International News

'Boko Haram' militants attack Chad

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:50
Suspected Boko Haram militants from Nigeria attack a village on the shores of Lake Chad overnight, the first such attack on Chadian soil.

Killer Noye to get parole hearing

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:50
Kenneth Noye, one of the UK's most notorious criminals, could be released after being granted a parole hearing.

New image of Marischal Square plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:46
A new image of the planned Marischal Square development in Aberdeen is released by the developers.

A&E waits improve across England

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:43
Waiting times for A&E patients have improved slightly in the past week, figures show, with NHS bosses suggesting they give grounds for "cautious optimism".

Retailer fined over demand for keys

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:40
Rent-to-own retailer PerfectHome has been fined for making some customers hand over their keys before delivering purchases.

Steve Strange: The custodian of New Romantic pop

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:40
How pop pioneer Steve Strange shaped the 1980s

Carroll out for four to six weeks

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:38
West Ham striker Andy Carroll will be out for at least four to six weeks after tearing a ligament in his knee.

Naked fire bus-leap man 'doing OK'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:29
A naked man who jumped from a fire to the roof of a double-decker bus is recovering after hospital treatment.

I've played when concussed - Thomas

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:20
After debate following knocks to George North, ex-Wales captain Gareth Thomas admits he sometimes carried on while concussed.

Miliband did not avoid tax - Labour

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:13
Suggestions Ed Miliband avoided tax related to his parents' home are a "straightforward lie", Labour says after the claims appear in a newspaper.

VIDEO: Toxic orange cloud over Spanish town

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:12
A massive orange cloud forces tens of thousands of people to stay indoors in part of Spain after an accident at a chemical factory.

Binge-drinking falls in young adults

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 00:59
Binge-drinking among young adults in the UK is continuing to fall, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.

Fighting erupts near Pakistan mosque

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 00:45
Police and gunmen exchange fire in the Pakistani city of Peshawar after explosions were reported at a Shia mosque.

Actor Hirsch charged with assault

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 00:27
US actor Emile Hirsch is charged with aggravated assault after allegedly choking a female film executive at last month's Sundance Film Festival.

German economy sees strong growth

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 00:27
The risk of Germany slipping into recession has eased after surprisingly strong growth of 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2014, analysts say.

Ex-prisoner settles into family life

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 23:47
A 25-year-old man jailed in a notorious Indonesian prison for violating visa rules is settling back into family life.

Morgan is world class - Anderson

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 23:25
James Anderson ridicules criticism by Geoffrey Boycott about the batting of England's World Cup captain Eoin Morgan.

Al Jazeera journalists leave prison

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 23:00
Two Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt for more than a year, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed, leave prison after being bailed by a court.

Virgin to invest £3bn in broadband

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 22:51
Virgin Media announces what it calls the biggest investment in broadband infrastructure in the UK for more than a decade.

HRT 'increases ovarian cancer risk'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 22:50
Taking hormone replacement therapy for even short periods of time can increase the risk of ovarian cancer, a study shows.