International News

Video shows elephant flipping car

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 06:30
Footage emerges of a car being repeatedly flipped over by an elephant in South Africa while a British couple were inside.

Messi and the hazards of a red suit

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 06:17
The hazards of wearing a bright crimson suit

VIDEO: 'Political disaster' if UK leaves ECHR

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 06:15
President of the European Court of Human Rights, Judge Dean Spielmann tells HARDtalk it would 'disastrous for everyone' if Britain leaves the ECHR.

Failed IT scheme costs Army £6.7m

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 06:11
The Army has had to write-off £6.7m on a failed online recruitment system, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond tells MPs.

Wales include injury worry Jenkins

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 06:09
Wales coach Warren Gatland includes Gethin Jenkins in his 32-man squad for the 2014 Six Nations despite the prop's injury concerns.

VIDEO: MP paintings 'money well spent'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 06:03
Spending thousands of pounds on artwork featuring MPs who have made a "valuable contribution" is defended by the committee chairman responsible for commissioning them.

Miliband: Middle class facing crisis

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:51
Middle-class families are facing a "crisis of confidence" over falling living standards, Labour leader Ed Miliband says in a newspaper article.

'Ken Barlow not on trial' over rape

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:48
A judge tells a panel of potential jurors that the "real person" William Roache is on trial for rape and indecent assault, not his fictional Coronation Street character Ken Barlow.

Fan died watching football on TV

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:46
The family of a football fan who died suddenly say they are comforted by the fact was doing what he lived for - watching Swansea City.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:42
The government is criticised over the cost of a failed online Army recruitment system.

Madoff costs hurt JP Morgan profits

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:31
Global banking giant JP Morgan Chase reports fourth quarter profits of $5.3bn (£3.22bn) as Madoff legal costs dent earnings gains.

VIDEO: Tory MP to wear onesie in Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:29
Conservative MP Alec Shelbrooke wears a onesie in a BBC studio, explains how he plans to wear one to vote in the Commons.

Day in pictures: 14 January 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:28
24 hours of news photos: 14 January

VIDEO: Elephant attacks tourist car

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:25
A British family has a lucky escape when their car is attacked by an elephant while on safari in South Africa's Kruger National Park.

House prices 'rising across the UK'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:19
Annual house price growth rose faster than the cost of living in November, even if London is removed from the calculations, official figures show.

In pictures: Spectacular winter sunrises

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:17
Readers' pictures of sunrises in Northern Ireland

Cull police 'cost £1,377 a badger'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:05
The cost of policing the badger cull in Gloucestershire and Somerset is confirmed as being close to £2.5m - about £1,377 per badger.

VIDEO: New Stonehenge centre criticised

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 05:03
The new £27m visitor centre at Stonehenge has been criticised by people attending the World Heritage site.

Aldi, Lidl and Waitrose gain ground

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 04:53
Discount and premium supermarkets saw strong growth over Christmas, while Morrisons was the main loser among the big four chains, a research firm says.

McVie returns to Fleetwood Mac

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 04:50
British singer-songwriter Christine McVie rejoins Fleetwood Mac, following her departure back in 1998.

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