International News

Blast at Yemen factory 'kills 35'

BBC - 11 hours 17 min ago
At least 35 workers have been killed by a blast at a diary factory in Yemen, medics say, as Saudi-led air strikes continue against Houthi rebels.

VIDEO: Mafia boss prison sentence expires

BBC - 11 hours 25 min ago
A Mafia boss who faced extradition to serve a prison sentence in Italy has had his sentence dropped after Italian authorities said it had expired.

Google reveals computer-on-a-stick

BBC - 11 hours 41 min ago
Google announces that a range of computer-on-a-sticks and laptops costing as low as $149 (£101) are joining its range of Chrome OS devices.

Warning over IS-radicalised children

BBC - 11 hours 41 min ago
Parents and teachers are not telling police about children who may try to join Islamic State (IS) for fear of criminalising them, a former senior prosecutor says.

Couple wins £1m EuroMillions twice

BBC - 11 hours 45 min ago
A couple from Scunthorpe wins £1m on the EuroMillions lottery for a second time, Camelot confirms.

VIDEO: Real or fake: April Fool's Day stories

BBC - 12 hours 6 min ago
Newspapers in the UK have published a variety of far-fetched stories that turned out to be April Fool's Day jokes.

Baby death mother 'not truthful'

BBC - 12 hours 11 min ago
A mother is accused of being not "entirely truthful" when giving evidence at her father's trial for the murder of his granddaughter.

April Fool's Day: The best election spoofs

BBC - 12 hours 25 min ago
With 1 April coming just two days after campaigning officially got under way, we round up the inevitable election-related jokes.

S Korea charges US envoy attacker

BBC - 12 hours 25 min ago
A South Korean man who attacked the US envoy to Seoul with a knife, slashing his face and arms, is charged with attempted murder.

Why is Cecil Rhodes such a controversial figure?

BBC - 12 hours 28 min ago
Why is Cecil Rhodes such a controversial figure?

Tech sites lead on April Fools gags

BBC - 12 hours 33 min ago
The Force - the mysterious energy field used by the Jedi in Star Wars - has been discovered by researchers at the Cern laboratory in an April Fools prank.

Weep for falling productivity

BBC - 12 hours 38 min ago
Productivity, or output per hour worked, fell again in the last three months of the year. That is sobering after Tuesday's better news on economic growth and living standards

UKIP: Children 'brainwashed' on EU

BBC - 12 hours 50 min ago
School children are "brainwashed" with pro-EU propaganda and should not be allowed to vote in any future in/out referendum, says UKIP.

Teaching assistant 'sent bomb threat'

BBC - 12 hours 51 min ago
A teaching assistant is charged with using a pupil's email account to send a bomb threat to the school where she worked.

Bolivian defence minister sacked

BBC - 12 hours 54 min ago
Bolivia's Defence Minister Jorge Ledezma is sacked after he travelled to neighbouring Chile wearing a vest with a controversial motto.

GB's Cook confirms Moldova move

BBC - 12 hours 57 min ago
British world number one taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook confirms he plans to represent Moldova at the Rio Olympics.

London Mafia boss sentence dropped

BBC - 13 hours 1 min ago
A Mafia boss set to be extradited to serve a jail term in Italy after he lived for more than 20 years in London has his sentence dropped by Italian authorities.

Weak UK productivity 'unprecedented'

BBC - 13 hours 12 min ago
The productivity of the UK workforce remains slightly lower than in 2007, marking an "unprecedented absence" of growth in the post-war era, official figures show.

American Broner hints at Khan fight

BBC - 13 hours 13 min ago
Adrien Broner tweets a video of himself talking to Amir Khan on the phone, hinting at a possible showdown.

Delays as planes 'clip each other'

BBC - 13 hours 33 min ago
Two Ryanair planes scrape each other on the ground at Dublin airport, the airline confirms.

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