International News

Chapel Hill victims to be buried

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:25
The funerals of three Muslims shot dead in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, will be held in the neighbouring town of Raleigh on Thursday.

Manchester United revenues fall 12%

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:21
Manchester United sees its revenue fall by 12.2% to £194.4m for the six months to the end of December.

Hazard signs new Chelsea contract

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:21
Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard signs a new five-and-a-half year deal with Premier League leaders Chelsea.

VIDEO: Why are some people posting the same picture every day?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:20
Why thousands on Facebook keep posting the same image

Caption Challenge: Pretending to be snow leopard

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:03
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

64 jobs at risk at chemical factory

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:54
More than 60 jobs are at risk following an announcement a factory in at Holywell, Flintshire, which provides chemical development services could close.

Fifth of sex victims 'not conscious'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:53
One in five serious sexual assaults is carried out on someone who is asleep or unconscious, and one in 10 victims report being choked, official analysis suggests.

ENO told to improve or face cuts

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:41
The English National Opera (ENO) is dropped from the Arts Council's national portfolio of organisations for 2015-18 and placed "under special funding arrangements".

Russian attitudes harden amid downturn

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:37
As details emerge of a ceasefire agreed in eastern Ukraine, the BBC's Bridget Kendall gauges the mood in Moscow amid growing economic hardship.

Ocean carbon leak 'ended Ice Age'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:35
Carbon dioxide escaping from the depths of the ocean heralded the end of the last Ice Age, a study suggests.

Devastation of crash victim's mother

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:32
A grieving mother from Swansea says losing her "wonderful son" in a crash in Bath is devastating.

Migrant tragedy in Med 'preventable'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:26
The drowning of more than 300 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea this week could have been prevented with better EU lifesaving provision, experts say.

Drivers caught speeding at 146mph

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:25
The two fastest drivers caught by speed cameras in England and Wales in 2014, were both recorded travelling at 146mph on a motorway.

Brazil banker faces extradition

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:10
A court in Italy clears the way for the extradition of fugitive Brazilian banker Henrique Pizzolato, convicted as part of the Mensalao corruption trial.

Simonsen banned for gambling breach

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:10
Rangers keeper Steve Simonsen is given a two-match ban, one of which is suspended, for breaching SFA gambling rules.

Lost camera owner found via Facebook

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 02:54
A camera lost six months ago in Australia is reunited with its owner thanks to a social media manhunt by a stranger who found the device.

Carney: Inflation may turn negative

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 02:50
Inflation in the UK could temporarily turn negative in the spring because of falling oil prices, the governor of the Bank of England says.

VIDEO: 'Nut rage' saga reveals Korean clans

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 02:46
The airline executive's daughter who made a fuss over how her nuts were served has focused attention on South Korea's dominant chaebol system.

Sweden cuts rates and starts QE

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 02:41
Sweden's central bank cuts its key interest rate from 0% to a record low of -0.1% and starts a programme of quantitative easing.

Doctor jailed for indecent assaults

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 02:36
A former doctor is jailed for 18 years for indecently assaulting girls at the UK hospital where Jimmy Savile abused patients.