International News

Kenya court orders reporter's arrest

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:39
The high court in Kenya orders the arrest of journalist Walter Barasa, wanted by a court in The Hague for witness interference.

Cardiff earn £62m TV cash payout

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:32
Relegated Cardiff City earn more TV cash this season than Manchester United did as Premier League champions in 2013.

Bank in no rush to raise rates

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:25
The Bank of England says the economy "has started to head back towards normal", but that interest rates "may stay at historically low levels for some time".

Stewart to chair defence committee

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:19
Conservative MP Rory Stewart is selected to chair the Commons defence select committee.

The Reykjavik Confessions

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:18
Who would admit to crimes they couldn’t remember?

Day in pictures: 14 May 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:17
News photos from past 24 hours: 14 May

Desperate search at Turkish mine

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:07
Rescue teams are searching desperately for dozens of Turkish miners missing after a blast caused a pit to collapse, killing at least 238.

Man admits offensive teacher post

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:03
A man pleads guilty to posting a grossly offensive Facebook message after the killing of Leeds teacher Ann Maguire.

Factories burnt in Vietnam-China row

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:56
At least 15 foreign-owned factories are set on fire amid anti-China protests in southern Vietnam over tensions in the South China Sea.

Hundreds of chickens killed on M62

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:52
More than 1,000 chickens are killed as the lorry carrying them crashes on the M62 in Greater Manchester.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:52
Arsenal and Manchester City want Real Madrid forward, Lallana could force Southampton exit, Everton chase Remy, plus more.

UK jobless rate at five-year low

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:45
The UK's unemployment rate falls to a five-year low of 6.8% while the number of people in work rises to a record high, official figures show.

Hall jury 'decide where truth lies'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:26
A judge tells jurors they "will decide where the truth lies" in the child sex abuse trial of ex-broadcaster Stuart Hall.

US 'considers Manning transfer'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:22
The Pentagon is considering transferring Private Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison in order to treat her gender dysphoria, US media report.

Should men shave their faces up or down?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:14
In spite of the beard's current modishness, learning to shave correctly is still a rite of passage for young men. But many never quite get it right, says Jon Kelly.

GB gymnasts target Euro team success

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:08
Great Britain's women will prioritise team success over individual glory at the European Gymnastics Championships.

Father jailed for baby throw death

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:01
A father who killed his crying baby by throwing him so violently into his cot that he suffered massive head injuries is jailed.

Press 'trampled' on stag gore victim

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:50
A stag gore victim who complained that six newspapers had made "inappropriate" references to her transgender status says the press "trampled all over my private life".

Dip in Romania and Bulgaria workers

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:45
The number of Romanians and Bulgarians working in the UK has fallen since restrictions were lifted in January but is up compared with a year ago, figures show.

Europe Google ruling 'astonishing'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:40
A ruling forcing Google to remove search results has been described as "astonishing" by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
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