International News

HSBC closes some Muslims' accounts

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 04:50
HSBC bank writes to Finsbury Park Mosque and other Muslim organisations around the UK giving them notice their accounts will be closed.

VIDEO: Ukraine forces tighten grip on Donetsk

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 04:49
Heavy fighting around Donetsk has seen government forces make strategic advances in their attempt to wrest control of the area from pro-Russian separatists.

Police investigated after fraud case

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 04:46
The chief constable of Gwent Police and other senior officers are under investigation following the acquittal of two men in a fraud case.

VIDEO: Cable 'felt safe' in driverless car

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 04:28
Driverless cars are set to take to the roads in the UK from next January, they will guided by a system of sensors and cameras.

Life for road rage killer trucker

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 04:22
A lorry driver is jailed for life for using his 17-tonne truck to murder another motorist by deliberately driving over him.

England records rise in dementia

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 04:21
The number of people in England diagnosed with dementia rises by 62% over seven years.

Church attack treated as hate crime

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 04:04
Police say they are treating an attack on a Catholic church in County Tyrone as a hate crime.

Cameroon army officers sacked

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 03:55
Cameroon's President Paul Biya sacks two senior army officers at the forefront of the battle against militant Islamist group Boko Haram, state radio reports.

VIDEO: Cameron: Prime minister for silly walks?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 03:55
David Cameron has joked about the moment a theatre audience laughed at the funny walk used by an actor playing him.

No appeal over Rolf Harris sentence

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 03:52
Rolf Harris's five-year-and-nine-month jail sentence over sex offences will not be referred to the appeal court, despite 150 complaints over its "leniency".

VIDEO: Cameron grateful for Queen meetings

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 03:45
Prime Minister David Cameron has describes his weekly meetings with the Queen as one of the most valuable hours in his week.

France evacuates expats from Libya

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 03:16
The French government says it has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and militias.

VIDEO: Malaysian diver falls flat on face

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 02:55
Malaysian diver Ahmad Amsyar Azman is given zero marks by the judges after falling flat on his face in the preliminary round of the men's 1m springboard

AUDIO: Charting the birth of 'Krautrock'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 02:51
The BBC's Rebecca Jones talks to Krautrocker Irmin Schmidt and author David Stubbs.

Investment firm cuts 60 Cardiff jobs

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 02:37
Sixty jobs are set to go at the Cardiff office of insurance and investment firm Legal & General.

England beat Scotland to reach semis

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 02:36
England survive a Scotland fightback to reach the Commonwealth Games semi-finals where they are likely to face New Zealand.

Government's gourmet subsidised meals

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 02:36
The cost of subsidised meals for Welsh government ministers and staff in their canteens "sticks in the throat", say Conservatives.

VIDEO: Near miss on Indiana train bridge

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 02:35
Two women had a narrow escape when they were nearly hit by a freight train on a bridge in Monroe County, Indiana.

UK to allow driverless cars on roads

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 02:29
The UK government says it plans to allow driverless cars on public roads in January, and asks cities to compete to host one of three trials.

Man charged with raping 90-year-old

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 02:21
A teenager appears in court charged with raping a 90-year-old woman at her home in North Lanarkshire.
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