International News

Car bomb 'kills dozens' in Syria

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:08
A car bomb kills at least 34 people in a Syrian government-controlled village in central Hama province, state media say.

VIDEO: English councils' £168m pothole fund

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:06
The government is giving councils in England £168m for pothole repairs to be shared between 148 local authorities.

Woman's killer jailed for 32 years

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:58
A man convicted of killing his wealthy lover is sentenced to a minimum of 32 years in jail.

Ban on cheering against England

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:56
An Irish barman slaps a ban on his fellow countrymen cheering against England in the World Cup in his London pub.

VIDEO: Police consider Essex killing motive

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:41
Police investigating the murder of PhD student Nahid Almanea in Essex say it is not known whether her Muslim religion was a factor in the attack.

Chief 'overloaded' S Korea ferry

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:38
Prosecutors say the head of the company that ran the capsized South Korean ferry caused the accident by loading too much cargo on the ship.

French court says end life support

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:20
A man in a vegetative state, whose fate has split his family, should have his life support ended, the public rapporteur of France's top court says.

'Another failure and Nico's lead might be too big'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:02
In his BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about catching leader Nico Rosberg, watching MotoGP, and crashing an F1 car.

'Rubbish hills' landowner is jailed

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:00
A landowner who changed a village's landscape by creating mounds of rubbish 100ft (30m) high is jailed at Cardiff Crown Court.

VIDEO: Do you fly county flag with pride?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 03:51
Several English counties are fluttering flags of their own, picked by residents to reflect their local identity.

Day in pictures: 20 June 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 03:41
24 hours of news photos: 20 June 2014

VIDEO: Pair guilty of 'garden bodies' murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 03:30
A husband and wife have been found guilty of the murder of the woman's parents, whose bodies were found buried in garden in Nottinghamshire.

VIDEO: Transformers take over Hong Kong

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 03:24
Mark Wahlberg and some giant alien robots head to Hong Kong for the world premiere of Transformers 4

Inside Ukraine's war-torn towns

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 03:18
Inside eastern Ukraine towns destroyed by fighting

Swarm mission makes magnetic maps

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 03:04
Europe's new Swarm space mission starts making maps of Earth's magnetic field with its high-precision instruments.

Brother of Yaya and Kolo Toure dies

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 03:00
The brother of Ivory Coast World Cup stars Yaya and Kolo Toure dies in Manchester, the Ivorian Football Association confirms.

Zimbabwe arrests state paper editor

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 02:41
Zimbabwean police arrest a recently appointed editor of a state-owned newspaper, the latest sign of tension within President Robert Mugabe's ruling party.

VIDEO: Bulgaria floods cause chaos

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 02:01
Heavy flooding hits eastern Bulgaria, killing at least 10 people and causing severe damage to several cities.

State school sport 'not competitive'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 01:53
Too many state school pupils are being denied the chance to take part in competitive sport by heads who treat it as an "optional extra", says Ofsted.

American Apparel coup lifts shares

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 01:36
Shares in American Apparel rise sharply after the clothing firm's board voted to oust its controversial founder and chief executive Dov Charney.
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