International News

Big names add glitz to science prize

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 03:16
Top scientists have been awarded huge cash prizes at a ceremony on Sunday in California.

VIDEO: Carney welcomes bank bail out plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 03:07
New global rules to prevent banks that are "too big to fail" from being bailed out by taxpayers are welcomed by the Governor of the Bank of England.

'Major' coal find under the Forth

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 03:04
An energy firm plans to build the UK's first underground coal gasification plant after finding 335 million tonnes of coal under the Firth of Forth.

Scotland 'snubbed' in fishing talks

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 03:01
Sending a Conservative peer to represent Scottish fishermen at EU talks is a "slap in the face" for Scotland, the country's fisheries minister says.

Canberra will be 'fuming' at Hodgson

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 03:01
Former England captain Jamie Peacock says Canberra Raiders will be "fuming" at Josh Hodgson party video.

Gherkin sold to Brazilian billionaire

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 02:57
One of London's most distinctive office buildings, the Gherkin, has been bought by a Brazilian group for more than £700m.

Blizzard announces Overwatch game

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 02:53
Developer Blizzard has announced a team-based shooting game called Overwatch.

Reagan apology to Thatcher revealed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 02:52
A recorded conversation between an apologetic Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher over the invasion of Grenada has been published for the first time.

In pictures: World leaders and awkward handshakes

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 02:45
World leaders looking uncomfortable shaking hands

Tower Bridge unveils glass walkway

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 02:30
A glass walkway which gives visitors a bird's eye view of traffic is unveiled at London's Tower Bridge.

AUDIO: Tape reveals Reagan apology to Thatcher

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 02:15
A taped recording of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher reveals the then US president apologising for the country's invasion of Grenada.

Why God was not killed by the Great War

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 02:04
Why God was not killed by the Great War

Indian woman paraded naked on donkey

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 02:03
A woman is stripped naked and paraded on a donkey on the orders of a caste council in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan.

VIDEO: British bomber 'different' after uni

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 01:36
A relative of Kabir Ahmed, who is believed to have carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq, has described how he became a "different" man at university.

Cameron: EU vote won't damage economy

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 01:29
David Cameron tells business leaders that the prospect of an EU referendum is not damaging the UK economy, claiming investment is flourishing.

Review calls after cannibalism death

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 01:05
A review of sentencing procedure is called for after a woman was killed in an act of cannibalism by a man who had only just been released from prison

Reef makes surfers 'laughing stock'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 01:04
Surfers are "giving up" on Europe's first artificial surf reef in Dorset, claiming it doesn't create waves.

VIDEO: 'His life was stolen from him'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 01:02
Inquests into the deaths of 96 football fans in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster reach their 100th day.

Care home hit by complete power loss

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 01:00
Emergency measures are put in place to safeguard vulnerable residents at a Dumfries care home after it suffers a complete loss of power.

Cranberries singer in assault arrest

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 00:51
The lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, Dolores O'Riordan, is arrested following an alleged attack on an air hostess and a police officer.