International News

Testing 'better than badger cull'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:15
Stepping up cattle testing is a far more effective bovine TB control strategy than shooting badgers, according to computer modelling work.

Facebook expands into workplaces

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:10
Facebook releases an app offering office workers a private alternative to email, challenging Microsoft's Yammer, LinkedIn and others.

Woman dies after burger bar meal

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:05
An 18-year-old woman dies following a suspected allergic reaction after eating at Almost Famous Burgers in Manchester city centre.

Woman's body found in Cardiff river

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:02
The body of a woman is found in the River Taff in Cardiff city centre following a two-day search.

Xiaomi: A bluffer's guide

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:01
A bluffer's guide to smartphone upstart Xiaomi

Spain's ex-king faces paternity suit

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 08:51
Spain's top court agrees to hear a paternity claim made against the former King Juan Carlos, by a woman claiming she is his daughter.

Prince George tops royal gifts chart

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 08:41
Prince George was sent more presents from round the world than any other UK royal last year, the lists of gifts received reveal.

How Osborne would run a budget surplus

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 08:40
George Osborne has set out how he would reduce the national debt by running budget surpluses in "normal times"

Ten dead in Texas prison bus crash

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 08:33
At least 10 people have been killed after a bus carrying prisoners lost control on an icy motorway and collided with a train in Texas, officials say.

Crolla eyes May comeback from attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 08:32
Anthony Crolla believes he can make a comeback less than six months after being injured in an attack by burglars.

Defoe passes Sunderland medical

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 08:23
Toronto FC and England striker Jermain Defoe passes his medical with Sunderland before a proposed Premier League return.

Claims evidence destroyed probed

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 07:59
A former RUC special branch deputy head and retired MI5 officers are to be investigated over allegations they destroyed evidence in a so-called shoot to kill incident in County Armagh.

Allen knocks Higgins out of Masters

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 07:59
Two-time Masters champion John Higgins is out of the tournament at Alexandra Palace after losing 6-4 to Mark Allen.

Kenya launches air ambulance service

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 07:58
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta launches a national air ambulance service to ensure the quick evacuation of security forces wounded in battle.

VIDEO: Watkins' ex 'ignored by police'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 07:51
Joanne Mjadzelics, an ex-lover of paedophile Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins, is cleared of child sex abuse image offences.

'More go missing' from foster carers

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 07:50
Official statistics show there was a large increase in cases of children going missing from foster homes last year.

VIDEO: Japan's resurgent army - in 60 secs

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 07:43
Japan's largest ever military budget is a sign of an increasingly well-equipped army.

Murdered Kenyan 'not ICC witness'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 07:43
Kenyan police say a body found dead in a river earlier this month may not be that of an ICC defence witness, as the fingerprints do not match.

Google challenges Mosley privacy bid

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 07:19
A High Court hearing begins to decide whether Max Mosley's claim against Google over its refusal to block some pictures of him should be thrown out.

Watkins' ex cleared over abuse images

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 07:12
An ex-lover of paedophile Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins is found not guilty of child sex abuse image offences.