International News

888 confirms William Hill approach

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:14
Online gambling group 888 Holdings confirms that bookmaker William Hill has made an approach to buy the firm.

Women become St Andrews members

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:12
The Princess Royal is one of the first female members invited to join the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.

Princess Anne to be R&A golf member

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 07:06
The Princess Royal is to become an honorary member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews five months after it decided to admit women.

Swansea siege man is detained

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 06:59
A man who held a waiter hostage in a restaurant at the top of Wales' tallest tower is detained under the Mental Health Act.

US Islamic State hostage killed

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 06:42
A US hostage held by Islamic State, Kayla Mueller, has been killed, President Obama confirms.

Walkouts hit renewed Yemen talks

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 06:40
Crisis talks between Yemen's political factions resume, but are placed in doubt by the withdrawal of two parties citing "threats" from Houthi rebels.

Ballymurphy riot conviction quashed

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 06:34
A west Belfast man convicted of rioting during events surrounding the military killing of his brother and nine other people has had his conviction quashed.

'Private' NHS hospital wants bailout

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 06:19
The first privately-run NHS hospital trust in the country is applying for a £9.6m government bailout as healthcare company Circle withdraws.

Grangemouth plant 'needs fracking'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 05:55
Chemicals giant Ineos says its Grangemouth plant may not have a long-term future without a UK shale gas industry.

Cameron plan to help business growth

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 05:46
David Cameron says a future Conservative government will help support 500 of the UK's fastest-growing companies to expand.

Tube drivers vote to go on strike

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 05:36
Drivers on London Underground vote to go on strike over the sacking of a colleague for failing an alcohol breath test.

Food fight: Row over fat advice

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 05:32
How much saturated fat should you eat?

Students offered alcohol-free flats

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 05:26
Students who want to live in alcohol-free accommodation are being given the chance at St Andrews University.

Weatherman sex claims 'inconsistent'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 05:21
Former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot should be cleared of sex allegations due to "many inconsistencies" in his accusers' evidence, a jury hears.

Arrest over woman's disappearance

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 05:20
A man is being questioned on suspicion of the murder of a 34-year-old County Tyrone woman who was reported missing nearly two years ago.

Taking the robot dog for a walk

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 05:18
A new sophisticated robotic dog has been developed - but what is Spot actually for?

Beth Tweddle forgives her bullies

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 05:06
British former gymnast Beth Tweddle says she's forgiven the online bullies who attacked her on Twitter.

UAE resumes air strikes against IS

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 05:04
The United Arab Emirates has launched air strikes against Islamic State for the first time since halting operations last year.

UK arming Ukraine 'under review'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 05:00
The UK's decision not to supply arms to Ukraine will be kept "under review", Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

VIDEO: Payout over French baby mix-up

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 04:57
Two French families whose babies were swapped at birth 20 years ago win more than two million euros in compensation.

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