International News

Leeds appoint Milanic as head coach

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 12:51
Leeds United appoint Slovenian Darko Milanic as their new head coach to replace the sacked Dave Hockaday,

Colorado taco truck 'sold meth'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 12:34
Police in Denver arrest 17 people they say were part of a drug ring that sold methamphetamine and cocaine from a taco food truck.

VIDEO: Singapore's love of birdsinging

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:54
In Singapore, local bird enthusiasts spend thousands of dollars on birds and cages, and birdsinging is even a competitive sport.

VIDEO: Ex-DJ Travis guilty of sex assault

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:47
Ex-BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis has been convicted of one count of indecent assault, but cleared of a second charge.

VIDEO: Norfolk Sea Life Sanctuary reopens

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:42
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary in Norfolk is set to re-open in October after tidal surge damage.

Can Obama's Arab coalition hold?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:02
Can Obama's Arab coalition hold?

Purr-gatory: Previous politicians' off-air despairs

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:01
The off-air gaffes which preceded 'Purr-gate'

Robinson rejigs DUP Stormont team

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:59
The DUP's Edwin Poots and Nelson McCausland are being replaced as Stormont ministers, party leader Peter Robinson announces.

Cape Town shuts pro-gay mosque

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:46
A gay-friendly mosque opened in Cape Town last week is closed because it does not have any parking spaces, a South African official tells the BBC.

PM: Queen purred over Scotland vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:41
The Queen "purred" when David Cameron told her about Scotland's rejection of independence referendum, he apparently reveals.

Trafficked women feared witchcraft

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:19
Two Nigerian woman trafficked into the UK sex trade were put through 'witchcraft' ordeals to ensure they obeyed, Cardiff Crown Court hears.

Ukraine rebels declare early vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:59
Rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine say they will hold elections on 2 November, in an apparent show of defiance towards the government in Kiev.

Should 16-year-olds get the vote?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:57
Should 16 and 17-year-olds get the vote?

'Resistance' to black managers - PFA

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:57
PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor says there is a "hidden resistance" towards hiring black managers.

Nadal coach criticises Spain captain

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:55
Rafael Nadal's coach criticises the appointment of Spain's female Davis Cup captain because she "doesn't know men's tennis".

Imperial calls tobacco tax ‘unjust’

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:53
One of Britain's biggest cigarette companies labels Ed Miliband's plans for a new "tobacco tax" as "unjust and just a bad idea".

Abducted girls 'free in Nigeria'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:45
Some of the schoolgirls abducted in April by Islamist militants are now free, Nigeria's military tells the BBC.

Analysis: What was the aim of IS's John Cantlie video?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:42
What was the aim of IS's John Cantlie video?

VIDEO: Colombia tower blocks demolished

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:27
Engineers in the Colombian city of Medellin have blown up four tower blocks at the Space apartment complex, which was deemed unsafe following a deadly collapse.

Mother and son killed by train

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:11
A woman and her 10-year-old son die after being hit by a train in Slough, Berkshire.
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