International News

Political risks are big market risks

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:24
Why are stock markets and bond markets gyrating from Shanghai, to Athens, to Frankfurt, London and New York?

Theatre sends porn DVDs to children

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:10
The Edinburgh Playhouse issues an apology after accidentally sending pornographic DVDs to children and their parents.

Locum doctors prop up A&E services

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:06
Almost one in four A&E departments in hospitals in England fill more than 25% of their senior staff vacancies with agency doctors or locums.

Revolution a distant memory as Egypt escalates repression

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:02
Protesters behind Egypt's 2011 uprising hoped for fundamental reform and an end to oppression, but fear only the president has changed - and not the regime.

Cameron in Turkey for terror talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:01
David Cameron is holding talks with Turkish leaders on how to deal with the terrorist threat from Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: Royal couple visit 9/11 memorial

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 07:16
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the 9/11 memorial in New York on the final day of their US trip.

CIA lied over 'brutal' interrogations

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 07:15
The CIA carried out "brutal" interrogations of al-Qaeda suspects in the years after the 9/11 terror attacks, a long-awaited Senate report says.

Sinead O'Connor 'to join Sinn Féin'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 07:05
Irish singer Sinead O'Connor applies to become a member of the political party, Sinn Féin, and calls for its leadership to step down.

McIlroy 'wiped data from devices'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 07:01
A court is told the Northern Ireland golfer Rory McIlroy deliberately wiped clean up to eight electronic devices that may have contained important data relating to his legal action against his former management firm.

Strong winds disruption warning

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 06:54
The Met Office issues a yellow 'be aware' warning for gales overnight, affecting most of north Wales and other parts of the UK.

Dylan Thomas' notebook fetches £104k

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 06:42
A notebook which shows the early work of poet Dylan Thomas is bought by Swansea University for £104,500.

Dog death baby mum's 'nightmare'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 06:36
An inquest hears of a mother's "nightmare" in finding her baby's body after she was attacked by a dog.

VIDEO: Treasury Committee

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 06:25
The committee takes evidence for its scrutiny of the Autumn Statement.

Mugabe sacks deputy over 'plot'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 06:01
President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe sacks his vice-president, Joice Mujuru, after accusing her of plotting to kill him.

VIDEO: 'Ecological deficit being ignored'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 05:55
Wildlife campaigners and people from the countryside head to Westminster in a bid to move nature up the MPs' agenda.

VIDEO: 'No no-go areas for Scottish Tories'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 05:51
Ruth Davidson says she is "incredibly keen that there are no no-go areas for the Conservatives in Scotland".

CPS 'right' to pursue rape case

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 05:23
The Director of Public Prosecutions says it was right to pursue a woman who killed herself days before appearing in court accused of making a false rape allegation.

Number of UK homes with TVs falls

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 05:13
The number of UK homes with TVs has fallen for the first time, as more people watch programmes on laptops, tablets and smartphones.

Cook back for fifth ODI in Sri Lanka

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 05:07
England captain Alastair Cook will return for the fifth one-day international against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.

Amazon warns US over drone rules

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 05:04
Amazon has said it may take its drone delivery research outside the US because of strict regulation of the unmanned aircraft.