International News

Lampard joins MLS side New York City

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:59
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard joins Major League Soccer side New York City FC on a two-year deal.

VIDEO: Bill Gates talks Africa with the BBC

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:56
Bill Gates calls for an improved audit of international aid in Africa, to ensure it achieves its aims.

Flying car hits first floor of house

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:56
A car careers off the road and flies through the air, smashing into the first floor of a house in Lincolnshire.

Government 'loses £700m NHS IT case'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:55
Taxpayers could be hit with a £700m bill after the government reportedly loses a legal fight with Fujitsu.

IMF lowers global growth forecast

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:50
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4% but the UK's forecast is raised.

Nibali wins stage to all but seal Tour

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:38
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali underlines his superiority by winning final mountain stage to all but wrap up the overall victory.

A&E units miss 12-hour wait targets

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:37
The 12-hour waiting time target for Northern Ireland A&E units was breached more than 700 times between April and June, according to the latest figures.

Barclays challenges US fraud case

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:35
Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.

GM profits hit by recall problems

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:33
Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.

Men jailed for pizza driver murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:27
Two men are jailed for life for murdering a pizza delivery worker who was on his last shift before starting a new job.

VIDEO: The tale of the pub with no power

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:26
Bad weather left a Kent pub without power over Christmas, the landlord has been compensated for loss of earnings as power companies change the rules on payments for people whose power is cut off

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:25
Galatasaray may sell Wesley Sneijder, Liverpool hope to sign Arturo Vidal and Andy Carroll could be out for four months.

Wine fraudster sentencing delayed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:06
A California wine dealer, who made $20m by selling fake vintage bottles to rich clients, faces years in prison when he is sentenced in New York.

Government to end nuclear waste veto

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 06:26
The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.

Greens want tax on wealth over £3m

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 06:21
The Green Party unveils plans to impose a wealth tax on people with assets of more than £3m.

'Elvis' jailed over child sex images

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 06:21
An Elvis Presley impersonator is jailed for a year for downloading and distributing more than 900 indecent images of children.

Your pictures: Cycling

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 06:14
Readers' photos on the theme of "cycling"

Degrees least likely for white teens

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 06:13
University application levels have increased among all groups, but ethnic minority pupils are the most likely to seek places.

VIDEO: Olympic cauldron secrets revealed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 06:11
The London 2012 Olympic Cauldron is going on display for the first time in a purpose-built gallery.

Isis 'orders FGM' for women in Mosul

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 05:50
Islamist group Isis orders women aged 11 to 46 in Mosul, Iraq, to undergo female genital mutilation, the UN says.
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