International News

UK advised India before temple raid

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 13:07
UK military advice was given to India before the 1984 Golden Temple attack but it had "limited impact", the foreign secretary says.

Vaughan & Boycott on 'box-office' Pietersen

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 13:06
As England call time on Kevin Pietersen's international career, Michael Vaughan, Alec Stewart and Geoffrey Boycott debate the decision

The slow decline of American Chinatowns

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 13:05
Chinatowns across the US have lost much of their original character, but the one in Manhattan has remained a thriving immigrant community. That may now be changing.

Woman pushing pram kicked in face

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 12:51
A woman pushing her child in a pram is kicked in the face during a robbery in south Belfast.

VIDEO: Birds' traffic light nesting spot

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 12:37
A family of birds, thought to be mistle thrushes, are spotted nesting on a Leicester traffic light.

Pietersen's England career over

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 12:19
Kevin Pietersen's England career is over after the batsman is told he is no longer part of the ECB's plans.

Taliban criticise peace talks delay

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 12:18
Pakistani Taliban negotiators condemn the failure of government representatives to meet them in Islamabad, as peace efforts get off to a chaotic start.

VIDEO: Rural roads 'may need to shut'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 12:14
Councils in England have warned that parts of the road network could become so unsafe they need to be shut completely.

Motorway reopens after coach crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 12:07
The M4 motorway completely reopens near Newport more than seven hours after a serious crash in which 13 people were injured.

VIDEO: Scotland gay marriage bill passes

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 12:06
The Scottish Parliament has backed plans to allow same-sex marriages to go ahead by 105 votes to 18.

Osborne: Fracking 'won't slash' bills

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 12:05
Large-scale fracking in the UK is not likely to lead to big reductions in household gas bills, Chancellor George Osborne says.

VIDEO: The Bitcoin 'is sound money'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 11:56
Bitcoin developer Amir Taaki explains the ideology behind the virtual currency, and defends anonymity in Bitcoin trading.

Charges in Canada Senate expense row

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 11:50
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police charge a senator and an ex-senator with fraud, saying they claimed expenses to which they were not entitled.

Swansea City sack boss Laudrup

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 11:39
Michael Laudrup is sacked as Swansea manager and club captain Garry Monk placed in temporary charge of the club.

Teen guilty of murdering grandmother

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 11:10
A teenager from Hull is found guilty of the murder of his grandmother and the attempted murder of his grandfather in an attack "like the film Psycho".

Forex allegations 'as bad as Libor'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 11:07
Allegations of foreign exchange rate-fixing at major banks are "every bit as bad" as the Libor scandal, the boss of the UK's financial regulator tells MPs.

Poverty school failure link 'a myth'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 10:55
The most disadvantaged pupils in Shanghai match the maths test results of wealthy pupils in the UK, says the OECD.

Scotland's gay marriage bill passed

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 10:49
A bill which allows same-sex weddings to take place in Scotland is passed by MSPs in the Scottish Parliament.

Tube strike expected as row goes on

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 10:30
A strike on the London Underground is due to start later as a row continues over the proposed closure of ticket offices.

BP boss warns of Scottish uncertainty

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 10:15
Oil giant BP boss Bob Dudley has warned there are "big uncertainties" for the company over the possibility of Scotland becoming independent.

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