International News

Gallagher completes World Cup treble

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 00:30
Paralympic skier Kelly Gallagher wins a third gold medal at the World Cup in Canada with victory in the super-giant slalom.

Global economy 'at turning point'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 00:17
The global economy is at a "turning point", the World Bank has said, but warns of the economic impact of the withdrawal of US stimulus measures.

Pietersen in England World T20 squad

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 23:37
Kevin Pietersen is named in England's provisional squad for the ICC World Twenty20, which begins in March.

Man charged with murder at house

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 23:08
A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a man after an incident at a house in Caerphilly county.

Arctic Monkeys lead NME nominations

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 23:06
Sheffield quartet Arctic Monkeys top this year's NME nominations with eight nods, followed by Californian all-sister trio Haim with six.

Finn to leave England's Australia tour

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 22:59
Bowler Steven Finn will leave England's tour of Australia to return home and "work on technical aspects of his game", the ECB says.

Sports presenter reveals sex assault

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 22:48
TV presenter Charlie Webster, a presenter on Sky Sports News, reveals she was sexually assaulted as a 15-year-old by her running coach.

VIDEO: Egg attack prompts Bieber home search

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 22:44
The Los Angeles home of Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been searched by police, following allegations that he threw eggs at his neighbour's house.

Cuts causing 'more unequal society'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 22:15
Austerity measures are affecting Northern Ireland disproportionately and creating a more unequal society, a charity says.

Social media plea over park murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 22:10
Detectives investigating the murder of a woman in a Glasgow park a month ago turn to social networking in a bid to catch her killer.

Roache, Travis and Harris cases in press

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 22:09
Many papers focus on the court appearances by a trio of celebrities - William Roache, Dave Lee Travis and Rolf Harris - who all deny sex offences.

Williams and Li ease into third round

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:46
Top seed Serena Williams and 2013 runner-up Li Na record straightforward wins to reach the Australian Open third round.

Facebook to share data with Yandex

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:35
Facebook agrees a deal to share public data from its users in some countries with Yandex - Russia's largest search engine.

Two reply to council donation offer

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:35
A council that invited residents to donate money they had saved after their council tax bills were reduced, receives just two responses.

VIDEO: Whale gives kayaker near miss

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:31
A Norwegian kayaker has had a near miss with humpback whale on a trip to Gyllefjord at Senja.

US returns sculptures to India

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:28
The US returns to India three ancient sculptures that that been smuggled into the US by art dealers and accomplices.

VIDEO: Thailand protests: 'Trade suffering'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:22
Thai protesters have marched on several government buildings on the second day of what they are calling a shutdown of the capital, Bangkok. John Sudworth reports.

Business tips from UK's oldest family firms

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 20:42
Some of the UK's oldest family businesses have survived for almost 500 years, but what has made them so enduring?

VIDEO: Pay-per-minute cafe opens

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 20:39
The cafe that charges by the minute - not the cup

Gin as tonic: Alcohol in medicine

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 20:29
What's your poison? A history of the use of alcohol as medicine

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