International News

Lithuania envoy killed in Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 10:31
Lithuania says its honorary consul has been murdered by "terrorists" in Luhansk, in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

Cliff police and BBC to face MPs

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 10:28
BBC and South Yorkshire Police chiefs are summoned before MPs after a claim of a "cover-up" over the raid on Sir Cliff Richard's home.

Experts to review stroke clot-buster

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 10:20
The UK medicines watchdog is setting up a review to look at the safety of alteplase, a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes.

Pet Shop Boys to make Archers cameo

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 10:17
Ambridge is to get a dose of pop star royalty after it was revealed that pop duo Pet Shop Boys are to make a cameo appearance on Radio 4's The Archers.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new films

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 09:56
Film critic Anna Smiths reviews the week's film releases.

Peaty sets breaststroke world record

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 09:54
Britain's Adam Peaty breaks the 50m breaststroke world record in the semi-finals of the European Championships.

Police seize dog as OAP, 91, bitten

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 09:27
A 91-year-old great-grandmother needed surgery after being bitten by a dog while walking home in Cardiff.

Fine over flat accessed by crawling

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 09:21
A landlord is fined for renting out a loft room that could only be accessed by crawling into it.

PCC chosen in 10.4% turnout election

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 09:12
Labour's David Jamieson is elected as the new West Midlands police and crime commissioner as it emerges the turnout was 10.4%.

Men jailed for wife contract killing

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 09:10
A man who paid a crack cocaine addict £1,000 to kill his wife is jailed for life for her murder.

Salmonella 'from single egg source'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 08:59
The outbreak of salmonella in England is likely to have come from a single source of eggs, according to Public Health England.

Gaza: Suspected informants executed

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 08:56
Hamas executes 18 people suspected of helping Israel, as two Palestinians and an Israeli boy are killed in the latest violence in the Gaza conflict.

Man killed as car plunges into lake

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 08:51
A driver dies when his car plunges into the largest natural lake in south-west England.

Emily Watson to star in 7/7 drama

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 08:51
Actress Emily Watson is to star in a BBC drama about a woman struggling to come to terms with the death of her daughter in the London 7/7 bombings.

Liverpool medical for £16m Balotelli

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 08:46
AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli is set for a medical as talks continue over a £16m move to Liverpool.

McKevitt will not get early release

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 08:46
Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt will not be released early from prison, following a ruling by the Republic of Ireland's Supreme Court.

German policeman in 'cannibal' trial

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 08:43
A policeman goes on trial in Germany accused of murdering a businessman who allegedly shared a cannibalism fetish.

Farah confident after 'tough year'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 08:37
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah describes this as his "toughest year" and says he will now focus on the track.

Russian aid convoy 'invades Ukraine'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 08:32
Ukraine's President Poroshenko accuses Russia of a "flagrant violation of international law" after Russian humanitarian aid lorries crossed the border without permission.

Staffing call after 'choking' death

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 08:26
The death of a six-year-old girl from suspected choking while on holiday in Gwynedd prompts a call for increased ambulance staffing in rural areas.
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