International News

AUDIO: Chocolatier taste tests new Creme Egg

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 12:21
A recipe change for Cadbury's Creme Eggs has provoked outrage among some chocolate lovers.

VIDEO: Terry takes selfies at Masters

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 12:10
Chelsea captain John Terry takes a number of selfies with fans while watching the Masters at London's Alexandra Palace.

VIDEO: Ronaldo receives Ballon d'Or award

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 11:27
Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer to win the 2014 Fifa Ballon d'Or at a ceremony in Zurich.

Poet Harsent wins TS Eliot Prize

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:42
David Harsent wins the prestigious TS Eliot poetry prize for his eleventh collection Fire Songs - his first victory in five nominations.

MPs to sue UKIP MEP for slander

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:38
Three South Yorkshire MPs say they are suing two UKIP politicians over remarks made about them in relation to the Rotherham child abuse scandal.

Joshua out of Johnson fight

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:27
Unbeaten heavyweight Anthony Joshua pulls out of his fight against Kevin Johnson with a back injury.

Tanzania-Zambia rail route disrupted

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:21
Train services between Tanzania and Zambia are paralysed by a strike by Tanzanian workers who say they have not been paid for five months.

AUDIO: Fox news expert: 'I deserve what I got'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:18
An American terrorism commentator has apologised for getting his facts wrong about Birmingham during a Fox News interview.

Ronaldo named world player of year

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:10
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is named world footballer of the year, winning the Ballon d'Or for the second year in a row.

Rodriguez beats Roche to goal award

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:59
Colombia's James Rodriguez wins the Fifa goal of the year award, beating Irishwoman Stephanie Roche and Robin van Persie.

Lovenkrands hails 'great guy' Ashley

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:59
Peter Lovenkrands praises Mike Ashley amid criticism of the businessman's interests in Rangers and Newcastle United.

Hanged boy's 'extreme anxiety'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:55
A coroner records a narrative conclusion in the case of a 15-year-old boy found hanged after a fellow pupil claimed the pair might have had sex.

Nigeria estimates Baga deaths at 150

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:47
Nigeria says the number of casualties in an assault by Boko Haram on the town of Baga last week was lower than previously believed.

Sellafield firm to lose contract

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:45
The government is set to strip private consortium Nuclear Management Partners (NMP) of a £9bn contract to clean up the nuclear waste site at Sellafield.

VIDEO: Dairy farming 'worst for 20 years'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:38
Cumbria dairy farmer Jonathan Britton says he is facing the prospect of selling milk for less than 10p per litre - compared with 35p per litre last year.

Olympian Ainslie rescued by Branson

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:22
Four-time Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie and wife Georgie Thompson rescued by Sir Richard Branson on their honeymoon.

Pub gets Prince Charles's gas bill

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:22
A pub called the Prince of Wales is sent a gas bill addressed to Prince Charles - and the pub is not even on the gas mains.

Islamic State 'recruiting Afghan fighters'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:20
Evidence is emerging that Islamic State is recruiting Taliban fighters, writes David Loyn, possibly heralding a new and unstable phase for Afghanistan.

Children hurt as two buses crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:10
Four children and an adult are injured after two buses crashed in Cardiff.

IS 'hacks US Centcom Twitter feed'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:04
US Central Command's Twitter account is hacked by a group claiming to be supporters of Islamic State.