International News

VIDEO: Crew plucked from sinking boat

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:35
Dramatic video has emerged of the moment a coastguard helicopter rescued the crew of a sinking fishing boat off the western coast of Scotland.

Pensioner killed 'for rejecting sex'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:33
A man described as having a sexual interest in much older women is found guilty of killing a widow in his village in Cornwall.

Man linked to Jewish museum killings

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:25
Belgian authorities are looking for a possible accomplice of Mehdi Nemmouche, the gunman charged with killing four people at a Jewish museum in May.

Jab plea as serious flu cases rise

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:24
The number of serious flu cases in Scotland increases as it emerges almost of those eligible for vaccinations have not had them.

Crash victim's uncle denies fraud

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:18
The uncle of a schoolboy who died in a minibus crash denies dishonestly collecting charity money in his name.

VIDEO: LIVE: Francois Hollande Davos address

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:06
French President Francois Hollande address to the World Economic Forum in Davos

Nurse murder trial jury discharged

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:06
The jury has been discharged in the trial of Victorino Chua, a former Stepping Hill Hospital nurse accused of poisoning patients.

Tram fall cyclists to sue council

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:01
A lawyer is taking Edinburgh council to court on behalf of 60 clients who claim they have fallen off their bikes due to the city's tram tracks.

Sterling jumps as shares extend gains

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:01
Sterling jumps sharply against the euro, while the FTSE 100 extends gains made in the wake of the European Central Bank's stimulus programme.

Glasgow archbishop has heart attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:00
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia, has suffered a heart attack, the church has confirmed.

'Poor boys fare worse in rich areas'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:58
The behaviour of boys from poor families is worse when they grow up alongside wealthier neighbours, suggests research.

Philippines 'hid homeless from Pope'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:52
The government in the Philippines is facing calls for an inquiry after it temporarily relocated homeless people during Pope Francis' visit.

Girl was 'going out' with Glitter

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:51
A 12-year-old girl who allegedly had sex with Gary Glitter told her brother she was "going out" with the singer, a court hears.

Leeds owner Cellino resigns role

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:33
Owner Massimo Cellino steps down from his role at Leeds until 10 April, with Andrew Umbers becoming temporary chairman.

Sinn Féin in TV election debate move

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:29
Sinn Féin indicates it would be prepared to take part in TV election debates if other parties such as Plaid Cymru and the Greens are involved.

US plans 'regulated' Bitcoin exchange

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:28
High-profile Bitcoin backers are seeking to establish a Bitcoin exchange in the US that would be overseen by mainstream financial regulators.

Call for Greece to stay with Europe

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:27
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants Greece to "remain part of our story" ahead of elections that could throw the country's eurozone future into doubt.

UN 'not needed to defeat Boko Haram'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:10
Nigeria does not need the help of UN or African Union troops to take on Boko Haram, the country's national security adviser tells the BBC.

England beaten by Smith's century

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:49
Captain Steve Smith makes a composed century to lead Australia to a thrilling three-wicket tri-series win over England.

Eurozone growth picks up, survey says

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:29
A key survey of eurozone business activity reached a five month high in January, but firms are cutting prices at their fastest rate in five years.

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