International News

Coach Smith leaves London Irish role

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:54
London Irish director of rugby Brian Smith leaves the Premiership club with immediate effect on compassionate grounds.

McIlroy's mission to join Masters

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:53
Rory McIlroy aims to build on his two major wins in 2014 as he looks to complete a career grand slam at April's Masters, writes Iain Carter.

The secret history of Special Brew

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:52
The story behind the notorious 9% beer

Morgan wants me in team - Pietersen

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:48
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen claims new one-day captain Eoin Morgan would "love" to have him in the side.

Why reporting on Boko Haram is hard

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:41
It is not easy to find out the truth about attacks by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, as the BBC's Will Ross explains.

Man hit transgender woman with wig

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:40
A man is sentenced for an attack on a transgender woman as she made her way home from a support group meeting.

Edinburgh's 20mph speed limit passed

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:26
Councillors pass plans for more than 80% of Edinburgh's roads, including the whole of the city centre, to have a 20mph speed limit.

EU changes rules on GM crop-growing

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:20
The EU gives states more decision-making powers on genetically modified (GM) crops, which are highly restricted in Europe.

VIDEO: France survivor hid from gunmen

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:18
Lilian Lepere - a graphic designer who survived the siege at a printing plant in France by hiding under a sink, has been telling his story.

Alleged Silk Road owner put on trial

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:12
The trial of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market, begins today.

Day in pictures: 13 January 2015

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:06
Images from around the world: 13 January

Cancer, politics and public money

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:06
The saga is far from over with some leading drug companies threatening legal action over the decision to axe their drugs and treatments from the Cancer Drugs Fund's approved list.

IFS warns over Labour spending plans

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:02
A future Labour government could add £170bn to the national debt by 2030, the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns.

Snow falls as warnings are issued

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:01
Snow and heavy hail has fallen on higher ground in parts of Wales, while a yellow "be aware" warning is in place for much of the country.

LRA commander 'to be sent to ICC'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 02:59
Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen to be sent to International Criminal Court for trial, Uganda says.

Mexico protesters try to enter base

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 02:52
Relatives of the 43 Mexican students who went missing on 26 September in Guerrero state clash with police as they try to enter an army base.

Fox commentator's £500 hospital gift

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 02:48
A US terrorism commentator who called Birmingham a "Muslim-only city" where non-Muslims "don't go" donates £500 to a hospital in the city.

Could 'good' low inflation become 'bad' deflation?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 02:29
Why we should love moderate inflation and be a little anxious as price rises drift down towards zero.

VIDEO: Should church speak out on politics?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 02:20
Anglican Bishops sit in the House of Lords and the church makes regular forays into British domestic politics.

'Big crash' as shop sign kills woman

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 02:04
A Blackpool shop worker describes hearing "a big crash" as a falling shop sign hit and killed a woman.