International News

Gamekeeper killed by his own rifle

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:49
A fatal accident inquiry finds that a gamekeeper died after his rifle accidentally discharged on Borders moorland.

EU votes to lift Indian mango ban

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:48
A ban on mangoes imported from India by the EU is to be lifted after a European Commission vote, but other foodstuffs remain banned.

Wilfork helps rescue trapped woman

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:35
New England Patriots star Vince Wilfork rescues a woman from a car crash after helping his side reach the Super Bowl.

Boy linked to hospital sex attacks

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:28
A teenage boy is reported to prosecutors in connection with sexual assaults on two female members of staff at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Xbox, Sony hackers hit by hack attack

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:26
Hacking group Lizard Squad has been hit by an embarrassing attack that exposed the entire database of people who signed up to use its services.

Argentine death sparks protests

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:24
Thousands of Argentines take to the streets of Buenos Aires to demand a probe into Sunday's death of federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

Deadly Congo clashes over Kabila

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:23
Four people are killed in protests in DR Congo over claims that President Joseph Kabila is seeking to extend his rule by delaying next year's elections.

Scottish Power to cut gas prices

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:19
Scottish Power becomes the third major gas supplier to announce a price cut, with the news it is to reduce prices by 4.8% from 20 February.

India's tiger population up 30%

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:16
India hails a "huge success" in tiger conservation as the latest census shows a population increase of 30% since 2011.

Serena overcomes second-set wobble

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:09
Serena Williams comes through her opening match plus wins for Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka and quotes of the day.

Anscombe in Wales Six Nations squad

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:08
Cardiff Blues fly-half Gareth Anscombe is in Warren Gatland's Six Nations squad, but there is no James Hook or Adam Jones.

Aldi heirs win art dealer damages

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:54
The heirs to the Aldi supermarket empire in Germany win €19m in damages in a civil case over an art dealer's purchase of paintings and cars.

Dog in sinkhole 'ok', says golf club

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:51
A golf club receives concerned requests from pet owners about the fate of a dog photographed in a sinkhole that appeared on its course.

Gordon Ramsay loses court battle

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:48
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay loses a High Court battle over being held personally liable for the rent on a London pub he bought.

Teacher dies after sledging accident

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:42
A woman who was seriously injured in a sledging accident in Glasgow's Kelvingrove Park at the weekend dies in hospital.

How Melbourne made Amelie Mauresmo

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:39
Controversy, coming out and career-defining moments - why a return to the Australian Open holds no fear for Amelie Mauresmo.

Bahraini opposition leader charged

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:35
Bahraini opposition leader Ali Salman will go on trial next week on charges of "promoting political change using illegal forceful means and threats".

Jobs risk at aircraft engine plant

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:25
Up to 100 jobs could be lost at the GE Aviation factory in Wales following a drop in business.

Tributes to Corrie's Anne Kirkbride

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:24
The cast of Coronation Street lead tributes to actress Anne Kirkbride, who played Deirdre Barlow in the ITV soap, after her death at the age of 60.

Odegaard: Europe's next wonderkid

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 01:12
Martin Odegaard is coveted by Europe's top clubs - here are 10 things you need to know about this 16-year-old sensation.

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