International News

Royal officer cleared of assault

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 01:26
Royal protection officer PC Mark Schleich is cleared of common assault and perverting the course of justice after he sat on a fare dodger.

Cosby counter-sues over sex claims

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 01:22
Bill Cosby files a legal action against the woman accusing him of sexual assault when she was 15, claiming she attempted to exhort money from him.

Blair: Politicians are underpaid

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 01:17
Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair warns that low salaries for politicians are limiting the leadership "gene pool".

VIDEO: 'Still room for a great power ballad'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 01:11
Bonnie Tyler, famous for 1980s power ballads such as Total Eclipse of the Heart, talks about her forthcoming world tour.

Roaming dolphin turns up in Scotland

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:50
A dolphin, loved by fishermen in France but suspected of an "attack" on swimmers in the Republic of Ireland, turns up in Scottish waters.

VIDEO: Ronnie's 147 in 1min 47secs

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:40
Watch Ronnie O'Sullivan's stunning 147 break in one minute 47 seconds, as he made the maximum break to round off a 6-0 whitewash of Matthew Selt in the last 16 of the UK Championship in York.

Putin ratchets up patriotism amid rouble woes

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:36
The Russian president's keynote speech glossed over economic worries and lashed out at the West, Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.

VIDEO: How gaming can pay your tuition fees

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:33
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at how eSports are helping some American students pay their way through university.

Obese lose up to eight years of life

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:32
Being severely obese can knock up to eight years off your life and cause decades of ill health, a report says.

In pictures: International Volunteering Day

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:31
Winners of the volunteers photo competition

Oldest surviving law faces repeal

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:28
Parts of the oldest surviving law on Britain's statute books - the Statute of Marlborough - are set to be repealed after 747 years.

Breath-test pilot will not be charged

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:24
A pilot removed from a busy passenger plane on suspicion of being over the alcohol limit will not face charges, the BBC has learned.

VIDEO: Do PE classes affect adult exercise?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:20
New research is investigating a possible connection between memories of physical activity at school and the amount of exercise taken in adult life.

Money no barrier to Man Utd signings

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:14
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is told he can spend as much money as he wants if he decides to improve his squad.

Kidney death families 'disappointed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:11
The families of two men who died after receiving organs infected with a parasitic worm say they are "disappointed" with the outcome of the inquests.

Vicar bailed over newborn baby murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:09
A vicar and his daughter are bailed following their arrests on suspicion of murdering a baby whose body was found in Lancashire.

New launch attempt for Orion capsule

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:06
Another attempt will be made today to launch Nasa's new astronaut capsule, ultimately intended for a Mars mission.

VIDEO: The busy school with no pupils

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 23:58
How children living in remote parts of Australia are learning via video conferencing

Indians 'lose sight' after surgery

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 23:54
Authorities in India's Punjab state are probing claims that a number of patients who underwent free cataract operations have lost their sight.

VIDEO: New test for man v machine

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 23:50
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.