International News

Jobs saved at Rome's opera house

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 05:09
Rome's troubled Opera house announces nearly 200 jobs have been saved after it signed a deal with trade unions.

Men in 'exploitation' order named

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 05:06
Two men ordered to keep away from young girls after a council became the first to use civil injunctions to block child sexual exploitation can be named, a High Court judge says.

VIDEO: Eagle with camera flies over London

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 05:01
An eagle with a camera attached flies across London offering a different perspective on some of the capital's best-known landmarks.

VIDEO: Couple 'fined' over bad hotel review

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:53
A couple have been "fined" £100 for posting a review on Trip Advisor, describing the Broadway Hotel in Blackpool as a "rotten stinking hovel".

BBC host apologises for rape remarks

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:50
A BBC local radio presenter has apologised for suggesting women were "partially responsible" for rape live on air.

The dress that shocked Arabs

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:48
Skimpy celebrity outfit shocks Arab world

Inside the dressing room

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:33
Characters, assassins, initiation, friction and fights: Michael Vaughan explores the dynamics of the dressing room.

Prince Harry in 'swordfight' in Oman

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:24
Prince Harry takes part in a friendly duel with a local warrior and is taught swordsmanship skills on his trip to Oman

Viewpoint: What’s troubling disabled people about the Tania Clarence case?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:22
What’s troubling disabled people about the Tania Clarence case?

Rio 2016 progress on track - Briscoe

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:21
ParalympicsGB's chef de mission for Rio 2016 Penny Briscoe tells BBC Sport she is pleased with progress made towards the Games.

Army man named Burkina Faso PM

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:16
The authorities in Burkina Faso appoint an army officer, Lt Col Isaac Zida, as transitional prime minister.

Honduras beauty queen found dead

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:14
Honduras beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofia Trinidad, 23, who disappeared last week, have been found dead, officials say.

Toddler chair death investigation

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:13
A 16-month-old boy dies after a suspected accident involving his high chair.

Man seriously injured by zoo rhino

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:12
A zookeeper is taken to hospital after being found with serious injuries in a enclosure following an "incident involving a rhino".

Abortion protester harassed worker

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:05
An anti-abortion protester is convicted of harassing a Marie Stopes clinic director at her Belfast city centre offices.

Jobs secured in Eurofighter deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 04:03
About 500 jobs are secured at a defence firm in Edinburgh, with the signing of a deal to upgrade the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.

VIDEO: Labour challenge on 'bedroom tax'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 03:59
Ed Miliband challenges the PM over a legal case about the spare room subsidy by a domestic violence victim.

Grosjean to stay at Lotus in 2015

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 03:52
Frenchman Romain Grosjean will continue as driver at Lotus for the 2015 Formula 1 season, the team confirm.

AUDIO: Bob Marley marijuana brand launched

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 03:45
A Seattle-based private equity firm that invests in the marijuana industry has struck a deal with the estate of Bob Marley to launch a global cannabis brand.

Detained man 'can sue UK government'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 03:45
A Pakistani man can sue the UK government over claims he was unlawfully detained and tortured by British soldiers in Iraq, the High Court rules.

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