International News

Wiggins takes Tour of California lead

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 23:03
Sir Bradley Wiggins is in the leader's jersey at the Tour of California after winning stage two's individual time trial.

Geldof's home broken into twice

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 22:54
The home of Peaches Geldof, who died last month, has been broken into twice by thieves since she died, police say.

China manufacturing loses steam

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 22:48
China releases weaker-than-expected manufacturing data, reinforcing concerns the world's second-largest economy is losing steam.

Apology over Games tickets delays

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 22:35
Organisers of the Commonwealth Games close the ticket website for an hour to investigate the problems with sales.

VIDEO: Where is the best place to give birth?

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 22:27
Women with a "straightforward" pregnancy are being encouraged to give birth in a midwife-led unit instead of a traditional labour ward.

Appeal over halting of fraud trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 22:26
The Court of Appeal is to hear a legal challenge against a judge's decision to halt a serious fraud trial over a lack of barristers.

Family grants held up by cash delay

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 22:14
A charity has had to stop giving grants to poor families with disabled or seriously ill children because of a delay in its funding.

Hamilton has the hunger again

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 22:05
Lewis Hamilton means business as he looks to crush Nico Rosberg but will be pushed all the way, says David Coulthard.

BlackBerry launches low-cost phone

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 22:03
BlackBerry launches a new low-cost phone "exclusively for Indonesia", one of the few markets where it is still a key player.

Poor OAP 're-used toilet paper'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 22:01
A 91-year-old woman who was so poor she resorted to re-using toilet paper was claiming less than half the benefits available, says a charity campaigning on poverty amongst the elderly.

Spain politician shot dead in public

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 21:57
A top politician in Leon, Spain, is shot dead in public in what is thought to be "an act of vengeance", and two women are arrested.

'Lost' girls and 'young lions' - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 21:34
Several front pages show images of the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants, while others focus on the latest plans for the NHS.

Ten things we learned from the Premier League season

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 21:33
From dodgy signings and maverick owners to the revival of English talent, Phil McNulty reviews the season’s major talking points.

Endangered eels die in power trap

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 21:20
Hundreds of thousands of critically endangered eels die in a trap that was supposed to help their migration past a dam into Lough Erne.

Gay worker awarded £45k over abuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 21:16
A sacked Belfast docker who faced homophobic abuse at work is awarded £45,000 by an industrial tribunal.

How patients might design a psychiatric hospital

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 19:59
The 21st Century version of the padded cell

Suspect killed in China bus blaze

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 19:42
A man who died in a bus fire in southwest China that injured 77 people is thought to have started the blaze, authorities say.

Charges in Quebec train explosion

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 18:29
Three workers and a railway line will be charged with negligence in the explosion that killed 47 people in a Quebec town last year, authorities say.

VIDEO: Were you in the class of '79?

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 18:23
Seeking young Scots who spoke to the BBC about the vote

The grief equation

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 18:19
Can you put the tragedy in your life to good use?
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