International News

Strikes disrupt transport in Belgium

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:48
Transport services in Belgium have been severely disrupted by strikes protesting against government austerity measures.

Those big numbers keep on coming

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:39
Watching Gangnam Style for 17,000 years.

Canada closes embassy in Cairo

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:30
The Canadian embassy in Cairo is closed due to "security concerns", a day after Britain shut its mission in the Egyptian capital.

Disability fund closure ruled lawful

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:25
A government decision to close a fund that helps disabled people to live and work in the community is lawful, the High Court rules.

Dewani murder case thrown out

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:20
A judge dismisses case against Shrien Dewani, who was accused of arranging murder of wife Anni in South Africa

Trapped pony rescued from slurry pit

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:15
A pony trapped in a slurry pit near Wellington, Shropshire, is pulled from a slurry pit by fire crews.

Son detained for trying to kill dad

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:14
A man who attempted to murder his 97-year-old father in Lancashire is detained for 14 years.

VIDEO: Sherlock stars win big at BIFA

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:08
Sherlock stars Andrew Scott and Benedict Cumberbatch have both won awards at the British Independent Film Awards.

New grammar bid 'nears approval'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:07
A bid by a Kent grammar to open a satellite school is nearing approval with the education secretary expected to grant permission, it has emerged.

VIDEO: 'Fatberg' warning for festive cooks

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:05
Cooks are being advised not to pour cooking fat down the drain where it can accumulate causing giant 'fatbergs'.

What can be done to save my local High Street?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:04
Is something stirring on the High Street?

Kabila forms unity Congo government

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:00
The president of DR Congo, Joseph Kabila, announces the formation of a new unity government which includes several opposition members.

Johnson criticises Farage M4 excuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:00
London Mayor Boris Johnson criticises UKIP leader Nigel Farage's "feeble" excuse of blaming immigration for being late for an event.

VIDEO: Rise of London's 'super butler'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:53
As a city among the world's top three for the super wealthy, London is seeing a growing rise in demand for so-called super butlers.

How Dewani prosecution fell apart

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:52
How the prosecution case against Shrien Dewani fell apart from the first day of his trial in South Africa.

Wenger abuse disgusting - Lineker

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:49
Former England striker Gary Lineker criticises supporters who booed Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

Legal climate deal 'not necessary'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:45
A new global treaty on climate change should focus on sustainable development, says economist Lord Nicholas Stern.

Bank accused of fraud over mortgages

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:42
Northern Ireland's Attorney General accuses Bank of Scotland of "criminal fraud" over its treatment of homeowners who fell behind on their mortgage payments.

Castrogiovanni rants at Leicester

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:36
Ex-Leicester prop Martin Castrogiovanni rages at Tigers boss Richard Cockerill over suggestions he left Toulon "for the money".

£8m compensation for disabled boy

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:17
A health trust is to pay a "landmark" compensation settlement to a severely disabled teenager after his family sued it for medical negligence.