International News

EU probes rail project fraud claim

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 09:46
An EU fraud investigation opens into the Lyon-Turin high-speed rail project, after Green MEPs complained of serious misspending.

Four die in tipper truck hill crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 09:31
Four people are killed in a crash involving a tipper truck that hit cars and pedestrians as it travelled down a steep hill in Bath.

Briton held over fatal resort attack

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 09:26
A Briton has been arrested in Spain on suspicion of killing a man he had caught filming his daughter on a tablet, reports say.

Netflix launches service in Cuba

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 09:13
Internet movie and television streaming service Netflix launches in Cuba, as diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba thaw.

Police officers defend stop-search

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 09:08
Rank and file police officers accuse politicians of "ignorance" over the controversial practice of consensual stop and searches.

Sterling offered 'incredible' deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 08:49
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Raheem Sterling has a generous contract offer, but will not get "too much too young".

YouTube removes Irish disguised porn

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 08:38
YouTube moves to take down pornographic videos after it was discovered that some users had disguised them by giving them Irish language titles.

VIDEO: Moment owner told 'TV is listening'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 08:36
Samsung smart TV owner Peter Kent reacted with surprise when the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones read him Samsung's privacy policy.

Severn tunnel closure delays trains

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 08:33
Trains running between south Wales and Bristol are facing disruption as the Severn tunnel is closed for safety checks.

Migrants die of cold off Italy

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 08:30
At least 27 migrants die of hypothermia after being picked up near Lampedusa, the Italian coast guard says.

Amal Clooney represents 'hooded men'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 08:13
An international human rights lawyer and wife of Hollywood star George Clooney has joined a legal team representing a group known as the "hooded men" taking action against the British government.

Boko Haram 'kidnap 20' in Cameroon

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 08:10
Suspected militants from Nigerian group Boko Haram hijack a bus in Cameroon and kidnap at least 20 people, residents say.

VIDEO: LIVE: US-German leaders' briefing

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 07:38
The US president and German chancellor are holding a news briefing in Washington

VIDEO: LIVE: EU foreign policy chief briefing

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 07:26
The EU's foreign policy chief is holding a news conference after a summit of EU foreign ministers

Lancaster eyes settled England side

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 07:10
England boss Stuart Lancaster says he will be surprised if there are many changes for Italy, despite players returning from injury.

University funds former students

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 07:09
The University of Sheffield launches a scheme to help the most disadvantaged students into the jobs market after they graduate.

Car wedged between house and wall

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 06:53
A car becomes wedged between a house and a wall following a crash in a Devon town.

Nigeria election: Five questions about delay

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 06:40
The postponement of Nigeria's election has sparked huge debate, with many people suspecting it is aimed at bolstering the president's chances. The BBC's Lucy Fleming examines five questions raised by the delay.

Kanye West: Grammys 'lack respect'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 06:39
Kanye West accuses the Grammys of "disrespecting artistry" after almost crashing the stage as Beck beat Beyonce to album of the year.

Loyalist loses PSNI tapes challenge

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 06:25
A loyalist loses a legal bid to stop Northern Ireland police getting tapes of interviews he gave to an American university.