International News

Nama completes NI portfolio sale

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 09:41
A New York investment firm completes a deal to buy the entire Northern Ireland loan portfolio that was held by Nama, the Republic of Ireland's state-controlled "bad bank".

Broad hat-trick puts England on top

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 09:38
Stuart Broad takes a hat-trick as England bowl Sri Lanka out for 257 in the second Test and close on 36-0 in reply.

Drafting of Iran nuclear deal begins

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 09:36
Diplomats in Vienna say they have begun drafting the text of a final comprehensive deal to settle the dispute over Iran's nuclear activities.

Pair jailed for mosque bacon attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 09:34
A teenager and 39-year old man who desecrated an Edinburgh mosque by attacking it with strips of bacon are sent to jail.

Police chief suspended in NI probe

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 09:23
The West Yorkshire Police chief constable is suspended in connection with an investigation by the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

In pictures: James Lavelle's Meltdown festival

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 09:08
Music and visual art at London's Southbank

Passport Office backlog still 53,000

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 09:02
The Passport Office is having to deal with a far higher backlog than previously thought, figures reveal.

VIDEO: Ruiz scores goal that knocks England out

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 08:57
Costa Rican captain Bryan Ruiz shocks Italy with a first-half goal, securing a 1-0 victory for his team in Recife.

Abusive care home workers sentenced

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 08:54
Three former care workers who admitted ill-treating a resident at a care home for people with dementia in North Somerset are sentenced.

Hodgson 'will stay as England boss'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 08:51
Roy Hodgson will remain as England manager until 2016, according to Football Association chairman Greg Dyke.

Honeymoon murderer shot and captured

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 08:41
A man serving a life sentence for the murder of a couple from south Wales on their honeymoon in Antigua is shot and recaptured by police, sources say.

GE front-runner for Alstom takeover

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 08:39
The bid battle for France's rail and energy group Alstom shifts in favour of General Electric after the US firm agrees to work with French state on a new offer.

Fierce battles for key Iraqi sites

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 08:34
Islamist militants and pro-government forces battle for Iraq's Baiji oil refinery and Tal Afar, after the US said it would send military advisers.

Keys beats Watson in Eastbourne semis

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 08:26
British number one Heather Watson fails to reach the Aegon International final as she loses 6-3 6-1 to Madison Keys.

Cable declares Oakeshott 'plot poll'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 08:16
Vince Cable declares a controversial opinion poll, which was viewed as a bid to undermine Nick Clegg's leadership, as a £6,000 donation.

Former senior PSNI officer released

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 08:15
A former PSNI assistant chief constable who was one of seven men questioned about the awarding of police vehicle contracts is released.

Mental health cuts 'affect children'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 08:01
Cuts in mental health services for children in England amount to a national crisis with tragic consequences, a leading charity says.

Is it time for the gossip to stop?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 08:01
Is it time to call a halt on the age of gossip?

Weekendish: Weird contraptions and living goddesses

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 07:55
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 07:54
Salads taste better if they look like a painting, and more news nuggets

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