International News

MP: Pregnant women 'should not drink'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 08:19
Labour MP Bill Esterson says pregnant women should not drink "at all" to avoid any potential damage to their unborn child.

Oil price falls: Will consumers benefit?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 08:11
Do drivers and householders feel the benefit of falling oil price?

'Superman' ecstasy tests find PMMA

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 08:03
Tests on 'Superman' logo ecstasy tablets found in Ipswich find PMMA, a substance "much stronger" than that found in standard ecstasy pills.

Six reasons A&Es are struggling

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 08:02
A&E units are struggling to meet thier waiting time targets with some hospitals reporting major problems. But what is the cause of the growing difficulties?

VIDEO: Driving ban for actor Fry's partner

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 07:37
Stephen Fry's partner Elliott Spencer is given a driving ban after being caught doing 101mph trying to get the actor to the Hay literary festival

In pictures: Gun attack on French magazine

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 07:29
Attack on office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo

US temperatures 'dangerously' low

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 07:24
Temperatures across much of the northern and eastern US are plunging to "dangerously cold" levels, the National Weather Service says.

Fitton defeats second seed Norris

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 07:13
Darryl Fitton beats number two seed Alan Norris in a deciding set tie-break to reach the BDO World Championship quarter-finals.

Sri Lanka leader faces crucial poll

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 07:01
Sri Lankan leader Mahinda Rajapaksa faces an unexpected battle to hold on to power, as millions prepare to vote in a tightly fought election.

Trott finds form with 79 for Lions

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 06:56
Jonathan Trott hits 79 from 127 balls as England Lions draw their opening tour game against a Gauteng Invitation XI in Soweto.

The recurring Facebook privacy hoax

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 06:49
Why do people keep posting the hoax Facebook privacy notices?

VIDEO: Stranded cargo ship moves on high tide

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 06:49
Pictures of the Hoegh Osaka moving after 'freeing itself' in the Solent

Man Utd to sign goalkeeper Valdes

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 06:36
Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes accepts an offer to join Manchester United on an 18-month contract.

Murder arrests in missing woman case

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 06:13
Two men are arrested on suspicion of murder by police investigating the disappearance of a woman on Christmas Eve.

How Pakistan feels about Imran Khan's new wife

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 05:57
How Pakistanis feel about Imran Khan's new wife

VIDEO: What is CES, and why does it matter?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 05:51
Why does everyone in the technology business descend on Las Vegas at the beginning of January every year?

Further redundancies at City Link

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 05:40
The administrators of collapsed parcel delivery company City Link announce a further 230 redundancies at the firm, taking the total to 2,586.

Stricken cargo ship 'is drifting'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 05:38
A stricken cargo ship in the Solent has begun to drift, the Hampshire Police Marine Unit says.

Ebola test results due on patient

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 05:35
Ebola test results are expected on a patient who is being monitored in an isolation unit at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital near Cardiff.

PM condemns 'barbaric' Paris attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 05:29
David Cameron and Ed Miliband open PMQs with statements of support for France after at least 12 people are shot dead in Paris.