International News

Blast hits Nigeria election rally

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:59
A bomb kills three people outside a stadium in the north-east Nigerian city of Gombe, minutes after a rally by President Goodluck Jonathan.

Gas power plant plans put on hold

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:57
Plans to build a power station at a Milford Haven gas storage plant are being mothballed by owners.

VIDEO: Miliband quizzed about 'life experience'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:48
Opposition leader Ed Miliband was asked about his "life experience" outside politics in a Facebook and Sky News question and answer session with young voters

Vettel fastest on second day of test

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:36
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel sets the pace for the second day in a row at the first test as McLaren-Honda continue to struggle.

Wrongly accused man case reopened

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:33
Police are to reopen a case into a taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women after the man initially convicted of the crimes cleared his name.

Hundreds of thousands face tax fine

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 07:01
As many as 890,000 people face a £100 fine for failing to file their online tax returns on time, HM Revenue and Customs says.

Gold bars discovered at India school

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:46
Staff find gold bars and stacks of cash in unused staff room lockers.

Osborne warns of Greece 'risk'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:44
George Osborne warns the standoff between Greece and the eurozone "is fast becoming the biggest risk to the global economy".

Greste 'angst' for jailed colleagues

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:41
Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste says he is relieved to be free, but feels "incredible angst" at leaving behind two of his jailed colleagues in Egypt.

VIDEO: Greste: 'They said it's time to pack'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:33
Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has described the moment he heard he was being freed from an Egyptian jail after 400 days behind bars.

Greek bailout 'troika' may go - EU

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:28
The European Commission says the controversial EU-IMF troika supervising Greek finances could be replaced.

Phoenix Nights comic 'heart op' plan

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:23
Phoenix Nights comedian Ted Robbins, who collapsed on stage on Saturday, had been due to have routine heart surgery, according to his sister.

New bid to revive 'snoopers' charter'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 06:18
A cross-party group of peers is to launch a fresh attempt to revive a "snoopers' charter" in the draft counter-terrorism bill currently in Parliament.

A slight hijacking of a logo

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 05:56
Andy Murray's fiancee Kim Sears wore a Parental Advisory sweatshirt during the Australian Open final.

Bad Hampden pitch was 'regrettable'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 05:54
The company responsible for Scotland's national stadium explain why the pitch "did not meet expectations".

Shooting incident was murder bid

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 05:50
Police are trying to trace three people who were involved in a shooting incident in Greenock.

Inmarsat launches next-gen satellite

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 05:46
The UK satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat launches the second of its I5 series of spacecraft. - part of its next-generation Global Xpress constellation.

Man stole own sons' Christmas gifts

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 05:43
A man is jailed for stealing his own children's Christmas presents following a row with their mother.

Crude oil prices continue rebound

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 05:39
The price of oil rallies as investors speculate that the falling cost of crude may have reached its end.

Ugandan LRA rebel's 'grave found'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 05:16
Ugandan troops find the grave of what is believed to be that of a rebel commander who had been wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on war crimes charges

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