International News

Senegal defends Ebola border closure

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 13:36
Senegal defends the closure of its border with Guinea because of the deadly Ebola outbreak, after the WHO warned such measures are counter-productive.

Lennon killer denied parole again

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 13:31
Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon in 1980, is denied parole for an eighth time by authorities in New York.

Dozens killed in Iraq mosque attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 13:26
Suspected Shia militants kill at least 68 worshippers at a Sunni mosque, in a blow to a government push for sectarian unity against IS militants.

Three charged over city shooting

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 13:18
Three men are charged with attempted murder following the shooting of a man in north Belfast earlier this week.

Jaycee Chan and the viral video game

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 13:01
Jackie Chan's son and the viral video game

VIDEO: I'm no racist or sexist - Mackay

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 12:53
Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay denies being "racist, sexist, homophobe or anti-Semitic" after sending offensive text messages.

VIDEO: Dowry 'should be banned' in Britain

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 12:15
A leading British QC says the custom of dowry should be banned in the UK

VIDEO: Couple find love on transplant ward

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 12:13
Two liver transplant patients have said their lives have changed unrecognisably after they found love on the transplant ward.

Israel vows response to boy's death

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 12:11
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says army and intelligence operations will "intensify" after a four-year-old boy is killed by fire from Gaza.

Manning 'denied gender treatment'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 11:15
The US military has yet to offer imprisoned Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning sex change treatment despite medical recommendations, her lawyer says.

VIDEO: Work starts on Celtic coin hoard

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 10:59
Work to uncover the secrets of the world's largest hoard of Celtic coins starts in Jersey.

I'm not racist nor sexist - Mackay

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 10:37
Ex-Cardiff boss Malky Mackay says he is no "racist, sexist, homophobe or anti-Semite" after sending offensive text messages.

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.

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