International News

Greek PM brings forward Putin talks

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 04:19
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is to visit Moscow on 8 April, a month earlier than planned as the indebted eurozone state seeks to avoid bankruptcy.

Stars attend Attenborough memorial

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 04:17
A service of thanksgiving is being held to celebrate the life of Oscar-winning film director Richard Attenborough.

Rebel 'status' row erupts in Ukraine

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 04:12
A row about the proposed "special status" of rebel-held areas in eastern Ukraine threatens the country's fragile ceasefire deal.

VIDEO: Aerial view of cyclone destruction

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 04:08
Aerial footage taken on the island of Efate shows the extent of damage to the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu after it was hit by a cyclone on Friday.

Remembering 'wipes similar memories'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 04:06
Using brain scans, neuroscientists describe how recalling a particular memory can cause us to forget a related one.

Nintendo to develop mobile games

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 04:02
Nintendo is collaborating with Japanese developer DeNA to create new games for smartphones, the firm has announced.

'I got my love back for the game'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:52
After quitting football because of depression aged 17, Fran Kirby is back and ready to help fire England to World Cup glory.

VIDEO: Why did my partner take his own life?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:47
Life After Suicide, a new BBC One Documentary, explores why people choose to take their own lives.

Man jailed for 'brutal' OAP murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:47
A 24-year-old man must serve a minimum of 20 years for murder after a "brutal" attack on an 85-year-old woman in her Edinburgh home.

Crash victim's uncle fraud sentenced

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:39
The uncle of a boy killed by a minibus collision at school is given a community order for fraud after making a fake charity collection in his nephew's name.

NHS trust put into special measures

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:30
England's biggest NHS hospital trust, Barts Health NHS Trust, has been put into special measures after report by regulator.

Ineos begins fracking consultation

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:27
Petrochemical company Ineos, which runs the Grangemouth plant, starts a community consultation process on fracking.

McLaren preparing Alonso return

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:16
Fernando Alonso is to drive the McLaren simulator this week as part of a plan for his return to action.

Wales make two changes for Italy

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:10
Mike Phillips is out of the squad as Wales make two enforced front row changes for the potential title decider against Italy.

Tory inheritance tax changes mooted

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:06
Conservative plans would reportedly allow parents to leave homes up to £1m to their children without paying inheritance tax.

Judges sacked for watching porn

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 02:54
Three judges are sacked for the 'inexcusable misuse' of their official IT accounts by viewing pornographic material, the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office says.

Mirror eyes Northern & Shell assets

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 02:50
Trinity Mirror - the publisher of the Daily Mirror and the Sunday Mirror - says it is considering a bid for certain Northern & Shell assets.

Bond filming bid blocked by Butler

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 02:10
The decision to reject a request to film scenes for a James Bond movie in the Senedd chamber was taken by the assembly's presiding officer, it is confirmed.

Spain finds tomb of writer Cervantes

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 01:54
Forensic scientists say they have found the tomb of Spain's much-loved giant of literature, Miguel de Cervantes, nearly 400 years after his death.

E-cigarettes in UK inflation basket

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 01:45
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has added E-cigarettes and specialist "craft" beers to the basket of goods and services used to measure inflation.