International News

Miliband attacks 'vested interests'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:44
Labour leader Ed Miliband pledges to tackle "vested interests" and "powerful forces" as he delivers what is being called a "fight-back" speech.

Woman sexually assaulted in park

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:40
An investigation is launched by Police Scotland following a report of a sex attack in an Edinburgh park.

Caption Challenge: Giant shoe

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:38
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Salmond hails SNP record in office

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:38
Alex Salmond uses his final appearance at First Minister's Questions to praise his government's "substantial achievements" in office.

100 mourners at soldier's funeral

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:32
Around 100 mourners attend the funeral of a Welsh soldier after a social media campaign was held amid concern no one would attend.

Maidstone Prison staff stop work

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:24
More than 30 members of staff at a Kent prison have stopped work for heath and safety reasons, the Prison Officers Association (POA) has said.

Fifa report wrong, says investigator

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:23
The findings of Fifa's inquiry into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process are questioned by the man who investigated corruption claims.

Amazon seeks British drone experts

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:21
UK drone experts are being sought by Amazon to help with its fledgling drone-based delivery service.

Pilot admits being over drink limit

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:16
A pilot pleads guilty to being three times over the alcohol limit while flying a passenger plane from Spain.

VIDEO: Cumming: Writing about abuse 'cathartic'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:14
Alan Cumming says writing about his childhood physical abuse was a "cathartic" experience for his family.

'Deep concern' at cancer drug cuts

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:14
Cancer charities say they are "deeply concerned" at moves to restrict medicines available through a special fund set up by the prime minster.

Roads closed

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:08

Hodgson will 'learn from mistake'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:05
England hooker Josh Hodgson says he will "learn from his mistake" after smashing a door at a student flat in New Zealand.

India's Rohit makes first ODI 250

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 02:56
India's Rohit Sharma hits 264 against Sri Lanka to break the record for the highest individual score in a one-day international.

In pictures: Mexico protests

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 02:51
Support for 43 Mexican students who disappeared

AUDIO: McDonald's 'transformed our palates'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 02:25
William Sitwell and Bee Wilson discuss the influence of McDonald's in its 40th year in the UK.

Buyer found for New Scotland Yard

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 02:23
A buyer has been found for New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police, the deputy mayor for police and crime confirms.

Search for missing mother and son

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 01:58
Police are searching for a missing mother and son from Dundee who have not been seen since 2 November.

Swift's label refutes Spotify claim

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 01:56
The head of Taylor Swift's record label denies Spotify's claims that the singer was "on track" to make $6m a year from the service.

Low rates 'keep repossessions down'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 01:50
Continued low interest rates and mortgage market competition have led to another fall in the number of homes repossessed in the UK, figures show.