International News

Labour wants fixed odds betting vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 03:07
Labour is to force a vote in Parliament on its plans to give councils the power to ban high-stakes roulette machines from bookmakers' shops.

VIDEO: Guide dog presses crossing buttons

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 03:00
A guide dog not only uses his eyes and ears to help his owner, he uses his paws and nose as well.

Suspended term for Old Bailey bomber

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 03:00
Old Bailey bomber Marian McGlinchey, who admitted providing a mobile phone linked to a Real IRA attack in which two soldiers were murdered, has been given a suspended sentence.

Raped girl's family meets president

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:59
The parents of a 16-year-old Indian girl who died after being gang-raped and burnt in Calcutta meet the president to seek his help in their fight for justice.

China lifts ban on games consoles

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:59
The Chinese government will allow games consoles to be made and sold in China, opening up a potentially huge market.

Shrubsole shines in warm-up draw

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:51
Anya Shrubsole takes three wickets as England women draw their Ashes warm-up match against Australia A in Perth.

Eurozone's inflation rate falls

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:48
Inflation across the eurozone slowed to 0.8% last month, latest official figures show.

Dutch call for new EU policy on Cuba

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:39
Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans urges a new European Union policy towards Cuba during a visit to the Communist-run island.

Campion to head Cannes festival jury

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:36
New Zealand film-maker Jane Campion, the first woman to win the Palme d'Or, will lead the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

Hundreds of Turkish police dismissed

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:28
Turkey removes 350 police officers from their posts in the capital following an anti-corruption probe which the PM says is a "dirty plot".

Spain storm sweeps three out to sea

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:21
Rescuers find the body of a man on Spain's north-west coast where three people from the same family were swept out to sea by a huge wave.

AUDIO: UK car sales increase 'sustainable'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:19
Figures showing UK car sales up by over 10% in a year are 'sustainable', says the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

Violence 'not new' at disorder jail

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:17
A serious disturbance at a West Midlands prison was caused by 'cold, poor quality food' being served to prisoners, according to one inmate.

VIDEO: Dog biting face 'saved my life'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:13
A woman who had part of her face bitten off by her dog - leaving her blind - says the mauling helped save her life.

Paxman waves goodbye to his beard

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 02:08
Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman has shaved off his now famous beard for the new year.

Coast battered again but storms ease

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 01:54
The coast of Wales is battered by strong winds and high tides once again but forecasters say the worst of the storms is over for now.

What happens when PPI cash runs out?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 01:52
What happens when PPI cash runs out?

Queen's Baton Relay route revealed

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 01:50
Dylan Thomas's boathouse and the Urdd Eisteddfod will be among venues visited in Wales as part of the Queen's Baton Relay this summer.

Giants and start-ups at CES

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 01:48
Blockbusters and minnows compete in Las Vegas

In pictures: Resort by Anna Fox

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 01:12
Butlins holiday camp at Bognor Regis

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