International News

Five years, five economic challenges

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 04:42
What issues will the government face between now and the next election?

Delhi officer hits woman with brick

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 04:40
A policeman in the Indian capital, Delhi, is arrested after being caught on camera attacking a woman with a brick.

Business sets out Javid priorities

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 04:39
Business leaders set out what they see as priorities as Sajid Javid takes up the business secretary role, previously held by Lib Dem Vince Cable.

Photobucket hackers face charges

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 04:38
Two men alleged to have developed an app enabling criminals to harvest personal data from users of photo-sharing site Photobucket have been arrested.

'No aid for 300,000' in South Sudan

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 04:38
More than 300,000 people are without "life-saving" aid in South Sudan's oil-rich Unity state after heavy fighting forces aid agencies to withdraw, the UN says.

Eurostar bans artillery shell in bag

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 04:33
The Gare du Nord railway station in Paris was evacuated after a man tried to board a Eurostar train with an artillery shell in his luggage.

Alonso's visor caused retirement

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 04:29
McLaren's Fernando Alonso retired from the Spanish Grand Prix because his helmet's visor blocked a brake duct.

Chapman in England World Cup squad

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 04:22
Katie Chapman is included in England's squad for the 2015 Women's World Cup after a five-year absence from international duty.

Election 2015: It wasn't social media 'wot won it'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 04:19
Despite all the fanfare, social media proved an ineffective tool to predict the general election result.

Arrest over suspicious objects alert

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 04:00
A man is arrested as police find "number of suspicious objects" during a search in east Belfast.

Sajid Javid for university role

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 03:53
Sajid Javid has been appointed business secretary, heading the department responsible for universities.

Who would be a Member of Parliament?

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 03:52
More than 180 new MPs arrive at the Houses of Parliament for the first time this week. What motivates them?

France's Hollande in first Cuba visit

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 03:42
French President Francois Hollande is visiting Cuba, the first French leader to do so in more than 100 years.

Garage reaches 'free' £700 meal deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 03:35
An Audi garage which was hit with a £700 restaurant bill by a customer who was offered a compensatory "free" meal agrees to cover the full cost.

Labour shake-up: Leslie replaces Balls

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 03:31
Harriet Harman reshuffles Labour's shadow cabinet, replacing a number of big names who lost their seats at the election, as Lord Sugar says he is quitting the party.

Funds sought for tiny £6 computer

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 03:27
A Californian start-up is seeking cash to make a computer that only costs $9 (£6) in its most basic form.

Red Bull say they will quit F1

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 03:26
Red Bull say they will pull out of Formula 1 if either they cannot get a competitive engine or Audi do not join with them.

UK interest rates kept at record low

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 03:25
UK interest rates have been held at 0.5% for another month by the Bank of England.

'Ride me' bus advert sparks backlash

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 03:10
A south Wales bus company says it will withdraw an adverting campaign showing a partly dressed woman following an online backlash.

Whittingdale named culture secretary

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 02:54
John Whittingdale, the former chair of the House of Commons culture select committee, is to take over from Sajid Javid as UK culture secretary.