International News

'Tiger on the loose' near Paris

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:39
Police and fire officials are searching for a tiger on the loose in a town outside Paris, local authorities say.

Ofcom finds 4G twice as fast as 3G

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:36
A report into the speed of mobile networks in cities around the UK finds 4G is over twice as fast as 3G.

'Russian body trucks' in Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:34
Vehicles apparently used to transport soldiers killed in action have been seen crossing the Russia-Ukraine border, European monitors say.

Day in pictures: 13 November 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:23
24 hours of news images: 13 November

World's End evidence 'overwhelming'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:17
The prosecution in the World's End murder trial tells the jury there is considerable, powerful and overwhelming evidence to return a guilty verdict.

Band Aid 30 to premiere on X Factor

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:17
The new Band Aid single will receive its world premiere on ITV's X Factor results show this Sunday, it is confirmed.

Wetherby race run over wrong distance

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:13
An investigation finds the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby has been run over the wrong distance for five years.

'Door closing' for Syrian refugees

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:13
Syria's neighbours are sharply cutting numbers of refugees they allow in as the world community fails to share the burden, say two prominent NGOs.

Scots unchanged for All Blacks Test

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:07
Scotland boss Vern Cotter goes with the same starting line-up that beat Argentina for the Test against New Zealand.

Primary pupils 'tomorrow's doctors'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:06
Medical schools should send ambassadors into primary schools to help widen access to the profession from poorer backgrounds, guidance says.

Raonic withdraws from Tour Finals

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:00
Canadian world number eight Milos Raonic withdraws from the World Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena with a quad injury.

Study questions B12 dementia advice

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:59
Taking vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements does not seem to cut the risk of developing dementia, say Dutch researchers.

Miliband attacks 'vested interests'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:44
Labour leader Ed Miliband pledges to tackle "vested interests" and "powerful forces" as he delivers what is being called a "fight-back" speech.

Woman sexually assaulted in park

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:40
An investigation is launched by Police Scotland following a report of a sex attack in an Edinburgh park.

Caption Challenge: Giant shoe

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:38
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Salmond hails SNP record in office

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:38
Alex Salmond uses his final appearance at First Minister's Questions to praise his government's "substantial achievements" in office.

100 mourners at soldier's funeral

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:32
Around 100 mourners attend the funeral of a Welsh soldier after a social media campaign was held amid concern no one would attend.

Maidstone Prison staff stop work

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:24
More than 30 members of staff at a Kent prison have stopped work for heath and safety reasons, the Prison Officers Association (POA) has said.

Fifa report wrong, says investigator

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:23
The findings of Fifa's inquiry into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process are questioned by the man who investigated corruption claims.

Amazon seeks British drone experts

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:21
UK drone experts are being sought by Amazon to help with its fledgling drone-based delivery service.