International News

VIDEO: Sky divers bail out as plane crashes

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:23
Thirteen people survived after jumping from a sky diving plane that crashed in the centre of New Zealand's north island

UK new car sales hit 10-year high

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:12
New UK car sales hit a 10-year high in 2014, boosted by confidence in the economic recovery, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has said.

Boohoo shares hit by profit warning

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:12
Shares in online fashion retailer Boohoo dive more than 40% after it issues a profit warning, but the FTSE 100 rises in early trade.

Hospital strains 'never seen before'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:02
The medical director at the Northern Health Trust says he has never before seen the kind of pressures that Northern Ireland's hospitals are facing.

Poland beat GB after doubles victory

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:00
Andy Murray and Heather Watson suffered mixed doubles defeat as Great Britain lost 2-1 to Poland in the Hopman Cup.

On the Runs officials due to speak

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:55
The chair of a Westminster committee investigating On The Runs says he expects two government officials to attend later despite speculation they would not.

Calls made for hairdresser register

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:55
Hairdressers should be listed on a state register to protect consumers from "unscrupulous" and "incompetent" traders, says MP.

Star Wars actor dies in rehearsal

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:55
Actor Kan Bonfils, who appeared in the James Bond film Skyfall and as a Jedi master in the Star Wars franchise, dies during a theatre rehearsal.

O'Connell up for rising star Bafta

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:55
Former Skins actor Jack O'Connell is among five young actors nominated for this year's EE Bafta Rising Star award.

More police for Rotherham sex cases

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:54
South Yorkshire's police chief says another 62 police officers will be brought in to investigate the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal.

Henson 'can earn new Bath deal'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:43
Gavin Henson will be given the chance to earn a new deal at Bath on his return from injury, says coach Toby Booth.

Oil price dips below $50 a barrel

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:37
The price of Brent Crude oil has fallen below $50 a barrel for the first time since May 2009.

VIDEO: 'Paddington' dog abandoned at station

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:19
An animal charity has been "inundated" with offers of help after a dog was abandoned at a railway station.

Smith equals Bradman & Kallis record

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:19
Australia captain Steve Smith scores his fourth century in successive Tests to put his side in control against India.

VIDEO: Hospital 'major incident' due to A&E rush

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 22:48
Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge has declared a major incident as it struggles to cope with demand at its Accident and Emergency department.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 22:42
Leicester beat Chelsea to Kramaric signing, Real Madrid close on Norway teenager Odegaard, Hodgson praise for Kane, plus more.

Schools' concern over self harm rise

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 22:39
Teaching unions are concerned over the rising number of 10-19 year olds who are admitted to hospital in Wales after self-harming.

VIDEO: AirAsia plane's tail found in Java Sea

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 22:37
Officials in Indonesia have confirmed they have found the tail of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 plane that crashed in the Java Sea on 28 December

Teenager stabbed to death in street

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 22:33
A teenager dies after he was stabbed in east London.

Sainsbury's outlook 'challenging'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 22:33
Sainsbury's warns of a "challenging" outlook after reporting a drop in like-for-like sales over the key Christmas trading period.