International News

Pub Landlord launches Thanet MP bid

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 10:22
Comedian Al Murray, who is standing for parliament in his guise as The Pub Landlord, goes on the campaign trail in Kent.

NSA pledge on data of non-Americans

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 10:11
The US electronic spying agency will no longer be allowed to keep indefinitely data collected from foreigners with no intelligence purpose.

MLAs vote to extend NCA powers to NI

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 10:01
MLAs at Stormont vote to extend the National Crime Agency's powers to Northern Ireland after the SDLP changed its position and supported the move.

Tesco's ex-bosses to share £2m payout

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:55
Tesco's former chief executive and finance director will together share a £2.2m payout after the supermarket chain said it was "contractually committed" to make the payments.

Congo urged to sack 'killer' general

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:50
A leading rights group in the Democratic Republic of Congo calls on the government to annul a controversial general's appointment to lead the fight against rebels.

Cipriani & Easter return for England

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:49
Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter are in the squad for England's Six Nations opener against Wales in Cardiff.

Independent licence fee body 'support'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:47
There is public support for an "independent body" to determine the level of the licence fee, Rona Fairhead, the head of the BBC Trust, says.

Ali condemns Fifa 'intimidation'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:38
Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein says there has been a "culture of intimidation" within Fifa under Sepp Blatter.

Hague opts for lesser of two EVELs

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:28
William Hague plans for for delivering English votes for English laws do not go far enough for some of his party's MPs.

US adds rules for intelligence data

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:26
Data about US individuals gathered "incidentally" during intelligence operations must be deleted immediately under new rules.

Knight pleads not guilty to murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:56
Former American rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleads not guilty to murder and attempted murder following a fatal hit-and-run incident.

Does facial recognition tech work?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:52
Does facial recognition technology work?

What happened to the snoopers' charter?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:43
No vote was proposed on the the data retention powers in the Lords - but the proposers had hoped for more from the government.

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:32
MPs hear evidence on Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust.

VIDEO: Which countries have union flag?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:23
Following Fiji's announcement that it plans to remove the UK's union jack from its flag, BBC News looks at the position of other nations.

Hunt promises gay bullying crackdown

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:23
The Labour party promises "zero tolerance" of homophobic language and bullying in England's schools if it wins the general election.

DSK trial hears of sex parties

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:09
A former prostitute takes the stand at the pimping trial of former IMF head Dominic Strauss-Kahn, describing "classy" lunchtime sex parties.

Jordanian pilot 'burned alive by IS'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:05
A video published online by Islamic State militants claims to show Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh being burned alive.

West Bank paper 'sorry for cartoon'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:00
An official Palestinian newspaper apologises to its readers for publishing a drawing that is alleged to have depicted the Prophet Muhammad.

M1 closed after major lorry crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:00
The M1 is closed in both directions after a lorry driver was seriously injured in a crash between Bedford and Flitwick.