International News

Venezuela recalls ambassador to Spain

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 03:15
Venezuela is recalling its ambassador to Spain a week after the Spanish prime minister called for the release of a Venezuelan opposition leader.

Hopes fade for trapped Turkey miners

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 03:08
Fears grow that a flood at a Turkish mine may have drowned 18 workers as the president and prime minister prepare to visit the scene.

Morgan: I'd vote for gay marriage now

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:55
Nicky Morgan, the education secretary and equalities minister, says she has changed her mind and now supports same-sex marriage.

Obama's best years could be ahead

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:53
Critics may already be writing off Obama's presidency - but he still has much to offer in the years to come, says John Simpson.

Picture power: Secret agents

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:53
The story behind an image of two members of the Secret Service agents in Chicago, USA.

Badger campaigners lose legal battle

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:44
Campaigners lose a legal battle at the Court of Appeal over the culling of badgers.

'Failure' in care of injured veterans

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:43
The government is failing to abide by its military covenant with armed forces veterans not getting the care they need, medical experts say.

Thousands of police 'plan to leave'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:40
More than 5,000 police officers in England and Wales plan to leave the service in the next two years, a Police Federation online survey suggests.

The faces of Mexico's missing students

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:32
Mexicans share portraits of kidnapped students

Top China body axes Hong Kong tycoon

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:31
Members of China's top political advisory body have voted to kick out Hong Kong tycoon James Tien for his criticism of Chief Executive CY Leung.

Man, 21, held on terror charge

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:27
A 21-year-old man is arrested in Hackney, east London, on suspicion of assisting another person to commit acts of terrorism.

Body found impaled on railings

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:20
The body of a man is found impaled on railings in west London.

Pardew 'backed by Newcastle players'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:06
Newcastle United's players want Alan Pardew to remain as the club's manager, says defender Daryl Janmaat.

London skatepark given listed status

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:02
A London skatepark is awarded Grade II listing, becoming the first of its kind to be listed in Europe.

VIDEO: 'Update democracy' with lottery elections

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:00
Electing leaders via a lottery may be a crazy idea, but it is being carried out now, says a Belgian academic.

NFL could give UK 'more than £100m'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 02:00
A London-based NFL team could be worth more than £100m a year to the UK, according to a new report.

VIDEO: London skatepark given listed status

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 01:55
A 1970s skatepark in Essex has been given Grade 2 listed status by English Heritage, joining the ranks of stately homes and ancient monuments.

VIDEO: How to spot the signs of a stroke?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 01:45
Elaine Roberts from the Stroke Association tells the BBC how to spot the signs of a stroke.

Net tax prompts Hungary mass march

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 01:43
Tens of thousands of Hungarians march through Budapest against plans to tax internet use, in the biggest anti-government protest for years.

The Swiss children used as cheap farm labour

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 01:37
The children beaten and forced to work on farms
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