International News

VIDEO: Heseltine: We will join the euro

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:51
The UK "will join the euro" says Lord Heseltine, although it would not be "in the foreseeable future".

Garcia complaint inadmissible - Fifa

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:46
Fifa dismisses a complaint from its own World Cup corruption investigator Michael Garcia as well as two whistleblowers.

Rodgers rejects talk of disharmony

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:42
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers dismisses talk of dressing room unrest at the struggling Premier League club.

Day in pictures: 16 December 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:41
Images from around the world: 16 December

Church reveals abuse allegations

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:40
The Catholic Church in Scotland reveals details of abuse allegations made in 2013, of which seven were made against members of the clergy.

Reading set to appoint Clarke

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:38
Championship side Reading are set to appoint former West Brom boss Steve Clarke as their new manager.

Roma pupils 'need more support'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:34
Children from Roma backgrounds in England's schools must be better supported to learn and achieve, a report by the watchdog Ofsted says.

Charity boss in '£800k fraud' arrest

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:28
The head of finance at a homeless charity in Swansea is arrested on suspicion of fraud understood to be £800,000.

Google threatened with £12m fine

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:23
Google has been threatened with a fine of up to 15m euros (£12m) if it does not do a better job of protecting the privacy of Dutch citizens

McDonald's rations chips in Japan

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:11
Fast food company McDonald's is rationing fries in Japan as it struggles to cope with a chip shortage.

Referendum vote is deemed a success

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 02:54
The Scottish independence referendum was "well run" with high levels of voter satisfaction and is an example to be followed, according to the election watchdog.

Nursing assistant suspended sentence

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 02:54
A nursing assistant at Muckamore Abbey Hospital near Antrim is given a suspended prison sentence for assaulting a mentally-disabled woman she was meant to be caring for.

Design and technology 'marginalised'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 02:52
Design and technology is being marginalised by curriculum changes, the subject's teachers say.

Briton guilty of Kenyan child abuse

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 02:49
Ex-teacher Simon Harris is found guilty of sexually abusing children in Kenya after a trial at Birmingham Crown Court.

Microsoft rivals unite over data row

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 02:44
Apple and eBay are among those supporting Microsoft's stand against handing over data stored in Ireland to the US government.

England-only votes: the options

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 02:18
What exactly are the options for votes on English laws?

In pictures: Peshawar school attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 02:10
Taliban gunmen open fire on school in Peshawar

Landlord pub murder accused remanded

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 02:06
A man accused of murdering a pub landlord on Anglesey appears at Mold Crown Court.

Teen raped woman on his birthday

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 02:06
A teenager who raped and assaulted a woman outside a nightclub where he was celebrating turning 18 is jailed for five years.

Child car smoking ban bill launched

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 02:04
South of Scotland Lib Dem MSP Jim Hume formally launches a bill at Holyrood to prevent smoking in cars with children in them.