International News

Miliband: I'll win back UKIP voters

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:11
Ed Miliband pledges to win back voters from UKIP in time for next year's general election after losing ground to Nigel Farage's party.

Joe Cole released by West Ham United

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:10
West Ham United release midfielders Joe Cole, Jack Collison and defender George McCartney at the end of their contracts.

Bosses 'ask Prost for advice' on F1 pair

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:07
Alain Prost says it will be difficult to keep the relationship between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg harmonious.

Thai army detains ex-PM Yingluck

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:07
Thailand's ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra is detained along with family members and politicians, as the army tightens its grip following Thursday's coup.

UN imposes sanctions on Boko Haram

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:59
The UN Security Council approves sanctions against the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, five weeks after it kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls.

New fracking land rules proposed

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:57
The UK government proposes new rules regarding rights to access land in a bid to speed up the introduction of fracking.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:52
French trains are fatter than 50 years ago and more news nuggets

Weekendish: Ghostly 'spaceman' and ha'pennies

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:52
Some of the best reads from the website this week

In pictures: Glasgow School of Art fire

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:41
Blaze takes hold at Glasgow School of Art

McKenzie devastated by NI21 turmoil

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:35
It will be difficult for Basil McCrea and John McCallister to remain as leader and deputy leader of NI21 due to the internal party turmoil, its European candidate says.

What future for a 'failing' service?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:31
How easy will it be to turn around a 'failing' service?

Congo warlord sentenced to 12 years

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:29
The International Criminal Court sentences ex-Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga to 12 years in prison for aiding and abetting war crimes.

'No evidence' Rolf Harris at events

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:23
No independent evidence exists to prove entertainer Rolf Harris was at events where he allegedly groped two girls, a court hears.

Ghostbusters car stops the traffic

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:18
There's something strange in the neighbourhood in Surrey - a replica of the 1959 Cadillac ECTO-1 ambulance from the movie Ghostbusters.

Man had 255,000 child sex images

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:08
A man who admitted having more than 250,000 indecent images of children on his computer is given a suspended prison sentence.

Photographing the Monaco Grand Prix

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:00
A photographer's take on the Monaco Grand Prix

VIDEO: On the ground with Thai protesters

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:59
The BBC's Jonah Fisher watches as the Thai army arrives at a protest against the coup in Bangkok.

Bid to withdraw £10m fraud plea

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:55
Scottish businessman Michael Voudouri is bidding to change the guilty plea he entered in a £10m VAT tax fraud case in 2012.

VIDEO: Immune children aid malaria fight

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:53
An antibody produced by children who are naturally resistant to malaria could lead to an effective vaccine for the disease, scientists report.

Murray has decided on next coach

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:40
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray tells the BBC that he has already chosen who he wants to be his next permanent coach.
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