International News

German GP at Hockenheim - Ecclestone

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:34
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says the 2015 German grand prix will be held at Hockenheim despite a contract with Nurburgring.

Alastair Campbell assault denial

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:17
Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell denies reports he spat at and assaulted a 61-year old after claims published on social media by MP George Galloway

Southgate extends England U21 deal

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:16
England Under-21s boss Gareth Southgate agrees a one year contract extension, which will keep him in the job until 2017.

Diana play 'clunky' and 'clueless'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:04
A controversial new play about Princess Diana's death is called "patchy", "confused" and "clueless" by reviewers.

Ruth Rendell critical after stroke

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 02:03
Best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell is in a critical but stable condition after suffering a stroke, her publishers have said.

Switzerland scraps ban on franc cap

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:59
The Swiss franc soars and sends markets into turmoil as Switzerland gives up trying to peg its currency against the euro.

VIDEO: Vote for FA Cup goal of the round

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:59
Watch BBC Sport's shortlist of our six top goals from the FA Cup third round and vote for your favourite to choose the goal of the round.

Review of Pilley murder conviction

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:57
David Gilroy, the man convicted of killing Edinburgh office worker Suzanne Pilley, is to have his murder conviction reviewed.

University applications: 'The most stressful experience'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:56
"The most stressful experience" of applying to university

Kenya apology over Muhammad cartoon

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:49
A leading Kenyan newspaper apologises for publishing Charlie Hebdo's cover, depicting Prophet Muhammad following an outcry from its Muslim readers.

Ebola cases declining in West Africa

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:44
New Ebola cases in the three West African countries worst affected by the deadly outbreak of the virus are declining, weekly UN figures show.

VIDEO: Major fire at Oxfordshire council offices

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:43
A "major" fire has broken out at council offices in Oxfordshire after a suspected arson attack.

Iran to try Washington Post reporter

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:30
Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, detained for almost six months in Iran, is to stand trial on unspecified charges, state media report.

Ex-minister Robertson to stand down

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:28
Former Sports Minister Sir Hugh Robertson announces he is to stand down from his Faversham and Mid Kent seat at May's general election.

Bill Cosby accuser seeks charges

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:20
Model Chloe Gains who claims she was drugged and sexually abused by Bill Cosby six years ago has met with LA police to pursue criminal charges against the comedian.

CIA clears staff of Senate snooping

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:19
A CIA internal watchdog clears its officers of improperly accessing the computers of members of the US Senate intelligence committee.

Jilted man's honeymoon makes £8,000

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:15
A man "dumped" six weeks before his wedding raises thousands of pounds for charity by auctioning his fiancée's place on the honeymoon.

NHS urged to 'take back' hospital

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:10
Campaigners urge the NHS to take back control of its first privately-run hospital as the company withdraws from the contract.

Ronaldo keen to resume career in US

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:06
Former Brazil striker Ronaldo pledges to get back in shape with a view to playing for US club Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

France 'to protect all religions'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:59
President Francois Hollande vows that France will protect all religions and says that Muslims are the main victims of fanaticism and intolerance.