International News

Rwanda exile 'murdered' in S Africa

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:07
Exiled former Rwandan intelligence chief Patrick Karegeya was apparently murdered in South Africa, police say.

John Lewis reports healthy sales

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:06
Store chain John Lewis reports strong sales over the Christmas period, but rival Debenhams says its chief financial officer has resigned.

VIDEO: Nigella 'mortified' by court ordeal

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:04
Nigella Lawson has spoken about the trial of two of her former assistants, who were found not guilty of fraud after a court process which saw numerous allegations about the TV cook's personal life emerge. .

AUDIO: A 'dry January' is good for health

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:00
People abstaining from alcohol in January could see immediate health benefits, a study suggests.

Cardiff appoint Solskjaer as manager

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 05:56
Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is appointed Cardiff City's new manager, replacing Malky Mackay.

Coma teacher's 'signs of recovery'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 05:52
A teacher who was left in a coma after being attacked in Thailand two years ago is showing signs of recovery, his parents say.

Davies to miss most of Six Nations

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 05:52
Centre Jonathan Davies will not return to action until early March, ruling him out of the most of Wales' Six Nations campaign.

Some university bosses 'had 8% rise'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 05:24
Bosses at some prominent universities received pay rises of over 8%, or £22,000, last year, new figures suggest.

End protection of NHS spending - Fox

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 05:16
Ex-defence secretary Liam Fox calls for an end to the protection of NHS funding, saying the idea money could solve its problems had been "tested to destruction".

Sea wave victim searchers find body

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 05:15
The search for a man washed out to sea is called off after a body is found on the beach at Porthleven in west Cornwall.

How the Ryman League Zico lit up the Maracana

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 05:06
How Ryan-Zico Black's unusual name took him from playing in the Ryman League South to the Maracana

Injuries in Kenya grenade attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 04:43
At least 10 people have been injured in a grenade attack at the Kenyan tourist resort of Diani, south of the port city of Mombasa, say police.

Day in pictures: 2 January December 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 04:33
24 hours of news photos: 2 January

Chinese fans relish new Sherlock

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 04:31
Gay love theory as Chinese fans relish new series

Romania's absent parents

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 04:31
The Romanian children whose parents work abroad

Sherlock return watched by 9.2m

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 04:29
The return of Sherlock to BBC One was watched by an average 9.2 million people, overnight figures suggest.

Musharraf in hospital ahead of trial

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 04:26
Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf is taken to hospital with reported chest pains as he makes his way to court for his treason trial.

JK Rowling lawyer fined over leak

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 04:25
A lawyer who revealed that new crime writer Robert Galbraith was actually Harry Potter author JK Rowling is fined £1,000 for breaching privacy rules.

Schizophrenia: CBT 'little help'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 04:18
Talking therapies have "little impact" on the symptoms of people with schizophrenia, a study suggests.

Antarctic ship passengers rescued

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 04:16
Rescuers in Antarctica safely transfer all 52 passengers from the ice-bound research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy, trapped since 24 December.

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