International News

No police action in C. diff outbreak

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:20
Wales' biggest health board will not face police action over an outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) at hospitals in north Wales.

Scarratt confident of England success

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:19
England centre Emily Scarratt says her side "have a great chance" of winning the Women's Rugby World Cup.

'Care boy' tells of electric shocks

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:12
A man who went through Jersey's care system describes friendly German soldiers during WW2, and later bullying and electric shocks in a life that became "hell".

Missing brothers 'could be abroad'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:42
Three Polish brothers aged between 10 and 15 are missing from the home of their foster parents in Sunderland.

Autonomy exec fights back in HP row

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:36
Computer giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) has been accused in a court filing of "mismanagement" in its 2011 takeover of UK software firm Autonomy.

Hammond rejects MPs' recall for Iraq

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:11
The foreign secretary says Parliament should not be recalled "at the moment" - after Sir Menzies Campbell joined those wanting MPs to debate the Iraq situation.

In pictures: The Maliki years

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:08
Career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki

Rhinos to be evacuated in S Africa

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:06
South Africa plans to evacuate hundreds of rhinos from its biggest nature park, in the latest move to combat the rise in illegal rhino hunting.

VIDEO: Edinburgh panda 'believed pregnant'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:03
Edinburgh Zoo has said it believes its panda Tian Tian is pregnant and may give birth at the end of the month.

In pictures: Framing Hope

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:55
A new exhibition of photos by Jillian Edelstein

Egyptian forces 'planned massacre'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:48
Human Rights Watch says its year-long inquiry into the deaths of hundreds of protesters in Cairo in 2013 found evidence of systematic killings.

VIDEO: BE2 biplane replica lands at Headcorn

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:47
Nick Higham speaks to the owner of a replica WW1 biplane preparing to take part in a 'Then and Now' flypast.

Africa's young to swell by 2050

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:43
Africa's under-18 population will increase by two-thirds to reach almost a billion by 2050, a new UN report says.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:35
Rojo in bid to force through Man Utd move, Liverpool want Eto'o, Galatasaray ponder move for Arsenal duo, plus more.

Libyan police chief 'assassinated'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:31
The head of police in the Libyan capital Tripoli has been assassinated by unknown gunmen, the interior ministry says.

Xbox gets Tomb Raider as exclusive

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:23
Microsoft reveals Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an exclusive for its Xbox platform despite Sony's PlayStation consoles enjoying stronger sales.

'Bedroom tax' lorry death was suicide

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:23
A woman took her own life by walking in front of a lorry on a motorway after leaving a note blaming the government, a coroner rules.

US defends Kerry Myanmar hotel stay

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:20
The US defends Secretary of State John Kerry's stay in a hotel owned by a man linked to Myanmar's ex-junta, saying it was not blacklisted.

Greek tomb is 'important discovery'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:08
Archaeologists who unearthed a burial site at Amphipolis in northern Greece have made an "exceptionally important find", PM Antonis Samaras says.

Boy sentenced for rape of girl, 10

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 05:38
A 15-year-old boy is sentenced to four years for raping a 10-year-old girl in Shrewsbury town centre.
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