International News

'Impasse' on Syria power transfer

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 09:41
Syrian peace talks in Geneva are deadlocked over the issue of transferring power, the UN mediator says, but there is the "will" to continue.

Tata chief's Thai death 'suicide'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 09:30
Thai police suspect Tata managing director Karl Slym killed himself in a fall from a luxury hotel in Bangkok.

Many die as Nigeria villages raided

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 09:19
Police say suspected Islamist militants have attacked two villages in Nigeria's north-east, with some 74 people killed.

VIDEO: 'Mile after mile of flood water'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 09:15
Large areas of Somerset remain under water with residents demanding the dredging of rivers - aerial views show mile after mile of flood water across the county.

Roache cleared of one abuse charge

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 09:09
Jurors in the trial of William Roache are directed by the judge to acquit him of one of seven sex abuse charges.

AUDIO: Brokeback Mountain the Opera

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 08:59
A modern opera adaptation of the Oscar-winning film Brokeback Mountain premieres in Madrid this week.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 08:39
Theresa May is pressed to take part in a UN-led programme to resettle Syrian refugees.

TV weatherman Talbot on sex charges

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 08:38
TV weatherman Fred Talbot is charged with the sexual abuse of schoolchildren between 1968 and 1983.

PM: EU migration at reasonable level

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 08:20
David Cameron says the numbers of Romanians and Bulgarians arriving in the UK since the last work curbs were lifted are at a "reasonable level".

Minister faces anger over flooding

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 08:15
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson faces criticism from farmers in parts of south-west England affected by flooding.

VIDEO: Paxman on why WW1 was so significant

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 08:12
School reporters quiz BBC's Paxman on WW1 significance

Labour tax plan bad for UK - Cameron

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 08:09
Labour's plan to raise the top rate of income tax to 50p is "politically convenient" but "very bad" for the economy, David Cameron tells business leaders.

'Robocop' brings down watch thief

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 08:08
A politician and former detective dubbed "Robocop" tells how he wrestled a suspected watch thief to the ground outside an Edinburgh shop.

Cameron pledges action on red tape

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 08:06
Thousands of rules affecting business are to be scrapped or amended, David Cameron tells a Federation of Small Businesses conference.

Couple jailed for trafficking women

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 08:05
A man and a woman are jailed for trafficking two Czech women to Cardiff to work as prostitutes.

Fracking laws could be loosened

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 08:01
Ministers are considering changing trespass laws to make it easier for energy companies to carry out fracking beneath people's homes without permission.

Hardware 'root of Lloyds' shutdown'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 07:48
A hardware failure was the cause of the shutdown of some Halifax, Lloyds, Bank of Scotland and TSB cash machines and debit cards on Sunday.

Payout for girl's glue injection

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 07:27
A girl accidentally injected with glue during a treatment is to receive a multimillion-pound payout from Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Lawro's predictions v Gail Emms

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 07:25
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on badminton star and Spurs fan Gail Emms

Wenger 'will extend Arsenal stay'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-27 07:22
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is to extend his contract at the club, according to Gunners chief executive Ivan Gazidis.

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