International News

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:21
The home secretary announces a review into the Passport Office amid huge passport backlogs.

Trundling tractor pulled over on M1

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:18
A tractor driver is caught by police trundling at a top speed of 24mph along the M1.

MoD announces 1,060 job cuts

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:17
The Ministry of Defence announces 1,060 armed forces redundancies in the fourth and final round of cuts.

Degree show at fire-hit art school

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:16
Glasgow School of Art is set to stage its 2014 degree show - weeks after fire destroyed and damaged students' work in the iconic Mackintosh building.

What does 'Death Eaterish' mean?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:12
JK Rowling has compared some Scots nationalists to Harry Potter's enemies.

Clegg opposes water cannon purchase

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:05
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says using water cannon "rubs up against the long tradition of policing by consent on London's streets".

AUDIO: What makes opera singers different?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 02:01
Opera singer Joyce DiDonato explains what separates her trade from that of other classical vocalists.

VIDEO: French 'shocked' by Rik's death

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:45
Comedienne Dawn French says she is 'utterly shocked' by the death of her Comic Strip co-star Rik Mayall

Man arrested over 'ammonia' attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:42
A man is arrested after a liquid, thought to be ammonia, was sprayed on three men in south London.

Kanye set designer joins the Brits

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:41
Es Devlin, who created spectacular stages for Take That and Kanye West, is to design next year's Brit Awards ceremony, it is announced.

Farah set to run Glasgow double

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:34
Mo Farah intends to compete for England in the 5,000 and 10,000m at this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Man found eating love rival's heart

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:19
South African police find a man using a knife and fork to eat the heart of his ex-girlfriend's new lover near Cape Town.

Welsh Water profits increase to £50m

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:18
Welsh Water recorded profits of £50m last year - up from £29m the year before, its latest figures show.

In pictures: Germany cave rescue operation

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:13
Doctors reach trapped man

AUDIO: Cable 'appalled' by loan-to-income ratios

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:07
Business secretary Vince Cable says that loan-to-income ratios offered by banks are adding to the housing boom.

Man killed in inflatable doll row

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:06
A man dies after being critically injured in what police said was a "brutal assault" at the Parklife Weekender Festival in Manchester.

Brazil ready for 'lone wolf' attacks

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:06
Brazilian counter terrorism official say they are prepared for a "lone wolf " attack on the World Cup, but they think it is unlikely to happen.

Final Team Scotland picks announced

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 01:00
Daniel Purvis is among the final 102 athletes added to Team Scotland for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Two rare snow leopards born at zoo

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 00:57
Two rare snow leopards are born at a zoo in Cumbria and will be able to be seen by the public in a few weeks.

No food or water for ailing DJ Kasem

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 00:56
The daughter of radio host Casey Kasem has chosen to withhold food, liquid and medication from her 82-year-old father, following a court ruling.
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