International News

Cameron apologises over Coulson

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:16
Prime Minister David Cameron apologises for employing Andy Coulson as his director of communications.

Stimulant khat in illegal drug ban

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:12
Possessing, selling and importing khat, a plant used as a stimulant by Somali communities like those in Cardiff, is made illegal in the UK.

Iraqis use 'off grid' messaging app

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:02
Iraqis are using an app which allows messages to be sent between phones, without the need for an internet connection, to get round an internet ban.

Money affecting England - Gerrard

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 07:58
Captain Steven Gerrard believes the money in the game is affecting young players' hunger and desire to play for England.

What is an unfair mark-up on a bottle of wine?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 07:39
How much of a margin is it reasonable for restaurateurs to have on wine?

New US homes sales hit six-year high

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 07:35
Sales of new US homes surged to a six-year high in May suggesting the housing market is recovering from its recent slowdown.

Student visa fraud 'truly shocking'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 07:27
An estimated 48,000 immigrants may have fraudulently obtained English language certificates despite being unable to speak English, the government says.

Bank like 'unreliable boyfriend'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 07:02
The Bank of England has acted like an 'unreliable boyfriend' over its hints about interest rate rises, according to a member of the Treasury select committee.

'National scandal' of working poor

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:59
The chairman of the Living Wage Commission says it is a 'national scandal' that people in work are living in poverty.

VIDEO: Celebrations as Mexico reach last 16

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:50
Street parties as Mexico book a last-16 tie against the Netherlands after knocking Croatia out of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

River rescue boy dies in hospital

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:49
A teenager who got into difficulty while out swimming in the River Nith near Dumfries dies in hospital.

Kidnapped US baby found by jogger

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:38
A baby caught up in a car-jacking has been reunited with its mother after being found by the side of road by a woman out jogging.

VIDEO: PM's 'very rare apology' over Coulson

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:31
The BBC's Norman Smith said David Cameron's apology for employing Andy Coulson as his director of communications was "very rare".

VIDEO: 'Cameron must explain not apologise'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:29
Labour leader Ed Miliband calls on David Cameron to explain his appointment of Andy Coulson to a top Downing St job

Jayden accused 'violent to partners'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:23
The man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend Jayden Parkinson threatened to stab a pregnant former partner in the stomach, a court has heard.

Shot Monaco heiress's daughter held

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:21
Police investigating the killing of Monaco heiress Helene Pastor last month detain 23 people in France, including her daughter and son-in-law.

Woman in 1989 murder arrest released

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:21
A 76-year-old woman questioned by detectives investigating the murder of a teenager 25 years ago is released.

Suicide bomb hits Lebanese capital

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:16
A suicide bomber blows up his car near a Lebanese army checkpoint in a southern suburb of the capital Beirut, killing a security officer.

VIDEO: Coulson 'showed no emotion' in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:14
Robin Brant describes the scene in court as former UK tabloid editor Andy Coulson is found guilty of conspiring to hack phones.

VIDEO: 'Neymar' gets funky at Copacabana

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:59
He looks like Neymar, styles his hair like Neymar and can even play a bit of football, but Rio's Tiago Mendes wants to leave his lookalike career behind and start a more lucrative one as a funk artist.

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