International News

Nishikori beats Ferrer in three sets

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:48
Kei Nishikori beats first alternate David Ferrer in three sets to put pressure on Andy Murray at the World Tour Finals in London.

McAuley to lead NI against Romania

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:45
Gareth McAuley will deputise for injured Northern Ireland skipper Steven Davis for Friday's qualifier in Bucharest.

Childcare places recover after fall

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:45
A long-term fall in childcare places available in England appears to have reversed in the five months to August, suggest figures from Ofsted.

Dyke says Fifa report is 'a joke'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:37
FA chairman Greg Dyke says the report into World Cup corruption is now pointless and that it is looking "pretty ugly" for Fifa.

School worker 'sent boy lingerie pic'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:36
A teaching assistant accused of having sex with a pupil told police she sent him a picture of herself in her underwear, a court hears.

Assassin's Creed glitches criticised

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:33
Widespread glitches in French Revolution-set Assassin's Creed: Unity have put its publisher Ubisoft under pressure.

VIDEO: How does comet compare to your city?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:19
Images from the ESA show what the comet would look like over some of Europe's biggest cities.

Inquiry into WTC window rig collapse

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:18
Building officials are investigating how a cradle holding two window washers collapsed 68 storeys above the ground at the World Trade Center site.

Boko Haram 'loses key Nigeria town'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:14
Nigeria's army has retaken the town of Mubi from Boko Haram, officials say, although some reports say the militant Islamists withdrew.

VIDEO: Treating Ebola with a survivor's blood

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:13
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar reports on how to treat an Ebola patient with the blood of an Ebola survivor.

Hung jury in McGovern killing case

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:09
The jury in the trial of a man accused of the manslaughter of County Monaghan teenager Jason McGovern fails to reach a verdict.

Warning over downed Armenian 'copter

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:02
Armenia denounces and threatens Azerbaijan over the shooting down of a helicopter in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Struggling Wigan sack manager Rosler

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 06:57
Wigan Athletic sack manager Uwe Rosler after just one win in 12 games leaves them third bottom of the Championship.

'Sad day' as EU chief scientist axed

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 06:45
Researchers across Europe have expressed dismay at the scrapping of the role of EU Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA).

Police interview abuse centre staff

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 06:41
Former prison officers at a detention centre, where 915 former inmates say they were physically or sexually abused in the 1970s and 1980s, are interviewed by police

Academic leaves Lib Dems £950,000

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 06:37
The Lib Dems have got their second largest donation ever, from a Cambridge professor, Electoral Commission figures reveal.

VIDEO: How to avoid handshake strain

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 06:27
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Tony Kochhar gives tips on avoiding handshake strain which Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is said to be suffering from.

Culture Club scrap reunion tour

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 06:14
Pop group Culture Club cancel their forthcoming US and UK tour because singer Boy George has developed a throat condition and may need surgery.

Paper mill firm could cut 130 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 05:53
Around 130 people could lose their jobs as the owners of Deeside-based Shotton paper mill announce 550 redundancies across Europe.

Can politicians get RSI from handshakes?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 05:52
Can shaking too many hands be bad for your health?