International News

McIlroy and Wozniacki to marry

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 15:05
Golfer Rory McIlroy and former world number one tennis player Caroline Wozniacki are to marry, the pair announce.

Job cuts for HP and Revlon announced

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 13:49
Computer maker Hewlett-Packard and cosmetic firm Revlon both announce end of year job cuts of thousands of workers.

S Sudan rivals to begin peace talks

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 13:22
Observers say they hope talks between South Sudan's government and rebels will begin in the near future, but fighting continues to rage.

Body believed to be missing woman

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 12:45
The body of a woman found in water in a West Midlands nature reserve is believed to be that of missing 73-year-old Julie Middleton, police say.

Regions refuse to meet WRU deadline

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 12:26
The row affecting Welsh rugby continues after the regions fail to meet a deadline to sign a new legal agreement with the WRU.

VIDEO: Is the Eurozone crisis over?

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 12:23
A lot has changed in the Eurozone over the past two years - this year Ireland emerged from its bailout; Portugal hopes to follow suit in 2014.

New Year's Day to bring heavy rain

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 11:57
Forecasters warn that Scotland should expect a further spell of wet weather with heavy rain on New Year's Day.

New Year's Day flood warnings for UK

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 11:52
Flood warnings are issued across England and Wales as forecasters predict more heavy rain and strong winds for the first day of 2014.

Romney's black grandson mocked on TV

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 11:32
A US cable news presenter apologises for jokes about former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's adopted black grandson.

Haass proposal document published

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 11:29
The final draft of the proposal document given to Northern Ireland's political parties by Richard Haass has been published.

Schumacher's condition improves

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 11:18
Seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher's condition improves slightly after an operation to relieve pressure on his brain.

Twelve in court on manslaughter charge

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 10:59
Twelve men have appeared in court charged with manslaughter of Kevin McDaid in Coleraine in 2009.

Seven dead in Argentina heatwave

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 10:54
The worst heatwave in northern Argentina since records began has killed at least seven people since Christmas Eve.

Romania dismisses UK 'invasion' talk

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 10:28
The Romanian foreign ministry has ridiculed talk of an "invasion" of the UK when work restrictions are lifted on Wednesday.

VIDEO: Fireworks mark new year around world

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 10:09
New year celebrations have been taking place across the world, welcoming the start of 2014.

VIDEO: 'Fat suit' shows effects of obesity

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 10:08
Hospital staff have been learning how to deal with obese patients by wearing a so-called "fat suit".

Broadcaster Geoffrey Wheeler dies

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 10:01
The broadcaster Geoffrey Wheeler, best known for presenting BBC quiz show Top of the Form and Songs of Praise, has died aged 83, his son confirms.

Chelsea report £49.4m loss in 2013

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 10:00
Chelsea reveal a £49.4m loss for the year to 30 June 2013 - but say that falls within Uefa's Financial Fair Play rules.

Run collapse MP 'seriously ill'

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 09:55
Labour MP Paul Goggins is "seriously ill" in hospital after collapsing while out running in Greater Manchester.

House-sitter murder victim named

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 09:54
A woman who was found murdered while house-sitting in West Sussex is identified by police.

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