International News

Call to restrict e-cigarette sales

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 02:43
Restrictions should be placed on the sale of electronic cigarettes to prevent them being bought by children, according to an MSP.

VIDEO: Monk to millionaire in few years?

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 02:38
Chloe Hayward reports on how entrepreneurs can benefit from the money and advice of venture capitalists - but then relinquish full control of their companies.

VIDEO: Power companies 'did not perform'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 02:30
Some power companies "did not perform" over Christmas, the environment secretary, Owen Paterson, has said.

Police to give unsolved crime detail

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 02:29
Police forces in England and Wales are to change the way they record offences to give the public a clearer idea about why some crimes are not solved.

VIDEO: Miliband's NY message of 'hope'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 02:26
The leader of the Labour party has released a message to voters in the UK ahead of the start of 2014.

VIDEO: What next for Europe's airlines?

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 02:25
Jeremy Howell asks whether further mergers may follow after the acquisition of the former Greek flag carrier Olympic by its rival Aegean.

Homeowners cautious over equity

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 02:15
Homeowners are not yet relying on rising house prices to withdraw equity from their homes for other purchases, figures suggest.

Jackets help chickens cross the road

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 02:08
Entrepreneurs in Banbury have found a global market for a new product - jackets for chickens.

Springsteen album appears early

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 01:36
Bruce Springsteen's latest album is briefly made available for download on Amazon, two weeks ahead of its scheduled release date.

Schumacher critical after ski fall

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 01:25
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher is in a critical condition after suffering a brain injury while skiing, a French hospital says.

Facebook - not dead, not buried

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 01:04
Are teenagers really turning away from Facebook "in their droves?"

Hobbit beats Wolf at US Box Office

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 00:55
The second instalment of The Hobbit spends a third week at the top of the US box office, holding off Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf Of Wall Street.

Weather halts Antarctic ship rescue

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 00:23
A third attempt to rescue a ship stranded in East Antarctica fails due to bad weather, with an Australian icebreaker forced to turn back.

Flower wants to remain England coach

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 00:20
Andy Flower is "motivated" to continue as England team director and says Alastair Cook should stay on as captain.

AUDIO: Cleese and Palin: The Life of Brian debate

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 23:34
Monty Python's Michael Palin and John Cleese discuss their 1979 televised debate on the film Life of Brian, with Roman Catholic journalist and satirist Malcolm Muggeridge and the Bishop of Southwark Mervyn Stockwood.

VIDEO: Fears for S Sudan children

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 23:32
Thousands of children are likely to have been separated from their families as a result of the latest violence in South Sudan, an aid agency has warned.

Fears for South Sudan children

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 23:28
Thousands of children are likely to have been separated from their families as a result of the latest violence in South Sudan, an aid agency warns.

VIDEO: El Salvador volcano erupts spewing ash

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 23:26
Thousands of people in eastern El Salvador are leaving their homes after a volcano erupted on Sunday morning.

VIDEO: Shell: 'Profits guarantee supplies'

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 23:16
The head of Shell says its profits help ensure the country's energy needs for the future are met.

Body of missing man found in river

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 23:12
The body of missing 21-year-old Rhys Trimby, who disappeared during a night out before Christmas, is found in a river.

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