International News

VIDEO: Fast-food-free motorway services?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:38
One hundred sites are being considered for fast-food-free comfort breaks at new motorway service stations.

VIDEO: Solar 'could provide 4% of UK electricity'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:35
Solar power could provide up to 4% of the UK's electricity by the end of the decade, the government has said.

Preventive surgery for cancer genes

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:35
How would you weigh a lifetime risk of developing cancer against the trauma of surgery?

Zero inflation means lower interest rates for longer

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:34
Is the fall in inflation to a record low of zero good or bad for us?

On the Run letters 'damaged justice'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:33
On the Runs letters to Irish republicans saying they were not being sought by police "damaged criminal justice system," say MPs.

Alleged hijacker struck by car

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:26
A 23-year-old man is hit by a car he was allegedly attempting to hijack in Belfast.

Netherlands horsemeat trial begins

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:17
A Dutch meat trader goes on trial accused of selling 300 tonnes of horsemeat as beef, during one of Europe's largest food scandals.

Family saga wins Folio book prize

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:07
Akhil Sharma wins the £40,000 Folio literary prize for his saga Family Life that took 13 years to write.

Diesel users 'taken for a ride'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:06
Motorists with diesel vehicles are being 'taken for a ride' by retailers charging too much, the RAC has claimed.

NZ beat SA in thriller to make final

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 02:02
Grant Elliott hits a six off the penultimate delivery to secure New Zealand's place in the World Cup final with a thrilling win.

Vehicle recovery man dies in crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:56
A man dies and another is seriously injured after they were hit by a car while trying to recover a broken-down vehicle in Glasgow.

Britain to boost Falklands defences

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:52
Britain is to "modernise" the defences of the Falkland Islands, with plans to be set out to Parliament later.

Welsh FA upset over Gill nomination

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:37
FAW president Trefor Lloyd Hughes accuses England of not keeping to an agreement on who should have the next British Fifa vice-presidency.

UK inflation falls to 0.0% in February

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:30
UK inflation rate fell to 0.0% in February, the lowest since records began, official figures say

Platini fears rise of hooliganism

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:16
Uefa chief Michel Platini warns of a return to hooliganism's "dark days" unless public authorities help govern the game.

Ordnance Survey releases map tool

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 01:06
A mapping tool that gives a detailed picture of local information in almost every corner of the UK has been released by Ordnance Survey (OS).

Claudia murder suspect still quizzed

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 00:26
Police continue to question a man on suspicion of murdering missing York chef Claudia Lawrence.

Angelina Jolie has ovaries removed

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 00:19
Actress Angelina Jolie has her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer.

Israel denies spying on Iran talks

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 00:16
Israel denies a report that it spied on nuclear talks between the US and Iran in order to build a case against a deal.

Tesco faces legal action in the UK

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 00:13
Tesco is facing potential legal action from UK institutional shareholders following its accounting scandal.