International News

Blyth's tie at Hartlepool live on TV

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 04:01
The FA Cup second-round tie between Hartlepool and Blyth Spartans is to be televised live on BBC Two on 5 December.

Too many basic jobs - John Lewis chief

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:57
John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield warns that more than a fifth of UK jobs only require the educational level expected of an 11-year-old.

Actor Warren Clarke dies, aged 67

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:49
British actor Warren Clarke, best known for TV role in Dalziel And Pascoe, has died aged 67, his agent confirms.

Day in pictures: 12 November 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:45
24 hours of news images: 16 November

Microsoft patches '19-year-old' bug

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:44
Microsoft patches a critical bug in its software that had existed for 19 years, according to IBM researchers.

Man dies after crash at hospital

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:27
A 55-year-old man is killed after colliding with a lorry at the University Hospital of Wales.

VIDEO: Michael Ball reflects on his music

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:18
Michael Ball has used his own record collection as inspiration for his new album.

South Africa make five changes

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:11
South Africa name World Cup winners JP Pietersen and Schalk Burger in the starting XV for Saturday's Test against England.

Webber wants Button in sportscars

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:10
Jenson Button, whose McLaren future is uncertain, is urged to move to the world endurance championship by Mark Webber.

US 'to delay' vote on net neutrality

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:07
A controversial decision on how internet service providers in the US will be regulated is reported to have been delayed.

Energy security 'under threat'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:04
The US shale gas boom disguises serious risks to the security of global energy supplies, according to the International Energy Agency.

Migrant sandwiches 'can be better'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 03:01
The Earl of Sandwich says migrants can make as good or better sandwiches as UK workers after Greencore's attempts to recruit in Hungary.

EU migrant rescue policy criticised

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:57
UN officials criticise Operation Triton, the EU's new policy towards migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe.

Queue-jump car 'endangered children'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:50
A woman says she was assaulted when she tried to stop a 4x4 vehicle driving along a grass verge, putting dozens of school children in danger.

Juncker denies tax break allegations

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:48
European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker denies allegations he encouraged tax avoidance during his time Luxembourg prime minister.

Missed chances prior to nurse murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:47
Police missed opportunities ahead of the death of a nurse who was stabbed more than 130 times by her ex-boyfriend in Greater Manchester, a watchdog finds.

Third Ebola death confirmed in Mali

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:46
A Malian nurse and the patient he was treating at a clinic in Bamako become the second and third people to die from Ebola in the West African country.

VIDEO: Rosetta scientist shows off comet tattoo

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:42
Project scientist Matt Taylor says he is so confident the European Space Agency will land its probe on the comet, that he has got a new tattoo depicting the event

Female driver hopeful of F1 debut

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:34
British female driver Alice Powell says it would be "amazing" if she makes her F1 debut with Caterham in Abu Dhabi.

VIDEO: Danish breakthrough with child obesity

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 02:24
A Danish paediatrician claims to have made a significant breakthrough in the battle against childhood obesity.

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