International News

VIDEO: Roache 'raped girl in his two homes'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 11:08
A woman said Coronation Street star William Roache "pushed her on to a bed" and was "cold and calculated" as he raped her, a jury has heard. Mr Roache denies two counts of raping a 15-year-old girl in 1967.

Error warning on education accounts

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:46
The government's spending watchdog has raised concerns about last year's accounts from the Department for Education related to the academy programme.

Flood spending figures clarified

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:42
The government is forced to clarify its claim to be spending more on flood defences than ever before.

Prince and duchess to tour Canada

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:38
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will tour Canada in May, visiting Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, officials say.

Concern mounts over missing boy

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:24
Police Scotland activates the national Child Rescue Alert system as concern grows for a three-year-old boy missing in Edinburgh.

'Race hate' campaign in east Belfast

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:24
The police say a small group of people is behind an organised campaign of attacks against ethnic minorities in east Belfast, after three houses were damaged overnight.

Quadruple a matter of time - Kompany

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:18
Captain Vincent Kompany backs Manchester City to complete an unprecedented quadruple of trophies before long.

Trial told of 'unanswered questions'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:16
The trial of a man accused burying his mother in a shallow grave is told there would always be unanswered questions over the case.

Murder accused 'flipped' after row

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:14
A man tells his girlfriend "will you just die" after stabbing her 40 times and waiting for around five hours before calling 999, a jury is told.

Deadly bomb blast in Colombian town

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:14
A bomb blast kills at least one person in western Colombia, a day after Farc rebels said their unilateral ceasefire had come to an end.

VIDEO: CCTV captures wheelie bin rampage

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:08
CCTV has been released which captures a group of men attacking wheelie bins in York.

Defiant Taliban eye return to power

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:03
An Afghan Taliban spokesman tells the BBC it is "confident of victory" over Nato-led forces, amid scepticism about the militants' ability to make a comeback.

Dennis regains control of McLaren F1

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:55
Ron Dennis stages an internal coup and replaces Martin Whitmarsh as chief executive of the McLaren Formula 1 team.

French MEP backs Cameron on EU

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:53
Rachida Dati, a senior figure in France's centre-right opposition, offers clear support for British PM David Cameron's drive to reform the European Union.

Slopestyle revitalises GB snowsport

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:50
With Team GB tipped for slopestyle medals at Sochi 2014, Ski Sunday presenter Graham Bell looks into its impact on British snowsport

Egypt awaits referendum results

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:49
Egypt awaits the results of a referendum on its new constitution, with the military-backed authorities saying it has been overwhelmingly approved.

Could name change benefit Hull City?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:48
Owner Assem Allam's plan to change Hull City's name has sparked outrage - but could it be a misunderstood masterstroke?

Woman 'feared rape' by DJ Travis

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:40
A woman feared she was going to be raped by DJ Dave Lee Travis when she was 15 at a Showaddywaddy concert in the 70s, his trial hears.

Ecclestone steps down from F1 board

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:25
Bernie Ecclestone stands down from the board of the company which runs Formula 1 while he faces bribery charges.

VIDEO: Meet the British producer of Gravity

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 09:22
The British movie Gravity is one of the front runners for the Oscars with 10 nominations

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