International News

Benefit savings 'less than expected'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 08:15
Welfare spending over the course of this Parliament has fallen by just £2.5bn despite reforms aimed at saving £19bn, economic forecasters say.

Eggs thrown on Czech anniversary

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 08:08
The 25th anniversary of the Czech Republic's Velvet Revolution is marked by angry protests, with eggs thrown at President Milos Zeman.

How Knight Rider predicted the future

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 07:57
The times Knight Rider correctly predicted the future

England 'too fearful', says Strauss

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 07:48
England have been "too fearful" to succeed in one-day international cricket, says former captain Andrew Strauss.

Fraud charges over sale of Rangers

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 07:47
Four men appear in court charged with fraudulent activity following an investigation into the sale of Rangers FC in 2011.

World of Warcraft hit by server bugs

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 07:47
World of Warcraft players experience crashes and bugs following the launch of a new expansion pack as it is the latest game to face server problems.

Band Aid 30 line-up: A who's who

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 07:26
A clickable guide to who's who in the line-up

Open letter to fake 'Syria hero boy' director

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 07:24
Open letter condemns hoax 'Syria hero boy' film

Hotel hammer attack man jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:55
Philip Spence, who beat three sisters with a hammer as they slept at a London hotel, is jailed for life with a minimum term of 18 years.

VIDEO: Closing the gates on a private toll road

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:50
Mike Watts, who built and maintained his own private toll road in Somerset, explains why it is closing without profit.

Brands Hatch rogue driver jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:47
A man who drove his girlfriend's car on to the Brands Hatch circuit during a race is jailed for eight months.

Ireland's Henry set for long lay-off

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:40
Ireland flanker Chris Henry will be out of rugby for several months after suffering a blocked blood vessel in his brain.

Scots so keen to face England - boss

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:39
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan says his players are champing at the bit to be involved in the friendly against England.

Salmond to donate pension to charity

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:31
Alex Salmond is to donate the annual pension he will receive after stepping down as Scottish first minister to good causes.

EastEnders investigated over rape storyline

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:06
Ofcom is to investigate EastEnders over a storyline in which Queen Vic landlady Linda Carter was raped, prompting a flurry of complaints.

Pope to visit US in September

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:01
The Pope announces plans for his first trip to the US next September, when he is expected to travel to Philadelphia, New York and Washington.

Man released in missing chef probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 06:00
A man arrested on suspicion of murdering the missing York chef Claudia Lawrence is released without charge.

Father denies son in beheading video

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:43
The father of a Cardiff man says it is not his son in an Islamic State video showing the beheading of Syrian soldiers.

'Major incident' hospital cancels ops

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:41
A hospital in the midst of a "major incident" is cancelling 10 times as many non-emergency operations as normal as a result, the BBC learns.

Camera sees Philae's hairy landing

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:39
High-resolution pictures have now been released of the Philae probe around the time of landing on Comet 67P last Wednesday.