International News

VIDEO: Green leader stumbles in interview

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 04:58
The Green party leader, Natalie Bennett, has said she is embarrassed by a radio interview she gave on Tuesday morning in which she appeared unable to answer questions about her party's policies.

Five ways a winter World Cup would be different

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 04:52
What would the knock-on effects of a winter World Cup be for British fans?

Dating site killer jailed for life

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 04:51
A 47-year-old man is jailed for for murdering a woman he met on a dating website.

Syriza dumps Marx for Blair

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 04:49
In the short course of the latest Greek financial crisis, Syriza appears to have transformed itself from what in the UK would be seen as traditional leftists into Blairites.

VIDEO: Global sinkholes explained - in 60 secs

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 04:45
A brief look at some of the biggest sinkholes in recent history.

Property sales dropped in January

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 04:02
UK property sales fell in January, dropping by 6% compared with a year ago, but estate agents' views vary on the significance of the decrease.

VIDEO: See Nelson's Column under construction

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 04:02
Salt and print photography - the earliest form of paper photography - produced some amazing images, including Nelson's Column under construction

VIDEO: Ground literally opens up for couple

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 03:49
Local bus CCTV has caught the moment a sinkhole opened up in a pavement beneath two South Korean pedestrians.

Where's the evidence for Lincoln's legal high problem?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 03:46
Lincoln's council is planning a ban on so-called "legal highs" - but they have little evidence to suggest they are a threat to public order.

Super-prison to be publicly run

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 03:34
A new super-prison for more than 2,000 inmates will be publicly run, with a third of services outsourced to the private sector or charities.

Day in pictures: 24 February 2015

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 03:22
Images from around the world: 24 February

Low inflation temporary, says Carney

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 03:19
Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the UK's low inflation is temporary and will return to its 2% target within two years.

Teenage girl hit by car in Belfast

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 03:15
A teenage girl is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a car in east Belfast.

BBC One axes New Tricks series

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 03:14
BBC One's detective series New Tricks is to end after 12 series so the channel can "increase the range of drama".

Animals rescued from Mexican zoo

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 03:09
Environmental officers rescue 101 animals from a zoo in Mexico where they were being held in "deplorable" conditions.

Oscars audience reaches six-year-low

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 02:52
The US TV broadcast of this year's Oscars ceremony scores the event's lowest ratings in six years with 36.6m, down 16% on 2014.

'Black alert' trust stops 1,000 ops

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 02:52
More than 1,000 operations are thought to have been cancelled at a hospital which has been on "black alert" since January, hospital bosses say.

Kazakh ex-envoy dies in Vienna jail

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 02:51
Rakhat Aliyev, the Kazakh president's ex son-in-law turned political opponent, is found dead in his Austrian jail cell.

Man admits disabled pensioner attack

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 02:50
A man pleads guilty to attacking disabled pensioner Alan Barnes, for whom more than £300,000 was raised in donations.

Stepson admits poet's murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 02:45
The stepson of a highly regarded poet pleads guilty to murdering her in Monmouthshire last year.