International News

Palestinian killed in Gaza explosion

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 02:43
A Palestinian militant has been killed in an explosion in the Gaza Strip, medics and officials say, but there are conflicting reports about the cause.

House prices 'rose by 7.5%' in 2013

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 02:29
House prices across the UK rose by 7.5% last year, according to the Halifax, the country's largest mortgage lender.

Gravity leads Bafta nominations

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 02:11
Space drama Gravity leads the way at this year's Baftas, scoring 11 nominations including best film and best British film.

VIDEO: Sainsbury's hails 'strong sales'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 02:08
Supermarket chain Sainsbury's says it had a good Christmas, as record transactions made up for a difficult October and November.

Turkish police purge spreads

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 01:59
Police chiefs in at least 15 of Turkey's 81 provinces are removed from their posts overnight as the government struggles to contain a corruption scandal.

Is Tesco on the turn?

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 01:32
Christmas consumer spending marked by shift to internet shopping

Voters 'should have ID at elections'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 01:31
Voters should be required to show photo ID at polling stations in Great Britain to lessen the risk of fraud, the Electoral Commission says.

VIDEO: Chiwetel 'amazed' at Bafta nomination

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 01:31
Bafta nominees Chiwetel Ejiofor and Tim Webber talk about how it feels to be nominated for a Bafta.

Airport numbers prompt job fears

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 01:26
There are fears jobs could be lost at City of Derry Airport as it emerges the City of Culture celebrations made "no significant impact" on passenger numbers.

Cyberbullying 'on rise' - ChildLine

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 01:13
The charity ChildLine says it has seen a large increase in the number of children contacting it with concerns about online bullying.

No team, no money, no future?

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 01:11
Why a small Italian town could hold the key in the fight to stop an Olympic sport dying out in Britain

The $8,000 'snore-stopping' superbed

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 00:53
The bed that has its own app and other sleep technology

VIDEO: Computer code lessons at primary school

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 00:28
Lessons in computer programming will be adopted by the national curriculum for primary schools in England from September - but this is not a new concept for schools in Estonia.

Thai lawmakers face Senate probe

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 23:51
Thailand's anti-graft body says it will charge 308 politicians over a failed constitutional amendment, as Bangkok protests continue.

BBC Sound of 2014: Banks

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 23:43
Sultry R&B singer Banks comes third in BBC new music list

Four killed in helicopter crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 23:40
Four people are killed as a US Air Force helicopter crashes while on a "low level" training exercise in north Norfolk.

VIDEO: Hell freezes over in the US

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 23:13
As cold weather continues to hit the US, the small town of Hell in Michigan has ground to a halt due to a thick carpet of snow.

Evans makes good start in qualifying

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 23:02
British number two Dan Evans beats Liang-Chi Huang of Taiwan 6-1 6-2 in the first round of qualifying at the Australian Open.

Council plans more cuts to save £70m

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 22:59
Museum, theatre and leisure centre closures are being considered as ways of helping one south Wales council save £70m over four years.

Flower denies ultimatum reports

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 22:58
England coach Andy Flower denies reports he has issued an ultimatum that he will leave if batsman Kevin Pietersen stays.

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