International News

US House backs new Benghazi inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 14:57
The US House of Representatives votes to create a panel to investigate the White House response to the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Dyke warns critics of bleak future

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 14:47
FA chairman Greg Dyke says English football faces a bleak future if it fails to adopt his commission's four-point plan.

World Cup hit by new stadium death

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 14:31
A worker is electrocuted at a stadium in western Brazil, the eighth to die in an accident during the building of the 12 World Cup arenas.

VIDEO: 'I ran and ran to escape kidnappers'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 14:15
The abduction of more than 200 Nigerian girls by Boko Haram could be a turning point in the battle against Islamist militants, Nigeria's leader has said.

Family 'shot' in burned Florida home

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 14:12
Police have said four people found dead in a burned Florida home were shot and a gun registered to the father of the family that rented the home was found.

VIDEO: East Ukraine rebels back referendum

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 13:58
Pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine have decided to go ahead with an independence referendum on Sunday, despite a call from Russian President Vladimir Putin to postpone it.

Oklahoma agrees to stay of execution

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 13:44
The state of Oklahoma agrees to a six-month stay of execution for a convicted murder after another inmate's execution was botched last week.

Snapchat settles with US regulators

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 13:35
Ephemeral messaging service Snapchat settles with US regulators over charges it deceived users when it promised their messages would disappear.

Lawro's predictions v Fatboy Slim

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 13:34
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on DJ and Brighton fan Fatboy Slim

VIDEO: 'Nightmare' as rats invade homes

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 13:10
Leicester residents demand action after rats have infested their homes for the last seven months.

Only we can tackle immigration - BNP

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 13:01
BNP leader Nick Griffin says the European elections are about "our issues" of immigration and leaving the EU.

'Sex tape' school head is suspended

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 12:57
A head teacher and another member of staff have been suspended at a Swansea school after an alleged "sex tape" was posted on social media sites by pupils.

VIDEO: Jolie: 'Wonderfully wicked' Maleficent

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 12:54
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie walked the red carpet in London on Thursday night as she visited the capital to promote her new film Maleficent, a fresh take of the Sleeping Beauty fairytale.

England 4-0 Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 12:50
England make it six wins from six World Cup qualifiers with a 4-0 victory over Ukraine in Shrewsbury.

East Ukraine rebel vote to go ahead

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 12:21
Pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine say they will go ahead with an independence vote despite the Russian president's call to postpone it.

Syria troops retake control of Homs

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 12:18
Syrian government forces retake control of the Old City of Homs - once a focus of the revolution - after the evacuation of rebel troops.

Man jailed over Ann Maguire abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 11:50
A man is jailed for eight weeks for posting abusive Twitter messages about the death of school teacher Ann Maguire.

Strong earthquake hits Mexico

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 11:45
A strong earthquake of 6.4 magnitude shakes parts of Mexico, including the capital, Mexico City, and Acapulco on the coast.

Cameron's appeal to UKIP voters

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 11:42
David Cameron tells UKIP voters only the Tories have the answers on the EU and immigration in a BBC interview.

Giro d'Italia opens in Belfast

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 11:40
The opening ceremony of the Giro d'Italia cycle race takes place in Belfast.
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