International News

UK ISPs block Pirate Bay proxies

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:48
Sites that link to banned piracy sites such as Pirate Bay have now been added to a list of sites ISPs must block.

Murray to work with coach Bjorkman

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:43
Andy Murray will work with Jonas Bjorkman in the next month with a view to the Swede joining his coaching staff full time.

Eleven missing in US helicopter crash

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:42
A search is under way in the US after an army helicopter crashes in Florida leaving its crew of seven marines and four soldiers missing.

Scots baby names for 2014 revealed

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:38
Three baby boys born in Scotland last year were called M, R and T, while Bluebell-Fawn features on the list of names given to girls.

VIDEO: Press gather outside Clarkson home

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:36
Press and photographers have gathered outside Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson's home as they await his response over his suspension from the BBC.

VIDEO: James May: It's not that serious

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:33
Top Gear presenter James May has confirmed that Jeremy Clarkson had a "dust up" over dinner, leading to his suspension from the BBC.

Brain injury birth mum awarded £5m

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:22
A Lanarkshire woman whose baby suffered brain damage during birth has won a 16-year fight for £5.25m compensation.

Sangakkara scores record ton in win

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:17
Kumar Sangakkara scores a record fourth successive one-day international century as Sri Lanka beat Scotland by 148 runs.

UK industrial output falls 0.1%

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:11
UK industrial output fell by 0.1% in January compared with a month earlier, official figures show.

VIDEO: High spirit tax 'holding industry back'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:08
Authors Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley put the case for the economic benefit of a cut in tax on spirits in the Budget.

Hillsborough chief stressed 'safety'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:03
The man in charge of policing on the day of the Hillsborough disaster said he told officers "safety was paramount" at a briefing prior to the match, the inquest hears.

Scotland lags UK on public finances

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 02:56
Scotland's public finances have improved but they remain worse than the UK average, according to Scottish government figures.

VIDEO: Siblings chase toddler snatcher

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 02:53
Two US children are praised for their swift action in pursuing a man who attempted to kidnap their 22-month-old sibling.

VIDEO: SA reporter mugged on camera

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 02:39
A South African news reporter is mugged while preparing for a live broadcast.

VIDEO: The world's most expensive ham

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 02:36
The BBC's Gabriela Torres visited a farm in Extremadura in south west Spain to find out how pigs behind the world's most expensive ham - Iberico - are reared.

Court backs ex-wife over divorce cash

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 02:18
A former New Age traveller whose ex-husband became a millionaire a decade after they separated has won a divorce cash fight in the Supreme Court.

S Africa TV crew mugged on camera

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 02:17
One of South Africa's best known TV reporters is mugged on camera as he waited to go on air in Johannesburg.

Motorway thieves steal French jewels

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 02:15
Armed thieves seize a reported €9m (£6m) euros' worth of jewels from two high security vans at a French motorway toll booth.

India ex-PM summoned in coal scandal

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 02:09
A court in India summons former prime minister Manmohan Singh over a corruption scandal involving coal mining licenses.

Facebook removes 'fat' status update

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 01:58
The social network says it's listening to criticism that the "feeling fat" status could reinforce negative body image.