International News

Al-Madinah to end secondary classes

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 09:14
Secondary education at the troubled Al-Madinah free school in Derby will stop at the end of the summer term, the government announces.

Fraud ex-MP says 'I am like Roache'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 09:10
Former MP Denis MacShane compares himself to Coronation Street star William Roache as he is released from jail after serving six weeks of a six-month sentence for expenses fraud.

Budweiser ends FA Cup sponsorship

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 09:09
The Football Association confirms it is looking for a new sponsor for the FA Cup as Budweiser decides not to renew its £9m-a-year deal.

The Loop: Pip pip cheerio

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 09:08
Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.

DJ concert was 'like disaster zone'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 09:04
More than 100 young people are treated by paramedics for the effects of alcohol and, in some cases drugs, at a Belfast concert that one charity worker described as "like a disaster zone".

Week in pictures: 1-7 February 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 08:58
News photos from around the world

Israel removes Jordan Valley protest

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 08:53
Israel's removal of a protest camp and a rise in Palestinian property demolitions highlight sensitivity over the Jordan Valley.

Simon Cowell returns to X Factor

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 08:52
The record label boss will be back when the show returns for its 11th series in the autumn.

Merkel condemns US over EU insult

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 08:43
Germany's Angela Merkel says a US official's apparent insult of the EU's work in Ukraine in a leaked recording is "totally unacceptable".

VIDEO: Turning brainwaves into music

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 08:42
Click's LJ Rich gets wired up with a brain cap to turn her thoughts into music.

Treasury spending chart criticised

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 08:33
The UK Statistics Authority says a Treasury-produced chart could give a "false impression" of the scale of investment in projects such as flood defences.

Human trafficker brothers jailed

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 08:13
Two brothers are sentenced for their part in a human-trafficking operation in Derby.

House explosion dog is found alive

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 08:13
A dog feared dead after a gas explosion flattened two homes earlier this week is found alive.

AUDIO: Boy risked Tunnel death to reach UK

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 07:39
An Afghan boy has told the BBC how he smuggled himself into Britain by hiding on a Channel Tunnel train.

Chambers' time has passed - Dasaolu

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 07:39
Speaking ahead of this weekend's British Athletics Indoor Championships James Dasaolu says Dwain Chambers' time has been and gone.

Two gold miners die in South Africa

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 07:39
Two miners in South Africa die in accidents at Harmony Gold mines, as the search continues for another miner missing after an earlier deadly fire.

US jobs growth lower than expected

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 07:34
The US economy added a weaker-than-expected 113,000 jobs in January, figures show, while the unemployment rate fell to 6.6%.

Queen's Baton Relay: Skateboarding in Mozambique

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 07:29
Skateboarders in Mozambique

Vidic's Man Utd exit 'mutually agreed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 07:25
Manchester United boss David Moyes says the departure of captain Nemanja Vidic is "right for club and player".

VIDEO: Painting stolen by Nazis returns home

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 07:20
A painting, stolen from a Polish museum by the Nazis during World War II, has been returned to the Polish government

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