International News

NHS in England misses key A&E target

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 02:07
The NHS in England narrowly missed its four-hour A&E waiting time target last week, official figures show.

Storm damaged shelter to be moved

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 02:06
The 1920s shelter on the promenade in Aberystwyth is due to be taken down and removed after it was badly damaged in recent storms.

Pellegrini named manager of month

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 02:05
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is named Barclays Premier League manager of the month for December.

AUDIO: Iran wants 'relationship' with West

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 01:40
Jack Straw discusses a visit to Iran by UK MPs, aimed at improving relations between the two countries.

VIDEO: Warning of more flooding in England

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 01:34
The Environment Agency says communities in the south of England should be prepared for further flooding this week.

'Record' online sales over Christmas

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 01:30
The British Retail Consortium says a record amount of internet shopping was done in December, with close to one in five non-food items bought online.

VIDEO: 'I was taught WWI through Blackadder'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 01:19
Historian Dan Snow reckoned he learned about World War I through the Blackadder programme, and he said its battles were "riddled with myths".

VIDEO: Cascades of ice as Niagara freezes

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 01:18
Plummeting temperatures in the Unites States and Canada have caused chaos for many but have created a spectacular sight at Niagara Falls.

VIDEO: Political 'public information film'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 01:15
As immigration topped the political headlines, the BBCs deputy political editor James Landale 'welcomed' visitors to British shores in his public information film, masquerading as a round-up of the week at Westminster.

Woman bit car after row at roadside

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 01:10
A woman sank her teeth into a car after a roadside argument on a night out in Aberystwyth, a court hears.

One dead and four hurt in car crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 01:09
A woman dies and four other people are injured in a two-car crash on the A1 near Dunbar in East Lothian.

Kenya planes 'kill Somali militants'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 01:05
Kenya's military says it has carried out an air strike on an Islamist camp in Somalia, killing 30 militants, including al-Shabab commanders.

Parking offence fines could be cut

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 00:57
Parking fines in England could be reduced, the government says, amid claims that some councils are using them as a "cash cow".

Court reinstates ban on French comic

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 00:53
The highest court in France reinstates a ban on a show by controversial comic Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, just before the curtain is due to rise.

US: China sea rules 'provocative'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 00:51
The US describes new Chinese rules on fishing access to disputed areas of the South China Sea as "provocative and potentially dangerous".

Navy's typhoon aid ship returns home

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 00:38
HMS Illustrious is due to return to Portsmouth later, after helping with the relief effort following the typhoon in the Philippines.

Funeral for top Pakistan policeman

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 00:36
The funeral is to be held for top Pakistan policeman Chaudhry Aslam, known for his campaign against the Taliban, who was killed in a bomb blast on Thursday.

Ennis-Hill to miss Commonwealth Games

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 00:34
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because she is pregnant.

Royal Mail privatisation 'botched'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 00:21
The government "botched" the privatisation of Royal Mail, short-changing taxpayers by hundreds of millions of pounds, Labour says.

Sam Smith named BBC Sound of 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 00:14
Pop singer Sam Smith comes first in the BBC Sound of 2014, which highlights new music for the year ahead.

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