International News

Prison disturbance 'was near riot'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:44
An inmate at a privately-run prison says a disturbance that authorities claim ended peacefully after a few hours was actually a "near riot" that lasted twice as long.

Guardian journalist Hoggart dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:42
Guardian journalist Simon Hoggart has died aged 67 from pancreatic cancer, the newspaper confirms.

Boeing reports record orders in 2013

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:35
Boeing has revealed record deliveries and orders for 2013, putting it on track to become the world's largest plane maker for a second consecutive year.

Brooks PA 'wanted NoW notes back'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:35
Ex-News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks's PA asked for notebooks to be returned from the News International archive, a court hears.

West Ham owners back boss Allardyce

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:09
West Ham co-owners David Gold and David Sullivan issue an open letter supporting under-pressure manager Sam Allardyce.

Flood alert for NI coastal areas

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:08
High tides and strong winds are causing difficult driving conditions on some parts of Northern Ireland's east coast, but Belfast escapes major flooding as the tide peaks.

Polish anger at Cameron benefit plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:01
Poland's foreign minister criticises David Cameron's call for a change to EU treaties to allow the withdrawal of child benefits from migrants working in the UK.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:01
The environment secretary outlines the government's commitment to flood management.

Shot PC's affair 'ended marriage'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 08:46
A policeman shot and blinded by gunman Raoul Moat was having an affair with a 7/7 survivor but would call his wife up to 100 times a day asking to come home, an inquest hears.

Mother charged over daughter's death

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 08:28
A mother appears in court charged with causing or allowing the death of her two-year-old daughter.

Regulators to investigate Co-op Bank

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 08:18
Financial regulators begin a formal investigation into the troubled Co-operative Bank and its former senior executives.

No FA action on Walcott '2-0' gesture

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 08:16
The Football Association will take no further action against Arsenal's Theo Walcott over his '2-0' gesture to Tottenham fans.

VIDEO: Ice-breakers deployed to Lake Michigan

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 08:14
As parts of the US prepare for temperatures to plummet even further, ice-breakers are deployed to Lake Michigan to clear the way for freighters.

VIDEO: Sports sensor 'judges your golf swing'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 07:49
Zepp's Jason Fass demonstrates his company's sports sensor.

Syrian rebel-on-rebel clashes spread

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 07:17
As fighting between rebel groups spreads in northern Syria, the powerful al-Qaeda linked Isis comes under attack in Raqqa, activists say.

VIDEO: Transfer latest: Man Utd, West Ham news

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 07:08
BBC Sport's Ben Smith provides an early update on potential deals that could go through in the January transfer window,

Man released in sex attack inquiry

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 07:02
A man arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault on a woman in Edinburgh is released pending further investigation.

AUDIO: 'People still want physical books'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 06:55
The boss of Harper Collins insists that despite the growth of e-readers, people still want physical books.

Driver filmed with hands behind head

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 06:51
A motorist has been banned from driving for 12 months after he was caught driving at 62mph with both hands behind his head.

Sudan president in Juba for talks

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 06:43
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir arrives in South Sudan for talks with his South Sudan counterpart Salva Kiir over fighting there.

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