International News

VIDEO: Work and Pensions Committee

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:49
The Work and Pensions Committee takes evidence on the benefits sanction policy.

Good day for Tesco, grimmer for M&S

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:42
While Tesco is being turned around, Marks & Spencer still faces problems.

Stricken cargo ship to be assessed

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:42
A full assessment of the cargo ship that ran aground in the Solent on Saturday is due to be carried out by the salvage team.

More time to quiz murder arrest pair

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:41
Police are given more time to question two men on suspicion of murder after the disappearance of 34-year-old Sameena Imam on Christmas Eve.

Is it harder to run in the Sahara Desert or the North Pole?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:37
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is to run the Marathon des Sables, but is that harder than his polar challenges?

VIDEO: Syrian refugees in flip flops in snow

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:36
Thousands of Syrian refugees are spending their fourth winter in tents in Lebanon as heavy snow continues to fall in the area.

Cosby receives standing ovation

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:35
The Cosby Show received a standing ovation in Canada, at the end of his first live performance since November, despite protests outside the venue.

Poor wages behind housing slow-down

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:27
The Halifax is blaming poor growth in wages for a continuing slow-down in house prices.

Kohli sets Test century record

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:14
India captain Virat Kohli makes history, while 'spiderman' is blamed for a dropped catch on day three of the fourth Test.

Currents thwart AirAsia tail pick-up

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:12
Strong currents and poor visibility prevent the retrieval of the tail of an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that crashed into the Java Sea.

Cole doubt for start of Six Nations

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:50
Leicester prop Dan Cole is a doubt for England's Six Nations opener against Wales on 6 February, says Tigers boss Richard Cockerill.

VIDEO: Fighter planes cleaned at height

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:44
Aeroplanes suspended from a hangar roof at RAF Museum Cosford have their annual clean.

Forest sign Chelsea defender Kane

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:44
Championship side Nottingham Forest sign Chelsea right-back Todd Kane on loan until the end of the season.

No Gerrard loan talks - LA Galaxy

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:37
LA Galaxy's president says no discussions have taken place about loaning Steven Gerrard back to a European club.

Mayor to meet bosses over rail woes

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:37
London mayor Boris Johnson is set to meet rail bosses later to discuss the days of travel disruption at London Bridge station.

Welfare reforms 'hit Wales hardest'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:48
More tenants in Wales are suffering with poverty and debt since welfare reforms came in than in England and Scotland, a financial watchdog warns.

'Strong case' for abandoning CPI

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:45
An official review of inflation measures says there is a strong case for switching the way it is measured.

Man's death treated as murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:34
Police are treating the death of a man in his 60s in Randalstown, County Antrim, as murder.

Sarver increases bid for Rangers

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:33
American businessman Robert Sarver increases his offer to buy Rangers to £20m and offers a short-term loan of £6.5m.

M&S sees fall in clothing sales

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:25
Marks and Spencer reports its 14th consecutive quarterly drop in clothing sales blaming unseasonal autumn weather.