International News

DSD says hundreds of jobs to be cut

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 01:41
The Department for Social Development has said it will have to cut hundreds of jobs due to spending cuts in the 2015/16 budget.

Rowsell hopes for gold in London

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 01:39
Joanna Rowsell targets gold at this weekend's UCI Track Cycling World Cup in London but February's World Championships remains her main goal.

Police investigate demo clash claims

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 01:37
Police investigate claims officers used "disproportionate force" at a tuition fees protest at the University of Warwick.

Violinist berates coughing child

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 01:34
Renowned violinist Kyung-Wha Chung shocks audiences at the Royal Festival Hall with an outburst aimed at a coughing child.

Cook banned after slow over rate

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 01:31
England captain Alastair Cook is given a one-match ban for his side's slow over rate in Wednesday's win over Sri Lanka.

Prison 'not learning from deaths'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 01:30
Recommendations made after the deaths in custody of inmates at a prison and young offender institution in Dorset have not been fully implemented, inspectors find.

Ruling on Zambia leadership battle

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 01:29
Zambia's high court declares that Defence Minister Edgar Lungu is the governing party's presidential candidate in next month's election.

More pupils miss school for holidays

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 01:29
The number of primary school pupils in Wales missing school to go on holiday during in term time increases.

Clegg 'proud' of Autumn Statement

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 01:21
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says he "co-authored" and is "proud" of the government's Autumn Statement, despite not turning up to the Commons to hear it delivered.

Court rejects foetal alcohol damages

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 01:08
A child born with foetal alcohol syndrome is not entitled to compensation after her mother drank excessively while pregnant, the Court of Appeal rules.

VIDEO: From thriving community to graveyard

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 00:59
As a key UN climate change conference continues, BBC News visits a Nepali village destroyed by a landslide and finds a lack of funds is delaying protection projects.

Faces keyboardist Ian McLagan dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 00:55
Ian McLagan, keyboard player for the Small Faces and the Faces, dies aged 69, due to complications from a stroke suffered earlier this week.

Five terror arrests follow raids

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 00:06
Five men are arrested under the Terrorism Act following raids in Cardiff and Barry.

What is a chokehold?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 23:57
What is the arm lock that has sparked US protests?

DOJ warns of 'severe' cuts to PSNI

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 23:53
Northern Ireland's Department of Justice warns proposed cuts to its budget will have a "severely detrimental impact" on policing, Troubles investigations, prisons, probation and other agencies.

House price growth slows in November

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 23:19
The annual growth in UK house prices slowed in November to 8.2%, according to the latest figures from the Halifax.

Two arrested in anti-terror probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 23:05
Two men have been arrested by police in London under anti-terror laws and searches are under way at properties in London and Stoke, police say.

VIDEO: A step closer to Mars with Orion launch

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 22:57
How the legacy of Apollo could help NASA's latest mission, Orion, to get humans a step closer to Mars.

British Gas to pay £11.1m penalty

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 22:56
British Gas will pay an £11.1m penalty after regulator Ofgem found it failed to meet energy efficiency targets on time.

North Wales tops drink driving tests

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 22:52
Motorists in north Wales are more likely to be tested for drink driving than anywhere else in the UK, a survey reveals.