International News

'Women abducted' in Kenya attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:44
At least 12 women are abducted in the latest attack on Kenya's coast, residents say, in an assault President Kenyatta blames on local politicians.

Kingman wins St James's Palace Stakes

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:43
Kingman shows his blistering pace to win the St James's Palace Stakes on day one of the 2014 Royal Ascot meeting.

PM backs 'hard-headed' Iran dialogue

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:42
David Cameron says he wants to rebuild diplomatic relations with Iran but will proceed with a "clear eye and hard head".

Six held over PSNI vehicle contracts

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:25
Six men have been arrested in Northern Ireland and England as part of an investigation into the awarding of a number of PSNI vehicle contracts.

VIDEO: Painting found under early Picasso

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:23
A portrait of an unknown man has been found underneath an early Picasso painting

VIDEO: Passport chief apologises for delays

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:21
The head of the Passport Office, Paul Pugh, has apologised for delays in handling passport applications.

Deadly attack on Russian TV crew

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:20
A Russian journalist is killed in a mortar attack in east Ukraine, reports say, while a blast hits a major pipeline carrying gas to Europe.

VIDEO: Warning over 'crash for cash' cases

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:10
One of the UK's biggest car insurers says the number of crash for cash claims from fraudsters went up by more than 50 percent last year.

Returning Azarenka loses at Eastbourne

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:07
Victoria Azarenka suffers a three-set defeat by Italy's Camila Giorgi on her return from injury in Eastbourne.

Driver jailed for girlfriend's death

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:45
A man who admitted driving "a wee bit too fast" when he crashed his car killing his girlfriend is jailed for six months for causing her death.

NHS 'facing £2.5bn funding gap'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:35
The NHS in Wales faces a £2.5bn funding gap in the next 10 years, according to new research.

Legal duty over resuscitation orders

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:33
Doctors have a legal duty to consult with and inform patients if they are to place a Do Not Resuscitate order on medical notes, says England's Court of Appeal.

Fried food limit in school meals

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:29
School meals in England will have to include at least one portion of vegetables a day and there will be a limit on fried food and pies.

Trio guilty of football match-fixing

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:18
Two businessmen and a footballer are found guilty of being involved in a plot to fix the results of lower league football matches.

Biodegradable bags will also cost 5p

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:08
Plans to exempt biodegradable plastic bags from a new 5p charge in England have been dropped.

VIDEO: 'Persieing' goes global

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:06
World Cup goal sparks social media trend

China wants to back High Speed 2

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:00
China’s state bank wants to back major UK infrastructure projects

Rave death boy 'exceptional athlete'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:56
A teenager who died after attending an illegal rave in south London was an "exceptional sportsman" and "destined for academic success", his school said.

VIDEO: Funny World Cup moments in Brazil

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:47
There have been thrills and spills on the pitch at the World Cup, but BBC Sport takes a look at the lighter side of the tournament so far.

Chinese Premier Li meets the Queen

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:42
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets the Queen at Windsor Castle on the first full day of his visit to the UK.
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