International News

UK probes Israeli soldier nationality

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 08:39
The UK Foreign Office is "looking into" reports an Israeli soldier believed captured in Gaza has dual UK-Israeli nationality.

Kincora abuse is 'national scandal'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 08:34
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson says child sex abuse at Kincora Boys' Home is a "national scandal" that needs to be fully investigated.

Autistic woman fails to stop move

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 08:15
A Swansea family loses its bid to prevent a health board moving their 20-year-old autistic daughter to a specialist unit 230 miles away in Brighton.

HIV drugs 'boost SA life expectancy'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 08:09
Life expectancy in South Africa has increased dramatically over the last decade mainly thanks to life-saving Aids drugs, a government report says.

Man jailed for couple's crash deaths

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 08:07
A driver who killed his sister and her fiancé in a car crash, leaving his nine-week-old nephew an orphan, is jailed for seven years.

VIDEO: London Zoo defends late parties

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 08:05
London Zoo has defended its "Lates" evening openings where alcohol is served, after claims of drunken behaviour threatening the welfare of the animals.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 08:05
Nixon's interest in panda mating, and more nuggets from the week's news.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 08:00
The week's big numbers, visualised

Feet sniff abuse teacher spared jail

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 07:51
A teacher who admitted sexual assault by sniffing the feet of schoolchildren in Lancashire is spared jail.

US economy adds 209,000 jobs in July

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 07:50
The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveal, adding to optimism that the recovery continues apace.

Arson fear over Eastbourne Pier fire

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 07:22
A fire that ripped through Eastbourne Pier is now feared to have been started deliberately.

How do you get your face on the dollar?

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 07:21
The US is debating putting a woman's face on the US dollar. How does it happen?

Held GSK detective visited by son

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 07:09
The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed to visit his father.

VIDEO: Hammond: 'Diplomacy never dead'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 07:08
The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said that "diplomacy is never dead" despite a truce between Israel and Hamas breaking down within hours.

Man jailed over teen ecstasy death

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 07:07
A man is jailed for five years for supplying drugs after a 16-year-old boy died at a rave in west London.

Immigration inspector John Vine quits

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 07:01
The independent chief inspector of borders and immigration, John Vine, who has been highly critical of the immigration system, will step down more than six months early.

VIDEO: Multiple Taiwan gas blasts kill 25

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 06:50
Taiwan gas blasts in Kaohsiung kill at least 24

Risking it all to save the boss

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 06:39
The workers risking it all for their popular chief executive

Resign call for n-word councillor

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 06:26
Calls are made for Powys council's deputy leader to resign after she used a racial slur during a council meeting.

Top DJs say Ibiza is too expensive

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 06:16
The top DJs who say Ibiza has become too expensive
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