International News

Rebel jihadist Aleppo HQ seized

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 15:11
Islamist rebels capture the headquarters of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

Manchester City 6-0 West Ham United

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 15:02
Alvaro Negredo scores a hat-trick as Manchester City thrash West Ham in Capital One Cup semi-final first leg.

Fears of sectarian genocide in Central African Republic

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:52
Central African Republic's humanitarian crisis could worsen

Concern over missing hillwalker

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:42
Police say they are concerned for a missing hillwalker who has not returned to his car after walking near Loch Rannoch in Perthshire.

Maduro acts on beauty queen murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:38
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro meets governors and mayors to co-ordinate action against violence, following the murder of ex-beauty queen Monica Spear.

First H5N1 death in North America

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:35
Canadian health officials confirm the first known fatal case of the H5N1 avian flu strain in North America - a patient in Alberta.

US helicopter crashes off Virginia

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:26
One of four crew members rescued after a US helicopter crashed off Virginia has died, officials say, while a fifth is still missing.

VIDEO: Click puts health tech to the test

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:24
Click's Spencer Kelly tests a selection of the latest health tech on show at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Bunting coasts into quarter-finals

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:21
Top seed Stephen Bunting drops only one leg as he beats Dave Prins to reach the BDO World Darts Championships quarter-finals.

Duggan killing lawful, says jury

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:11
Mark Duggan's family say they will fight for justice after an inquest jury concluded by a majority of 8 to 2 that he was lawfully killed by police.

Macy's to cut jobs and close stores

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 14:02
US retailer Macy's says it will cut 2,500 jobs and shut five stores as part of a restructuring plan.

Medical glue 'can fix broken heart'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:59
A glue that can seal open wounds or repair leaking blood vessels in the heart is developed in the US.

Parties fight for low-paid

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:57
How the minimum wage has become a political football

Cuts council slammed over £150K post

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:48
Unions condemn plans for a new £150,000-a-year council post after Salford said it had been "forced" to slash care services.

VIDEO: Sony chief on logging your life

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:46
The chief executive of Sony explains his new life logging kit and says parts of the company may have to be restructured.

US Republican 'outraged' at emails

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:42
Republican rising star Chris Christie says it is "unacceptable" that his aide allegedly orchestrated traffic mayhem to pursue a political vendetta.

PM and Polish leader discuss benefits

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:30
David Cameron and his Polish counterpart Donald Tusk seek to smooth relations amid a dispute over benefit payments to EU migrants.

Four dead US helicopter crew named

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:22
Four US servicemen who died when their helicopter crashed in Norfolk are named by officials at RAF Lakenheath.

Balls hints he could work with Clegg

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:20
Labour's Ed Balls indicates he might be willing to work with Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg in coalition, saying he has "no reason to doubt his integrity".

Peers veto 'public annoyance' law

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 13:16
Peers veto a government proposal under which courts could impose injunctions to stop people being annoying in public.

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