International News

Singer cleared of second sex charge

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:05
Folk-rock musician Roy Harper is cleared of indecently assaulting an 11-year-old girl in the 1970s.

Europe's war with big US tech firms

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:04
Why Europe is protecting itself from big US tech firms

Britain advance to Fed Cup play-off

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:04
Great Britain recover from the brink of elimination to defeat Ukraine and top their group in Fed Cup qualifying.

Watchdog threatens East Coast probe

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:02
Competition watchdog orders Stagecoach and Virgin to take action on overlapping routes.

VIDEO: Buses run on despite Ukraine 'booms'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:01
James Reynolds reports from Donetsk, as the French and German leaders are due to meet Russia's President Putin to try to halt an escalating offensive by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:01
Why cats love hiding in cardboard boxes, and more news nuggets

Slovakia to vote on gay rights curbs

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:00
Slovakia is set to hold a referendum on restrictions on gay rights and the adoption of children by same-sex couples.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 07:58
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Brazil police kill 13 in shootout

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 07:46
At least 13 suspected bank robbers are killed in a shootout with police in the Brazilian city of Salvador.

Turkey in summit snub to Israel

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 07:27
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu withdraws from a security conference in Munich, after an Israeli delegation is invited.

Police 'threw' fans back into pens

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 07:19
Fans trying to escape the Hillsborough disaster were "thrown" back into pens by police officers, the inquests jury is told.

VIDEO: CCTV of cash machine theft from shop

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 07:16
This is the moment burglars ripped a window off a post office before picking up a cash machine and making off with it in a pick-up truck.

Sexton set for return in France game

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 07:04
Jonathan Sexton is given the medical all-clear to play in Ireland's second Six Nations game against France.

Lyon v Paris St-Germain

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 06:59
Paris St-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic abuses French referees in either English or Italian, claims Lyon coach Hubert Fournier.

Plan to cut 'excessive' teacher work

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 06:53
"Unnecessary" teacher workload will be cut with a series of new measures, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Education Secretary Nicky Morgan announce.

VIDEO: Queen of Jordan joins anti-IS protest

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 06:51
Jordan's Queen Rania talks to the BBC at a rally in Jordan's capital in support of their government's military response to the killing of a Jordanian fighter pilot by Islamic State militants.

Hodge attacks Labour over PwC funds

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 06:41
Labour's Margaret Hodge says it is "inappropriate" for the party to accept support from accountancy giant PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Week in pictures: 31 January - 6 February 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 06:35
The best news photos from around the world

Care worker let children use BB-gun

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 06:32
A panel rules a care worker's actions amounted to misconduct when he let a boy with a violent past fire a ball-bearing gun

Babies' eye movement autism link

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 06:28
Frequent eye movements in babies could be a clue to whether they have learning problems and may develop an autism spectrum disorder, says a Medical Research Council study.