International News

Lib Dems to 'protect education'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 02:30
The Liberal Democrats pledge to protect spending from nursery to college level over the course of the next parliament if they are in government.

Is a complete ban on smoking next?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 02:20
After a ban on smoking in cars was agreed by MPs in the Commons, BBC News looks at what could happen next.

Owner warned me about job - Lambert

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 02:13
Sacked Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert says managing the club turned out to be "the toughest challenge" of his career.

The deflation that isn't deflation

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 02:07
The governor of the Bank of England says there is a better than evens chance inflation will turn negative in coming months but insists this won't be "deflation".

SFO to pay legal bill of failed case

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 01:37
A £7m legal bill racked-up in a failed case against six people accused of a fraud conspiracy involving the ownership of open-cast mines is to be paid by the Serious Fraud Office.

Gerrard to have scan on leg injury

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 01:30
Liverpool say captain Steven Gerrard will have a scan on a hamstring injury sustained in the 3-2 win over Tottenham.

Home repossessions at eight-year low

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 01:30
The number of homes repossessed by lenders last year fell to their lowest level since 2006, mortgage lenders say.

Ex-Sony head calls hack 'horrible'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 01:23
The former co-chairman of Sony Pictures speaks for the first time about the debilitating cyber attack on the studio that revealed her private emails.

VIDEO: How Farmville's Zynga lost its shine

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 01:10
The BBC's Jeremy Howell investigates what went wrong at Zynga, as the online gaming company reveals its annual results.

US troops fighting Ebola to withdraw

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 01:00
President Obama announces that all US troops fighting Ebola in Liberia will leave, as number of new cases rises for second consecutive week

Jonathan denies role in poll delay

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 00:52
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan denies he was consulted over the controversial postponement of Saturday's hard-fought presidential and parliamentary elections.

Egypt retries Al Jazeera journalists

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 00:52
A court in Egypt is to begin the retrial of two Al Jazeera journalists convicted last year of spreading false news to help a terrorist group.

Leaders agree Ukraine peace roadmap

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 00:52
A ceasefire will begin in eastern Ukraine on 15 February, say leaders as a peace roadmap is agreed after marathon talks.

Joseph & Kruis get Twickenham starts

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 00:49
Jonathan Joseph and George Kruis will get their first Twickenham starts as England name an unchanged side to face Italy.

IMF agrees $17.5bn plan for Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 00:48
The IMF agrees a $17.5bn loan to Ukraine as part of a new economic reform programme, which it says could represent a "turning point" for the country.

Mystery surrounds toilet fire death

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 00:48
Members of the public who battled in vain to save a man from a burning toilet block are asked to get in touch with the police, who are struggling to establish how and why the victim died.

Australia's affection for Eurovision pays off

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 00:48
Why Australia's Eurovision entry isn't as strange as it seems

Paedophile had access to girl, 5

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 00:38
A convicted paedophile had access to a five-year-old girl despite social services knowing about his history, it emerges.

Ukraine crisis in maps

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 00:36
Find out how the crisis in Ukraine has spread since November 2013, from anti-government protests in Kiev to a pro-Russian insurgency in Crimea and eastern regions.

Police Taser armed man near school

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 00:23
Police Taser a man carrying two knives following a disturbance outside a primary school in Manchester.