International News

Greece lobbies EU leaders over debt

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 12:46
Greece's leaders receive a guarded welcome to their proposals for a debt deal, ahead of crunch talks with EU creditors and leaders.

Rowing coach goes missing in Thames

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 12:33
A missing rowing coach may have fallen in the River Thames in south-west London, the port authority says.

VIDEO: King: Jordan must stand together

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 12:20
Jordan's King Abdullah has cut short a trip to the US following the killing of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh by Islamic State.

VIDEO: Embarrassing own goal by Bettinelli

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 12:13
Fulham goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli parries the ball into his own goal to equalise for Sunderland and make it 1-1 in the FA Cup 4th round replay.

VIDEO: Warnings over 'skinny selfies' craze

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 11:06
Psychiatrists are warning of a craze for posting "skinny selfies" on social media websites, particularly by teenage girls.

Lehmann backs Clarke as captain

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 10:32
Australia coach Darren Lehmann says he is "sick" of speculation about Michael Clarke and backs the batsman as captain.

VIDEO: Are energy comparison sites misleading?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 10:26
The big five energy comparison sites have admitted they earn up to £30 in commission every time a customer switches provider.

Pub Landlord launches Thanet MP bid

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 10:22
Comedian Al Murray, who is standing for parliament in his guise as The Pub Landlord, goes on the campaign trail in Kent.

NSA pledge on data of non-Americans

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 10:11
The US electronic spying agency will no longer be allowed to keep indefinitely data collected from foreigners with no intelligence purpose.

MLAs vote to extend NCA powers to NI

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 10:01
MLAs at Stormont vote to extend the National Crime Agency's powers to Northern Ireland after the SDLP changed its position and supported the move.

Tesco's ex-bosses to share £2m payout

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:55
Tesco's former chief executive and finance director will together share a £2.2m payout after the supermarket chain said it was "contractually committed" to make the payments.

Congo urged to sack 'killer' general

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:50
A leading rights group in the Democratic Republic of Congo calls on the government to annul a controversial general's appointment to lead the fight against rebels.

Cipriani & Easter return for England

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:49
Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter are in the squad for England's Six Nations opener against Wales in Cardiff.

Independent licence fee body 'support'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:47
There is public support for an "independent body" to determine the level of the licence fee, Rona Fairhead, the head of the BBC Trust, says.

Ali condemns Fifa 'intimidation'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:38
Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein says there has been a "culture of intimidation" within Fifa under Sepp Blatter.

Hague opts for lesser of two EVELs

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:28
William Hague plans for for delivering English votes for English laws do not go far enough for some of his party's MPs.

US adds rules for intelligence data

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 09:26
Data about US individuals gathered "incidentally" during intelligence operations must be deleted immediately under new rules.

Knight pleads not guilty to murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:56
Former American rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleads not guilty to murder and attempted murder following a fatal hit-and-run incident.

Does facial recognition tech work?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:52
Does facial recognition technology work?

What happened to the snoopers' charter?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 08:43
No vote was proposed on the the data retention powers in the Lords - but the proposers had hoped for more from the government.