International News

Date set for bin lorry crash inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 10:02
A fatal accident inquiry into the Glasgow bin lorry crash in which six people died will be held in July.

Greece PM plea as EU summit starts

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:52
The Greek debt crisis dominates as EU leaders gather for a summit in Brussels, which is also due to focus on relations with Russia over Ukraine.

University stops festival funding

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:51
Queens University decides not to continue with the Belfast Festival at Queens.

Sturgeon: 'Don't fear us in England'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:42
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tells the BBC that voters in England should not be frightened by the SNP and what role it might play after May's election.

Afghan lynched 'after burning Koran'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:38
An Afghan woman is lynched by a crowd in the Afghan capital Kabul after reportedly burning a copy of the Koran, police say.

Interest rate cut 'as likely as rise'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:37
The chief economist of the Bank of England says UK interest rates are as likely to fall further as to rise.

Ryanair abandons US flight plans

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:28
Budget airline Ryanair abandons plans to operate transatlantic flights, just days after it said its board had approved the measure.

EuroMillions syndicate shares £1.1m

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:22
A lottery syndicate of friends and family set up on Facebook has scooped more than £1.1m in a EuroMillions draw.

Ministers pushed over 'summer-borns'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:12
Parents of summer-born babies should get more powers to appeal against decisions on when their children start school.

2022 World Cup final on 18 December

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:07
Fifa confirms 2022 World Cup final in Qatar will take place on 18 December - and France will host 2019 Women's World Cup.

Lawro's predictions v the Eggheads

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:05
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Jeremy Vine and the Eggheads in the weekend Premier League games.

Who needs what in Six Nations fight?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 08:49
As England, Ireland, Wales and France battle for the Six Nations title this weekend, BBC Sport assess their chances.

Vonn equals legend Stenmark's record

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 08:49
American Lindsey Vonn wins a 19th World Cup title to equal Swedish legend Ingemar Stenmark's record.

Murray on marriage, best men & his voice

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 08:47
Andy Murray loosens up behind the microphone and talks about marriage, his choice of best man and tennis commentary.

Clarkson 'fracas' report due next week

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 08:44
The BBC's report into Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson's "fracas" with a producer is to be handed over to the director general next week.

Cruise operators shun Tunisian ports

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 08:22
Costa Cruises and MSC Cruises, two Italian cruise companies, cancel planned stops in Tunisian ports following shootings at a museum in Tunis that killed 21 people.

Zayn Malik leaves One Direction tour

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 08:06
The singer leaves One Direction's tour of Asia after being signed off by management with stress.

BBC to show Reading v Arsenal

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 07:45
BBC One will show the FA Cup semi-final between Reading and Arsenal from Wembley on 18 April.

VIDEO: China-Japan talks: Facts in 60 seconds

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 07:43
Awkward handshakes and territorial rows - the background to the China-Japan talks in less than 60 seconds.

Cyril Smith 'child porn find' probe

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 07:26
A cold case unit is to investigate claims police released MP Cyril Smith after child pornography was found in the boot of his car, the BBC learns.

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