International News

WHO calls for action over Mers virus

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:12
Too little is being done to control the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, which has infected 50 people in Saudi Arabia so far this month, the World Health Organization warns.

Day in pictures: 23 February 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:12
Images from around the world: 23 February

Retail sales growth dips, says CBI

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:11
February saw UK retail sales fall back - against expectations - according to a survey by the business lobby group, the CBI.

Fifty Shades holds US box office

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:09
Erotic film adaptation Fifty Shades of Grey maintains its number one position for second weekend at the North American box office, taking an estimated $23.2m (£15m).

Man injured in 'small explosion'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:06
A man is receiving treatment in hospital after he suffered burns in what firefighters describe as a possible "small explosion".

Convicted voyeur cop sacked by force

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:58
A Powys police constable who admitted secretly filming women in a shower is sacked by his police force.

Fans' anti-Semitic chanting probed

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:54
Video footage emerges of a group of men, thought to be West Ham fans, chanting anti-Semitic abuse on the London Underground.

UK Ebola medics under investigation

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:51
Five UK Ebola nurses and doctors are under investigation by regulators, Public Health England says.

Woman raped in city street attack

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:50
Police investigating the rape of a 24-year-old woman in the Maryhill area of Glasgow say she suffered a "horrendous ordeal".

VIDEO: Archbishop 'embarrassed' by unequal pay

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:28
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says he is "embarrassed" by the news that the Church of England pays some of its staff below the living wage.

Jerusalem mayor overpowers attacker

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:24
The mayor of Jerusalem wrestles to the ground a Palestinian suspected of stabbing an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man in a scene caught on camera.

Government sells more Lloyds shares

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:16
The government has sold another parcel of Lloyds shares, raising £500m and cutting its stake to below 24%.

Murray up to third in world rankings

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:15
Britain's Andy Murray moves above Spaniard Rafael Nadal to claim third place in the singles world rankings.

England will be relieved - Boycott

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:11
Test Match Special pundit Geoffrey Boycott analyses England's 119-run victory over Scotland at the 2015 World Cup.

Japanese prince warns on war history

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:04
Japan's crown prince stresses the importance of remembering the country's wartime history "correctly" in rare comments to the press.

Fire service admits death failings

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 01:58
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service admits health and safety breaches in connection with the death of an Edinburgh firefighter.

German politician in child porn trial

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 01:48
A former rising star in Germany's Social Democratic Party, Sebastian Edathy, goes on trial accused of possessing indecent images of children.

VIDEO: Barry George: 'A mockery of justice'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 01:30
Barry George, the man wrongfully convicted of the murder of Jill Dando, has told the BBC that a decision not to award him compensation is "a mockery of justice".

VIDEO: Redmayne: 'It exists! It's real!'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 01:10
Eddie Redmayne talks about his Best Actor Oscar win at the Vanity Fair Oscars party.

Alonso faces further hospital tests

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 01:03
Fernando Alonso will have further tests on Monday before doctors decide whether to release him from hospital.