International News

Christie vows inquiry co-operation

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 13:32
Embattled New Jersey Governor Chris Christie pledges to co-operate with investigations into a series of scandals threatening his political future.

Man held over US cinema shooting

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 13:08
A retired US police officer is held in connection with the fatal shooting in a Florida cinema of a 43-year-old man in a row over texting.

VIDEO: Flowers on bail over drug claims

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 12:54
The former Co-op Bank chairman Rev Paul Flowers has been released on bail in connection with a drugs supply investigation.

VIDEO: WW1 soldier diaries published online

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 12:52
Diaries from British soldiers describing life on the frontline during World War One are being published online by the National Archives.

Judge 'cannot control foreign media'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 12:37
Britain's most senior family judge says he cannot stop the foreign media from publishing the story a Slovakian mother whose son has been placed into care.

Students shot at New Mexico school

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 12:21
Two children have been injured after a gunman opened fire at a middle school in Roswell, New Mexico.

PM backs fracking cash compensation

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 12:02
Prime Minister David Cameron says he would support "cash payments to householders" directly affected by fracking.

Internet gap 'hits poorer children'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 11:48
Children from poorer families are being disadvantaged by a lack of internet access at home, a new campaign group claims.

VIDEO: Pothole damage 'cost drivers £100m'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 11:25
Motorists spent £100m last year repairing damage caused by potholes, according to figures from the RAC.

Nigeria hit by deadly car bomb

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 11:02
A car bomb kills at least 17 people in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, in the latest attack claimed by the Islamist rebel group Boko Haram.

Deaths as Egypt votes in referendum

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 10:57
Egyptians vote in a referendum on a new constitution, but deadly clashes are reported involving supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

VIDEO: World Indoor Bowls Championships

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 10:52
Live coverage of the World Indoor Bowls Championships from Potters Leisure resort, Great Yarmouth.

Catholic orders in abuse apologies

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 10:46
Two religious orders in the Catholic Church have apologised for the abuse suffered by children in their residential homes.

New corroboration review offer made

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 10:28
Scotland's justice secretary offers to delay plans to abolish corroboration to allow for a review of what other safeguards might be needed in its place.

Boeing probes 787 battery problem

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 10:20
Japan Airlines finds potential battery fault on a Boeing 787, a reminder of last year's grounding of the entire fleet of Dreamliner aircraft.

Nurse admits mistakes in boy's care

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 10:10
A nurse looking after a four-year-old boy recovering from heart surgery on a hospital ward admits making mistakes in his care.

Topless skyscraper photos spark suit

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 10:06
The owners of New York's Empire State Building sue a photographer who shot pictures of a topless woman on the skyscraper's observation deck.

Hazel considers Commonwealth return

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 10:02
Heptathlete Louise Hazel says she is considering making a comeback for the Commonwealth Games.

Business rates rise capped at 2%

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 10:00
Business rates in Wales are to be capped at 2%, the Welsh government decides.

Hollande ducks first lady question

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 09:58
French President Francois Hollande refuses to answer questions over his alleged affair with an actress, speaking only about "difficult moments".

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