International News

Scottish exports 'at all-time high'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:18
A record £27.9bn worth of Scottish goods and services were exported across the world in 2013, according to official figures.

China blocks virtual network use

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:15
China has blocked several popular services that let citizens skirt state censorship systems and reach banned sites.

Vic and Bob win slapstick award

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:10
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer are recognised as comedy legends at Bristol's annual slapstick festival.

Train mum handed 'good manners' note

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:00
A young mother hopes to find a stranger on a train who left her a note calling her a "credit to her generation".

A9 cameras 'have cut speeding'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:59
The number of drivers caught speeding on the A9 has fallen dramatically since average speed cameras were introduced, according to new figures.

Venus through to quarter-finals

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:57
Venus Williams beats sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska to reach her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2010 in Australia.

Safety dilemma as hosts advance

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:53
There are fears the Ebibeyin Stadium is too small to host Equatorial Guinea's quarter-final on Saturday and may cause safety problems.

VIDEO: LIVE: First female bishop ordained

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:51
The Church of England is consecrating its first female bishop at a ceremony at York Minster

'Soldiers killed' in Ukraine clashes

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:50
Intense fighting with between Russian-backed rebels and army units in eastern Ukraine sees seven soldiers killed in 24 hours, the military says.

AUDIO: 'Jilted John' finds honeymoon partner

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:41
After being jilted three times, a man who tried to auction his ex-fiancée's honeymoon place finally finds a holiday partner.

Cameron: People 'deserve tax cuts'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:37
The Conservatives will make the case for lower taxes at the election with "every bone in our body", David Cameron will say.

Nigeria repels new attack on key city

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:31
Nigeria's military repels a new assault by militant Islamist group Boko Haram on the key north-eastern city of Maiduguri, an army source tells the BBC.

Mubarak's sons released from prison

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:23
The two sons of Hosni Mubarak are released from jail, a day after the fourth anniversary of the uprising that ousted the former Egyptian president.

Anti-austerity coalition in Greece

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:22
The far-left Syriza party joins hands with the right-wing Greek Independents to form an anti-austerity governing coalition in Greece.

Consultant accused of sex assaults

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:12
A consultant paediatrician is charged with sexually assaulting a teenager who was an out-patient at the hospital where he works.

Too much useless CCTV, says watchdog

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:49
Too many CCTV cameras are ineffective and the public does not have a true understanding of them, the surveillance commissioner warns.

VIDEO: LIVE: Cameron on election pledges

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:47
David Cameron is setting out the Conservative Party's third manifesto theme, a Britain that rewards work

England set for India showdown

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:46
England and India will meet for a place in the tri-series final after Australia's game against India was washed out.

Kylie to headline Hyde Park festival

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:33
Pop star Kylie Minogue will headline the third and final night of the British Summer Time festival at Hyde Park in June.

Calls to tackle online Islamophobia

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:33
Concerns Paris attacks fuelling anti-Muslim backlash