International News

VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 09:08
New video footage show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.

Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 09:06
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.

Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 09:00
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.

US to check IS 'chemical weapon' use

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:55
The United States will investigate "extremely serious allegations" that militant group Islamic State used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers.

Hen party death lorry driver cleared

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:49
A lorry driver is cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire.

Should love be symbolised by a lock?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:46
Why the padlocks of Paris are a poor symbol of romance

VIDEO: Speed racing on city ring-road

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:42
Coventry is to become the first city in the UK to stage competitive motor-sport on public roads.

Bird of prey deaths 'not deliberate'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:40
Police say birds of prey found dead in Ross-shire were probably accidentally poisoned as they make a fresh appeal for information.

'Slavery' police search for more men

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:32
Police who investigated the "modern day slavery" case of a vulnerable man found working unpaid on a farm, say they are looking for other missing men.

Puffer fish poisons 11 in Brazil

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:32
Eleven people fell seriously ill in Brazil after eating a deadly puffer fish for lunch, it was reported.

Suarez gets help for impulse to bite

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:31
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he is getting professional help as he seeks to overcome an "impulse" to bite opponents.

Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:29
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:29
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Farmer jailed over £1m will fraud

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:26
A County Armagh farmer who tried to use a forged will to inherit most of a £1m estate from an elderly woman has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Norfolk schools inquiry faces review

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:24
The investigation into alleged inspection irregularities at three Norfolk schools will be reviewed by an "independent figure", says Ofsted.

Trio offer Rangers cash injections

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:21
Mike Ashley and Brian Kennedy join Dave King in offering Rangers a cash injection as director Philip Nash resigns.

Plaid 'could hold balance of power'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:03
Plaid Cymru MPs could help decide who takes power after next year's general election, party leader Leanne Wood tells its conference.

Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:02
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.

Suicide mother gave girls acid drink

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 07:48
A mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters by drinking acid after struggling to get on with her in-laws, an inquest hears.

PC jailed for partner's stab death

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 07:42
A "paranoid and controlling" former policeman is jailed for at least 28 years for killing his partner, who was stabbed 81 times.

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