International News

101 non-emergency number restored

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 04:38
The 101 non-emergency number for police forces across Wales is restored following a technical fault.

West 'seeks Russia regime change'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 04:26
Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.

Shots are fired at house in city

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 04:25
Police are investigating reports that shots were fired at a house in Londonderry on Friday night.

Police and NHS phone lines 'restored'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 04:21
Non-emergency police and health phone numbers are working again following technical problems, telecommunications company Vodafone says.

Iraq troops battle IS in Ramadi

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 04:18
Iraq's army launches an operation to retake parts of Ramadi in Anbar province, a major city largely controlled by Islamic State militants.

Breaking Bad spin-off to air in February

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 03:59
The show will debut in the US with Netflix streaming it across Europe shortly after.

Non-emergency calls hit by glitch

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 03:57
Some callers are facing problems getting through to police and NHS 24 on the non-emergency phone numbers 101 and 111.

Bank fines should go to NHS - Labour

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 03:36
A billion pounds raised from banking fines in the UK should be spent on the NHS, Labour's shadow chancellor Ed Balls says in a speech.

Wheelie bin fire death man named

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 03:21
A man found following a wheelie bin fire on North Tyneside is named as Darren Robson from Whitley Bay.

Non-emergency police 101 number down

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 03:11
All four police forces in Wales are reporting the 101 contact number, designed for non-emergency issues, is down.

Jowell plans to run for London mayor

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 03:10
Labour's former culture secretary Tessa Jowell tells the BBC she plans to run for mayor of London in 2016.

Indonesian president flies economy

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:55
Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo takes an economy-class seat on the national carrier to go to Singapore for his son's high-school graduation.

US 'to expand' Afghan combat role

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:30
US troops in Afghanistan will have a broader role than initially planned next year, as their combat mission draws to a close, US officials say.

Thai king's absence sparks concern

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:24
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand fails to appear for a scheduled event, raising fresh concerns about his health.

Non-emergency police 101 number down

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:24
Several police forces are reporting the 101 contact number, designed for non-emergency issues, is down.

Rosberg tops final Abu Dhabi practice

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:12
Nico Rosberg wrestles back the psychological advantage at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with fastest time in final practice.

Probe into hotel 'gas explosion'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:05
An investigation starts into a suspected gas explosion at a central London hotel that injured 14 people.

VIDEO: Newspapers 'kept from child's eyes'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:03
A mother from south London has persuaded Tesco to change the way it displays newspapers so that children cannot see words or images which she says may disturb them.

England happy to be underdogs - Finn

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 01:12
Middlesex fast bowler Steven Finn believes England may benefit from being regarded as underdogs at the World Cup.

Schools' role in tackling abuse

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 01:05
Schoolchildren should be taught what constitutes a healthy relationship to improve deep-seated attitudes towards violence against women, a senior AM says.