International News

Putin 'to respect' Ukraine vote

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 10:40
Russia's President Vladimir Putin says he will respect the outcome of Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday.

Sterling wife 'to negotiate sale'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 10:38
Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is authorising his wife to negotiate the sale of the basketball team, US media report.

Evra signs one-year deal at Man Utd

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 10:26
Manchester United's French left-back Patrice Evra, 33, signs a one-year contract extension with the Old Trafford club.

Woman in NI21 sex row speaks out

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 10:11
The woman at the centre of allegations about the conduct of NI21 leader Basil McCrea tells the BBC she did not contact the police as she thought she would not be believed.

Promotion for QPR could prove costly

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 10:04
Queens Park Rangers could land the Football League with a multi-million pound headache if they go up to the Premier League.

Pietersen rejects 'uninterested' claim

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 09:53
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen insists he was "fully motivated" to play for his country in last winter's Ashes series.

Iraqi Kurdistan makes first oil sale

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 09:51
The government in the Iraqi autonomous region of Kurdistan says it has made its first sale of crude oil despite strong opposition from Baghdad.

Fire crews battle to save art school

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 09:50
Firefighters are continuing to fight a major blaze at the A-listed Glasgow School of Art - one of Scotland's most iconic buildings.

Yacht crew search 'may be suspended'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 09:46
The US search for the crew of the missing yacht Cheeki Rafiki is continuing as the Coast Guard says its efforts will be called off if nothing is found by Friday night.

Boko Haram 'targets vigilantes'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 09:24
Boko Haram militants in north-eastern Nigeria raid three villages and kill those they accuse of being vigilantes, residents tell the BBC.

Hall sentenced for sex assaults

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 09:11
Ex-BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall sentenced to an extra two years and six months in jail for indecently assaulting a girl.

Repsol ends operations in Argentina

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:56
Spanish oil firm Repsol ends its operations in Argentina two years after having its assets in local company YPF seized by the government.

Wilkinson determined to finish on a high

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:54
Jonny Wilkinson wants a 'happy ending' to his career by leading Toulon to Heineken Cup success in his penultimate game.

Judge lifts Guantanamo feeding ban

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:54
A US judge lifts a temporary order preventing military officials from force-feeding a prisoner on hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay.

Week in pictures: 17-23 May 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:48
News photos from around the world

Ex-partner jailed for model's murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:45
A man found guilty of murdering his model ex-partner in east London is jailed for life.

VIDEO: Students watch on as school burns

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:44
Students and teachers have been describing the moment a devastating fire broke out at Glasgow School of Art.

What can you be flogged for in Iran?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:34
A campaign has begun in Iran to get an actress flogged after she was seen being kissed at the Cannes Festival.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:31
The week's big numbers visualised

Netflix plans UK drama about Queen

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 08:19
Online subscription service Netflix is set to order its first original British drama The Crown, written by The Queen screenwriter Peter Morgan.

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