International News

Two charged with historical abuse

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:47
Two men are charged by police investigating allegations of historical child sex abuse, alleged to date back to the late-1970s.

Scotland 'failing' on asylum fraud

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:33
The Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration singles out Scotland for failing to tackle benefit fraud by asylum seekers.

Warplane bombs town in east Ukraine

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:30
A warplane attacks a rebel-held town with rockets in eastern Ukraine, shattering homes and killing 11 people.

Afghan market bomb attack kills 89

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:26
A suicide bomb attack at a market in eastern Afghanistan kills 89 people, officials say, hours after the president's media team is attacked in Kabul.

VIDEO: Hogwarts opens doors to Japanese fans

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:23
Harry Potter stars Tom Felton and Evanna Lynch attended the opening ceremony of the new Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios in Osaka.

Nurse 'planned to eat teenage girl'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:22
A nurse with a cannibalism fetish planned to kill and eat a 14-year-old girl, a court hears during a graphic opening statement.

Fed warns on social media stocks

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:14
The US Federal Reserve warns of "stretched valuations" in social media and biotechnology firms as part of chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual report in front of Congress.

Kincora victim makes UK inquiry call

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:13
A man who was abused as a teenager at Kincora Boys' Home in east Belfast says the home should be included in a government inquiry into child sex abuse.

Van Gaal will spark revival - Robson

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:03
Manchester United legend Bryan Robson says new boss Louis van Gaal can turn the club into title challengers immediately.

Site lists pages blocked by Google

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 06:45
Developer collates the search terms now hidden under European court's 'right to be forgotten' ruling

AUDIO: 'I have Alzheimer's, please be patient'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 06:45
A woman with dementia describes being diagnosed on her 55th birthday, and the difficulties she faces in everyday life.

Syria chemical shipment arrives in UK

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 06:24
A waste management plant in Cheshire is preparing to receive 150 tonnes relinquished by Syria as part of the dismantling of its chemical weapons programme.

Asylum seeker fraud 'not caught'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 06:15
The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration criticises the Home Office for failing to stop asylum seekers fraudulently claiming benefits.

Marine fell to death in Snowdonia

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 05:54
A Royal Marine fell 100ft (30m) to his death while taking part in a special forces selection exercise in Snowdonia, an inquest hears.

Man claims African land for daughter

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 05:46
An American man claims to be king of a small piece of Africa so his daughter can become a princess.

Crabb appointed as Wales secretary

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 05:38
Stephen Crabb MP is appointed as Welsh secretary, after the serving minister David Jones was sacked.

Juncker elected to top EU job

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 05:23
MEPs elect Jean-Claude Juncker - a veteran champion of EU integration - as head of the European Commission despite UK opposition.

Bowie portrait in Snowdon show

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 05:22
A portrait of David Bowie is among one of 130 original photographs donated by Lord Snowdon to the National Portrait Gallery.

Iraqi parliament elects new speaker

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 05:18
Iraq's parliament has elected Salim al-Jabouri as speaker, breaking weeks of political deadlock amid a jihadist-led rebellion in the north and west.

VIDEO: Suicides linked to arrests of teenagers

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 05:11
The suicides of three teenagers have been linked to the failure to treat 17-year-olds in custody as children rather than adults, as Jim Reed reports for BBC Newsnight
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