International News

Vietnam anti-China protest kills one

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:07
A Chinese worker is killed and almost 150 others hurt as protesters attack a steel mill in Vietnam, amid anti-China tensions over the South China Sea dispute.

EU illegal migration rises sharply

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 01:55
The number of people detected trying to enter the EU illegally in 2013 rose by nearly half on 2012, with nearly one in four from Syria, an EU agency reports.

Murder victim's family get £50k

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 01:35
The family of a private investigator found murdered outside a London pub in 1987 are to be paid £50,000 by the Greater London Authority for highlighting the failings of the Met Police.

Manslaughter charge over Korea ferry

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 01:28
The captain of the sunken South Korean ferry and three other crew members are charged with manslaughter, reports say.

VIDEO: Kathleen Turner returns to West End

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 01:19
Kathleen Turner has returned to the West End to star in new play, Bakersfield Mist.

Editor of New York Times replaced

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 01:07
The New York Times newspaper announces it has replaced executive editor Jill Abramson - the first woman to lead the paper - with Dean Baquet, with immediate effect.

Games ticket phone charges refunded

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 00:54
Refunds are to be given to people who were charged in error by a phoneline while trying to buy tickets for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Is the craft beer craze going to cause a hops shortage?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 00:50
Hops growers are struggling to meet demand. Could beer-makers run out of a crucial ingredient?

Suarez dismisses transfer speculation

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 00:36
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez denies that his contract contains a clause allowing him to join Real Madrid or Barcelona this summer.

I'll gift Chisora my belts - Fury

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 00:34
Boxer Tyson Fury will give Dereck Chisora the British and European titles as a gift after their fight on 26 July.

Afghan election goes to second round

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 00:22
The Afghan election will proceed to a run-off between the two top candidates, after a vote count showed no-one polled more than 50% of the vote.

VIDEO: The formula to online photo success?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 00:19
The algorithm which claims it can predict photo-sharing success before you post it online. Spencer Kelly reports.

Airgun licensing bill introduced

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 00:13
Anyone who owns an airgun will need a licence under new measures proposed by the Scottish government.

US v Europe - a cultural gap on the right to be forgotten

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 00:08
What the EU Google ruling says about the US/Europe divide

Museums' night-time festival to open

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 23:59
More than 500 museums galleries and historic spaces across the UK are keeping their doors open late as part of this year's Museums At Night festival.

School bans fish from lunchboxes

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 23:59
A primary school in Swindon bans fish because a pupil has a potentially fatal allergy.

Staff who leaked Jay Z video fired

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 23:57
The employee who leaked footage of Jay Z being attacked by his sister-in-law Solange Knowles has been fired.

Ryanair returns to Cardiff Airport

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 23:45
Budget airline Ryanair is returning to Cardiff Airport after an eight-year gap with a route to Tenerife.

Wiggins extends lead in California

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 23:10
Briton Sir Bradley Wiggins extends his lead in the Tour of California to 28 seconds with four stages remaining.

Thousands flee California wildfires

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 23:06
Thousands of people in California are forced to flee after nine wildfires hit San Diego county on Wednesday, damaging homes.
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