International News

VIDEO: Oscar nominations announced

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:11
Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel lead the Oscar nominations with nine nominations each.

Injured Arteta out for three months

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:07
Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta is ruled out for three months after having a bony spur removed from his left ankle.

Court rejects Stalin grandson claim

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:05
A European court rejects a complaint by one of Stalin's grandsons over an article accusing the Soviet leader of being a "bloodthirsty cannibal".

VIDEO: Footage captures hippo chasing boat

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:01
Footage taken by a safari guide in Zambia captures the moment a hippo chased his boat.

Google to pilot modular phone

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:01
Google is to launch a phone with bolt-on modules, which it says will increase the handset's lifespan and allow users to customise their device.

Footballer cleared of assault charges

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:59
West Ham United footballer Ravel Morrison is cleared of assaulting his former girlfriend and her mother in Manchester.

Mills aims for world skiing record

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:55
Former model Heather Mills says she wants to break the world record for female disabled speed skiing next year.

Fake charity bucket 'soldier' jailed

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:47
A Chippenham man who posed as a serving soldier and falsely claimed to be collecting money for the charity Help for Heroes is jailed.

'Not enough hotel rooms' at Afcon

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:40
Teams at the Africa Cup of Nations have been searching for accommodation because there are not enough hotel rooms.

Day in pictures: 15 January 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:38
Images from around the world: 15 January

VIDEO: Handcuffed youth saves policeman's life

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:38
A handcuffed teenager saves a police officer having a heart attack at Fort Lauderdale Police Department Booking Facility.

Flat intruder given life for murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:30
An intruder who fatally stabbed a 52-year-old man at a flat in the Yoker area of Glasgow is jailed for life for murder.

O'Sullivan breaks centuries record

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:29
Ronnie O'Sullivan breaks Stephen Hendry's all-time centuries record of 775 in the Masters.

West urged to help Saudi blogger

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:21
The wife of liberal Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes, urges Western powers to demand his release.

'No scope' to review teacher sentence

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:19
The attorney general says it cannot review whether a suspended sentence for a religious studies teacher, who had a sex with a pupil, was too lenient.

Yarnold struggles after dizzy spells

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:19
In her BBC Sport column, the Olympic champion talks about her cautious return to the skeleton track after suffering dizziness.

RBS admits mis-selling business loans

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:16
Royal Bank of Scotland admits it has mis-sold loans to small business customers under the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme.

Greens 'now fifth largest party'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:15
The Green Party says it has overtaken UKIP to become the fifth largest party by membership, after nearly 2,000 people joined overnight.

Hotels do U-turn over hotspot ban

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:12
Marriott International abandons its much criticised policy of blocking the use of personal wi-fi hotspots on its properties.

Irish bailout 'cost 40bn euros'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 04:11
Ireland's bank bailout has cost 40bn euros (£31bn) to date, its parliamentary banking inquiry has heard.

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