International News

Call for end to 'throwaway society'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:05
A ban on sending leftover food to landfill is needed to move away from a 'throwaway society', say MPs.

Hacking reporter spared prison

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:00
Ex-News of the World and Sunday Mirror reporter Dan Evans is sentenced to a 10-month suspended jail sentence after admitting charges including phone hacking.

Venezuela trial 'test for democracy'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:58
One of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, says his trial for inciting violence will "test the quality" of the Venezuelan democracy.

SA teachers 'racially abused pupils'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:44
South Africa's Human Rights Commission finds a school guilty of hate speech towards black and mixed-race pupils.

Knife hidden in bra killer jailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:40
A woman who stabbed a businessman in the neck in his car is jailed for eight-and-a-half years for his manslaughter.

Criticising Israel, avoiding anti-Semitism

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:34
Can you criticise Israel without being anti-Semitic?

MH17 crash: Abandoned crime scene

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:29
Where are the investigators for the MH17 crash?

VIDEO: More MH17 victims flown to Netherlands

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:17
More remains are flown to Netherlands from Ukraine, but it could be months before all two-hundred-and-ninety-eight victims are identified.

Lampard joins MLS side New York City

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:59
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard joins Major League Soccer side New York City FC on a two-year deal.

VIDEO: Bill Gates talks Africa with the BBC

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:56
Bill Gates calls for an improved audit of international aid in Africa, to ensure it achieves its aims.

Flying car hits first floor of house

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:56
A car careers off the road and flies through the air, smashing into the first floor of a house in Lincolnshire.

Government 'loses £700m NHS IT case'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:55
Taxpayers could be hit with a £700m bill after the government reportedly loses a legal fight with Fujitsu.

IMF lowers global growth forecast

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:50
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4% but the UK's forecast is raised.

Nibali wins stage to all but seal Tour

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:38
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali underlines his superiority by winning final mountain stage to all but wrap up the overall victory.

A&E units miss 12-hour wait targets

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:37
The 12-hour waiting time target for Northern Ireland A&E units was breached more than 700 times between April and June, according to the latest figures.

Barclays challenges US fraud case

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:35
Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.

GM profits hit by recall problems

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:33
Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.

Men jailed for pizza driver murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:27
Two men are jailed for life for murdering a pizza delivery worker who was on his last shift before starting a new job.

VIDEO: The tale of the pub with no power

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:26
Bad weather left a Kent pub without power over Christmas, the landlord has been compensated for loss of earnings as power companies change the rules on payments for people whose power is cut off

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:25
Galatasaray may sell Wesley Sneijder, Liverpool hope to sign Arturo Vidal and Andy Carroll could be out for four months.
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