International News

US fast food worker protests expand

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 11:07
US fast food worker protests expand to 190 cities as the movement to raise the minimum wage in the US to $15 (£9.57) an hour reaches its two-year anniversary.

Friedel angered by Howard comments

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 10:42
Brad Friedel denies claims by Tim Howard that he tried to block the current Everton keeper's move to Manchester United in 2003.

Why was Psy nearly too much for YouTube?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 10:41
Why Gangnam Style was nearly too much for YouTube

Boy, 8, killed in road accident

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 10:39
An eight-year-old boy has died after being hit by van in the Aberdeenshire village of Portsoy, police confirm.

Show fined £100k over child's death

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 10:23
The society that runs the Royal Highland Show is fined £100,000 over the death of a three-year-old boy who was struck by a falling concrete bollard.

Jockeys banned for 'sharing' whip

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 10:12
Jockeys Davy Russell and Philip Enright are given five-day bans after a bizarre whip-related incident at Clonmel.

Rome crime investigation deepens

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 10:09
The mayor of Rome orders a review of city contracts as evidence emerges of a suspected criminal network involving local politicians.

US grand jury system 'broken'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 10:03
Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton labels the US grand jury system "broken", while a federal probe finds a pattern of excessive police force in Cleveland.

Uber taxi business valued at $40bn

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 10:01
Taxi booking firm Uber has raised another $1.2bn from investors, a deal that values the technology business at $40bn (£25.5bn).

Police leap to defence of chokehold officer

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 09:59
Police in US vent anger at chokehold reaction

The £50bn gap between Tories and Labour

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 09:55
We learned in the Autumn Statement that, on their current fiscal policies, a Labour government would need £50bn less in spending cuts or tax rises than the Tories. Would that be good or bad for Britain?

Predictions: Lawro v Tim Henman

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 09:48
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on former British tennis number one Tim Henman in his latest predictions.

Swearing man 'risks life in prison'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 09:24
A Devon man who has spent most of the past decade in prison due to his foul-mouthed outbursts risks spending his whole life behind bars.

US reveals Yemen hostage rescue bid

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 09:11
The US reveals that last month it tried to rescue British-born American hostage Luke Somers, who is being held by al-Qaeda militants in Yemen.

Trump and Fu go through in York

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 09:08
Judd Trump makes hard work of beating veteran Rod Lawler 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of the UK Championship.

What can 007 fans expect of Spectre?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 09:03
What can James Bond fans expect of Spectre?

VIDEO: Bond cast cagey on Spectre details

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 08:52
New and returning cast members for the latest James Bond film are unveiled at a special ceremony at London's Pinewood Studios.

Farage joins Gogglebox pair

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 08:50
UKIP's leader is invited to share an 'alcohol-fuelled' evening with Steph and Dom Parker, stars of Channel 4's Gogglebox.

Russia doping claims sicken Meadows

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 08:39
Jenny Meadows says claims of cheating among Russian athletes would be "biggest doping scandal of all time" if true.

Henry 'terrified' after mini-stroke

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 08:38
Ireland flanker Chris Henry says he feared his career was over after he suffered a mini-stroke last month.