International News

Ofcom names Sharon White as new boss

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:32
Ofcom, the UK's telecoms regulator, has named senior Treasury official Sharon White as its new chief executive.

Care home scalding death accidental

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:12
A care assistant at a nursing home where a dementia patient was scalded in a bath, had not been given any formal training, an inquest hears.

Edmonton murder victim named

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:10
A man whose murder led to the arrest of five boys aged between 13 and 14 is formally identified as 53-year-old Christopher John Barry.

Tonev loses racism ban appeal

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:35
Celtic winger Aleksandar Tovev's appeal against a seven-match ban for racial abuse is rejected by the Scottish FA.

Murphy names new front bench team

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:33
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy has announced his new front bench team, with jobs for fellow leadership contenders Neil Findlay and Sarah Boyack.

VIDEO: Pakistan's fight with the Taliban

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:32
The BBC's Mike Wooldridge looks at how Pakistan has battled with the Taliban and what future hope there is for resolving the conflict.

I've never fixed games, says Herrera

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:23
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera insists he has never been involved in match-fixing after being named in an investigation.

UK 'will join the euro' - Heseltine

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:23
Former Conservative Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine predicts the UK will join the euro one day.

How can golf rediscover its mojo?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:17
From lowering the cost to using a timer and jet packs - your suggestions on how to get a lot more people playing golf.

VIDEO: One of last six rare rhinos dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:09
One of the world's last remaining northern white rhinos has died at a zoo in California, the 44-year old male named Angalifu died of old age, leaving only five in the world.

Stormont opposition plans outlined

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:09
Arrangements for a Stormont opposition could be put in place as early as March 2015, according to the government paper given to the parties last week.

Arrests over Spanish football death

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 04:05
Spanish police arrest 32 people as part of an investigation into the murder of a Deportivo La Coruna fan before a game in November.

VIDEO: Heseltine: We will join the euro

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:51
The UK "will join the euro" says Lord Heseltine, although it would not be "in the foreseeable future".

Garcia complaint inadmissible - Fifa

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:46
Fifa dismisses a complaint from its own World Cup corruption investigator Michael Garcia as well as two whistleblowers.

Rodgers rejects talk of disharmony

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:42
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers dismisses talk of dressing room unrest at the struggling Premier League club.

Day in pictures: 16 December 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:41
Images from around the world: 16 December

Church reveals abuse allegations

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:40
The Catholic Church in Scotland reveals details of abuse allegations made in 2013, of which seven were made against members of the clergy.

Reading set to appoint Clarke

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:38
Championship side Reading are set to appoint former West Brom boss Steve Clarke as their new manager.

Roma pupils 'need more support'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:34
Children from Roma backgrounds in England's schools must be better supported to learn and achieve, a report by the watchdog Ofsted says.

Charity boss in '£800k fraud' arrest

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 03:28
The head of finance at a homeless charity in Swansea is arrested on suspicion of fraud understood to be £800,000.