International News

Teams opposed to double-points races

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 11:40
The majority of F1 teams are against Bernie Ecclestone's proposal to award double points for the final three races.

Clegg's headmaster jailed for abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 11:37
The ex-headmaster of a school attended by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is jailed for eight years for sexually abusing pupils.

VIDEO: Bletchley code-breaking re-enacted

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 11:13
The National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park has staged a re-enactment of the breaking of the German Lorenz machine code using a rebuilt Colossus computer and a reconditioned Tunny cipher machine.

Lawro's predictions v Josh Franceschi

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 11:10
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on You Me At Six singer and Arsenal fan Josh Franceschi

Mexican order apologises to victims

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 11:10
The Legion of Christ Catholic order in Mexico apologises to the victims of sexual abuse carried out by its late founder, Father Marcial Maciel.

Neville plans Salford City investment

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 11:02
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville is in talks to invest in non-league side Salford City FC.

UN wants CAR lynchers punished

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 11:01
The UN's envoy to the Central African Republic calls on the country to "make an example of" soldiers who lynched a man they accused of being a rebel.

VIDEO: All eyes on Wythenshawe

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 11:00
The main political parties face their first electoral test of the year when voters in part of Greater Manchester go to the polls on 13 February.

Aristocrat jailed for beating wife

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 10:52
A drink and drug-addicted aristocrat who beat his wife several times over a 22-year period is jailed.

Measles global deaths decline by 78%

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 10:34
Global deaths from measles dropped 78% between 2000 and 2012, estimates the World Health Organization.

Challenge to minimum alcohol pricing

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 10:21
The Scotch Whisky Association launches another appeal to stop legislation for a minimum price for alcohol.

Pakistan enters talks with Taliban

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 10:12
Pakistan's government holds its first formal talks with a Taliban-nominated team, setting out five conditions, including an end to hostilities.

Before, during and after: Southern storms

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 10:10
Images show storm damage done to parts of England

Roache cleared of rape and assault

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 09:58
Coronation Street actor William Roache says "there are no winners" as he is found not guilty of two rapes and four indecent assaults.

Salmon born with 'magnetic map'

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 09:46
Scientists believe that Pacific salmon sense changes in intensity and angle of the Earth's magnetic field to find their way in the ocean.

Taliban capture British military dog

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 09:43
ISAF officials in Afghanistan have confirmed that the military dog captured by the Taliban, belonged to British forces.

Man guilty of girlfriend stab murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 09:33
A chef who stabbed his girlfriend 40 times and waited five hours before calling 999 is found guilty of murder.

VIDEO: Google Search altered to avoid fine

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 09:25
Google promises to make "significant" changes to how rivals appear in search results in an attempt to avoid a multi-billion euro fine.

Adam Jones: 'History motivates us, not beating Irish'

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 09:25
The Wales prop on competition for his place, uncertainty over his future and Saturday's duel in Dublin

Police at voyeurism teacher school

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 09:04
Police investigate at a school whose deputy head teacher has admitted hiding a camera to film children in a toilet in offences which took place elsewhere.

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