International News

Police chief suspended over claims

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:54
A police chief is suspended following "serious allegations" of inappropriate behaviour towards female officers and staff.

Terry signs new one-year Chelsea deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:29
Chelsea captain John Terry signs a new one-year contract that will see him stay at Stamford Bridge until 2015.

VIDEO: Deep-sea 'graveyard' filmed

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:21
Footage recorded by the oil and gas industry shows the carcasses of four large marine creatures in a deep-sea "graveyard" off the coast of Angola.

Free school meals plan 'red rating'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:18
Nick Clegg's plan for free school meals in England has been given a "red" rating in a Whitehall risk assessment.

AUDIO: Free school meals 'will be delivered'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:09
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg insists schools will be ready to provide free lunches for all their infant pupils by the time the scheme starts this September.

City tram ticket prices announced

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:08
Ticket prices for Edinburgh's new tram service are confirmed at £8 for a return and £5 for a single journey.

Ban wartime gas masks, schools told

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:51
Schools should not let children try on wartime helmets and gas masks as they may contain asbestos, says updated advice.

Microsoft to sell Kinect-less Xbox

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:49
Microsoft announces plans to make an Xbox One console that comes without the Kinect movement sensor.

Focus on Levy after latest Spurs sacking

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:48
Focus on Daniel Levy after latest Spurs sacking

Hungary uprising: Minister jailed

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:42
A former Hungarian interior minister is found guilty of war crimes over the suppression of the October 1956 uprising against communist rule.

VIDEO: Garden helps injured servicemen

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:39
An innovative gardening therapy unit opens at Headley Court Military Rehabilitation Centre in Surrey to help injured servicemen recover their strength and mobility.

Turkey rebuffs Cyprus pay-out order

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:35
Turkey says it will not pay compensation to Greek Cypriots over the 1974 invasion following a European court ruling it says is unfair.

Mental tests for Pistorius requested

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:18
The prosecution in the trial of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius formally requests that he undergo a mental observation.

VIDEO: Alien designer HR Giger dies at 74

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:11
The Swiss artist, H.R. Giger, who designed the monster in the horror film "Alien", has died aged 74 after a fall.

Columbus's Santa Maria wreck 'found'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:09
A US underwater investigator has said he believes he has found the wreck of the Santa Maria, the flagship of Christopher Columbus's expedition.

Government pulls plug on solar farms

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:04
The government proposes to limit the subsidies paid to large scale solar farms and boost community schemes from next April.

Hall a 'calculating, predatory' man

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:01
Broadcaster Stuart Hall was a "calculating and predatory man" who raped and sexually assaulted two girls, a jury is told.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 07:00
Liverpool pursue Carvalho, Lukaku offered to Atletico Madrid, Man Utd want Hummels and Martins Indi, plus more.

VIDEO: Is the path to Nessie lined with gold?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 06:59
Businesses in the Highlands are being encouraged to capitalise on the tourists drawn by legend of the Loch Ness monster.

Israel's ex-PM jailed for six years

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 06:44
Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert is sentenced to six years in prison for bribery in one of the biggest corruption scandals in the country's history.

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