International News

Netherlands horsemeat trial begins

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:17
A Dutch meat trader goes on trial accused of selling 300 tonnes of horsemeat as beef, during one of Europe's largest food scandals.

Family saga wins Folio book prize

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:07
Akhil Sharma wins the £40,000 Folio literary prize for his saga Family Life that took 13 years to write.

Diesel users 'taken for a ride'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:06
Motorists with diesel vehicles are being 'taken for a ride' by retailers charging too much, the RAC has claimed.

NZ beat SA in thriller to make final

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:02
Grant Elliott hits a six off the penultimate delivery to secure New Zealand's place in the World Cup final with a thrilling win.

Vehicle recovery man dies in crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:56
A man dies and another is seriously injured after they were hit by a car while trying to recover a broken-down vehicle in Glasgow.

Britain to boost Falklands defences

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:52
Britain is to "modernise" the defences of the Falkland Islands, with plans to be set out to Parliament later.

Welsh FA upset over Gill nomination

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:37
FAW president Trefor Lloyd Hughes accuses England of not keeping to an agreement on who should have the next British Fifa vice-presidency.

UK inflation falls to 0.0% in February

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:30
UK inflation rate fell to 0.0% in February, the lowest since records began, official figures say

Platini fears rise of hooliganism

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:16
Uefa chief Michel Platini warns of a return to hooliganism's "dark days" unless public authorities help govern the game.

Ordnance Survey releases map tool

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:06
A mapping tool that gives a detailed picture of local information in almost every corner of the UK has been released by Ordnance Survey (OS).

Claudia murder suspect still quizzed

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 00:26
Police continue to question a man on suspicion of murdering missing York chef Claudia Lawrence.

Angelina Jolie has ovaries removed

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 00:19
Actress Angelina Jolie has her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer.

Israel denies spying on Iran talks

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 00:16
Israel denies a report that it spied on nuclear talks between the US and Iran in order to build a case against a deal.

Tesco faces legal action in the UK

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 00:13
Tesco is facing potential legal action from UK institutional shareholders following its accounting scandal.

Clarke weighs up Gerrard address

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 00:10
Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke is considering asking Liverpool's Steven Gerrard to speak to his European side at Hazeltine.

VIDEO: How to beat the housing crisis

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 00:07
BBC's Newsbeat meets two first-time buyers who have teamed up in a bid to beat the housing crisis.

Coalition deal 'led to heart attack'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 23:06
Former First Minister Rhodri Morgan admits the stress of coalition negotiations with Plaid Cymru after the 2007 assembly election "could have been fatal" as he suffered a heart attack.

No doping crisis, say sprint stars

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:39
British sprinters Dina Asher-Smith and Richard Kilty deny athletics is in crisis after a winter of doping headlines.

Critical care building delayed again

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:35
The BBC understands the opening of Northern Ireland's new £150m critical care building has been delayed for a third time.

Three executed over Kunming attack

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:31
Three men convicted of involvement in the Kunming knife attack that left 31 people dead have been executed, a court in China says.