International News

Author Nadine Gordimer dies at 90

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:54
South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer dies in Johannesburg aged 90.

VIDEO: Carney at Treasury Select Committee

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:53
Treasury Select Committee hearing into the June Financial Stability Report, when the Bank of England introduced limited measures to control growth in house prices.

Councillors late paying council tax

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:50
Councillors in Derbyshire have been late paying their council tax, a Freedom of Information request finds.

VIDEO: Germany's World Cup victory parade

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:50
World Cup champions Germany have returned home for a victory parade through the streets of Berlin.

How can England find the new Swann?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:49
Ex-England spin bowlers Graeme Swann, Phil Tufnell, Vic Marks and Peter Such on how to resolve England's current spinning issues.

Mental strength is the key at the Open - McDowell

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:37
BBC Sport columnist Graeme McDowell admits he was caught up in all the hype the last time the Open was staged at Hoylake.

Do friends have similar genomes?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:29
A study from US researchers suggests that friends are more genetically similar than strangers - to the same degree as fourth cousins.

Hague quits as foreign secretary

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:21
Downing Street says William Hague is to stand down as foreign secretary, as part of a cabinet reshuffle which also sees Ken Clarke leave the cabinet.

VIDEO: Chewbacca costume? It's Comic Con time

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:07
The UK's Comic Con fans have been enjoying a weekend of activities from their favourite stars from TV, Film and Comics at the annual Sci-fi convention

World Cup winner Tindall retires

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 23:12
Former England centre Mike Tindall becomes the final member of the team that won the 2003 World Cup to retire.

'I would fight in Syria if I could'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 23:08
The Muslim women who want to ‘fight for Islam’

VIDEO: Police launch new code of ethics

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 23:04
From today a new code of ethics for all police officers and staff in England and Wales will come into being.

VIDEO: Bizarre moments of the World Cup

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 22:57
BBC Sport looks back at some of the more bizarre moments from the 2014 World Cup including Luis Suarez's bite and Will Ferrell gatecrashing a fan party in Recife.

Scolari resigns as Brazil boss

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 22:50
Luiz Felipe Scolari resigns as Brazil coach after the failure to win the 2014 World Cup, the country's football federation confirms.

VIDEO: Centre trains for offshore survival

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 22:45
Thousands of workers will be able to prepare for the perils of life at sea thanks to a new offshore survival centre.

Facebook parking revenge praised

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 22:42
A council praises a parking campaigner who is posting images on Facebook to embarrass drivers.

Welsh treasury plan to be unveiled

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 22:33
Plans to set up a Welsh treasury are expected to be included in the Welsh government's law-making programme for the next year.

VIDEO: Hospital guidelines on nurse numbers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 22:27
Hospitals in England are being given strict guidelines on safe staffing levels for nurses - but they stop short of giving absolute minimums.

No M4 upgrade delay urge businesses

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 22:19
Four of Wales' leading business organisations urge a quick decision on plans for a £1bn M4 relief road near Newport.

VIDEO: One giant step: UK set for spaceport

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 22:16
The BBC's Pallab Ghosh reports from a potential spaceport site in north Wales, one of eight aerodromes to be shortlisted in the UK as a base for spaceplane flights.
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