International News

EU 'needs stricter border checks'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:47
European Union leaders call for stricter checks on travellers entering the passport-free Schengen area, in response to last month's Paris attacks.

Egypt ready for Libya evacuations

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:46
Egypt says it is ready to evacuate its citizens from Libya after IS militants release images apparently showing Egyptian Christians seized there.

Housebuilding dip hits construction

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:46
UK construction output fell by more than initially estimated in the final quarter of 2014 after new home building declined for the first time in nearly two years.

England will make us sweat - Agnew

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:41
Jonathan Agnew on England's World Cup chances, Eoin Morgan's form, why Australia are favourites but India might struggle.

Man 'giggled' over free bin prize

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:39
An Oxfordshire resident expresses his bemusement at being awarded a free bin in a prize draw after filling out a survey for his council.

VIDEO: Sir Paul McCartney on music making

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:34
McCartney on why making music was easier in the low-tech era

Man Utd play is miserable - Scholes

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:32
Former Manchester United player Paul Scholes says the club's play is "miserable" and failing their attacking traditions.

VIDEO: FBI boss: 'Everyone's a little bit racist'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:31
The head of the FBI has admitted that many police officers in US cities develop racial biases over time.

Key match facts: England v Italy

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:30
Preview of Saturday's international between England and Italy at Twickenham.

Squirrel rescued after mother dies

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:27
A baby red squirrel found clinging to its dead mother in Aberdeenshire is being cared for by the Scottish SPCA.

Net pioneer warns of data Dark Age

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:25
Vint Cerf, a "father of the internet", says a way must be found to stop all our images and documents being lost through technological obsolescence.

Labour would devolve fracking powers

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:19
Powers over fracking would be devolved to Wales if Labour wins the general election, the party announces ahead of its Welsh conference in Swansea.

Man who raped pregnant women jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:11
A serial rapist who attacked pregnant women and physically abused children during a 13-year campaign of abuse is jailed.

School 'limits girls to knitting'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 02:06
A Luton Islamic school is "undermining British values" and "limits girls to knitting and sewing" in technology classes, Ofsted inspectors say.

VIDEO: Al-Jazeera journalist welcomed home

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:54
Footage has emerged showing Baher Mohamed arriving home to be reunited with his family, as Sally Nabil reports.

'Boko Haram' militants attack Chad

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:50
Suspected Boko Haram militants from Nigeria attack a village on the shores of Lake Chad overnight, the first such attack on Chadian soil.

Killer Noye to get parole hearing

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:50
Kenneth Noye, one of the UK's most notorious criminals, could be released after being granted a parole hearing.

New image of Marischal Square plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:46
A new image of the planned Marischal Square development in Aberdeen is released by the developers.

A&E waits improve across England

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:43
Waiting times for A&E patients have improved slightly in the past week, figures show, with NHS bosses suggesting they give grounds for "cautious optimism".

Retailer fined over demand for keys

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 01:40
Rent-to-own retailer PerfectHome has been fined for making some customers hand over their keys before delivering purchases.