International News

Malala portrait sells for $82,000

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 09:08
An oil painting of Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai is sold to raise funds for her charity.

Sudan woman faces death for apostasy

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 09:07
A Sudanese court sentences a woman to hang for apostasy - leaving Islam - after she married a Christian man.

FA Cup is reborn for 2014 final

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 09:01
What is special about this year's Wembley final?

Mike Leigh tipped for Turner prizes

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:53
Mike Leigh's new film about the celebrated British artist JMW Turner, is lauded by critics at Cannes, with some suggesting it may be in line for prizes at the festival and beyond.

Review over fall in sex convictions

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:38
The conviction rate for sexual offences in England and Wales dropped sharply in 2013, Ministry of Justice figures show.

Rugby World Cup tickets delayed

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:33
Half a million tickets for the 2015 Rugby World Cup due to go on sale on Friday have been put on hold.

VIDEO: 9/11 museum dedication: Key moments

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:29
Watch key moments as President Obama, survivors and rescuers attend the dedication of a memorial museum on the site of the September 11 attacks in New York

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:24
Manchester City lead the chase for AS Roma defender Mehdi Benatia, Newcastle want West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino, plus more.

Wales 'to capitalise on Nato summit'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:17
First Minister Carwyn Jones says ministers are constantly discussing events around the Nato summit, after criticism of the efforts to ensure Wales benefits.

Merger deal hits Dixons and Carphone

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:17
Shares in Dixons Retail, the owner of Currys and PC World, and mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse fall sharply after the firms announce a £3.8bn merger deal.

Lee appeal against 12-year ban fails

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:16
Former world number five Stephen Lee's appeal against a 12-year ban for match-fixing is dismissed.

Neglect care home residents moved

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:12
Some residents are moved from a care home for the elderly in Abergele after inspectors found evidence of neglect and poor conditions.

VIDEO: Timothy Spall on playing Mr Turner

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:07
Mike Leigh and Timothy Spall talk about their Palme D'Or contender Mr Turner, at a Cannes Film Festival press conference

Election debates - online or none at all?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:05
Plans revealed for web-based prime ministerial debate

FCC votes to proceed with net rules

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 08:04
The FCC votes to proceed with new rules critics say could end net neutrality.

Accused 'saw wife with four heads'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 07:54
A man who claims he killed his wife in self-defence tells a jury she appeared with "four heads and long, sharp nails".

Misconduct detective quits his job

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 07:36
The detective who failed to follow arrest guidelines in a double murder case in Wiltshire resigns.

DSD may have breached equality laws

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 07:31
The Department of Social Development (DSD) is to be investigated by the Equality Commission for a possible breach of equality laws.

New plans for Games ticket sales

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 07:31
Plans to re-launch sales of extra tickets for the Commonwealth Games will be announced on Friday after problems halted an earlier sale.

New York dedicates 9/11 museum

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 07:19
President Barack Obama joins September 11 survivors and rescuers at the dedication of a memorial museum on the site of the attacks.
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