International News

Scolari faces Portugal tax inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 09:00
Brazil's football coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is made the focus of a criminal investigation into tax fraud in Portugal weeks before the World Cup.

'Colombia Three' appeal unopposed

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 08:53
The Public Prosecution Service says it will not oppose an appeal by one of the so-called Colombia Three against a weapons conviction.

Pardew to stay in charge of Newcastle

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 08:46
Alan Pardew will remain Newcastle's manager the club states following rumours they were talking to other candidates.

Ulissi beats Evans to Giro stage win

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 08:39
Italian Diego Ulissi outsprints 2011 Tour de France winner Cadel Evans to win stage five of Giro d'Italia.

School crash driver wore flip flops

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 08:38
A driver was wearing flip flops when he crashed into a lollipop lady and injured five pupils on a school crossing in south Wales, a court has heard.

Villagers 'repel Boko Haram attack'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 08:30
Villagers in northern Nigeria say they have repelled an attack by suspected militants amid reports of unrest amongst disgruntled soldiers in Maiduguri.

School pupils ill over 'legal high'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 08:30
A group of pupils are treated at a Pembrokeshire school following an incident which police say may have been linked to taking a 'legal high'.

Osborne explains currency stance

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 08:28
Chancellor George Osborne insists again that a currency union after Scottish independence would not work and has been "ruled out".

Cavern Club fights for name rights

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 08:24
The Cavern Club in Liverpool takes the Hard Rock Cafe to court in a battle over who has the right to use the Cavern name in the US.

Hospital staff test negative for Mers

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 08:15
Two Florida healthcare workers who came in contact with a confirmed Mers case and begin showing flu-like symptoms have tested negative for the virus.

Uganda's HIV-prevention law 'flawed'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 08:07
A bill passed by MPs in Uganda which criminalises the transmission of HIV is criticised by campaigners as impeding the fight against Aids.

Rolf Harris 'two to tango' claim

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:58
Rolf Harris said "it takes two to tango" when confronted with claims of sex abuse, the brother of one of his alleged victims tells the entertainer's trial.

Ticket 'fiasco' may take days to fix

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:56
Ongoing problems with online ticket sales for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow may take "days" to resolve, the organiser says.

Scottish unemployment down by 18,000

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:51
Unemployment in Scotland fell by 18,000 between January and March while employment reached its highest level since records began in 1992, according to official figures.

US baby survives 11-storey fall

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:41
A baby in the US state of Minnesota has survived an 11-storey fall from an apartment balcony, local media report.

Kenya court orders reporter's arrest

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:39
The high court in Kenya orders the arrest of journalist Walter Barasa, wanted by a court in The Hague for witness interference.

Cardiff earn £62m TV cash payout

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:32
Relegated Cardiff City earn more TV cash this season than Manchester United did as Premier League champions in 2013.

Bank in no rush to raise rates

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:25
The Bank of England says the economy "has started to head back towards normal", but that interest rates "may stay at historically low levels for some time".

Stewart to chair defence committee

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:19
Conservative MP Rory Stewart is selected to chair the Commons defence select committee.

The Reykjavik Confessions

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 07:18
Who would admit to crimes they couldn’t remember?
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