International News

Scores more sex gang victims found

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 00:51
Police in Oxford identify 50 to 60 young women as potential victims of a paedophile ring which operated in the city between 2004 to 2012.

Cornwall coach crash driver released

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 00:38
A 57-year-old driver arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving in a coach crash in Cornwall is released on police bail.

Glaxo China head named in probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 00:34
Chinese authorities accuse a British GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) executive of ordering staff to bribe hospital officials to use its products.

Sony to be unprofitable until 2015

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 00:29
Japanese electronics giant Sony forecasts it will remain unprofitable until 2015 after a restructuring saw it exit the PC business.

UKIP student quits over campaign

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 00:20
A prominent member of UKIP's youth wing quits the party, accusing it of descending into a "form of racist populism".

Ex-Man Utd player Park Ji-Sung retires

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 00:19
Former Manchester United and South Korea midfielder Park Ji-Sung retires from football at the age of 33.

'No extremism' says Birmingham school

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 00:11
A Birmingham school at the centre of the "Trojan Horse" allegations has no religious extremism of any kind, says the chair of governors.

How France's National Front won in socialist heartland

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 23:24
How France's National Front is winning in socialist heartland

Five Habitat products that changed the home

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 23:21
And four other Habitat products that changed people's homes

Wiggins lead cut in Tour of California

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 23:20
Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins finishes ninth on stage three of the Tour of California as his lead is cut to 24 seconds.

'Dumping' claim over troubled pupils

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 23:13
Special classes for troubled pupils need to improve as many are seen by staff as "dumping grounds" for disadvantaged youngsters, the children's commissioner says.

VIDEO: AstraZeneca Pfizer grilling continues

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 23:08
The US drugs firm Pfizer faces more tough questions from MPs on Wednesday over the company's proposed takeover of its UK rival AstraZeneca.

SNP calls for publication of poll

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 23:06
The SNP calls for the publication of a "secret" independence referendum poll which was commissioned by the UK government.

Sugar Man director Bendjelloul dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 23:00
Oscar-winning Swedish filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul - best known for the documentary Searching for Sugar Man - dies at the age of 36.

New abuse guidance for young and old

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 22:56
Prosecutors are to be given new advice to assist with bringing charges against those accused of domestic abuse involving the elderly or teenagers.

ITV confident as revenues rise

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 22:56
ITV sees total revenues rise in the first three months of the year and says it expects advertising revenue to rise 12% to 13% in the second quarter.

VIDEO: Capsule crew back down to gravity

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 22:53
A Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying three astronauts who had spent a half-year aboard the International Space Station has landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

VIDEO: BBC tests new HD drone

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 22:48
Consumer drone maker Parrot has unveiled the latest version of its wi-fi quadcopter, which streams live video to users wearing a virtual reality headset.

VIDEO: 'Scarred for life' from sunbed use

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 22:47
Liverpool council wants licensing powers to try to cut the number of young people in the city being diagnosed with skin cancer.

Call to double council tax charge

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 22:44
Council tax should be almost doubled for the most expensive Welsh properties and nearly halved for the cheapest, a leading economist says.
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