International News

VIDEO: Ukrainians volunteer for reserve army

BBC - 2 hours 15 min ago
Volunteers in the Ukraine have begun to make defence preparations amid fears the Ukrainian military is unable to match Russian forces.

Pussy Riot member opposes book ban

BBC - 2 hours 36 min ago
Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova gives her support to a campaign against the UK government's ban on sending books to prisoners.

VIDEO: Blair's warning on Mid-East politics

BBC - 2 hours 38 min ago
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on Western nations to address the role of religion in politics in the Middle East.

UK government hits borrowing target

BBC - 2 hours 41 min ago
The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year.

Man Utd criticised for Moyes sacking

BBC - 2 hours 43 min ago
Manchester United are accused of unprofessionalism following the sacking of manager David Moyes.

EU in slow progress on deficit cuts

BBC - 2 hours 49 min ago
EU member countries have cut new government borrowing, but total debt continues to rise, European Commission figures show.

Day in pictures: 23 April 2014

BBC - 2 hours 53 min ago
News photos from past 24 hours: 23 April

Colombia court restores Bogota mayor

BBC - 2 hours 54 min ago
A court in Colombia rules that President Juan Manuel Santos should reinstate the ousted mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, within 48 hours.

House sales up by more than 20%

BBC - 3 hours 3 sec ago
House sales in Wales increase by more than 20% in the first three months of the year compared to the same period in 2013.

Anger over baby ashes report move

BBC - 3 hours 7 min ago
Parents of babies whose ashes were disposed of without their knowledge say they were "stunned" to learn a report into the scandal was handed over last week.

'Patience' warning over gay marriage

BBC - 3 hours 8 min ago
Supporters of gay marriage should be patient if they want the blessing of the Church in Wales, the Archbishop tells the governing body.

Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes

BBC - 3 hours 12 min ago
Weeks before the World Cup, deadly clashes break out in the Brazilian city of Rio after the body of a young man is found, allegedly beaten by police.

NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'

BBC - 3 hours 24 min ago
Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.

Bail-out for troubled Hull theatre

BBC - 3 hours 25 min ago
The Hull Truck theatre receives £400,000 in emergency grants from Arts Council England and Hull City Council to help it out of financial crisis.

Madeleine police probe 18 break-ins

BBC - 3 hours 41 min ago
UK police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance are looking at 18 potentially linked cases involving a lone intruder breaking into holiday villas in the Algarve, Portugal.

Barcelona transfer ban put on hold

BBC - 3 hours 52 min ago
Barcelona will be able to buy and sell players this summer after Fifa suspended its transfer ban on the club.

Hospice boss cleared of misconduct

BBC - 3 hours 56 min ago
The director of care at a children's hospice is cleared of professional misconduct over the way she dealt with a dying teenager.

Snowden installed as uni rector

BBC - 3 hours 58 min ago
Intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden is installed as rector at Glasgow University despite not being allowed into the UK.

Scholes returns to help coach Man Utd

BBC - 3 hours 58 min ago
Paul Scholes will assist former team-mate Ryan Giggs at Manchester United following the sacking of David Moyes.

No UN action on Iran envoy visa ban

BBC - 3 hours 58 min ago
A UN committee takes no action against the US refusal to grant a visa to Iran's newly appointed permanent representative in New York.

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