International News

Soldiers killed by 'friendly fire'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:33
Two UK soldiers were killed in "friendly fire" in Afghanistan when they were hit by an anti-tank missile attack ordered by their Danish counterparts, an inquest hears.

Church jobs low pay 'embarrassing'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:21
The Archbishop of Canterbury says it is "embarrassing" the Church of England pays some staff less than the living wage - despite its calls to the contrary.

Ofcom probe Channel 4's UKIP drama

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:18
Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom says it will investigate Channel 4 drama UKIP: The First 100 Days after it received more than 5,000 complaints.

VIDEO: How smart syringes work - 15 Secs?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:02
Only smart syringes that break after one use should be used for injections by 2020, the World Health Organisation has announced. But how do they work?

Stag gore victim given press role

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:01
A stag gore victim who complained that newspapers made "inappropriate" references to her transgender status joins a committee regulating the press.

Apple invests 1.7bn euros in centres

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:51
Apple is to invest 1.7bn euros (£1.25bn) developing data centres in the Republic of Ireland and Denmark.

The Indonesians collecting coins for Tony Abbott

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:38
The Indonesians sending aid money back to Australia

Boss supports Khan over 'body slam'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:19
Worcester City manager Carl Heeley is supportive of Shab Khan following the defender's 'body slam' against Stockport.

VIDEO: The dangers of tanning addiction

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:11
BBC Inside Out meets two tanning addicts.

VIDEO: The children migrating alone

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:08
Paul Kenyon meets children who are travelling alone from Africa to Europe, in search of a better life.

Colombia gang 'sold kidnap victims'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:08
A gang which allegedly kidnapped people in Colombia and sold them on to a left-wing rebel group has been dismantled, prosecutors say.

The lone seven-year-olds leaving home and country behind

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:05
The boy forced to pilot a rickety boat across the Mediterranean

Evacuations as crews tackle fire

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:54
Firefighters are tackling a large blaze in a disused building in the Adamsdown area of Cardiff.

France takes Syria suspect passports

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:53
Six French men allegedly planning to travel to Syria to join jihadists have had their passports confiscated by authorities.

Referee Atkinson 'needs a break'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:50
Martin Atkinson needs a rest after his "incompetent" refereeing of Chelsea's draw with Burnley, says Keith Hackett.

UKIP pledges £3bn NHS investment

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:47
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says his party is "committed" to a free NHS paid for by taxes as he set out plans to spend an extra £3bn per year on the service.

What extra charges do restaurants make?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:43
The extra charges restaurants make, including "cakeage".

Patient in '16-hour trolley wait'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:36
A patient with breathing problems spent 16 hours on a trolley at a hospital that hours later was put on "black alert", her daughter says.

VIDEO: MPs deny 'cash for access' claims

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:32
MPs Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw are secretly filmed apparently offering their services to a private company for thousands of pounds.

Middleton to coach England's women

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:16
Simon Middleton is to take over as head coach of the England women's XV from May, and remains in charge of the Sevens squad.