International News

Starbucks to move European HQ to UK

BBC - 12 hours 5 min ago
Starbucks is to move its European head office to London by the end of the year, meaning it will pay more tax in the UK, the company says.

The spooky world of the 'numbers stations'

BBC - 12 hours 7 min ago
What are the mysterious radio 'numbers stations'?

New teachers 'can't risk mortgages'

BBC - 12 hours 20 min ago
A teaching union leader says young teachers are shying away from taking out mortgages because of uncertainty over their future earnings.

VIDEO: Royal joke on baby prince's first word

BBC - 12 hours 21 min ago
The Duke of Cambridge has described Australia as a "beacon of confidence" as he and his family began the next leg of their Antipodean tour.

Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor hacked

BBC - 12 hours 26 min ago
German security researchers say that a spoof fingerprint can be used to unlock Samsung's new handset and steal money.

Hart not one of world's best - Shilton

BBC - 12 hours 26 min ago
Joe Hart cannot yet be considered one of the world's elite goalkeepers, says former England number one Peter Shilton.

VIDEO: End of cost of living squeeze?

BBC - 12 hours 30 min ago
Wage increases have finally risen above the rate of inflation, after four years of falling living standards.

Scots reveal largest aquatics team

BBC - 12 hours 34 min ago
Team Scotland have named their largest aquatics team in Commonwealth Games history for Glasgow 2014.

Sir Alex wine auction may make £3m

BBC - 13 hours 4 sec ago
A sale of part of Sir Alex Ferguson's wine collection may make £3m, an auction house estimates.

Mexico 'cartel city' mayor arrested

BBC - 13 hours 5 min ago
The mayor of a city known as a stronghold of Mexico's Knights Templar drug cartel is arrested on suspicion of extorting money on the cartel's behalf.

Day in pictures: 16 April 2014

BBC - 13 hours 41 min ago
News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April

Man shot in both legs in Coatbridge

BBC - 13 hours 45 min ago
A man is taken to hospital after being shot in both legs in a 'targeted' attack in North Lanarkshire on Tuesday evening.

VIDEO: Pegg and a Python team up on film

BBC - 13 hours 50 min ago
Monty Python star Terry Jones has resurrected a script he discarded over 20 years ago and is now turning it into a film with an all star cast.

Government buys £12.3m business park

BBC - 13 hours 58 min ago
The Welsh government has bought a major business park near Bridgend in its bid to "attract new business and new jobs".

Paul Weller family win Mail damages

BBC - 13 hours 58 min ago
Rock star Paul Weller wins £10,000 for his children after their pictures were "plastered" on the Mail Online.

Wage rises catch up with inflation

BBC - 14 hours 3 sec ago
After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.

VIDEO: South Korea ferry rescue footage

BBC - 14 hours 2 min ago
A major rescue operation is under way after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized off South Korea, coastguard officials say.

Woman arrested in Disappeared case

BBC - 14 hours 11 min ago
A 57-year-old woman is arrested by detectives investigating the 1972 abduction and murder of Belfast woman Jean McConville.

Former Co-op boss faces drug charges

BBC - 14 hours 14 min ago
Paul Flowers, the former chairman of the Co-operative Bank and ex-Methodist Church minister, is charged with three counts of drug possession.

Fresh approach to NI past 'vital'

BBC - 14 hours 16 min ago
Any new process which examines NI's past must have a more "proportionate focus on the wrongdoing of paramilitaries" and less on the activities of the state, says the secretary of state.

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