International News

Passenger charged over ferry arson

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 11:04
A man is charged with arson and affray after a fire broke out on a North Sea ferry and six people had to be airlifted to hospital.

Rural ambulance times 'need rethink'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 10:56
A health minister says the death of a 26-year-old man in Norfolk highlights the issue of rural ambulance response times.

Egypt urged to free Al-Jazeera staff

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 10:37
Broadcaster Al-Jazeera demands the release of four journalists arrested in Egypt for allegedly holding illegal meetings with the Muslim Brotherhood.

AUDIO: Would you buy fake followers online?

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 09:48
Inside business of buying and selling 'followers' on Twitter

'Progress' over Iraq Inquiry papers

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 09:39
Progress is said to have been made in talks over the declassification of vital documents relating to the UK's involvement in the Iraq war - necessary for the official inquiry to conclude its work.

Police probe ice cream contamination

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 09:39
An investigation into the possible deliberate contamination of Tesco ice cream with painkillers is launched by North Yorkshire Police.

VIDEO: Scattered showers on New Year's Eve

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 09:20
Rain and gales hit northern Britain on Monday but what will it be like for New Year's Eve?

Missing teenager CCTV shots released

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 09:19
Police questioning two men over the disappearance of Adam Pickup on a night out, release CCTV footage of his last sighting in Manchester.

UK 'cannot extend' migrant controls

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 08:48
The UK has done all it can "within the law" to delay the lifting of work restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian migrants, a senior Conservative says.

Prince William to take rural course

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 08:19
Prince William is to become a full-time student of agricultural management at Cambridge University for 10 weeks from next week, Kensington Palace says.

German envoy's Athens home attacked

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 08:17
Shots are fired at the German ambassador's residence in the Greek capital, Athens, but no-one is reported injured.

Khodorkovsky granted Swiss visa

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 08:03
Switzerland grants a three-month visa to former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was recently freed after 10 years in a Russian jail.

Minister urges Syria refugee rethink

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 07:58
Tory health minister Lord Howe joins calls for the UK to consider taking refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria.

How dangerous is off-piste skiing?

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 07:47
Ex-F1 champion Michael Schumacher suffered a life-threatening head injury in an off-piste skiing accident. Is off-piste skiing more dangerous?

Lawro's New Year's Day predictions

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 07:41
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on MOTD commentator Steve Wilson

Anelka agrees to stop celebration

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 07:37
West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka tells West Brom he will not repeat his use of the "quenelle" gesture to celebrate goals.

Private funeral for Lord Roberts

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 07:37
A private family funeral is held for former Welsh Office minister Lord Roberts of Conwy.

Ten die as Iraq clears protest camp

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 07:35
At least 10 people are killed in violence as Iraqi security forces dismantle an anti-government protest camp in the city of Ramadi.

Man accused of Andy Cole race abuse

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 07:34
Two men are charged in connection with the alleged racist abuse of former Manchester United footballer Andrew Cole on board an aircraft.

Norovirus affects two hospital wards

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 07:27
One ward at Wrexham Maelor Hospital remains closed to admissions and another is partially affected due to an outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting.

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