International News

BT faces tough new broadband tests

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 03:52
Regulator Ofcom will regularly assess whether BT's wholesale and retail prices for broadband are fair, it says.

Poor left behind, archbishops warn

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 03:48
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York call for a rethink of the way poverty is addressed in the UK, and urge a greater take-up of the living wage.

Gerrard loan return 'conceivable'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 03:47
Steven Gerrard could return to Liverpool on loan after his move to LA Galaxy, says chief executive Ian Ayre.

All you need to know about Afcon 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 03:47
From a president giving away tickets to a fan protest over selection, all you need to know about the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Caption Challenge: Bear witness

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 03:41
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Men charged over Randalstown murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 03:39
Three men appear in court charged with the murder of Nelson Cheung in County Antrim last week.

VIDEO: Huge waves lash Saltcoats train line

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 03:37
Video footage shows huge waves pounding the train line in Saltcoats on the Ayrshire coast.

Stars set for Brit nominations show

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 03:34
Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran are expected to dominate nominations for the 2015 Brit Awards when they are revealed on Thursday.

Clegg slams 'stupid' Lib Dem tweet

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 03:33
Nick Clegg calls a "Je suis Palestinian" tweet by one of his MPs "crass, stupid, offensive and highly insensitive".

VIDEO: Can Xiaomi take a bite out of Apple?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 03:30
The BBC's Ceila Hatton attends the launch of Xiaomi's latest device - and finds more than one similarity to a certain US tech giant.

Ashley offers £10m loan to Rangers

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 03:02
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is ready to provide a loan of £10m to Rangers but wants security of Ibrox and Murray Park.

'Grow backbone' broadcasters - Clegg

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:41
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says broadcasters should push ahead with the TV election debates despite David Cameron's refusal to take part.

VIDEO: Rapturous Philippines welcome for Pope

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:35
Pope Francis arrives in the Philippine to a rapturous welcome, ahead of a five day official visit.

German GP at Hockenheim - Ecclestone

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:34
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says the 2015 German grand prix will be held at Hockenheim despite a contract with Nurburgring.

Alastair Campbell assault denial

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:17
Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell denies reports he spat at and assaulted a 61-year old after claims published on social media by MP George Galloway

Southgate extends England U21 deal

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:16
England Under-21s boss Gareth Southgate agrees a one year contract extension, which will keep him in the job until 2017.

Diana play 'clunky' and 'clueless'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:04
A controversial new play about Princess Diana's death is called "patchy", "confused" and "clueless" by reviewers.

Ruth Rendell critical after stroke

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:03
Best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell is in a critical but stable condition after suffering a stroke, her publishers have said.

Switzerland scraps ban on franc cap

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:59
The Swiss franc soars and sends markets into turmoil as Switzerland gives up trying to peg its currency against the euro.

VIDEO: Vote for FA Cup goal of the round

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:59
Watch BBC Sport's shortlist of our six top goals from the FA Cup third round and vote for your favourite to choose the goal of the round.

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