International News

Pellegrini dismisses player row

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 07:11
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini plays down reports of an altercation between Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho.

Murray's new coach wants 'enjoyment'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 07:11
Jonas Bjorkman hopes to "bring energy and enjoyment" to Andy Murray's practice sessions during his five-week trial.

Party leaders admit taking cannabis

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 07:03
Three of Scotland's four main party leaders admit taking cannabis when they were younger.

Police warning over Budget leaks

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 06:58
The top civil servant at the Treasury warns staff that he will not hesitate to call in the police if any of them leak details from the Budget.

Frost 'asked mum to sign agreement'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 06:48
Actress Sadie Frost asked close relatives to sign confidentiality agreements because she did not know the source of tabloid stories about her, a court hears.

Marilynne Robinson wins fiction prize

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 06:29
Novelist Marilynne Robinson and cartoonist Roz Chast were among the winners at the National Book Critics Circle.

Mum roasts son's football tickets

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 06:20
A Norwich City fan is left steaming when his mother accidentally "roasts" 16 match tickets with his chicken dinner.

Police 'diverted abuse probe funds'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 06:06
Senior South Yorkshire Police officers diverted money away from a child sexual exploitation investigation, a former detective tells BBC News.

VIDEO: Dermot: 'Mum said I'm not a dancer'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 06:06
Dermot O'Leary reveals his mother was not completely confident in his dance ability ahead of his 24-hour challenge for Comic Relief.

Boss of Kiltwalk charity resigns

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 05:59
The founder and chief executive of the troubled Kiltwalk charity event is to quit as part of a restructure at the organisation.

VIDEO: 'McCanns should never give up hope'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 05:55
Madeleine McCann's parents have been told never to lose hope after a family in South Africa were reunited with their missing daughter 17 years after she was kidnapped.

Dermot 'never wants to dance again'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 05:55
Radio 2's Dermot O'Leary speaks to the BBC as he enters the final stretch of his 24-hour charity dance marathon.

Fatal crash convoy witness appeal

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 05:54
Motorists who saw a convoy of eight vehicles travelling from Vale of Glamorgan to Powys before a crash which killed four people are asked to contact police.

Boy, 13, guilty of woman's murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 05:44
A 13-year-old boy is found guilty of murder and a 20-year old man of manslaughter after a woman was found dead in a West Midlands street.

Scarlet fever cases reach new high

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 05:43
Cases of scarlet fever in England have more than doubled between September and March compared with last year, Public Health England says.

Fire crews attend reports of explosion

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 05:28
Eight fire engines called to incident near a school in Weybridge, Surrey, after reports of an explosion

Germany ends teacher headscarf ban

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 05:26
Germany's highest court decides that a ban on teachers wearing the Islamic headscarf in state schools is unconstitutional.

Vaccine plan for meningitis rise

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 05:12
Teenagers will soon be vaccinated against deadly meningitis W after a steep rise in the number of infections, Public Health England has announced.

Global CO2 emissions 'stalled'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 05:12
The growth in global carbon emissions stalled last year, according to data from the International Energy Agency.

Ex-weatherman Talbot jailed for abuse

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 05:10
Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot is jailed for five years for indecently assaulting two boys while working as a teacher.