International News

Flats bought up to end slum housing

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 04:30
Hundreds of privately-owned flats in one of Glasgow's most ethnically diverse areas are to be bought out in a bid to end slum housing conditions.

VIDEO: Taipei rescuers form human chain

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 04:27
Rescue workers in Taiwan say they no longer expect to find any survivors, following an air crash in Taipei.

Footballer fined for uninsured driving

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 04:20
Ex-Premier League striker Ade Akinbiyi is fined for driving an uninsured car filled with too many people.

Lawyers bite over 'Left Shark' model

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 04:18
A website has been ordered to remove a design for a 3D-printed model of the "Left Shark" dancer from the Super Bowl half-time show.

UK 'not irrelevant' in Ukraine talks

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 04:16
No 10 rejects claims by an ex-senior army officer that the UK is a "bit player" in efforts to resolve the Ukraine conflict.

Kinky Boots musical comes to London

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 04:13
Hit Broadway show Kinky Boots, based on the story of a shoe factory in Northampton, is to move into the West End.

The £4bn battle for Premier League rights

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 04:03
Former ITV chairman Michael Grade says BT and Sky will both want to win big – but others could be lurking in the wings.

VIDEO: Russia's new army - in 90 seconds

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:43
As Russia cuts down on spending elsewhere, it is pumping more money into its military. BBC News takes a look at what it is spending its money on.

Day in pictures: 6 February 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:27
Images from around the world: 6 February

Van to perform on Cyprus Avenue

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:25
Van Morrison to celebrate 70th birthday with a concert on Cyprus Avenue.

Doctor guilty of indecent assaults

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:19
Former doctor Michael Salmon has been found guilty of indecently assaulting girls at a hospital where Jimmy Savile abused patients.

VIDEO: Protests 'trap' Farage in office

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:18
Nigel Farage pulls out of an appearance in Rotherham after noisy protests outside an office he was due to open.

UK jihadist Imran Khawaja jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:18
A British jihadist who travelled to Syria to fight with an Islamic militant group is given a 12-year custodial sentence.

Wolf Hall author receives damehood

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:15
Wolf Hall author Hilary Mantel is made a dame by the Prince of Wales for her services to literature.

Murder suspect found dead in prison

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:14
John Heald, on trial for murder of landlady Bei Carter, has killed himself in UK prison while waiting for verdict

Farage scraps event amid protests

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:13
UKIP leader Nigel Farage abandons a public appearance in Rotherham because of protests outside his party's office in the town.

Bosnia probes jihadist flags village

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:08
Police in Bosnia search a village after a local television station showed pictures of jihadist flags flying from some houses.

Pope backs smacking 'with dignity'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:54
Pope Francis says that he backs parents who smack their children, providing the child's "dignity" is maintained.

VIDEO: If Six Nations was Game of Thrones

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:47
BBC Sport celebrates the start of the Six Nations 2015 with an epic Game of Thrones-style tournament opener.

Afcon semi-final crowd trouble

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:47
Violent scenes at Africa Cup of Nations semi-final