International News

MP 'disgusted' at fire service cuts

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 01:16
Plans by the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service to axe 131 posts and close three stations put the public at risk, an MP says.

First motorway pub draws criticism

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 01:16
The first pub at a motorway services opens in Buckinghamshire, but charities claim it is "deeply concerning" and "unnecessary".

DUP denies ordering Paisley to quit

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 00:32
Following Ian Paisley's allegations in a BBC programme, the Democratic Unionist Party repeats its denial that senior party figures ordered him to stand down as leader in 2008.

VIDEO: Webcams link care homes in US and UK

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 23:58
Jenny Hill visits one care home where a group of residents have used a webcam to form friendships with women on the other side of the world.

Tax alone 'cannot tackle inequality'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 23:26
Academics warn major change would be needed to reduce inequality in Scotland using taxation and government spending.

Police called in Swans defenders row

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 23:18
Police are called to Swansea City's training complex following a row between defenders Chico Flores and Garry Monk.

Clegg 'crisis' and 'killing machine' - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 22:52
Lib Dem turmoil leads many papers, while photos of a triple killer and the tale of two public school students who fled to the Caribbean make headlines.

Council mergers 'could cost £200m'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 22:49
Merging councils in Wales could cost £200m, twice the estimate of the report demanding change, says the body which represents local authorities.

A5 consultant advice to be reviewed

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 22:23
Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy orders an independent review of the advice his department received from a consultant on the A5 road project.

Mother and sick baby in air ordeal

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 22:19
A mother who was taking her sick baby son by air ambulance to England describes the terrifying moments when the plane got into difficulties.

An unholy pension hole

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 22:05
Concern over whether clergy pension deficit understated

Minister's wife 'overdosed on drugs'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 21:12
The death of the wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor may have been caused by an overdose of drugs, doctors who carried out the autopsy say.

Murray ready for rejuvenated Federer

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 21:09
Andy Murray expects Roger Federer to be at his attacking best in their Australian Open quarter-final on Wednesday.

Australia state in 'one-punch' laws

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 20:54
Australia's New South Wales announces new laws toughening sentences against drunken violence including one-punch assaults.

Nebraska factory explosion kills two

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 20:43
An explosion and partial building collapse at an animal feed processing plant in Omaha, Nebraska, kills two people and injures 10, officials say

Dead cyclist 'hit by wing mirror'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 20:06
A youth worker driving a minibus caused a cyclist's death after his wing mirror knocked him off his bike, a court hears.

Family 'devastated' by US killings

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 19:49
The family of two Northampton women who were found dead in the US along with two children and a man say they are "devastated".

VIDEO: Villages under water in Philippines

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 19:48
The Philippines has been facing another tropical storm only two months after the deadliest typhoon ever to hit the country.

Buttock cupping and other health 'cures'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 18:03
Historical illustrations reveal medical progress

Boeing confirms $4bn order from GE

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:48
General Electric's aircraft leasing and financing arm confirms it has placed an order for 40 Boeing planes worth $4bn (£2.3bn) at list prices.

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