International News

Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:05
Ex-singer Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years for historical sex abuse against three girls between 1975-1980.

Spaniards 'joined Ukraine rebels'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:03
Authorities in Spain arrest eight people accused of travelling to eastern Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels.

Start date for 'Devo Manc' NHS plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:02
Greater Manchester will begin taking control of its health budget from April after a devolution agreement is signed by the Chancellor George Osborne.

Stamp prices set to increase by 1p

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 02:45
The cost of first and second class stamps are each to rise by 1p from 30 March, Royal Mail announces.

Lake searched in missing teen hunt

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 02:40
A lake is searched as police attempt to locate a teenager who has been missing for more than a week.

Wide gap in regional house prices

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 02:29
The gap between the most expensive and cheapest regional average house prices in England and Wales is more than £350,000, figures show.

Third arrest in Copenhagen shootings

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 02:27
Danish police arrest a third man suspected of aiding a gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen earlier this month.

Reduced World Cup a nonsense – Agnew

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 02:15
Reducing the number of teams taking part in the next Cricket World Cup in 2019 is "a nonsense", says Jonathan Agnew.

Dress colour debate goes global

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 02:10
A debate between family and friends in Scotland about the colour of a dress for a wedding becomes an internet sensation.

US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 02:01
Attackers hack to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger who campaigned for a secular society, sparking a protest by hundreds of students.

Man who raped boy at nursery jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 01:49
A man who was found guilty of raping a young boy at a nursery and of sexually abusing a girl is jailed for eight years.

Police win right to Boston tapes

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 01:47
Police have won the right to listen to Boston College interviews by loyalist Winston 'Winkie' Rea but tapes remain secret in case of another appeal.

Account data stolen in TalkTalk hack

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 01:42
TalkTalk customers are being warned about scammers who managed to steal account numbers and names from the company's computers.

Harrison Ford back for Blade Runner

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 01:42
Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed.

Ugandan police 'abuse gay people'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 01:30
Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, including subjecting them to intrusive examinations, a rights report says.

Farage: UKIP backs Tories on deficit

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 01:21
Nigel Farage says UKIP will back Conservative efforts to eliminate the deficit by 2018 but only if they stick to their plans.

#TheDress - What's behind it all?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 01:11
What colour is this dress? It's a question that's been trending on Twitter for hours. How?

VIDEO: Are Greeks happy with government?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 01:09
Mark Lowen speaks to business owners in Athens about the government's anti-austerity stance.

England starts for Nowell and Goode

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 01:08
Jack Nowell and Alex Goode are named in England's starting XV to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Sunday.

UCI wants Astana licence withdrawal

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 01:07
The International Cycling Union requests that Astana, the team of Vincenzo Nibali, has its World Tour licence withdrawn.