International News

Bunting coasts into quarter-finals

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:21
Top seed Stephen Bunting drops only one leg as he beats Dave Prins to reach the BDO World Darts Championships quarter-finals.

Duggan killing lawful, says jury

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:11
Mark Duggan's family say they will fight for justice after an inquest jury concluded by a majority of 8 to 2 that he was lawfully killed by police.

Macy's to cut jobs and close stores

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:02
US retailer Macy's says it will cut 2,500 jobs and shut five stores as part of a restructuring plan.

Medical glue 'can fix broken heart'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:59
A glue that can seal open wounds or repair leaking blood vessels in the heart is developed in the US.

Parties fight for low-paid

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:57
How the minimum wage has become a political football

Cuts council slammed over £150K post

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:48
Unions condemn plans for a new £150,000-a-year council post after Salford said it had been "forced" to slash care services.

VIDEO: Sony chief on logging your life

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:46
The chief executive of Sony explains his new life logging kit and says parts of the company may have to be restructured.

US Republican 'outraged' at emails

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:42
Republican rising star Chris Christie says it is "unacceptable" that his aide allegedly orchestrated traffic mayhem to pursue a political vendetta.

PM and Polish leader discuss benefits

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:30
David Cameron and his Polish counterpart Donald Tusk seek to smooth relations amid a dispute over benefit payments to EU migrants.

Four dead US helicopter crew named

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:22
Four US servicemen who died when their helicopter crashed in Norfolk are named by officials at RAF Lakenheath.

Balls hints he could work with Clegg

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:20
Labour's Ed Balls indicates he might be willing to work with Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg in coalition, saying he has "no reason to doubt his integrity".

Peers veto 'public annoyance' law

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:16
Peers veto a government proposal under which courts could impose injunctions to stop people being annoying in public.

Hitzlsperger reveals he is gay

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:10
Former Aston Villa, West Ham and Everton midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger announces in a newspaper that he is gay.

Virtual reality readies for lift off

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 12:51
The headsets that could spark a video games revolution

UN warns of CAR humanitarian crisis

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 12:36
The UN warns that the Central African Republic is heading towards a humanitarian disaster because of religious conflict and overcrowded camps.

Football toxic for gay people - Amaechi

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 12:31
Ex-NBA star John Amaechi tells BBC Sport "football is toxic" and must change if players are going to come out as gay.

VIDEO: 'No decision' on Qatar World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 12:07
Fifa has moved quickly to play down claims from its own general secretary that the Qatar 2022 World Cup will not take place in the summer.

VIDEO: Flood misery in the Thames Valley

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 12:03
Recent heavy rains and strong winds have led to severe flooding in many parts of the UK, with coastal communities and those living close to rivers especially vulnerable.

Man jailed for crisp factory arson

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 11:57
A man is jailed for six years and three months after starting a fire which destroyed a south Wales crisp factory in September 2012.

Academies 'improved after switching'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 11:27
Schools in England which opted to become academies have improved more quickly than those staying as local authority schools, according to an analysis of Ofsted inspections.

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