International News

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 07:39
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

NI Water warns of more disruption

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 07:39
Northern Ireland Water has said disruption to supplies over the weekend is likely as a result of ongoing industrial action by trade unions.

3,500 fines for Cardiff bus lane use

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 07:38
Cardiff council issues more than 3,500 penalty charge notices in a single month for drivers using city bus lanes.

Journalists cleared in Sun trial

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 07:34
Four journalists are cleared of plotting to pay officials while working at the Sun newspaper.

Schools' 'overly complex admissions'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 07:29
A schools watchdog says too many schools in England appear to be selecting pupils by the back door.

Saudis 'to review' blogger flogging

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 07:28
Saudi king refers blogger Raif Badawi's case to Supreme Court, his wife tells the BBC, after outcry over flogging.

Londoners seek Charlie Hebdo copies

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 07:25
Londoners queue from dawn to get a Charlie Hebdo

BBC 'does not trust' Top Gear

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 07:11
The executive producer of Top Gear says the BBC has 'lost trust' in the show after 2014 proved to be the programme's "annus horribilis".

What's involved in cyber war games?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 07:01
The UK and US are to stage a series of cyber war games to defend against online attacks. What form will they take?

Assault trial told of 'Batman punch'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:56
An assault trial hears how a Scotland rugby international was dressed as Batman when he allegedly attacked an amateur player in Glasgow.

2014 was hottest year on record

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:48
Last year ranked as the Earth's warmest since 1880, US scientists say.

Week in pictures: 10-16 January 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:43
News photos from around the world

'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:36
Media sites suffer outage a day after the French government warns of cyber attacks, although it is unclear whether the two are linked.

VIDEO: Pregnant duchess visits foster charity

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:28
Nicholas Witchell reports on the Duchess of Cambridge's visit to a charity reception celebrating the work of foster carers.

Brothers jailed for life for murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:27
Two brothers are jailed for life for murdering their neighbour after a drunken row.

Police 'concern' for Jewish community

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:20
There is "heightened concern" about the risk to Jewish communities in the UK following the terror attacks in France, police warn.

'Bullet-proof vest' killer jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:12
A man who accidentally shot his friend dead while testing if his bullet-proof vest worked is jailed for seven years.

Air lock causes homes water problems

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:06
Up to 150 homes in Draperstown, County Londonderry, are without water because of an ongoing air locking problem, according to NI Water.

Flash floods kill 170 in Malawi

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 05:49
The authorities in Malawi say at least 170 people have been killed in flash floods over the past month - a sharp rise on previous figures.

Tycoon proposes Texan 'Hyperloop'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 05:20
A test track for a futuristic transport system known as the Hyperloop could be built in Texas, according to billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk.