International News

'World's smallest' pacemaker fitted

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 08:01
The world's smallest pacemaker is fitted inside the heart of a patient for the first time in England.

Crash couple leave nine-week-old son

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 07:55
A nine-week-old boy is orphaned after his parents die in a crash in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

New Nigerian Emir denies family rift

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 07:33
The new Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, denies that there is a family rift over his appointment, following clashes in the Nigerian city.

Miss USA v online feminism

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 07:27
Pageant winner attacked for sexual assault remark

Deadly Iraq blasts 'target Kurds'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 07:19
At least 21 people have been killed in a double bombing targeting the offices of two Kurdish political parties in northern Iraq, officials say.

Search narrows for Cervantes remains

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 07:17
Forensic scientists in Spain searching for the remains of 17th Century writer Miguel de Cervantes say they have found five possible burial sites at a Madrid church.

VIDEO: 'I saw huge black bird swoop across room'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 07:07
Retired teacher Wendy Morrell has described the moment a "huge black bird" swooped into her living room as she watched the French Open.

Care scandal review 'not enough'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:59
A man whose mother died at a scandal-hit care home says a review has not gone far enough and the private sector has failed.

Why is EU torn on Commission chief?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:58
Why is EU torn over the next Commission chief?

VIDEO: Tear gas disperses Sao Paulo protests

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:50
Brazilian riot police use tear gas to disperse protesters in Sao Paulo three days ahead of the World Cup opening match.

Argentine vice-president questioned

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:45
Argentine Vice-President Amado Boudou is appearing before a judge to defend himself in a corruption case.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:39
Theresa May insists she did not authorise the release of her letter to Michael Gove.

Stoke sign Sidwell after Fulham exit

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:33
Stoke City sign Steve Sidwell on a two-year-deal following the midfielder's release by relegated Fulham.

'Trojan horse' scandal - extreme or diverse?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:32
Where does diversity stop and extremism begin?

Lorry sheds load of paper on bypass

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:26
Motorists are being warned of huge delays on the Edinburgh City Bypass after a lorry shed its load.

Second Dauphine stage win for Froome

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:23
Britain's Chris Froome wins a second successive stage the Criterium du Dauphine to lead by 12 seconds overall.

Eurofighter crashes at Spanish base

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:22
A pilot has died after his Eurofighter jet crashed at a military base in southern Spain, defence officials say.

Japan signals resumption of whaling

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:11
Japan says it will step up efforts to resume its annual whale hunt in the Antarctic, despite a ruling by a UN court banning it.

'Spelling lessons' for road painters

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:05
Workmen correct the spelling of road markings at Cambridge railway station by covering the offending letter with black paint.

Bishops bemoan 'desolate' Eritrea

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 05:51
Four Eritrean bishops publish a letter criticising the country - a rare move in one of the world's most tightly controlled states.

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