International News

VIDEO: Miliband attacks Sports Direct

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 08:52
Labour Leader Ed Miliband had attacked retailer Sports Direct for its use of zero-hours contracts, labelling it a "terrible place to work".

Terror arrest man released by police

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 08:28
A 25-year-old man arrested by anti-terror officers has been released without charge, police say.

Peugeot 'planning to cut 150 jobs'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 08:06
French carmaker Peugeot Citroen is to cut 150 jobs, 20% of its workforce, at its Warwickshire sites, according to union sources.

Hotel blaze cancels football match

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 07:59
A fire at a hotel forces the cancellation of a football match, because away team players could not retrieve their kits from the building.

TV host wears same suit for a year

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 07:53
An Australian TV presenter says he wore the same blue suit for 12 months as part of stunt to highlight sexism - nobody notices.

Wales 17-13 Fiji

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 07:47
Wales survive a fightback from 14-man Fiji to win 17-13 in the autumn Test at the Millennium Stadium.

VIDEO: Should women boxers remove headguards?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 07:30
BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan looks at whether headguards should be removed from women's amateur boxing.

Algeria leader exits French hospital

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 07:10
Algeria's veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returns home after being treated for an undisclosed condition at a hospital in Grenoble, France.

Djokovic beats Nishikori in semis

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:58
Novak Djokovic maintains his push to win a third successive ATP World Tour Finals by beating Kei Nishikori in the last four.

Eastleigh P-P Lincoln City

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:58
Lincoln City's Conference game at Eastleigh is postponed following an explosion in the sauna at the Imps' hotel.

Police investigate sexual assault

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:53
Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault which happened in The Meadows area of Edinburgh at 07:00.

Oxford dons' immigration centre plea

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:47
Senior academics at Oxford University sign an open letter to David Cameron calling for the release of detainees at Campsfield House immigration centre in Oxfordshire.

Solar panel sparks supermarket blaze

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:44
Shoppers are evacuated from a supermarket after a fire broke out in one of the solar panels on its roof, the fire service says.

Retailer dismisses Miliband comments

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:40
Retailer Sports Direct dismisses criticism by Ed Miliband of its use of zero-hours contracts, after the Labour leader calls it a "terrible place to work".

Burkinabe army sets leader deadline

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:34
Burkina Faso's army tells political activists they must choose leadership candidates by Sunday afternoon, days after a transition plan was agreed.

UK 'could quit EU', says Hammond

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:24
The UK must be ready to "walk away" if it is unhappy with negotiations over its relationship with the European Union, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

VIDEO: Geldof describes scene in studio

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:12
Bob Geldof has been describing the scene inside the studio where stars have been recording the new version of the Band Aid charity single.

DR Congo is declared Ebola-free

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:05
A three-month Ebola outbreak in DR Congo - involving a separate strain from the outbreak in West Africa - ends after claiming at least 49 lives.

Philae comet lander: Sleep well little probe

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:00
European Space Agency controllers will continue to listen for Philae in the days ahead, hopeful that the comet lander will somehow become active again.

Exotic pets and the risks to health

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 05:42
Are the health risks for owners on the rise?

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