International News

VIDEO: Shops whip up Fifty Shades profits

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 01:28
Along with pre-booked cinema tickets, several other business appear to be cashing in on the release of Fifty Shades of Grey.

Man Utd 'happy' with style of play

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 01:25
Manchester United winger Ashley Young defends the club's tactics after criticism from West Ham boss Sam Allardyce.

Assange 'drains' Met Police money

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 01:11
Security costs for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange are to be reviewed, says Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.

Scotland beat Ireland in warm-up

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 01:04
Scotland shock Ireland with a thumping 179-run victory in their World Cup warm-up match in Sydney.

Who, what, why: How do airbags protect against avalanches?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 01:04
How do airbags protect skiers from being buried?

Tesco 'bounces back from tough year'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 00:56
The UK's largest supermarket sees sales growth for the first time in a year, according to research firm Kantar Worldpanel.

Niger approves anti-Boko Haram force

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 00:45
Niger's parliament votes to send troops to Nigeria to join the fight against militant Islamist group Boko Haram, as the conflict spreads across borders.

UK prisoner voting rights 'breached'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 00:39
The rights of 1,015 UK prisoners were breached when they were prevented from voting in elections, the European Court of Human Rights rules.

Advice: No alcohol safe in pregnancy

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 00:29
Women who are trying for a baby and those in the first three months of pregnancy should not drink any alcohol, updated guidelines say.

Probe into Lynette corruption trial

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 00:22
The solicitor for one of three men wrongly convicted of killing a Cardiff prostitute said an inquiry into the collapse of the UK's biggest police corruption trial would focus on the "reasons for the collapse".

Charge over phone and laptop video

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 00:09
A man is charged over a video showing a motorist in Aberdeen allegedly driving with headphones on, using a handheld mobile phone and with a laptop on.

Hospital maternity care concerns

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 23:59
Consultant-led maternity care could be withdrawn from a north Wales hospital for a year due to recruitment problems, warn local politicians.

Grammy audience falls three million

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 23:56
Sam Smith's Grammy victory was seen by 25.3 million people in the US, the ceremony's smallest audience since 2009.

Are ministers too focused on the NHS?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 23:49
A high level ministerial committee has been meeting weekly to monitor activity in the NHS - finding solutions or micromanagement?

VIDEO: Prince Charles to meet Saudi king

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 23:19
Prince Charles is urged to raise the case of a Saudi blogger with the country's new king on the latest leg of his tour of the Gulf and the Middle East.

Putting fitness trackers to the test

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 23:16
Why activity trackers fail to match up

Many 'children taking risks online'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 23:13
A poll suggests more than half of UK children have done something "risky" or anti-social online.

UBS confirms fresh US tax probe

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 22:51
UBS has confirmed it is being investigated by US authorities into whether it helped Americans evade taxes through investments banned in the US.

'Smart' insulin hope for diabetes

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 22:50
Scientists are hopeful that 'smart' insulins which are undergoing trials could revolutionise the way diabetes is managed.

Spider-Man signs deal with Marvel

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 22:09
Sony Pictures and Marvel sign a deal meaning Spider-Man could join up with the likes of Thor, Captain America and Iron Man in future film releases.