International News

Ortega allowed to seek re-election

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 17:35
Congress in Nicaragua approves constitutional changes that would allow President Daniel Ortega to run for a third successive term in 2016.

A Holocaust book for young children

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:42
Israel grapples with how to educate its six-year-olds about the Holocaust without the trauma of seeing 'walking corpses in striped pyjamas'.

Is the end nigh for the iPod?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:19
Could this be the end for Apple's iconic music player?

Togo arrests three over ivory haul

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:18
Police in Togo say they have arrested three men after finding nearly two tons of ivory in a container destined for Vietnam.

Moyes admits Man Utd mood shift

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:16
Manchester United boss David Moyes says his mood has improved following his side's 2-0 win over Cardiff.

The 70-year wait for primary school

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:09
There are still 57 million children who never have a first day at school and it will take decades to create places, says Unesco.

'Huge support' for libel law change

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:03
Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt claims overwhelming support in his bid to reform Northern Ireland's libel laws.

Bank boss to appear before inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:01
The chief executive of Ulster Bank is due to give evidence to a Westminster inquiry into Northern Ireland's banking system later.

Everton's Lukaku facing long lay off

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 15:57
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku could face a lengthy absence after sustaining an ankle injury in the Merseyside derby.

Rodgers hopeful of 'major signing'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 15:47
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is hopeful of making a breakthrough in the transfer market before Friday's deadline.

Turkish central bank in rate raise

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 15:34
After an emergency meeting, the Turkish central bank raises its overnight lending rate to 12% from 7.75% to help stabilise the lira.

Liverpool 4-0 Everton

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 15:28
Daniel Sturridge scores twice and misses a penalty as Liverpool thrash Everton in the Merseyside derby at Anfield.

Caterham car prompts 'huge' reaction

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 15:24
Caterham's new F1 car divides opinion after the team reveal a design featuring an unusual front nose.

VIDEO: Fire festival celebrates Viking heritage

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 15:11
A thousand people dressed as Vikings have celebrated Shetland's spectacular annual Up Helly Aa fire festival.

Bruce elected Lib Dem deputy leader

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 14:56
Liberal Democrat MPs choose Sir Malcolm Bruce, a former international development committee chairman, as their new deputy leader.

River searched for missing student

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 14:51
Underwater searches to try to find a student missing for five days are expected to resume later.

VIDEO: High-speed sea chase nets drugs haul

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 14:34
A huge cocaine haul worth an estimated US $37m has been seized from a go-fast boat in the Caribbean, US authorities announced on Tuesday.

Yahoo shares slide on weak revenue

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 14:33
Shares in Yahoo slide after the internet search giant reports declining revenue and weaker than expected ad sales for the fourth quarter.

Manchester United 2-0 Cardiff City

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 14:21
Robin van Persie scores on his return from injury as Manchester United beat Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Cardiff City.

Deported Roma girl loses legal fight

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 13:53
A French court rejects a residency appeal by a Kosovo Roma schoolgirl, whose deportation from France in October sparked a public outcry.

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