International News

Pre-Python TV episodes rediscovered

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:53
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.

Japan minister in sex bar funds row

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:51
Japan's new trade minister Yoichi Miyazawa is forced to defend himself after it emerged support staff spent office money at a sex club.

Tesco boss to quit over profits error

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:34
Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.

Balotelli shirt swap angers Rodgers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:29
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with a Real Madrid player at half-time.

VIDEO: Trapped in toys: Toddler's arcade adventure

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:25
Firefighters had to free 18-month-old Colin Lambert after the toddler climbed inside an arcade game in Maryville, Tennessee.

Canada 'not intimidated' by attacks

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:24
Canada's leader says his country "will never be intimidated", after a gunman rampages through parliament before being shot dead.

Police killer Roberts to be freed

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:22
Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released after more than 45 years - a Parole Board decision described as "scandalous".

Rwanda MPs condemn BBC over genocide

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:15
Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.

VIDEO: Mum's fight to find young daughter's abusers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:12
A woman has told the BBC that she herself had to track down a Sheffield gang who abused her daughter because police refused to act.

NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:09
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.

Alice Gross funeral to take place

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:02
The funeral for murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross is due to take place in west London later.

Liverpool face Balotelli conundrum

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:55
Balotelli's shirt swap must not hide Liverpool's bigger problems

Fresh questions for abuse inquiry head

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:53
Fiona Woolf, head of the public inquiry into historical sex abuse, faces more questions from MPs over her suitability for the post.

VIDEO: Rediscovered: Lost episodes from classic comedy

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:47
Comedy fans are in for a rare treat after two lost episodes of "At Last The 1948 Show" have been uncovered.

Boy, 9, and man killed in house fire

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:32
A nine-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man had died after a house fire in Penistone, near Barnsley, South Yorkshire Police say.

VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:16
Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.

VIDEO: Can technology plug NHS funding gap?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:09
The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.

India's Modi visits Siachen glacier

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:04
Indian PM Narendra Modi makes a brief visit to the Siachen glacier on his way to Indian-administered Kashmir to spend the Diwali festival looking at the damage caused by last month's floods.

Sunrise vigil opens Poppy Appeal

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:03
A sunrise vigil at the Cenotaph that will last until sunset marks the start of the 2014 Poppy Appeal.

'No quick fix' for ambulance targets

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:01
Missed target times for ambulance emergency calls can be turned around but there is "no imminent fix", warns the new head of the service in Wales.
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