International News

Microsoft names Nadella as new boss

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:18
Technology giant Microsoft announces Satya Nadella will succeed Steve Ballmer as its chief executive, with Bill Gates becoming a "technology adviser".

Flood delay a tragedy, says Charles

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:09
The Prince of Wales says it is a "tragedy" that nothing happened for so long for flood-hit areas in the Somerset Levels, as power cuts and rail disruption hit south-west England.

Tube workers start 48-hour strike

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:08
London Underground workers walk out over proposals by Transport for London (TfL) to cut jobs and close ticket offices.

Libya 'destroys all chemical arms'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:07
Libya has destroyed all its chemical arsenal that included bombs and artillery shells filled with mustard gas, the foreign minister announces.

Will writer guilty of £280k fraud

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:02
A will writer who stole more than £280,000 from clients over three years is found guilty of fraud.

Seven militants killed in Tunis raid

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 13:57
A man suspected of being involved in the assassination of two prominent Tunisian opposition figures is among militants killed in a police raid in Tunis.

New Presbyterian moderator elected

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 13:56
The next moderator of the Presbyterian Church will be 63-year-old Rev Michael Barry.

Families left behind by cocklepicker tragedy

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 13:20
Living with loss after the Morecambe Bay tragedy

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.

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