International News

Leaders to discuss Nile dispute

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 02:57
Three African leaders are due to meet in Sudan to resolve a long-running dispute over the sharing of Nile waters and the building of Africa's biggest hydroelectric dam in Ethiopia.

UK homes to have 'debts of £10,000'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 02:57
The average UK household will have unsecured debts of £10,000 by the end of next year, according to accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Pakistan holds national day parade

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 02:52
Pakistan holds its first Republic Day parade in seven years, in what is being seen as a symbolic show of strength in the face of militant attacks.

Fifa needs urgent change - Gill

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 02:49
David Gill says he is standing for election as Fifa vice-president because he believes "urgent" change is required.

Paris curbs cars to fight pollution

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 02:40
The French authorities introduce measures to combat a sharp increase in pollution affecting Paris and other cities in northern France.

Chand starts appeal against ban

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 02:38
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand starts a legal case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against her ban for failing a gender test.

City Link 'exposes insolvency flaws'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 02:31
The collapse of delivery firm City Link exposes the insolvency system as being too heavily skewed towards investors, two groups of MPs have said.

SA convicts ex-tennis star of rape

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 02:28
South African court convicts former Tennis Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt of raping underage girls in the 1980s.

Scandal star calls for equal rights

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 02:19
Scandal's Kerry Washington calls for marginalised communities to unite in support of equal rights at an awards event promoting the gay community in the media.

Three arrests over suspicious death

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 02:01
Three people are arrested in connection with the death of a 26-year-old man in Dunfermline, Fife, at the weekend.

Photos give insight into 1960s life

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:52
Tom Jones, Enoch Powell and Petula Clark among a collection of 18,000 negatives

Insurgent surges at US box office

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:50
Fantasy film Insurgent tops the US box office, but Sean Penn's action film Gunman misfires.

VIDEO: Does your pet have 'separation anxiety'?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:39
Vets are warning that a growing number of dogs and other pets are suffering from separation anxiety as peoples' working habits change.

McCullum eager to enjoy semi-final

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:35
Captains Brendon McCullum and AB de Villiers are in confident mood for the World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa.

Why Greek default looms

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:30
The emotional and ideological gulf between Greece and its eurozone government creditors remains dangerously wide.

Crowds to view Richard III coffin

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:27
Thousands of people are expected to view the coffin of Richard III while it is on public view at Leicester Cathedral.

UKIP backing 2% defence target

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:19
UKIP says it is committed to spending 2% of the UK's GDP on defence, to be funded partly by cutting the foreign aid budget.

Person missing after house fire

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:17
One person is missing and two others are taken to hospital following a fire which severely damaged a house in Swansea.

Taylor Swift buys .porn domain name

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 00:57
The singer buys TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult ahead of new web addresses going on sale.

Pensioner robbed of holiday money

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 00:45
An 84-year-old man suffers a broken leg after being robbed of the 4,000 euros (£2,900) he had just exchanged ahead of a holiday.

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