International News

Tax evasion clampdown to be announced

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:43
Companies that aid tax evasion could face penalties as part of a plan to be announced by Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander.

Up to others to open door - Jones

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:41
Adam Jones says it is "up to other people" if Wales want him to come out of Test retirement for the 2015 World Cup.

Maroon 5 fan hit on head by mic

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:37
A Maroon 5 fan was hit on the head by a microphone thrown by lead singer Adam Levine at a concert in Toronto.

Bill Gates calls for 'germ games'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:36
The world needs to prepared for the next major health crisis Bill Gates has warned at the Ted conference in Vancouver.

Actress Minnelli returns to rehab

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:20
Liza Minnelli is admitted to a drug and alcohol rehabilitation unit for treatment of substance abuse.

Burning Temple 'a pagan practice'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:18
A Presbyterian Minister from County Tyrone has described plans to burn the wooden structure called Temple in Londonderry as a pagan practice.

Do orangutans lie about their size?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:12
Orangutans use their hands to alter their voices and make themselves sound bigger, say scientists.

Tunis gunman 'known to authorities'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 01:11
One of two gunmen who carried out an attack that killed 19 people at a Tunis museum was known to the authorities, Tunisia's PM says.

Man sought after teen bus threat

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 00:43
A CCTV image of a suspect is released after two boys were forced off a bus and made to carry out a sex assault.

Crashed lorries leave road closed

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 00:20
Two lorries have been involved in a crash on the A9 about a mile north of Kingussie which closed the road in both directions.

VIDEO: On French patrol against jihadi groups

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 00:14
Thomas Fessy visits French paratroopers patrolling the border area between Niger and Libya as they work to cut off trafficking and supply routes used by jihadi groups

Next profit up 12.5% on sales boost

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 23:52
High street and mail-order retailer Next said profit for the year rose 12.5% to £782m after sales soared to nearly £4bn.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 23:40
Kane set for England call, Wolfsburg eye Everton striker Lukaku again, plus more.

Williams makes Indian Wells semis

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 23:21
Serena Williams reaches the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells by beating Timea Bacsinszky.

China and Japan hold security talks

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:41
China and Japan are holding their first high-level security talks in four years, following tensions over territorial and historical issues.

Yahoo pulls the plug on China office

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:39
Internet giant Yahoo is closing its China office and laying off "around 350" employees as part of a worldwide consolidation aimed at cutting costs.

More flights cancelled at airport

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:35
Several flights from Aberdeen International Airport have been cancelled on Thursday morning after heavy fog the previous evening.

Talks over welfare deal to resume

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:25
Talks aimed at resolving the stalemate over welfare reform legislation are expected to resume at Stormont later.

Text speak used in job applications

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:12
Young jobseekers are submitting applications in text speak and need more help to prepare them for working life, a report says.

Chelsea boss eyes female Rooney Rule

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:12
British football needs a 'Rooney Rule' to help female coaches get jobs in the men's game, says Chelsea Ladies boss Emma Hayes.

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