International News

Distress call helicopter lands safely

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 12:14
A Super Puma helicopter with 14 people on board lands safely in Shetland after sparking a full-scale emergency.

Coulson 'knew what went on' at NoW

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 11:52
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, who is accused of conspiring to hack phones, knew "exactly what went on on his watch", a former reporter tells the Old Bailey.

VIDEO: William Roache 'a perfect gentleman'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 11:47
Some of Coronation Street actor William Roache's co-stars appeared as defence witnesses at his trial in Preston Crown Court on Wednesday.

US snooping sows distrust - Merkel

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 11:33
Angela Merkel says US and British spy programmes "sow distrust" among allies, in her inauguration speech of her third term as German chancellor.

Labour plans 'one member, one vote'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 11:15
Miliband plans for major call on union relationships

Roache 'always a perfect gentleman'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 11:11
Coronation Street actor William Roache was "always a perfect gentleman", his on-screen wife tells a court.

Neanderthals gave us disease genes

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 10:46
Gene types that influence disease in people today were picked up through interbreeding with Neanderthals, a major study in Nature journal suggests.

Commonwealth baton route revealed

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 10:33
The route of the England leg of the Queen's Baton Relay ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games is revealed.

Acting ban for Ahmadinejad 'lookalike'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 10:31
A well-known Iranian actor reveals he was banned from acting for eight years because of his resemblance to former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Iceland food bin theft case dropped

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 10:23
The case against three men accused of stealing food from bins outside an Iceland store is dropped by prosecutors.

Sharif seeks talks despite attacks

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 10:21
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says he still wants to hold peace talks with the Taliban, despite a wave of deadly attacks in recent months.

Congressman apologises for threat

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 10:06
A congressman who threatened to throw a reporter off a balcony after President Obama's State of the Union address apologises.

Megan 'entered river after drinking'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 09:58
Police searching for a missing student say it is likely she entered the River Ouse, in York, while "affected by alcohol".

Plato planet-hunter in pole position

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 09:48
A telescope to find thousands of planets beyond our Solar System is the hot favourite for selection as Europe's next medium-class space science mission.

Cabaye completes £19m move to PSG

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 09:45
Ligue 1 champions Paris St-Germain complete the signing of France midfielder Yohan Cabaye from Newcastle in a £19m deal.

Murray marriage tweet 'was a joke'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 09:44
Andy Murray's tweet saying he is to marry his partner Kim Sears later this year was a joke, according to his PR agency.

Sainsbury's boss King to step down

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 09:41
Sainsbury's says chief executive Justin King is to leave the supermarket chain in July after 10 years at the head of the company.

Crash-film drivers face prosecution

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 09:39
A police force says it may prosecute drivers who were spotted filming the scene of a motorway crash as they went past at rush-hour.

VIDEO: Jared Leto's 'role of a lifetime'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 09:36
Jared Leto, who plays opposite Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club, talks about why his eye was not on the prize when he accepted the role of a transgendered woman living with HIV.

Bus crash driver wins dismissal case

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-29 09:21
A bus driver who blacked out causing his double decker to crash and topple over in Belfast wins a claim for unfair dismissal, it has emerged.

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