International News

New grammar bid 'nears approval'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:07
A bid by a Kent grammar to open a satellite school is nearing approval with the education secretary expected to grant permission, it has emerged.

VIDEO: 'Fatberg' warning for festive cooks

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:05
Cooks are being advised not to pour cooking fat down the drain where it can accumulate causing giant 'fatbergs'.

What can be done to save my local High Street?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:04
Is something stirring on the High Street?

Kabila forms unity Congo government

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:00
The president of DR Congo, Joseph Kabila, announces the formation of a new unity government which includes several opposition members.

Johnson criticises Farage M4 excuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:00
London Mayor Boris Johnson criticises UKIP leader Nigel Farage's "feeble" excuse of blaming immigration for being late for an event.

VIDEO: Rise of London's 'super butler'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:53
As a city among the world's top three for the super wealthy, London is seeing a growing rise in demand for so-called super butlers.

How Dewani prosecution fell apart

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:52
How the prosecution case against Shrien Dewani fell apart from the first day of his trial in South Africa.

Wenger abuse disgusting - Lineker

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:49
Former England striker Gary Lineker criticises supporters who booed Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

Legal climate deal 'not necessary'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:45
A new global treaty on climate change should focus on sustainable development, says economist Lord Nicholas Stern.

Bank accused of fraud over mortgages

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:42
Northern Ireland's Attorney General accuses Bank of Scotland of "criminal fraud" over its treatment of homeowners who fell behind on their mortgage payments.

Castrogiovanni rants at Leicester

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:36
Ex-Leicester prop Martin Castrogiovanni rages at Tigers boss Richard Cockerill over suggestions he left Toulon "for the money".

£8m compensation for disabled boy

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:17
A health trust is to pay a "landmark" compensation settlement to a severely disabled teenager after his family sued it for medical negligence.

Bus wheelchair ruling overturned

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:15
Bus companies are not required by law to force parents with buggies to make way for wheelchair users, senior judges rule.

M&S hit by online delivery delay

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:12
Marks and Spencer's online orders have been delayed in the run-up to Christmas, with standard deliveries now taking up to 10 days,

Man found dead in close of flats

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:10
A 54-year-old man is arrested after another man is found dead in a close in Glasgow's Castlemilk area.

Olympic Games revamp voted through

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 01:00
A 40-point action plan to reform the Olympic Games is rubber-stamped at an International Olympic Committee meeting in Monaco.

VIDEO: Schools at risk from 'deadly' pollution

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:46
New schools, care homes and hospitals should not be built next to busy roads because of the dangers of air pollution, according to a group of MPs.

VIDEO: Hands-on with a 'friendly' robot

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:46
The "Pepper" robot is designed to bridge the gap between humans and machines.

Eight cars damaged in 'arson attack'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:41
Three cars are destroyed and five more are damaged in a suspected arson attack at a garage in Gwynedd.

Delhi bans Uber cabs after 'rape'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 00:37
Authorities in the Indian capital, Delhi, ban taxi-booking service Uber after allegations that one of its drivers raped a female passenger.