International News

IFS says 'worst of cuts to come'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:59
The Institute of Fiscal Studies' Green Budget says the worst of UK spending cuts are still to come with a "long way to go" before recovery.

How can cookery classes help people with learning disabilities?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:59
Cookery lessons for people with learning disabilities

Donations for mugging victim halted

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:58
An online fund, launched to help a frail Tyneside pensioner who was mugged, is halted with donations standing at more than £329,000.

MP's 'inaccurate mileage claims'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:53
Conservative MP Bob Blackman might have to repay more than £1,000 in wrongly-claimed mileage expenses.

Pay your taxes, Welby tells business

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:44
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby enters the debate about business and society, telling the BBC that it is wrong to be "anti-business" but that with wealth comes responsibility.

Major figures 'could lose to SNP'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:42
A new poll by a Tory peer suggests Labour's Douglas Alexander and Liberal Democrat minister Danny Alexander could lose their seats at the May election.

Greek leaders hold key Europe talks

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:39
Greece's new government takes its case to the European Commission and European Central Bank as it tries to renegotiate the country's bailout terms.

Ebola nurse infection 'down to visor'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:34
The UK nurse Pauline Cafferkey probably caught Ebola by wearing a visor instead of goggles while treating patients, an investigation has concluded.

US senator questions hand-wash rules

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:26
A US senator, taking aim at health regulations, suggests restaurants should not have to compel employees to wash their hands after toilet visits.

'Lord's like you've never seen it'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:26
Vice-captain Heather Knight on Twenty20, Lord's photoshoots, RAF flight simulators and England's upcoming tour of New Zealand.

Sherwood frontrunner for QPR job

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:10
Tim Sherwood has emerged as an early favourite to become the next QPR boss, with Steve McClaren and Paul Clement also in the frame.

England make six changes for Wales

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:07
Only nine members of the England team which beat Australia in the autumn have been named in the starting XI to face Wales.

UK services growth accelerates

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 00:56
The UK's service sector expanded faster than expected in January after a relatively slow pace of growth in December, a survey suggests.

VIDEO: LIVE: MPs grill Iraq war inquiry head

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 00:56
MPs are questioning Sir John Chilcot, the head of the inquiry into the Iraq war, about its delayed findings

Women's Six Nations: In-depth guide

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 00:49
Before the 2015 Women's Six Nations, Sara Orchard looks at the teams and players most likely to light up the tournament.

Referee banned for six months

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 00:30
Referee Seechurn banned for six months for 'poor performance' and failure to control players in Afcon quarter-final.

No murder charge for 'Power Ranger'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 00:17
Actor Ricardo Medina is released from jail while investigations into his flatmate's death continue.

Gunman hunted over fatal shooting

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 23:32
A man has been shot dead on a west London street, sparking a murder investigation.

Armstrong charged over car crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 23:19
Lance Armstrong is charged with leaving the scene of an accident after he crashes into two parked cars in Colorado.

VIDEO: Bill who? Labour's Ed Balls slips up

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 23:08
Labour seeks to play down shadow chancellor Ed Balls' apparent inability to remember the name of the party's small business task force leader Bill Thomas.