International News

Hunt attacked over nun comment

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:10
Labour's Tristram Hunt is branded "arrogant and ignorant" after appearing to suggest nuns do not make good teachers.

Glasgow Games '£35m under budget'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:05
The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year was delivered £35.5m under budget, according to the latest estimate.

GCHQ intelligence sharing 'unlawful'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:05
The sharing of intelligence by UK agency GCHQ prior to December was unlawful, a tribunal rules.

Action films restricted in Paris

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:03
The filming of action sequences has been restricted by authorities in Paris following last month's attacks in the French capital.

'Dress like Savile' night pulled

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:01
A bar that advertised a night encouraging people to dress like Jimmy Savile is criticised by the NSPCC for making light of the serial sex offender's crimes.

England use league tactics - Edwards

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 01:47
Shaun Edwards says England risk being penalised if they use 'league' tactics in Friday's Six Nations opener in Cardiff.

VIDEO: Stephen Fry on marriage and God

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 01:45
Stephen Fry talks about his delight at hosting the Baftas again, married life and those remarks about religion

Opera 'phantom' in police chase

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 01:12
An audience member has been arrested at the Vienna State Opera for persistently sneaking into more expensive seats.

Daughter calls for violence inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:56
A woman whose mother and sister were murdered calls for a public inquiry into the state's response to domestic violence.

Freight train derails in Highlands

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:51
A freight train has derailed near Georgemas Junction in the Highlands.

Tate & Lyle issues profit warning

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:47
Shares in Tate & Lyle slump after it issues its third profit warning in a year, hurt by weak trading at its sweeteners business.

A&E waits worsen slightly in England

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:45
Waiting times in A&E units in England have worsened slightly, latest figures shows.

'Engines failed' in Taiwan crash

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:16
Both engines failed on TransAsia plane that crashed into a Taiwan river killing at least 35 people, investigators say

Eight people in overturned minibus

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:16
Eight people were in a minibus reported to have overturned near Abergavenny on Friday morning.

Date set for Andy Murray wedding

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:12
Tennis star Andy Murray is to marry his fiancee Kim Sears on 11 April, it has been confirmed.

Wales v England - Davies' view

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:04
Wales look the better side and have home advantage but England will make it a lot closer than people think, says Jonathan Davies.

VIDEO: 'Night of shame for African football'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 23:52
BBC Sport reports on the crowd trouble which overshadowed the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final between Ghana and hosts Equatorial Guinea.

VIDEO: Britain buzzing ahead of Baftas

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 23:14
The glitz and glamour of Hollywood will arrive in London for the BAFTAs on Sunday.

Killie relieve Johnston of duties

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 23:04
Gary Locke is placed in charge of the Kilmarnock first team after Allan Johnston's expected departure is brought forward.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 23:00
West Brom ready to sell Saido Berahino, West Ham eye Steven Caulker, Man Utd want PSV winger Memphis Depay and more.

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