International News

Halliburton to cut up to 6,400 jobs

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 11:32
US oilfield services firm Halliburton says it will cut up to 8% of its global workforce of 80,000 as oil prices continue to tumble.

Microsoft patches 'China spy bug'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 11:15
Microsoft has released a patch to close a bug believed to exploited by hackers who targeted US military and government networks.

Man charged with Graham murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 11:06
A man is charged with the murder of a University of Virginia student teenager whose disappearance for weeks made national headlines.

Greece to push for bailout revision

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 11:00
Greece's left-wing government drafts an alternative to its bailout conditions - but its EU partners remain sceptical.

VIDEO: Could you spot a fake work of art?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 10:54
The BBC's Will Gompertz sets a challenge to a former art forger, so see if he can spot a replica in Dulwich Picture Gallery in London.

Accused 'said he knew Rigby killer'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 10:30
A teenage Muslim convert accused of planning to behead a British soldier claimed he knew Lee Rigby's killer Michael Adebolajo, a court hears.

Spouse rules 'unfair to UK citizens'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 10:02
A minister promises to close an "unfair" immigration loophole in the rules for allowing foreign-born spouses of UK citizens into the country.

Support team to tackle A&E times

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 09:37
The Scottish government is sending in a support team to help cut A&E waiting times at the Royal Alexandra hospital in Paisley.

Labour defends 'pink van' campaign

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 09:26
Labour defends the choice of a pink minibus to launch a campaign aimed at female voters after it is attacked on social media.

Tributes to victims of Bath crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 09:14
Tributes are being paid to the victims of a crash where three men from south Wales and a local child died in Bath, Somerset.

Nisman death: Mystery DNA found

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:56
Argentine forensic experts find DNA from an unidentified person in the apartment where special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead last month.

Survey of cargo ship wreck completed

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:43
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch says it has now completed initial surveys of the wreck of the cargo ship Cemfjord.

Premier League in £5.14bn TV deal

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:42
Sky secures five of seven English Premier League live TV packages while rival BT secures two packages in a record £5.136bn deal

Australia to compete at Eurovision

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:39
Australia is to compete at this year's Eurovision Song Contest as part of the the show's 60th anniversary celebrations, organisers announce.

New immigration inspector announced

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:38
A former crime-fighting chief is announced as the next chief inspector of borders and immigration.

£5.1bn for Premier League TV rights

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:31
Sky and BT Sport will pay the Premier League £5.1bn to share live TV rights for three seasons from 2016-17.

Fernandes appoints 'dream manager'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 08:27
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes says he has got his "dream manager" to replace Harry Redknapp, who resigned last week.

Tennant makes Radio 4 quiz record

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:56
Doctor Who actor David Tennant becomes the most successful debut contestant on Radio 4's quiz show Just a Minute.

Mali rebels 'poach rare elephants'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:51
A rare species of elephant in Mali is being targeted by poachers, with the government blaming rebels attempting to raise money for weapons.

Man unfit for trial on murder charge

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:50
The man accused of murdering Jean Campbell at a park in Glasgow has been deemed unfit to stand trial.