International News

Business group attacks £25m pay deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 12:08
A pay package proposed for the new head of gas giant BG Group is branded "excessive and inflammatory" by the Institute of Directors.

FA 'will not boycott World Cup'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 11:16
The Football Association rules out boycotting the 2018 and 2022 World Cups over allegations of corruption in the bidding process.

Masked man in acid 'revenge attack'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 11:15
A woman whose 80-year-old former lover is accused of a revenge attack against her tells a court a masked attacker threw acid in her face.

VIDEO: Cat survives shotgun attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 11:05
A cat suffered two broken legs and was blasted at least twice with a shotgun, a veterinary practice in Cornwall says.

Hungary police 'blame rape victims'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 10:47
Police in Hungary are accused of blaming victims of sexual assault after releasing advice that warns young women of the risks of flirting.

Dairy industry in 'desperate state'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 10:26
The dairy industry is in a desperate state, a government committee hears.

PM warns net firms after Rigby murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:36
David Cameron says internet companies must act on terrorist material, after it emerges one of Lee Rigby's killers spoke on Facebook about wanting to murder a soldier.

How many more Fergusons are there?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:35
How many other towns and cities across America have exactly the same cocktail of problems that one spark could ignite, the BBC's Jon Sopel asks.

AUDIO: Tesco writes apology poem to students

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:30
Two students who wrote a poem complaining to Tesco say they were "very impressed" to receive a reply - in verse.

In pictures: Ferguson riots aftermath

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:28
Scenes of widespread damage in Ferguson

Simmons hopes Hughes shares his fate

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:28
Former West Indies batsman Phil Simmons hopes Phil Hughes is as lucky as he was with his recovery from a serious head injury.

England's Finn a doubt for first ODI

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:21
England bowler Steven Finn could miss England's first one-day international against Sri Lanka with a groin injury.

Ferguson jury process is 'broken'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:15
Lawyers for Michael Brown's family say the process that cleared a police officer who shot dead the teenager in Ferguson is "broken" and "unfair".

Citizen Naismith: A disowned Ranger

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:07
Charitable and down to earth, Steven Naismith seems to buck the trend of self-centred footballers - except perhaps to Rangers fans.

'Caring and doting' father beat baby

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:54
A "caring and doting" father broken his daughter's neck and damaged her spine after shaking her, swinging her by the legs and sitting on her, a court hears.

New centre of the sporting world?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:47
How and why Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi have launched a land grab of sporting events unmatched anywhere in the world.

NI golf resort plan 'has floundered'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:42
Plans for a £100m golf resort near the Giant's Causeway in County Antrim have floundered, according to informed sources.

VIDEO: 'I'll never stop missing my Breck'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:28
Lorin LaFave, whose 14-year-old son, Breck Bednar, was stabbed to death by an "internet predator", says she is lost and heartbroken.

Plastic bag protest in Ivory Coast

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:27
Police in Ivory Coast fire tear gas and use batons to disperse crowds protesting about a ban on plastic bags used to carry water.

VIDEO: Edwards feisty over Gatland question

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:08
A question about pressure on Wales coach Warren Gatland draws a feisty response from defence coach Shaun Edwards.