International News

Bus wheelchair ruling overturned

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:15
Bus companies are not required by law to force parents with buggies to make way for wheelchair users, senior judges rule.

M&S hit by online delivery delay

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:12
Marks and Spencer's online orders have been delayed in the run-up to Christmas, with standard deliveries now taking up to 10 days,

Man found dead in close of flats

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:10
A 54-year-old man is arrested after another man is found dead in a close in Glasgow's Castlemilk area.

Olympic Games revamp voted through

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:00
A 40-point action plan to reform the Olympic Games is rubber-stamped at an International Olympic Committee meeting in Monaco.

VIDEO: Schools at risk from 'deadly' pollution

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:46
New schools, care homes and hospitals should not be built next to busy roads because of the dangers of air pollution, according to a group of MPs.

VIDEO: Hands-on with a 'friendly' robot

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:46
The "Pepper" robot is designed to bridge the gap between humans and machines.

Eight cars damaged in 'arson attack'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:41
Three cars are destroyed and five more are damaged in a suspected arson attack at a garage in Gwynedd.

Delhi bans Uber cabs after 'rape'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:37
Authorities in the Indian capital, Delhi, ban taxi-booking service Uber after allegations that one of its drivers raped a female passenger.

Young and hungry in 2014 Britain

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:28
The people struggling to put food on the table

VIDEO: Pensioner DJs spin for expansion

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:25
Angel Radio is a community station, which currently only broadcasts in Havant near Portsmouth, and us run entirely by pensioners without any prior radio experience.

VIDEO: Wikipedia founder backs 'Google tax'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:18
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has backed plans for a so-called "Google tax".

VIDEO: Fireworks mark bridge's birthday

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:17
A fireworks display marked the 150th anniversary of the opening of Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge.

Ugandan maid admits beating toddler

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:14
A maid in Uganda who was secretly filmed beating and kicking an 18-month-old girl pleads guilty in court to the torture of a baby.

Tim Hetherington: Views after the wave

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:13
The late Tim Hetherington's photos of the 2004 Asian tsunami

MP played Candy Crush during committee

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:12
Conservative MP Nigel Mills admits playing a popular puzzle game on his tablet computer during a parliamentary committee hearing.

As schools grapple with coding revolution many may get left out

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:09
A new drive to give children a better set of technology skills is being announced, but are schools prepared?

Home owners 'could handle rate rise'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 23:37
The majority of people with mortgages could cope with a rise in interest rates, the Bank of England has said.

Maid testifies in Hong Kong trial

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 23:35
The Indonesian maid at the centre of a high-profile abuse case describes being "tortured" at her former employer's trial in Hong Kong.

VIDEO: Training football stars in Manchester

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 23:30
Manchester City's new training academy is due to be officially opened on Monday, with the aim of creating new talent for the team and regenerating the local area.

Rubbish fire burns for fourth day

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 23:14
Firefighters are spending a fourth day at the scene of a fire on an industrial estate in East Sussex where 200 tonnes of rubbish are alight.