International News

VIDEO: PM promises 'fracking' incentive

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 00:10
Councils that allow "fracking" will receive millions of pounds in extra revenue from business rates, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

Robson determined to come back stronger

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 23:45
Laura Robson sets her sights on getting fully fit after a heavy defeat in the first round of the Australian Open.

In Pictures: Golden Globe 2014 winners

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 23:26
Winners of this year's Golden Globes in Los Angeles

Victim named in murder investigation

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 23:09
A man who died following an incident over the weekend is named by detectives as four people are questioned in connection with his death.

Police 'used as paramedics' concern

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 23:08
Police in Essex have had to take patients to hospital when ambulances fail to show up more than 180 times in the past year, it emerges.

In pictures: Bangkok 'shutdown'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 22:55
Shutdown in a bid to oust the government

A&E 'crisis' raised at NI Assembly

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 22:50
Problems in hospital A&E units are to be raised at the Northern Ireland Assembly by the SDLP, after the party said there was a "deepening crisis".

Murray relaxed ahead of Australia test

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 22:24
Andy Murray relaxed and pain free as he prepares for the Australian Open with a glow of confidence despite low expectations

Sheikh will not work with trainer again

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 22:18
Sheikh Mohammed says the trainer at the centre of the Godolphin doping scandal will never work with his horses again.

Police admit delay in murder probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 21:52
Police investigating the murder of a Cambridgeshire woman a year ago admit they "may not have been as quick off the mark" as they should have been.

Robson & Watson beaten in first round

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 21:27
British pair Laura Robson and Heather Watson are both knocked out on the opening day of the Australian Open.

VIDEO: End Iran sanctions, says Dubai's ruler

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 21:02
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum speaks exclusively to the BBC's Jon Sopel in Dubai, where he says the time is ripe for sanctions against Iran to be lifted.

'Maddie arrests' and obesity warning

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 20:46
Reports of arrests in the Madeleine McCann case appear on Monday's front pages, along with fears about the true scale of the "obesity epidemic".

Indonesian mineral ban takes effect

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 20:28
Indonesia pushes through a hotly-contested ban on raw minerals exports after making last minute concessions for the country's two biggest miners.

Abuse suspect parents 'should flee'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 20:20
An MP contacted by parents going through the family courts tells BBC Panorama they should go abroad rather than face justice here.

England triumph in Women's Ashes Test

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 20:17
England take a big step towards retaining the Women's Ashes after winning the one-off Test by 61 runs in Perth.

Why is childcare so expensive?

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 19:41
But why do workers still earn low wages?

Afghan 'suicide girl' reveals ordeal

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 19:01
An Afghan girl tells the BBC how her family ordered her to wear a suicide vest and attack a police checkpoint in Helmand province.

VW eyes $7bn N America investment

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 18:50
German carmaker Volkswagen says it will invest $7bn (£4bn) in North America over the next five years as it looks to boost its sales in the region.

UK childcare costs 'rise by 19%'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 18:50
Childcare costs rose by 19% in the year to December 2013, according to a specialist website, with the cost of nannies increasing the most.

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