International News

Man charged with Latvian's murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:20
A man is due to appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on Thursday charged with the murder of Latvian national Aleksandrs Sokolovs.

Italy 'at war' with migrant smugglers

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:11
Italy says it is "at war" with people traffickers, and has urged the EU to take robust action to stop more people dying in the Mediterranean.

Farage: I used tone to 'get noticed'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:07
UKIP leader Nigel Farage admits the tone he has used on issues including immigration and HIV was designed to "get noticed".

Nadal sees off Almagro in Barcelona

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:06
Rafael Nadal makes amends for last year's defeat by Nicolas Almagro with victory over his fellow Spaniard at the Barcelona Open.

Will clubs follow West Ham's example?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 08:57
West Ham are to offer the cheapest adult Premier League season ticket - BBC Sport asks the other clubs whether they will follow suit.

Morgan backs Polish language A-levels

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 08:44
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan tells exam boards to reverse their decision not to offer A-levels and GCSEs in minority languages such as Polish and Bengali.

Disney makes people speak gibberish

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 08:33
Disney's research arm develops a program that can automatically dub a video with alternative speech that fits a speaker's lip movements.

Trains 'had to queue' at Auschwitz

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 08:32
So many trains full of Jews used to arrive at Auschwitz that often two would have to wait while people from the first were "processed", a former Nazi SS guard says at his trial.

Pipe bombs 'meant to kill or maim'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 08:29
Three pipe bombs are made safe by Army bomb experts in County Londonderry.

Young backs England selection policy

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 08:27
Wasps' Dai Young backs England policy on overseas Test players, and says failing to do the same has "wrecked" Welsh regions.

Court orders asylum seekers' return

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 08:21
The home secretary must return an asylum seeker and her son to the UK just months after ordering their removal, the Court of Appeal rules.

Candidate may sue UKIP for libel

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 08:03
A UKIP general election candidate tells BBC Wales she is planning legal action against her own party.

Salmond 'joke' over Labour Budget

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 07:42
Ex-SNP leader Alex Salmond says he was making a "light-hearted" point after David Cameron tweeted a video of him saying he would write Labour's Budget.

Deadly IS-rebel clashes in Syria

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 07:38
More than 40 people are reported to have been killed in clashes between Syrian Islamist rebels and Islamic State militants north of Damascus.

£700k mortgage cheat may face jail

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 07:36
An award-winning mortgage broker involved in almost £700,000 worth of fraud and deception could face jail, a court hears.

Tiernan-Locke: I want to race again

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 07:25
Former Team Sky rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke wants to return to cycling in 2016 after serving a two-year doping ban.

Aerobatics pilot dies in plane crash

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 07:13
A aerobatics pilot has died in a plane crash at an airfield in Norfolk.

US police custody death protests grow

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 07:09
Protesters in Baltimore have launched a week of demonstrations against police violence as pressure to explain the death of man in police custody grows.

Cup final ref Moss a 'political pawn'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:58
FA Cup final referee Jon Moss is 'political pawn' whose appointment does not make any sense, former official Mark Halsey claims.

Election 2015 in pictures: 22 April

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:56
Images from the campaign trail: 22 April

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