International News

Fury's father keen for guiding role

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 10:02
Tyson Fury's father believes he can help his son improve by returning to train him after his release from prison.

Myanmar gives army power amid unrest

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 09:49
A state of emergency is declared in the Kokang region of Myanmar, following intense fighting between ethnic-minority rebels and the army.

Balls challenges Osborne over HSBC

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 09:10
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls steps up pressure on George Osborne in a letter over the revelations about HSBC.

Boston mayor scolds snow jumpers

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 09:08
The city mayor urges pranksters to stop jumping from windows into deep piles of snow, after some people filmed themselves doing it.

Tesco names Dixons exec as chair

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 08:53
Tesco names John Allan, deputy chair of Dixons Carphone, as its new chairman after a four month search.

Estate bomb was 'designed to kill'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 08:48
A bomb found during a security alert in Londonderry was "designed to kill", say police.

No player plans to dive - Sinclair

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 08:33
As Wayne Rooney faces accusations of diving, former winger Trevor Sinclair and ex-striker Gordon Watson debate the issue.

Brentford confirm Warburton to leave

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 08:28
Brentford confirm boss Mark Warburton, assistant David Weir and sporting director Frank McParland will leave in May.

Home Office wins e-Borders appeal

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 08:06
The Home Office wins its appeal against an order to pay £224m to a US defence firm over the cancellation of a secure borders contract.

Save BBC Three petition delivered

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 08:03
Campaigners against proposals to turn digital station BBC Three into an online-only channel deliver a petition to the BBC Trust.

Israel PM criticised over spending

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 07:59
Israel's financial watchdog says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu improperly used state funds for his family, following complaints by the opposition.

Murphy urged to say sorry over stats

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 07:42
Scotland's Health Secretary Shona Robison demands an apology from the Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy, claiming he misrepresented NHS figures.

Trott targeting two golds in Paris

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 07:33
Britain's double Olympic champion Laura Trott is targeting two gold medals at this month's Track World Championships.

Obama's immigration efforts blocked

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 07:21
A federal judge in Texas has blocked presidential executive action on immigration that would spare as as many as five million people from deportation

'Blasts' at Nigeria opposition rally

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 07:12
Multiple explosions and gunfire have hit an opposition rally in southern Nigeria ahead of next month's presidential and parliamentary elections, reports say.

VIDEO: Facelift for home of UK motor racing

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 07:02
Brooklands in Surrey, the birthplace of British motor racing, is to get a multi-million pound facelift to help restore it to its former glory.

VIDEO: Police seek woman who grabbed at baby

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 07:00
Detectives are trying to trace a woman who grabbed at a toddler in a central London shop

PM backs grammar school expansion

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 06:48
David Cameron voices his "strong support" for the expansion of grammar schools during a visit to the South East.

Creating Cold

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 06:41
The men who made the world a cooler place to live

Near-drowned woman wins compensation

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 06:40
A 24-year-old woman who nearly drowned during a school swimming lesson when she was 10 years old wins a damages battle at the High Court.