International News

Jazz star Buddy DeFranco dies at 91

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:30
Renowned jazz clarinettist Buddy DeFranco, who worked with singers Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday and many other famous musicians, dies aged 91.

Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Manchester United

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:21
Manchester United's pursuit of Chelsea and Manchester City suffers a blow as they are left frustrated by Tottenham.

VIDEO: Doctor urges crackdown on A&E drunks

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:02
Dr Clifford Mann, president of the College of Emergency Medicine, says police should crack down on binge drinking to stop hospital staff being distracted by disorderly drunks

Kohli hits out at Australia sledging

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:50
India's Virat Kohli says Australia's players called him a "spoilt brat" and that he had "no reason to respect" Mitchell Johnson.

Man charged over 'brutal' burglary

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:49
A man is charged with a string of offences after a robbery in which an elderly couple were left with serious injuries at their home in Scunthorpe.

Man arrested after woman assaulted

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:26
A man is in custody on suspicion of assaulting a woman after police were called to an incident at a home in the St Mellons area of Cardiff.

Child in hospital after gas blast

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:08
A woman and a child are taken to hospital after a cooker caused a gas explosion at a house in Carmarthenshire.

Nato marks Afghan mission change

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:55
Nato formally ends its 13-year combat mission in Afghanistan at a ceremony marking the beginning of a new phase of support for Afghan troops.

Man charged over serious sex assault

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:44
A 22-year-old man is charged following a serious sexual assault on a woman in Edinburgh on Friday night.

England youth 'lagging behind' Germany

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:08
The English top flight lags behind Germany in terms of youth development, says Premier League chief Richard Scudamore.

Pair held over Christmas Eve murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:01
Two men are arrested on suspicion of murdering a homeless man in Bath on Christmas Eve.

Actor David Ryall dies aged 79

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:01
Actor David Ryall, known for playing Elphias Doge in the first Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows movie dies aged 79, after a career spanning five decades in film, theatre and TV.

VIDEO: The most tweeted and posted of 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 01:53
Social media monitoring company Brandwatch has revealed 2014's most talked about news event.

Fire forces Greece ferry evacuation

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 01:39
A Greek ferry carrying more than 460 people is being evacuated after it caught fire, but strong winds are hampering the rescue.

Sky Swing closes after 'malfunction'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 00:54
Funfair passengers are left dangling 60m (198ft) up following a third incident on a ride at Cardiff's Winter Wonderland.

Work begins on castle visitor centre

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 00:48
Work begins to transform a derelict building at Enniskillen Castle in County Fermanagh into a state-of-the-art visitor centre.

Huge fire destroys 26 coaches

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 00:02
A huge fire sweeps through a depot in Merthyr Tydfil, destroying 26 coaches.

80 City Link jobs in Wales to go

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 23:53
Around 80 jobs will go at City Link depots on New Year's Eve in Wales, union bosses confirm.

VIDEO: Christmas trees used as flood defence

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 23:49
Old Christmas trees are being put to use by the Environment Agency as flood defences on riverbanks and shorelines.

VIDEO: British tourism set for record year

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 23:43
Visit Britain says it expects overseas tourists to spend more money in the UK in 2015 than ever before - more than £22bn.