International News

Earl to sell mountain to pay off tax

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 05:01
The Earl of Lonsdale, who is trying to sell a mountain to pay off a hefty tax bill, has said he chose shifting the peak over evicting people from their homes.

US climate impacts 'far reaching'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 04:53
Climate change is having significant financial, ecological and human health impacts across the US, according to a new report.

England's Broad out of one-day games

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 04:53
Stuart Broad will miss England's one-day series against Sri Lanka as he continues to struggle with tendonitis in his knee.

Clarkson's Myanmar joke investigated

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 04:52
Media regulator Ofcom investigates whether a recent episode of Top Gear, which included a controversial joke about Burmese people, broke its rules.

VIDEO: Deadline day for voting registration

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 04:47
The deadline to appear on the voting register for in the European and local elections closes at midnight on Tuesday.

Reverse psychology: A bad night for Steve Peters?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 04:37
The psychiatrist working with Liverpool and Ronnie O'Sullivan remains philosophical after comebacks deny both of his clients

Call to control rising house prices

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 04:36
The UK government should consider more restrictions on the Help to Buy scheme as house prices continue to rise, the OECD says.

Cuts 'hit mental health patients'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 04:35
A lack of mental health beds in England is forcing patients to travel hundreds of miles to receive treatment in other areas, figures show.

What was a lifer doing in an open prison?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 04:19
Why was an armed robber in an open prison?

Is the eurozone saved?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 03:56
Is the collapse of the euro permanently off the agenda?

Day in pictures: 6 May 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 03:52
News photos from past 24 hours: 6 May

'Complacency' leads to asthma deaths

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 03:48
People with asthma are dying unnecessarily because of complacency among both medical staff and patients, a national study claims.

DUP 'would have moved on Sinn Féin'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 03:44
Northern Ireland's first minister says his party would have tried to exclude Sinn Féin from government if it had not "corrected" its support for the Police Service of Northern Ireland following Gerry Adams' arrest.

Europe to tighten black box rules

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 03:43
Europe's aviation watchdog announces new proposals to make it easier to find flight recorders, known as black boxes, from missing planes.

US 'outrage' at Nigeria abductions

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 03:34
The White House says it considers the abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamist militants "an outrage".

Apple to pay ex-Burberry boss $68m

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 03:23
US technology giant Apple is welcoming its new retail chief, Angela Ahrendts, with a pay package which includes $68m in shares.

Threatened airport to shut next week

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 03:22
Manston Airport in Kent is to close with the loss of up to 150 jobs after it failed to find a buyer.

Jobseekers 'must take zero-hours'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 03:10
Jobseekers could be stripped of their benefits for turning down certain zero-hours contracts without good reason, the government says.

Knife attack at south China station

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 03:01
At least six people are injured in a knife attack at a station in Guangzhou, Chinese officials say, in the third such attack on a transport hub in three months.

Treasure found on 'US ship of gold'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 02:58
A US deep-ocean exploration firm recovers gold worth $1.3m on a reconnaissance dive to a historic Atlantic Ocean shipwreck, company officials say.
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