International News

South Africa make five changes

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:11
South Africa name World Cup winners JP Pietersen and Schalk Burger in the starting XV for Saturday's Test against England.

Webber wants Button in sportscars

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:10
Jenson Button, whose McLaren future is uncertain, is urged to move to the world endurance championship by Mark Webber.

US 'to delay' vote on net neutrality

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:07
A controversial decision on how internet service providers in the US will be regulated is reported to have been delayed.

Energy security 'under threat'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:04
The US shale gas boom disguises serious risks to the security of global energy supplies, according to the International Energy Agency.

Migrant sandwiches 'can be better'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:01
The Earl of Sandwich says migrants can make as good or better sandwiches as UK workers after Greencore's attempts to recruit in Hungary.

EU migrant rescue policy criticised

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:57
UN officials criticise Operation Triton, the EU's new policy towards migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe.

Queue-jump car 'endangered children'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:50
A woman says she was assaulted when she tried to stop a 4x4 vehicle driving along a grass verge, putting dozens of school children in danger.

Juncker denies tax break allegations

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:48
European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker denies allegations he encouraged tax avoidance during his time Luxembourg prime minister.

Missed chances prior to nurse murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:47
Police missed opportunities ahead of the death of a nurse who was stabbed more than 130 times by her ex-boyfriend in Greater Manchester, a watchdog finds.

Third Ebola death confirmed in Mali

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:46
A Malian nurse and the patient he was treating at a clinic in Bamako become the second and third people to die from Ebola in the West African country.

VIDEO: Rosetta scientist shows off comet tattoo

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:42
Project scientist Matt Taylor says he is so confident the European Space Agency will land its probe on the comet, that he has got a new tattoo depicting the event

Female driver hopeful of F1 debut

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:34
British female driver Alice Powell says it would be "amazing" if she makes her F1 debut with Caterham in Abu Dhabi.

VIDEO: Danish breakthrough with child obesity

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:24
A Danish paediatrician claims to have made a significant breakthrough in the battle against childhood obesity.

Russia 'can't afford' to pay Capello

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:22
The Russian Football Union admits they cannot afford to pay coach Fabio Capello's £7m salary.

'F-rated' films shown at festival

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:19
A new feminist film classification is to be used at this year's Bath Film Festival to highlight the lack of women working on and off screen in cinema.

Qatar 'failing' migrant workers

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:06
Qatar is failing to tackle the abuse of migrant workers, Amnesty International warns, six months after work began on the World Cup 2022 stadiums.

Bank of England expects low inflation

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 01:55
The Bank of England has warned that inflation could fall below 1% in the next six months, due to sluggish growth in the European economy, and other downward pressures.

Casualty star Rebekah Gibbs dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 01:52
Former Casualty and Holby City star Rebekah Gibbs has died, six years after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Heavy artillery fire rocks Donetsk

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 01:48
The rebel-held east Ukrainian city of Donetsk is shaken by artillery fire amid reports of new fighting near another rebel-held city, Luhansk.

Nurses admit neglecting patients

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 01:46
Two nurses plead guilty to multiple charges of wilful neglect at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.