International News

Sainsbury's removes 'slave' dummy

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:05
Sainsbury's removes a dummy dressed as a slave from a display in Oxford after a complaints from customers and Twitter users.

Call for detail on post-Yes tax cost

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:59
A financial body says more detail is needed on how taxes would be raised after a "Yes" vote, adding that a new system would cost hundreds of millions of pounds.

Swooping dogs stem deadly beach bugs

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:59
Border Collies may be an effective weapon against E. coli infections at the seaside according to a new study.

The 'ghost' who silenced the Maracana

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:57
The sole survivor of Uruguay's 1950 World Cup victory recalls the day his winning goal in Rio plunged Brazil into mourning... indefinitely.

Credit Suisse helped 'tax cheats'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:49
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse pleads guilty to helping thousands of US clients evade paying taxes to the US government and agrees to a $2.6bn (£1.5bn) fine.

PM extradition call after Hamza case

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:47
David Cameron says more could be done to speed up the UK's extradition process, after Abu Hamza is found guilty of supporting terrorism.

Gabby Logan vows to pay back tax

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:44
TV presenter Gabby Logan admits having been part of the same tax avoidance scheme as Gary Barlow, and vows to pay back any money she owes.

VIDEO: Cheryl Cole works the Cannes red carpet

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:38
Stars of the big and small screens walked the red carpet in Cannes on Monday night at the premiere screenings of Foxcatcher and Maps to the stars.

BT told to fix faults 'in two days'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:33
Openreach needs to speed up repairs for telephone line faults and broadband installation, Ofcom has ruled.

VIDEO: Do you vote on local or national issues?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:22
Buckinghamshire voters are asked whether local or national issues sway their vote in local elections.

Top beaches bring home Blue Flags

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:22
The Isle of Wight is awarded the highest number of Keep Britain Tidy awards for its beaches for the second year in a row.

Cook facing biggest test - Vaughan

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:21
Captain Alastair Cook will be judged on England's response this summer to the Ashes debacle, says Michael Vaughan.

Pistorius sent for psychiatric tests

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:18
A judge orders South African athlete Oscar Pistorius to begin daily tests as an outpatient to establish his mental state when he killed his girlfriend.

CAR condemns rebel reorganisation

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:14
The Seleka rebels in the Central African Republic say they have reorganised to increase control over their fighters - a move condemned by the government.

Inquest delay families to get £7,500

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:13
The families of six men killed by either police, soldiers or loyalist paramilitaries are to be awarded £7,500 each in damages because of delays in holding inquests.

Joss Stone death plotters win appeal

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:13
Two men convicted of plotting to kill UK singer Joss Stone win appeals that will see them serve shorter jail terms.

Glasgow to host Sports Personality

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:05
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 will be in Glasgow, in the year Scotland hosts the Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup.

Follow Glasgow 2014 on the BBC

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:01
Glasgow 2014 will be BBC Sport's biggest ever Commonwealth Games with more than 1,300 hours of live action.

Colombia mourns bus fire victims

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 01:53
Colombians have been mourning the death of 33 children, who were killed when the bus they were travelling on caught fire in the city of Fundacion.

Libya leaders in bid to ease crisis

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 01:52
Libya's embattled government proposes parliament go into recess as clashes with militia raise fears of a possible descent into renewed civil war.

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