International News

Rodgers 'more determined than ever'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 08:06
Manager Brendan Rodgers is focused on improving Liverpool's performances - and is confident he will be able to do so.

The strangely enduring power of kitsch

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 08:04
Why kitsch is impossible to escape

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 08:02
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Pope declines Dalai Lama meeting

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 07:57
Pope Francis declines to meet exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in Rome, as the Vatican seeks to improve ties with China.

China bans anthem from weddings

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 07:36
China is banning the national anthem from being performed at weddings, funerals, commercial and other non-political events, state media reports.

Ebola-hit Leone bans Christmas events

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 07:32
Sierra Leone announces it is banning public Christmas and New Year celebrations in order to contain the spread of the Ebola virus.

Computer glitch hits Scots flights

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 07:32
Flights to and from Scottish airports are hit by a computer failure at the UK's air traffic control centre.

Labour reveals 'English laws' plans

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 07:21
Labour proposes what it calls a "sensible" solution to the question of MPs voting on matters that only affect England.

Premier League opens TV rights sale

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 07:21
The Premier League has opened bidding for the next tranche of television rights, for live games and highlights, for three seasons from 2016.

Week in pictures: 6-12 December 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 07:05
News photos from around the world

Pensioner bonds to pay 2.8% and 4%

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 06:55
New pensioner bonds are to carry market-leading interest rates, the government announces, with the products due to be launched in January.

VIDEO: 'Cat burglar' caught in the act

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 06:49
A cat from Vladivostok sneaked into a display of fish at a shop in Vladivostok International Airport.

IT failure closes London airspace

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 06:41
All London airspace has been closed until 19:00 GMT after a computer failure, European flight safety body Eurocontrol says.

VIDEO: Time capsule from 1795 recovered

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 06:12
A time capsule dating back 200 years to 1795 has been recovered from the granite cornerstone of the statehouse in Massachusetts.

Fifa set to face new finance checks

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:47
Swiss politicians pass a law that aims to strengthen the oversight of some 60 sports bodies based there, including Fifa and the International Olympic Committee.

Picture power: Royal tour

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:37
Press Association photographer Jonathan Brady explains the story behind his photographs of the US royal tour.

VIDEO: Living in a shipping container

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:36
A new housing development has been built in Johannesburg, South Africa, using shipping containers and disused grain silos.

No signings in January - Mourinho

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:31
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says the Premier League leaders will not make any new signings in the January transfer window.

Ex-NoW journalist admits hacking

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:29
Ex-News of the World features editor Jules Stenson admits phone hacking, at an Old Bailey hearing

VIDEO: Burnham: Worst week on record in A&E

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:25
The NHS in England has suffered its "worst week on record in A&E" says shadow health secretary Andy Burnham.

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