International News

Justin Bieber's Miami trial delayed

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 22:51
A judge in Miami-Dade County grants a request from Bieber's lawyers to postpone the case until July.

Skills deficit a concern: survey

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 22:50
Skills shortages are an issue in the NI construction sector as its recovery continues, according to a survey.

Governments clash over pension costs

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 22:50
The Scottish government disputes UK government claims about future pension costs in an independent Scotland.

Wales ready to submit Euro 2020 bid

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 22:44
August's Uefa Super Cup can act as a platform for Cardiff's bid to be a Euro 2020 host city, says FAW chief Jonathan Ford.

VIDEO: Collapse victims wait for compensation

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 22:31
Many survivors of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Dhaka are still waiting for compensation after the tragedy in 2013 that killed 1,129 workers.

Woman held over children's deaths

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 22:29
Police continue to question a 42-year-old woman suspected of murdering three of her children in south-west London.

Japan pact 'covers disputed islands'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 22:08
US President Barack Obama restates support for Japan over disputed islands but warns that dialogue - not escalation - is the way forward.

Plans for new Belfast student block

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 22:03
Plans are submitted to build a nine-storey, 200 bedroom student accommodation block next to the University of Ulster's new Belfast campus.

'Lessons learned' over European aid

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 22:01
European aid is now being well managed after learning lessons from earlier project failures, auditors say.

Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 22:00
US film star Jodie Foster marries her girlfriend, Alexandra Hedison, the actress's representative confirms.

Education warnings 'six years ago'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 21:42
A lack of a long-term vision for education in Wales, highlighted in a critical OECD report, were first raised more than six years ago, BBC Wales has learnt.

Europe braces for first vote since crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 21:35
Eurosceptic voter backlash – how big could it be?

China releases Japanese cargo ship

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 21:33
China has released a Japanese cargo ship it seized over a war-time debt, a court statement says, after the Japanese firm paid compensation.

Madeleine 'clues' and Mark Shand death - papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 21:02
A police update in the hunt for missing Madeleine McCann and the death of the brother of the Duchess of Cornwall after a fall in New York attract headlines.

Worries over young wanting surgery

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 21:00
Plastic surgeons say they're worried about the number of young people who want cosmetic procedures.

Care needs to 'outstrip' family help

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 19:26
The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank warns.

In pictures: Mumbai goes to vote

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 19:14
Sixth phase of the ongoing India elections

Ban blames all Syria sides over aid

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 19:02
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accuses all parties in Syria's civil war of "flagrant violations" of international law over the delivery of aid.

Canada to drop 'flawed' rail tankers

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 19:00
Canada says it will phase out the type of rail tankers involved in the deadly train derailment in Lac-Megantic last July.

Oldest baseball player dies aged 102

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 18:49
The oldest former player with Major League Baseball, Cuba's Conrado "Connie" Marrero, has died at home in Havana aged 102.

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