International News

Who still uses the Shipping Forecast?

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 05:50
Who still actually uses the Shipping Forecast?

Barclays: Winning trust to take years

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 05:45
Antony Jenkins, chief executive of Barclays, says he expects it to take five to 10 years to restore the public's trust in the bank, as the Archbishop of Canterbury says it'll take a "generation."

Man accused of wife and son murders

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 05:45
A 32-year-old man appears in court charged with the murder of his wife and two-year-old son in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian.

Giant rubber duck bursts in Taiwan

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 05:36
A giant yellow inflatable duck on display in a Taiwanese port bursts in unexplained circumstances.

Debenhams warns on Christmas sales

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 05:00
Shares in Debenhams plunge 12.2% after the department store warns of poor sales during the key Christmas period.

Children 'beheaded' in CAR conflict

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 04:49
At least two children are beheaded in the Central African Republic's capital Bangui as violence sinks to a "vicious new low", the UN children's charity Unicef says.

House prices 'continue to rise'

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 04:48
House prices rose by 3.2% in the year to the end of November across England and Wales, but were up 10.6% in London, the Land Registry says.

Murray eases past wildcard in Qatar

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 04:44
Andy Murray returns to competitive action at the Qatar Open with a straight sets win over Qatari wildcard Mousa Zayed.

VIDEO: Uncertainty over Antarctic rescue

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 04:37
A planned helicopter rescue of passengers and crew stranded on an Antarctic research ship is looking uncertain because of bad weather.

Paulinho is ruled out for a month

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 04:37
Tottenham midfielder Paulinho is ruled out for at least a month with an ankle injury suffered in a tackle with Charlie Adam.

New coin designs for 2014 unveiled

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 04:37
Coins marking the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One will enter circulation in 2014.

VIDEO: Schumacher's condition improves

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 04:11
Former F1 champion Michael Schumacher's condition improves slightly after an operation to relieve pressure on his brain.

South Sudan rebel 'agrees to talks'

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 04:00
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar tells the BBC he will enter peace talks, claiming his forces have captured the key town of Bor.

Woman injured by 'panicked stag'

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 03:51
A woman, believed to be in her 30s and from Cambridge, is in a serious condition after being injured by a stag in the Highlands.

Fire crews strike again on pensions

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 03:28
Firefighters across Wales are preparing to stage the latest in a series of strikes on New Year's Eve over pension changes.

Weird wildlife news quiz 2013

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 03:06
How much attention did you pay to nature in 2013?

Cameroon gunmen free French priest

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 02:38
A French Catholic priest kidnapped by gunmen in Cameroon last month is released, France's President Hollande says.

Everton 'can resist Barkley bids'

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 02:38
Everton manager Roberto Martinez is sure the club can resist bids for star midfielder Ross Barkley in January.

Yutu rover pictured from orbit

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 02:38
The American Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter snaps images of the Chinese Yutu rover on the surface of the Moon.

Beyonce defends Challenger audio use

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 02:28
Singer Beyonce defends her use of audio recordings from the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster on an album track following criticism from the widow of one of the seven astronauts killed.

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