International News

Girl awarded £13m for birth blunders

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 06:08
A girl severely disabled by medical blunders at a Lancashire hospital is awarded more than £13m in damages.

QPR not barred from Championship

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 06:01
The Football League will allow Queens Park Rangers to play in the Championship next season despite their legal battle.

VIDEO: Burundi coup generals arrested

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 06:00
Three of the leader of an attempted coup in Burundi have been arrested, though the coup leader is still on the run, according to officials.

Hooked - Part 1

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:59
Kids in narco-state where bags of white powder float ashore

Restraint 'a factor' in man's death

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:53
Prolonged restraint and a failure to provide basic medical attention contributed to the death of a man detained by police, an inquest records.

UDA murder plot accused 'a fantasist'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:49
One of four men accused of plotting to kill two former UDA leaders in Scotland was "a fantasist", a court hears.

VIDEO: Nigel Farage on UKIP critics

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:32
Nigel Farage says the UKIP member he believes is leading the attacks against him should "put up, shut up or go."

Society musical ends Spacey tenure

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:23
The final production of Kevin Spacey's tenure as artistic director of the Old Vic - Cole Porter musical High Society - opens at the London theatre.

Disability claim delays 'not illegal'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:21
Delays in processing disability benefits claims were unacceptable but not illegal, the Department for Work and Pensions tells London's High Court.

Council staff bribed with lap dances

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:16
Edinburgh council officials accepted lap dances, free drinks and hospitality at football matches in return for awarding lucrative building contracts.

Week in pictures: 9-15 May 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:09
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Newcastle cancel end-of-season party

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:06
Newcastle cancel an end-of-season awards night, saying it is "not appropriate" because of their Premier League position.

VIDEO: Will your favourite beach fail new test?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:06
Dozens of British beaches and lakes are at risk of failing to meet tougher European water quality standards this summer.

Burundi president returns to capital

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:01
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza returns to the capital Bujumbura following a failed coup attempt, and is expected to address the nation.

Will mobile firms really block ads?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 05:00
An Israeli tech firm has developed new ad-blocking software for mobile phones, but it may fall foul of net neutrality laws.

VIDEO: Tributes to 92-year-old poppy seller

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 04:58
Tributes have been coming in for Britain's oldest poppy seller, who was found dead at the bottom of the Avon Gorge near Bristol.

Refuelling to return from 2017

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 04:52
Refuelling is to return to F1 from 2017 as governing body the FIA propose a number of changes to increase excitement.

IS seizes Iraqi city stronghold

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 04:50
Islamic State militants have seized control of the main government building in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, officials say.

Surge in cancelled operations

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 04:45
More than 20,000 NHS operations were cancelled at the last minute between January and March in England.

I think Hull will go down - Savage

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 04:38
Robbie Savage says Hull boss Steve Bruce can handle the pressure of their relegation struggle but it's hard to see them escaping.