International News

Travel firms sue cheap airfare site

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 05:14
United Airlines and travel firm Orbitz have launched legal action against a site that finds cheap airfares.

'Migrant ship' in distress off Corfu

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 05:03
A cargo ship said to be carrying migrants near the Greek island of Corfu sends out a distress signal amid reports there are armed people on board.

First Ebola case linked to bat play

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 05:02
The Ebola victim who triggered the current outbreak - a two year old boy from a small village in Guinea - may have been infected by playing in a hollow tree housing a colony of bats, say scientists.

Iraqi forces 'oust IS from Dhuluiya'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:54
Iraqi government forces have retaken the town of Dhuluiya from Islamic State, sources say, reportedly inflicting heavy causalities on the jihadist group.

VIDEO: Confusion over ferry fire numbers

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:46
Two Albanian seamen have been killed on a tugboat while towing the fire-stricken Norman Atlantic ferry.

Human remains found at nature park

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:45
Human skeletal remains are found by a member of the public at a nature reserve.

VIDEO: Llama on the loose in Littleborough

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:37
A llama that fled from a field in Littleborough, Greater Manchester, after being scared by a dog, managed to evade capture for six hours.

Christmas trees munched by goats

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:12
Goats at a Dorset community farm are used as an alternative means of recycling Christmas trees.

Broncos aim for Super League return

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:00
Owner David Hughes says London Broncos' new-look squad are capable of securing an immediate return to Super League.

Camilla's stolen tree to be replaced

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 03:58
A stolen Wedding Cake tree which was planted by the Duchess of Cornwall to celebrate the marriage of William and Kate will be replaced.

North Sea field starts production

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 03:49
Production from the Kinnoull field in the central North Sea has started, BP announces.

Greece sent back to brink of crisis

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 03:29
Greeks are preparing for more political turmoil, after MPs rejected the government's presidential nominee and triggered snap parliamentary elections, says the BBC's Lucy Williamson.

House prices and the economy

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 03:27
UK housing figures just out show that prices have risen fairly strongly this year, but are slowing.

AirAsia says debris is missing plane

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 02:59
Indonesian officials confirm that bodies and debris found in Indonesia's Java Sea are from AirAsia flight QZ8501 that went missing on Sunday.

Court boost to India BJP chief

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 02:56
The powerful chief of India's governing BJP party Amit Shah is cleared in the extra-judicial killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, a Muslim civilian.

VIDEO: Football as an alternative to gangs

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 02:52
The BBC's Alpa Patel reports on a social programme built around football hopes to give young people an alternative to gang violence.

Assault charge MP pleads not guilty

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 02:49
Falkirk MP Eric Joyce appears in court in Westminster charged with common assault and criminal damage.

Venezuela denies ice-cream crisis

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 02:40
Venezuelan officials deny reports that a milk shortage is behind the temporary closure of an ice-cream shop famous for its wide range of flavours.

Jubilee gifts for Singapore babies

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 02:37
Government will give out gift packs for every new citizen born in 2015, to mark Singapore's 50th birthday.

Sony hackers 'shared' stolen logins

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 02:33
Data that helped hackers access Sony's internal network came from another group targeting the firm, reports the Washington Post.

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