International News

VIDEO: Should church speak out on politics?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 02:20
Anglican Bishops sit in the House of Lords and the church makes regular forays into British domestic politics.

'Big crash' as shop sign kills woman

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 02:04
A Blackpool shop worker describes hearing "a big crash" as a falling shop sign hit and killed a woman.

Burkina Faso MPs agree 50% pay cut

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 02:04
Members of parliament in Burkina Faso decide to cut their salaries by half following a public outcry, as the country continues a transition to elections.

Ceremonies for Paris terror victims

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 01:54
Funeral ceremonies for seven of those killed in last week's terror attacks in Paris are held in Jerusalem and the French capital.

Debenhams sees shares fall 8%

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 01:43
Debenhams shares fall 8% as the group's overall fourth-quarter performance declines despite record Christmas sales.

China's Huawei says profit rose 17%

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 01:43
Chinese tech giant Huawei says its operating profit in 2014 rose by about 17% from the previous year.

VIDEO: One-handed pianist achieves dream

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 01:29
Nick McCarthy defies advice to become first one-handed pianist to graduate from the Royal College of Music.

VIDEO: Climbers attempt 'the impossible'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 01:19
Two climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell are coming to the end of an attempt to 'free climb' the Dawn Wall of El Capitan, a rock formation in California's Yosemite National Park.

VIDEO: Osborne welcomes inflation figures

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 01:18
The Chancellor has welcomed news that inflation, as measured by the consumer price index, has fallen to 0.5%.

Malaysia model murder verdict upheld

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 01:16
Malaysia's highest court reinstates death sentences for two policemen convicted of murdering a Mongolian model linked to senior politicians in 2006.

Golden Globe TV ratings dip to 19m

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:53
Sunday's Golden Globe Awards ceremony was watched by 19.3 million people in the US, down 8% on last year's audience of 20.9 million.

UK inflation rate falls to 0.5%

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:52
UK consumer price inflation fell sharply to 0.5% in December, its joint lowest on record, official figures show

Greggs shares jump on strong sales

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Shares in bakery chain Greggs jump 6% after it says strong trading over the Christmas period means profits will be above expectations.

VIDEO: What future for virtual reality?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:45
Virtual Reality (VR) was one of the big talking points at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

How can inflation be good for you?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:38
So, Mark Carney is filling his fountain pen, and looking for a stamp. But why on earth should he be writing to the chancellor to apologise, when low inflation looks so attractive?

One dies in Washington Metro smoke

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:37
A woman dies and 83 people are taken to hospital in Washington DC after a Metro tunnel filled with smoke.

Union boss 'angry' over City Link

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:30
A union leader is expected to tell MPs at Westminster his anger is increasing over the collapse of UK delivery firm City Link.

VIDEO: Marine conservation zones on the rise

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:19
The BBC's Danny Savage reports on plans to protect more offshore seabeds in England, which would see new areas given the status of 'marine conservation zone'.

Crystal Palace sign Sanogo on loan

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:10
Crystal Palace sign striker Yaya Sanogo from fellow Premier League club Arsenal on loan until the end of the season.

Mubarak fraud conviction overturned

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:00
A court in Egypt overturns former President Hosni Mubarak's embezzlement conviction and orders a retrial, paving the way for his release.