International News

Taylor reiterates call for quota

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 23:47
Players' union chief Gordon Taylor says Premier League clubs should field at least three English players in their starting XIs.

VIDEO: Bike prototype with global interest

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 23:38
A four-wheeled bike being showcased at the UK Investment Summit is being developed in Swansea with the inventor hoping it will be a "global force"

Bassey rues Goldfinger 'wrong notes'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 23:32
Dame Shirley Bassey re-records her hit Goldfinger after 50 years, admitting there were "two wrong notes" in the original James Bond theme.

VIDEO: 'Bed blockers face legal action'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 23:08
A hospital is to give so-called "bed blockers" seven days to leave or face possible legal action, saying that too many families are refusing to take elderly relatives home.

'Playing at Wembley changed my life'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 22:57
England captain Steph Houghton says playing at Wembley against Germany can change the lives of her team-mates.

Greste family appeal to Egypt's Sisi

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 22:39
The parents of jailed Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste make a direct appeal to Egypt's President Sisi for his release.

Inquest opens into cannibalism death

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 22:32
An inquest into the death of Cerys Yemm who was murdered in an act of cannibalism will be opened and adjourned on Friday.

Gunmen attack man in front of family

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 22:21
A 29-year-old man is being treated in hospital after he was shot in the leg at a house in Londonderry.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 22:20
Manchester United to sign Jan Vertonghen and Kevin Strootman, Chelsea give players time off, plus more.

Firms spend £100m extra on research

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 22:16
There has been a major jump in spending by firms in Wales to create the hi-tech products of the future, as innovators and businesses hold an investment summit in Newport.

Savage - talent alone is not enough

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 22:08
BBC Sport's Robbie Savage on how making it as a Premier League footballer takes more than talent alone.

VIDEO: Domestic abuse victims 'turned away'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 22:02
A leading charity is warning that refuge centres are having to turn a third of people away because of a lack of space.

VIDEO: Service to mark Birmingham bombings

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 21:55
A memorial service is to be held at Birmingham Cathedral for the victims of the IRA pub bombings in the city, marking the 40th anniversary of the attack.

Are all bets off after fresh UKIP win?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 21:50
After Mark Reckless wins the Rochester and Strood by-election, how significant a force is UKIP in British politics?

Rail electrification row settled

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 21:47
A deal is struck to electrify railway lines in the south Wales valleys after a row between the UK and Welsh governments over who should pay.

VIDEO: Can Russia and the West reconcile?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 21:11
One year on from the Ukrainian protests which toppled Viktor Yanukovych, John Simpson visits Moscow's Red Square to consider how serious the divide between Moscow and the West has become.

VIDEO: Moment Reckless wins seat for UKIP

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:49
The UK Independence Party's Mark Reckless has won the Rochester and Strood by-election, giving the party a second seat at Westminster.

Japanese PM Abe dissolves parliament

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:32
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe dissolves parliament, paving the way for a snap election in December, as local media polls show a low level of support.

UKIP's Reckless wins Rochester seat

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:21
UKIP's Mark Reckless wins the Rochester and Strood by-election - the party's second Westminster seat.

Malaysia diplomat denies NZ charges

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:09
A Malaysian diplomat accused of attempted rape and burglary in New Zealand pleads not guilty to his charges in Wellington.

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