: Birds' V formation finally explained

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 11:40
Lead researcher Steven Portugal explains new findings that reveal why birds fly in a V formation.

The US town that foiled a neo-Nazi takeover

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 11:31
How a US town thwarted a white supremacist takeover

Labour wants bank competition probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 11:07
A Labour government would tell regulators to investigate whether there is adequate competition between High Street banks, the BBC understands.

'Half of Syrians' in urgent need

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 11:02
Western and Arab Gulf states pledge $2.4bn (£1.5bn) to Syria, as the UN warns half the population is in urgent need of humanitarian aid.

VIDEO: Boy, aged 10, calls in the Marines

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:59
A 10-year-old boy has called in the Royal Marines to rescue cars stranded in a Cornish village.

Teen killed in 'row over drink'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:57
A teenager was stabbed to death in a "tragic taking of a young life" after a row over a drink at a party, a court hears.

Roache 'urged girl to write to him'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:29
Coronation Street actor William Roache wrote to a girl he allegedly indecently assaulted saying "write to me when you start school again," a court hears.

Senate panel: Benghazi 'preventable'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:27
The deadly September 2012 attack on the US consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi could have been prevented, a US Senate committee finds.

VIDEO: Boarding school pupils 'flee abroad'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:26
Two teenage pupils have gone missing from a boarding school in Lancashire and are believed to have flown to the Dominican Republic.

Apple to refund $32.5m to parents

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:18
Apple will pay at least $32.5m (£19.9m) in refunds to parents whose children made in-app purchases without their consent.

First minister's rugby talks offer

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:16
First Minister Carwyn Jones says he is prepared to talk in private to all the parties in the row which has cast Welsh rugby into crisis.

'Teacher quality' Hunt's priority

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:58
Labour's Tristram Hunt says that improving schools is about the quality of teachers and not structural change.

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