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Ukraine bailout 'credibility' boost

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 12:39pm
Ukraine's new finance minister Natalie Jaresko says a proposed bailout package from the International Monetary Fund will be "sufficient to rebuild credibility" in the country's economy.
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Chelsea 2-4 Bradford City

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 12:18pm
League One Bradford City produce an amazing comeback from 2-0 down to beat Premier League leaders Chelsea in the FA Cup.
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Manchester City 0-2 Middlesbrough

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 12:17pm
Patrick Bamford and Kike send Manchester City out of the FA Cup against Championship opponents for the second year running.
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'Machete' attack prompts murder probe

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 11:59am
A murder inquiry is launched after a man died in a suspected machete attack outside a Gloucester pub that has led to an arrest.
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VIDEO: Sharpton: 'Permanent change is coming'

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 11:46am
Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton tells the BBC that he believes a change is coming to the US after protests over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
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Palin 'seriously interested' in 2016 run, adding another big name to growing potential field

Fox News - January 24, 2015 - 11:42am
Former Alaska GOP Gov. Sarah Palin is saying she is “seriously interested” in running for president in 2016, injecting some intrigued into next year’s race and the already crowded field of potential GOP candidates.
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VIDEO: Witnesses quizzed over Nisman death

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 11:33am
Investigators in Argentina are continuing to question key witnesses following the death of Alberto Nisman, a state prosecutor whose body was found just hours before he was due to testify to a congressional committee.
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Obama condemns Islamic States' purported killing of Japanese hostage in new video

Fox News - January 24, 2015 - 10:51am
President Obama on Saturday condemned the apparent killing of a Japanese citizen by the Islamic State.
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Spain arrests jihadist suspects

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 10:39am
Four suspected Islamist militants "prepared and willing to attack Spain" are arrested in the Spanish territory of Ceuta bordering Morocco, police say.
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ECB warns over 'weakened' EU project

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 10:34am
A top official at the European Central Bank warns that unemployment and low growth are undermining the European Union.
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Rockets 'kill 20' in Ukraine port

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 10:26am
Rockets fired by pro-Russian rebels kill at least 20 people and injure dozens in Ukraine's government-held port city of Mariupol, police say.
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Brazil in 'worst water crisis'

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 10:08am
Brazil's Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira says the country's most populous states are experiencing their worst water crisis since 1930.
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As gas prices drops, states under increased pressure to hike taxes to replenish transportation funds

Fox News - January 24, 2015 - 9:58am
Governors and legislatures across the country are considering increasing their state taxes on gasoline, amid a combination of falling gas pump prices and depleted transportation-construction funds.
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Egypt death penalty retrial ordered

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 9:46am
An Egyptian court orders a retrial for 37 Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to death over an attack on a police station in 2013.
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Mrs Doubtfire musical in the works

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 9:17am
Composer of Disney's Aladdin and Little Shop of Horrors reveals he's working on a musical based on the 1993 film.
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Tangerine Dream's Froese dies at 70

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 8:03am
Edgar Froese, the founding member of the German ambient electronic group Tangerine Dream, dies in Vienna at the age of 70.
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Kvitova out in Australian Open shock

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 7:22am
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is out of the Australian Open after a 6-4 7-5 defeat by 19-year-old Madison Keys.
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Fresh anti-rebel protests in Yemen

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 7:18am
Thousands of Yemenis take to the streets in the capital Sanaa to protest against Shia Houthi rebels who have taken over much of the city.
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Serena joins Venus in round four

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 6:06am
Serena and Venus Williams reach the Australian Open last 16, while Novak Djokovic wins - plus round-up, quotes and pictures.
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Bid to raise AirAsia fuselage begins

BBC News - January 24, 2015 - 6:04am
Salvage teams begin an operation to raise the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501, which crashed into the Java Sea last month killing all 162 on board.
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"Oye El Consejo" (Listen to My Advice) performed by Los Guayaberos, the musical group of legendary Cuban composer, Faustino Oramas (1911-2007; "El Guayabero").