International News

Assembly rejects motion on Haass

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 12:38
A Sinn Féin motion calling for steps towards implementing the Haass proposals on flags, parades and the past, is rejected by the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Ronaldo beats Messi to Ballon d'Or

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 11:59
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo wins the 2013 Ballon d'Or ahead of Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery.

How Ronaldo became the 'perfect player'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 11:46
An unparalleled training ground dedication is the secret of Cristiano Ronaldo's success - and it all began at Manchester's United's 'gym club'.

Beach find could be whale ambergris

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 11:18
A man finds what he thinks is a rare, valuable substance produced by whales and used in the perfume industry on an Anglesey beach.

VIDEO: Brothers jailed for fake bank note scam

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 11:13
Four men have been jailed for making more than £1.3m worth of counterfeit £10 notes.

Mother 'begged hospital to help son'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 11:05
The mother of a boy who died following heart surgery begged doctors and nurses to help her desperately ill son, an inquest hears.

India hails polio-free 'milestone'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 10:59
India marks three years since its last case of polio was reported, a landmark seen as confirmation of one of its biggest public health successes.

New CAR leader says chaos is over

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 10:58
The days of looting and revenge attacks in Central African Republic are over, the interim leader declares, as banks and markets reopen.

'Stay away' plea over ward bug cases

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 10:45
Eight wards are hit by a sickness bug at three hospitals, with managers warning all but urgent cases to stay away.

Brooks' husband 'got rid of laptop'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 10:44
CCTV footage appearing to show Rebekah Brooks' husband leaving a laptop and Jiffy bag in a car park under their west London flat is shown to jurors in the phone-hacking trial.

Counterfeiters jailed for £1.3m scam

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 10:31
Four men are jailed for making more than £1.3m worth of counterfeit £10 notes at a printing firm in Birmingham.

Man 'fired 34 shots' before death

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 10:29
An inquest hears how a man was fatally shot by police in Huddersfield after "firing a gun 34 times" in a siege that lasted overnight.

County Down road crash victim named

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 10:29
A 44-year-old man is killed in a road accident in County Down.

Treasury makes Scottish debt pledge

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 10:14
The UK Treasury says that should Scots vote to leave the UK, it will honour all UK government debt issued up to the date of Scottish independence.

Remit of neglect review criticised

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 10:09
A review ordered by the health minister after the alleged neglect of an elderly patient is not investigating the time she spent in hospital, her family say.

Hollande partner to stay in hospital

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 10:08
French First Lady Valerie Trierweiler will stay in hospital for more rest, her aides say, after a magazine alleged Francois Hollande was having an affair.

Arrests over Syria 'terror activity'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 10:00
Two men from Birmingham are arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences relating to activities in Syria, police say.

Is there room for mavericks in English sport?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 09:46
Why are mavericks often frozen out of English sport?

West Virginia tap water ban eased

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 09:44
West Virginia authorities begin lifting a ban on drinking tap water put in place after a chemical spill tainted much of the state's water supply.

Trek boy's parents criticise firm

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 09:42
The parents of a boy who died while trekking in Morocco criticise the trip's organisers after an inquest hears of a lack of arrangements for emergency care.

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