International News

FBI agent cleared in Chechen's death

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 10:56
A prosecutor has cleared an FBI agent in the May shooting death of a Chechen man linked to one of the accused Boston Marathon bombers, media report.

Tories and SNP 'in race to bottom'

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 10:55
Scottish independence and a Tory win at the next UK election would force the country into a "race to the bottom", Labour leader Ed Miliband says.

Europe should control army says MSP

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 10:46
Sovereignty over defence should be removed from nation states and handed to a European defence force, a Labour MSP says.

Van Persie out for up to six weeks

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 10:34
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is ruled out for between four and six weeks with a knee injury.

England must win T20 opener - Broad

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 09:56
England captain Stuart Broad says winning their opening World T20 game with New Zealand on Saturday is "non-negotiable".

First UK genital mutilation charges

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 09:42
The first UK prosecutions over female genital mutilation are announced by the Crown Prosecution Service.

The Loop: Awkward sneezing

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 09:28
Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 09:24
Having a cuckoo in the nest improves crow survival rates, and more nuggets from the week's news.

NI angler dies in lake accident

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 09:23
A man from Northern Ireland, who was on a fishing trip, dies after being rescued from a lake in the Republic of Ireland.

Parents 'sexually abused children'

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 09:12
Four children suffered horrific sexual abuse, neglect and cruelty by their parents, two uncles and two other men, a Belfast court is told.

India thrash Pakistan in World T20

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 09:06
India beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the first match of the Super 10 phase at the ICC World Twenty20 in Mirpur.

Life as an east European migrant

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 09:04
How many Romanian and Bulgarians have come to the UK?

Here comes the flood

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 09:03
Why concerns about climate change are nothing new

Garden searched over missing teen

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 09:00
Police investigating the disappearance of a 19-year-old woman from Dunfermline search a house and garden in Kilmarnock.

Shapps: 'No regrets' over bingo ad

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 08:50
Tory chairman Grant Shapps says he drinks beer and plays bingo and is "proud" of his much-criticised Budget ad.

Olympian Yarnold gets hero's welcome

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 08:35
Hundreds of people turn out to give Winter Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold a hero's welcome during an an open top bus parade in her honour.

Turkey's Gul condemns Twitter ban

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 08:33
Turkey's President Gul challenges a ban on Twitter backed by Prime Minister Erdogan after users across the country report the service is blocked.

Ofsted proposes inspections overhaul

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 08:33
The head of Ofsted proposes an overhaul of school inspections in England and defends the schools' watchdog in a speech to head teachers.

Woman jailed for friend acid attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 08:30
A woman who threw acid in the face of a friend while wearing a veil as a disguise is jailed for 12 years.

Couple admit parents' garden burial

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 08:12
A woman and her husband admit burying her parents in the back garden of their Mansfield home nearly 16 years ago.

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