International News

England women sign 'historic' deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:09
The England women's cricket team have signed their first standalone sponsorship deal - which the ECB calls "historic".

40 jobs under threat at bakery

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:55
Up to 40 jobs could go at a south Wales bakery after it lost a contract with Hovis.

Pensioner attack was murder bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:48
Police say an 85-year-old was stabbed and possibly sexually assaulted in her home in the Morningside area of Edinburgh on Friday.

Court hearing GCHQ surveillance case

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:48
A tribunal is hearing a legal challenge by civil liberty groups against the alleged use of mass surveillance programmes by UK intelligence services.

Cuddly puppets axed as Wonga attempts big clean-up

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:33
New chairman axes puppet ads to signify new approach

Lack of NHS Down's test criticised

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:18
A new screening test for Down's syndrome is still not available across the Welsh NHS, six years after guidelines said it should be.

China charges GSK-hired investigator

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:15
Chinese prosecutors have formally filed charges against a British man and his wife linked to the GlaxoSmithKline bribery claims, state media say.

Scotland confirm rematch with England

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:58
Scotland will host England in a friendly at Celtic Park on 18 November and play Republic of Ireland at the same venue.

UK broadband 'not fit for purpose'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:35
The Federation of Small Businesses criticises the government's "unambitious" broadband targets and calls for a rethink.

Butler-Sloss urged to stand aside

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:34
A former solicitor general says Baroness Butler-Sloss should step aside as head of an inquiry into alleged historical child abuse.

Friend finds missing woman in Spain

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:27
A woman from Northern Ireland who was missing for over a year is found after a childhood friend spotted her asleep under a tree in Spain.

Jayawardene to retire from Tests

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:18
Ex-Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene says he will retire from Test cricket after the series against Pakistan in August.

Europe: Big jobs and low growth

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:13
New eurozone jitters overshadow EU top jobs rivalry

Doctor Who footage leaked online

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:11
Rough footage from the new series of Doctor Who featuring Peter Capaldi is leaked on the internet, just six weeks before it is due to be broadcast.

Dolphin attacks on bay porpoises

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:06
Dolphin attacks on porpoises in Cardigan Bay leave marine scientists scratching their heads.

New combat jet fails to take to sky

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 00:58
The F-35 combat jet due to be used on the UK's new aircraft carriers will not make its UK debut on the first day of the Farnborough Airshow.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 00:41
Arsenal close in on Ospina, Aspas set to leave Liverpool, Vertonghen could exit Tottenham, plus more.

Eggman hatches out of his craft

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 00:31
The artist who spent a year in a floating "egg"

Walker rescued after cliff fall

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 00:15
A walker is rescued after falling from a cliff-top coastal walk in Caithness.

VIDEO: Close-up view of Costa salvage op

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 23:38
The BBC's Matthew Price takes a ferry to Giglio past the Costa Concordia as the operation to raise the boat gets underway.
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