International News

New Rangers share issue planned

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 02:21
Rangers will hold a new share issue and are expected to make some staff redundant as they seek to raise up to £30m.

Tech firms offer funds to plug bug

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 02:21
Tech industry pledges funds to support the development of OpenSSL and prevent another Heartbleed bug.

Laws 'failing to protect cyclists'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 02:21
Thousands of campaigners are set to cycle to Holyrood in a call for greater protection for cyclists in Scotland.

Russia 'destabilising' Ukraine - US

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 02:04
The US accuses Russia of "deception and destabilisation" in eastern Ukraine, warning of further sanctions unless Moscow defuses the crisis.

Beyonce leads 100 influential people

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 01:58
Singer Beyonce is the cover star for Time magazine's special 100 most influential people issue, featuring Barack Obama, Miley Cyrus and Steve McQueen.

Russia fears Crimea water shortage

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 01:57
Russian officials say a water shortage in Crimea threatens to become acute as Ukraine has reduced the supply via a key canal.

Ferry relatives confront officials

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 01:57
Frustrated relatives of scores of passengers still missing from the South Korean ferry disaster angrily confront senior government officials.

Arrest after Bali plane hijack alert

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 01:48
A passenger is detained at Bali airport after apparently attempting to enter an aircraft's cockpit while drunk, sparking a hijack alert.

Four classic Leeds-St Helens cup ties

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 01:39
BBC Sport looks at some thrilling Leeds versus St Helens encounters before Saturday's Challenge Cup fifth-round tie

Nigeria vows to find abducted girls

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 01:16
After a crisis meeting, Nigeria's government vows to do all it can to rescue some 190 girls abducted from their school last week.

Father Ted star joins EastEnders

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:58
Irish actress Pauline McLynn to have "recurring guest role' in the BBC One soap, playing Dot Cotton's daughter-in-law, Yvonne.

VIDEO: Cambridges on tour: Highlights

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:50
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spent the last two weeks touring Australia and New Zealand, but their tour is due to come to an end on Friday.

Sri Lanka name Atapattu as coach

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:49
Sri Lanka name former captain Marvan Atapattu as their interim head coach following the resignation of Paul Farbrace.

James Earl Jones returns to Broadway

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:25
Veteran US actor James Earl Jones is to return to Broadway at the age of 83 in You Can't Take It With You, a zany comedy five years his junior.

Strip parks of planning, farmers say

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:07
Farming union calls for Wales' three national park authorities to be stripped of their planning powers.

Town 'dumping ground' for trolleys

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:07
Thousands of dumped supermarket trolleys make a south Wales town one of the worst in the UK for the problem.

Royals head home as tour finishes

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 23:59
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have waved goodbye as their three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand draws to a close.

Search for Malaysia plane to widen

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 23:56
The underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane could expand if the first Bluefin-21 search yields nothing, Australian officials say.

VIDEO: Former Apple CEO opens up about Jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 23:51
Former Apple chief executive John Sculley talks about business opportunities in Asia and the story behind Steve Jobs' infamous firing

UKIP bans 'racist views' candidate

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 23:32
UKIP suspends a council candidate featured in its latest election broadcast for expressing "repellent" views on Twitter.
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