International News

Merkel MPs back help for Greece

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:00
Members of the German parliament from Chancellor Merkel's party overwhelmingly back further help for Greece in a test ballot before Friday's vote.

Pickles names new Rotherham leaders

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:59
Five government commissioners are selected to intervene at Rotherham Council after a report found the local authority "not fit for purpose" over its handling of child sexual exploitation in the town.

Horne starts at fly-half for Scots

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:56
Peter Horne will replace the banned Finn Russell at fly-half as Scotland make four changes to face Italy.

China 'drops US technology firms'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:54
Cisco, Apple, McAfee and Citrix have all been dropped from China's official list of approved products, according to the Reuters news agency.

'No conclusions' on Savile in schools

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:46
A lack of evidence means there are no conclusions from investigations into possible abuse during school visits by Jimmy Savile.

Paris drone journalist to face court

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:35
An Al-Jazeera journalist is to appear in a French court accused of flying a drone illegally over Paris as mystery continues over night-time drone flights.

RBS – the amazing shrinking bank

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:33
Ross McEwan is running a bank that in many respects is on the road to recovery.

Review into Lynette corruption trial

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:31
A QC-led review will be held into the collapse of a police corruption trial which followed the wrongful conviction of three men for the murder of a Cardiff prostitute.

Sri Lanka thrash wasteful Bangladesh

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:16
Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara score hundreds as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup game in Melbourne.

'Jihadi John' named as London man

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 01:59
The Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John", who has been pictured in videos of the beheadings of Western hostages, is named as Mohammed Emwazi from London.

Lohan to do more community service

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 01:55
A US judge tells actress Lindsay Lohan that community service she did in London last year did not count - and she must do 125 hours more.

Inter 'in good shape' to face Celtic

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 01:54
Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini is delighted with the form of his side ahead of Celtic's Europa League visit.

Sharp fall in UK business investment

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 01:43
Business investment in the UK falls for the second quarter in a row, recording the biggest fall since 2009.

Teeth extracted from King displayed

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 01:08
Teeth extracted from King John are set to go on display as part of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

Prince William begins Japan tour

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 01:07
The Duke of Cambridge has arrived in Tokyo as part of a week-long trip to Japan and China.

Savile 'abused 63 people at hospital'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 01:06
Jimmy Savile abused 63 people from Stoke Mandeville Hospital, but the one formal complaint was ignored, a report finds.

Police failed triple murder family

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 01:00
Police and social services are severely criticised in reports into a man who killed three generations of a family, including his own baby daughter.

UK net migration rises to 298,000

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 00:54
Net migration to the UK has risen to 298,000, its highest level since before the 2010 general election.

First timers boost housing market

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 00:51
First-time buyers in Scotland are key to helping increase activity in the housing market during 2014, according to industry figures.

Bahraini Shia sentenced to death

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 00:50
A court in Bahrain sentences three Shia Muslims to death for last year's bomb attack that killed three police and injured another 13, officials say.