International News

Russian in court over own 'currency'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:57
Farmer's 'village currency' lands him in court

Cruelty aunt and grandmother jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:55
The aunt and grandmother of a seven-year-old girl who died of a brain injury are jailed for cruelty.

Library finds 'missing' art in library

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:50
Artworks by Rembrandt and Durer reported missing from Boston Public Library are found, in the library.

Flores replaces Jokanovic at Watford

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:47
Watford name Quique Sanchez Flores as their new head coach after talks break down with Slavisa Jokanovic.

Homer's Iliad to become online epic

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:42
One of the ancient world's longest poems, The Iliad, is set for a marathon performance this summer as part of a festival celebrating ancient Greek culture.

Eurozone woes prompt FTSE 100 fall

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:24
The FTSE 100 falls 1% in Friday morning trading, with investors rattled by renewed fears over the health of the eurozone.

Remarkable rebirth of the Old Lady

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:18
From scandal and relegation to rebirth and success: Why Saturday’s Champions League final can crown Juventus's revival.

Power beamed to camera via wi-fi

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:16
Ambient wi-fi signals have been used by US researchers to power a small surveillance camera.

Gatwick oil reserves '70% higher'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:12
The amount of oil in the Gatwick airport area could be about 70% more than previously estimated, an exploration company says.

Call for screen ban before school

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:08
An expert has warned parents should ban children from using tablets and smartphones before they set off for school in the morning

Greek PM to face MPs over debt talks

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:55
Greece's prime minister will brief the parliament later amid growing opposition from within his Syriza party to creditors' proposals for a deal.

Arrests over 'wrong shop' ram-raid

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:52
Two men are arrested in connection with a ram-raid at a clothes store at a Bristol shopping centre, police say.

Major gold find in Scottish river

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:27
A nugget of gold found in a river in the Southern Uplands is thought to be the most significant discovery in Scotland in the past 70 years.

Princess's christening announced

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:18
Princess Charlotte will be christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury at the Queen's Sandringham estate on 5 July, Kensington Palace says.

Salvage mission after Ghana inferno

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:16
A salvage operation after a fire at a petrol station in Ghana's capital that killed 150 people will continue until Sunday, the president says.

Romania PM suspected of corruption

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:16
Romanian prosecutors question Prime Minister Victor Ponta over alleged forgery, tax evasion and money-laundering.

Dead lizard found in can of tomatoes

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:14
A couple making lunch were shocked to find an unwanted addition inside a can of tomatoes - a dead lizard.

Teenager dies after car hits tree

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 01:50
A teenager dies and another is seriously injured after their BMW 3 series car crashed into a tree in Fife.

Eye injury forces Kieswetter to quit

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 01:42
Somerset and England wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter announces his retirement from cricket aged 27 because of an eye injury.

British Museum 'guarding' Syria loot

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 01:42
The British Museum is guarding a precious artefact that was looted from Syria, in the hope of returning it when the country is stable.

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