International News

Adam Jones signs for Cardiff Blues

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 05:33
Wales prop Adam Jones signs for Cardiff Blues ahead of 2014-15 season as WRU dispute with the nation's regions goes on.

Five arrests over 'family brawl'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 05:33
Five people are arrested after a town centre brawl described by one passer-by as "like something out of a Western".

Men in court on trafficking charges

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 05:28
Two men have appeared in court charged with a series of people trafficking offences.

Pope relatives die in road accident

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 05:25
The wife and two children of Pope Francis's nephew have been killed in a car crash in Argentina, officials say.

Bush requests no photos at concerts

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 05:08
Singer Kate Bush requests fans do not take any photographs or record footage using mobile devices at her upcoming live concerts.

Turkish police arrested for spying

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 05:06
At least 25 Turkish police are arrested amid a crackdown on those linked to a corruption inquiry targeting government officials.

VIDEO: 'Trojan horse' principal on school return

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 04:48
A principal at an academy school in Birmingham, who resigned because she felt under undue pressure from governors, has given a statement after resuming her post.

MP questions BBC's links with police

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 04:46
A former policing minister says the police and the BBC have "serious questions to answer" over a report on a search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.

Inflation falls more than expected

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 04:09
The annual rate of UK inflation rate falls more than expected in July to 1.6% as the cost of clothing, footwear, food and non-alcoholic drinks eases during the month.

Peak time rail fares rise by 2.5%

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 04:01
Peak time rail fares in Scotland are set to rise by 2.5% next year with off-peak prices frozen, ScotRail has announced.

I won't bite any more, promises Suarez

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 03:58
Barcelona's Luis Suarez says he has talked to specialists about his behaviour and insists there will be no more biting incidents.

Man charged over Borneo killings

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 03:54
A 23-year-old man is charged with murder of two British students earlier this month in Borneo.

VIDEO: Prison violence is 'beyond extreme'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 03:41
Former gang member, Justin Rollins, told the BBC he struggled with the violence in prison and believes more work should be done to help vulnerable inmates cope behind bars.

Liberian Ebola patients 'found'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 03:33
Seventeen suspected Ebola patients who went missing in Liberia after a health centre was attacked have been found, a minister tells the BBC.

Child's drawing 'predicts intellect'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 03:20
A study suggests the way children draw at the age of four can be a predictor of intelligence 10 years later.

Driver on phone 'killed cyclist'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 03:09
A minibus driver who was looking at photographs on his mobile phone hit and killed a cyclist, a court has heard.

India hunger striker 'to be freed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 03:08
An Indian court orders the release of a human rights activist who has been on hunger strike for 14 years to protest a law granting soldiers sweeping powers.

London drives house price increase

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 03:06
Annual house price inflation was 10.2% in the year to June, driven by a 19.3% London rise, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Mexico toxic spillage closes schools

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 03:02
Scores of schools in northern Mexico remain closed almost two weeks after large quantities of sulphuric acid leaked into a river from a copper mine.

Google cars 'designed to speed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 02:56
Google's driverless cars are programmed to occasionally exceed speed limits by up to 10mph, says the project's lead engineer.
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