International News

650ft-fall man 'bumps into rescuers'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:43
A man who plunged 650ft (200m) down a Cumbria mountain in a blizzard stumbles into a team of "amazed" rescuers.

Phones can be tracked by battery use

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:41
Android phones can be tracked without using their GPS or wi-fi data by studying their power use over time, a study finds.

Tories suspend Rifkind after 'sting'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:38
Ex-Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind is suspended from the Conservative Party in Parliament after being secretly filmed apparently offering his services to a private company for cash.

Leaders' TV debate schedules set

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:29
David Cameron and Ed Miliband will go head-to-head in a live TV debate a week before the general election, broadcasters say.

Fuel price calculator: How much do you pay?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:25
Find out if you are paying over the odds

EastEnders live rehearsal led to fire

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:17
A rehearsal for a fireworks display on EastEnders celebrating the soap's 30th anniversary caused a real-life blaze, it emerges.

WHO calls for action over Mers virus

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:12
Too little is being done to control the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, which has infected 50 people in Saudi Arabia so far this month, the World Health Organization warns.

Day in pictures: 23 February 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:12
Images from around the world: 23 February

Retail sales growth dips, says CBI

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:11
February saw UK retail sales fall back - against expectations - according to a survey by the business lobby group, the CBI.

Fifty Shades holds US box office

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:09
Erotic film adaptation Fifty Shades of Grey maintains its number one position for second weekend at the North American box office, taking an estimated $23.2m (£15m).

Man injured in 'small explosion'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:06
A man is receiving treatment in hospital after he suffered burns in what firefighters describe as a possible "small explosion".

Convicted voyeur cop sacked by force

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:58
A Powys police constable who admitted secretly filming women in a shower is sacked by his police force.

Fans' anti-Semitic chanting probed

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:54
Video footage emerges of a group of men, thought to be West Ham fans, chanting anti-Semitic abuse on the London Underground.

UK Ebola medics under investigation

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:51
Five UK Ebola nurses and doctors are under investigation by regulators, Public Health England says.

Woman raped in city street attack

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:50
Police investigating the rape of a 24-year-old woman in the Maryhill area of Glasgow say she suffered a "horrendous ordeal".

VIDEO: Archbishop 'embarrassed' by unequal pay

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:28
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says he is "embarrassed" by the news that the Church of England pays some of its staff below the living wage.

Jerusalem mayor overpowers attacker

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:24
The mayor of Jerusalem wrestles to the ground a Palestinian suspected of stabbing an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man in a scene caught on camera.

Government sells more Lloyds shares

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:16
The government has sold another parcel of Lloyds shares, raising £500m and cutting its stake to below 24%.

Murray up to third in world rankings

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:15
Britain's Andy Murray moves above Spaniard Rafael Nadal to claim third place in the singles world rankings.

England will be relieved - Boycott

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:11
Test Match Special pundit Geoffrey Boycott analyses England's 119-run victory over Scotland at the 2015 World Cup.