International News

DSD may have breached equality laws

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 07:31
The Department of Social Development (DSD) is to be investigated by the Equality Commission for a possible breach of equality laws.

New plans for Games ticket sales

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 07:31
Plans to re-launch sales of extra tickets for the Commonwealth Games will be announced on Friday after problems halted an earlier sale.

New York dedicates 9/11 museum

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 07:19
President Barack Obama joins September 11 survivors and rescuers at the dedication of a memorial museum on the site of the attacks.

The truth about the next election

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 07:16
James Landale reveals the truth about the next general election

Man Utd face £30m drop in income

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 07:04
Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward reveals the failure to qualify for Europe will cost over £30m.

Detained Egyptian reporter in video

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 07:02
A video is posted online of an al-Jazeera Arabic reporter who is on the 107th day of a hunger strike against his detention in Egypt.

Putin: Ukraine must pay cash for gas

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 06:53
Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country will demand payment in advance for gas supplies to Ukraine starting from 1 June.

Priest dismissed over abuse claims

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 06:45
A catholic priest from Fife at the centre of child abuse allegations is dismissed from his duties.

Seven men allege Cyril Smith abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 06:40
Seven men allege they were abused by former Rochdale MP Cyril Smith at a residential school in Greater Manchester, say police.

Morrissey in talks for Archers role

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 06:39
Singer Morrissey has revealed he has been asked to appear on cult BBC Radio 4 soap The Archers.

Statins side effects claims probed

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 06:32
Two articles claiming cholesterol-reducing statins may be unsafe are being investigated by the British Medical Journal and could be retracted.

GM recalls 2.7 million more cars

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 06:24
General Motors announces the recall of a further 2.7 million cars, most of which have brake light defects.

VIDEO: Plaid 'perfectly relaxed' on EU referendum

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 06:20
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood is "perfectly relaxed" about a referendum on Welsh membership of the European Union.

Meat supplier fined for label breach

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 06:18
A meat wholesaler is fined £15,000 for having meat in its freezers which had passed its "use by" date, in some cases by several years.

VIDEO: 'Plug and play': Solar charging a PC

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 06:12
A solar power system has been developed that allows computers to work while they are being charged.

Harris 'a dirty old man', jury told

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 06:10
Rolf Harris's youngest alleged victim tells a court the veteran entertainer is a "dirty old man" who assaulted her "out of nowhere".

AUDIO: Are schools ready for free meals?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 05:58
Are English schools ready to serve free meals in September?

VIDEO: 50,000 gallons of oil on LA streets

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 05:51
An oil pipe in Los Angeles has broken, spilling an estimated 50,000 gallons (190,000 litres) of oil in the streets.

Police advice at 'legal high' school

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 05:45
Police are attending a school to offer "support and reassurance" and carry out further inquiries after a group of pupils experimented with a "legal high".

VIDEO: 'Not many choices' in Damascus

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 05:39
Syrian businessman Ammar Sinan is one of many dealing with the challenges of daily life in Damascus. He runs two companies in the capital.

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