International News

Carlisle coma report 'a mistake'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 09:00
Ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle says he was not left in a coma following a suicide attempt, despite court claims.

'Home alone' toddler found in road

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:50
A woman is arrested after a two-year-old girl was found wandering in a road in Slough during rush hour.

Ibrahimovic 'abuses referees in English'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:49
PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic abuses French referees in either English or Italian, claims Lyon coach Hubert Fournier.

Can parents and non-parents ever understand each other?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:32
Can parents and non-parents ever truly understand each other?

VIDEO: What is in Poundland shoppers' baskets?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:32
Emma Simpson visited a branch of Poundland to find out what shoppers go there to buy.

Van Gaal plans to contest FA charge

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:32
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says he plans to contest an FA disrepute charge over comments made on refereeing.

15-mile M4 queue before Six Nations

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:27
Stop-start traffic is reported for 15 miles on the M4 into Cardiff ahead of the opening Six Nations clash between Wales and England at the Millennium Stadium.

Budget leak civil servant avoids jail

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:13
A press officer for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has been given an eight-month suspended sentence after he admitted leaking details of the 2010 budget to the Sun.

'Air strike on IS kills US hostage'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:12
Islamic State militants claim US female hostage killed in a coalition air strike in Syria, monitoring website says.

VIDEO: Marine Le Pen: Full BBC interview

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:11
The leader of the far-right French Front National party, Marine Le Pen, has claimed that controlling immigration is essential in the fight against Islamist extremism.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:10
The week's big numbers visualised.

Berahino has 'been on naughty chair'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:05
West Brom manager Tony Pulis says Saido Berahino was wrong to make comments about his future in a television interview.

Singer cleared of second sex charge

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:05
Folk-rock musician Roy Harper is cleared of indecently assaulting an 11-year-old girl in the 1970s.

Europe's war with big US tech firms

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:04
Why Europe is protecting itself from big US tech firms

Britain advance to Fed Cup play-off

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:04
Great Britain recover from the brink of elimination to defeat Ukraine and top their group in Fed Cup qualifying.

Watchdog threatens East Coast probe

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:02
Competition watchdog orders Stagecoach and Virgin to take action on overlapping routes.

VIDEO: Buses run on despite Ukraine 'booms'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:01
James Reynolds reports from Donetsk, as the French and German leaders are due to meet Russia's President Putin to try to halt an escalating offensive by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:01
Why cats love hiding in cardboard boxes, and more news nuggets

Slovakia to vote on gay rights curbs

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:00
Slovakia is set to hold a referendum on restrictions on gay rights and the adoption of children by same-sex couples.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 07:58
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.