International News

Labour defends 'pink van' campaign

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 09:26
Labour defends the choice of a pink minibus to launch a campaign aimed at female voters after it is attacked on social media.

Tributes to victims of Bath crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 09:14
Tributes are being paid to the victims of a crash where three men from south Wales and a local child died in Bath, Somerset.

Nisman death: Mystery DNA found

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:56
Argentine forensic experts find DNA from an unidentified person in the apartment where special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead last month.

Survey of cargo ship wreck completed

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:43
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch says it has now completed initial surveys of the wreck of the cargo ship Cemfjord.

Premier League in £5.14bn TV deal

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:42
Sky secures five of seven English Premier League live TV packages while rival BT secures two packages in a record £5.136bn deal

Australia to compete at Eurovision

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:39
Australia is to compete at this year's Eurovision Song Contest as part of the the show's 60th anniversary celebrations, organisers announce.

New immigration inspector announced

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:38
A former crime-fighting chief is announced as the next chief inspector of borders and immigration.

£5.1bn for Premier League TV rights

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:31
Sky and BT Sport will pay the Premier League £5.1bn to share live TV rights for three seasons from 2016-17.

Fernandes appoints 'dream manager'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:27
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes says he has got his "dream manager" to replace Harry Redknapp, who resigned last week.

Tennant makes Radio 4 quiz record

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:56
Doctor Who actor David Tennant becomes the most successful debut contestant on Radio 4's quiz show Just a Minute.

Mali rebels 'poach rare elephants'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:51
A rare species of elephant in Mali is being targeted by poachers, with the government blaming rebels attempting to raise money for weapons.

Man unfit for trial on murder charge

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:50
The man accused of murdering Jean Campbell at a park in Glasgow has been deemed unfit to stand trial.

Compensation scheme 'totally unjust'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:46
MPs accuse the country's top financial regulator of watering down a scheme meant to compensate firms which were victims of misselling by banks.

Alabama gay marriage plans in chaos

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:45
Some counties in Alabama are refusing to marry gay couples, a day after the US Supreme Court refused the state's request to stop same-sex marriages.

VIDEO: Mobile tracking app - care or control?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:37
The BBC's Angus Crawford reports on the the implications for parents and children of new tracking software - and also the ways in which it can be a tool of control.

VIDEO: Local Government Committee

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:30
MPs take evidence on a report which detailed widespread child abuse in Rotherham

VIDEO: Las Vegas demolition fails to fell lift

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:24
A lift shaft survives an implosion designed to flatten a hotel in Las Vegas.

888 confirms William Hill approach

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:14
Online gambling group 888 Holdings confirms that bookmaker William Hill has made an approach to buy the firm.

Women become St Andrews members

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:12
The Princess Royal is one of the first female members invited to join the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.

Princess Anne to be R&A golf member

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:06
The Princess Royal is to become an honorary member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews five months after it decided to admit women.