International News

VIDEO: Jenkins: 'A simpler Barclays'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 08:08
Barclays is to cut 19,000 jobs by 2016, with more than 9,000 to go in the UK, the bank has said. Chief executive Antony Jenkins speaks to the BBC's Kamal Ahmed.

China warns Vietnam over sea dispute

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 08:05
China warns Vietnam to withdraw its ships from disputed South China Sea waters after vessels from the two sides collide in a tense confrontation.

Police treated Brooks 'sensitively'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 07:59
Police treated former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks with "particular sensitivity" before her arrest, the phone-hacking trial hears.

Pension urged for Troubles victims

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 07:55
A pension for those severely injured during the Troubles should be implemented immediately, the Victims Commissioner says.

Toddler's pond death accidental

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 07:53
A toddler who had an obsession with water drowned accidentally in a neighbour's pond in Denbighshire, a coroner says.

PM 'won't intervene on meat labels'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 07:41
The government indicates it will not intervene over the labelling of ritually-slaughtered meat, saying it is an issue for retailers and customers.

Lewis to play Wolf Hall's Henry VIII

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 07:38
Damian Lewis will play Henry VIII in the forthcoming BBC adaptation of Wolf Hall, based on the first of Hilary Mantel's Booker Prize-winning novels.

Pistorius trial discusses last meal

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 07:33
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius's murder trial hears expert testimony on when Reeva Steenkamp may have eaten her last meal.

Venezuela protest camp broken up

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 07:25
In a dawn raid, security forces in Venezuela clear four protest camps in the capital, Caracas, and arrest hundreds of anti-government activists.

'The man from Milton Keynes sending a spaceship to Mars'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 07:07
The scientist who put UK space exploration on the map

Grand National jockeys face hearing

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 07:05
Thirty-nine jockeys are charged with a rule breach at the 2014 Grand National but face no action over a stewards' inquiry protest.

VIDEO: Bogus Mandela interpreter back in spotlight

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 06:57
The sign language interpreter accused of using fake hand signals at Nelson Mandela's memorial has appeared in an advert, making light of the incident.

Bear kills Canadian energy worker

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 06:52
An energy company worker has been killed by a black bear at a base in the tar sands region of the Canadian province of Alberta, Suncor Energy says.

Banksy artwork 'could fetch £500K'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 06:49
A piece of Banksy street art which was at the centre of a tussle between two possible owners could be worth up to £500,000, an auctioneer says.

Which football fans will live longest?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 06:38
Are your football club's fans Premier League or League Two?

AUDIO: BT confident over broadcast growth

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 06:32
BT reports its first rise in consumer revenues after strong demand for fibre optic broadband and on demand TV.

Clegg laughs at 'shrinking man' jibe

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 06:31
Nick Clegg attempts to laugh off a Labour election broadcast portraying him as "the Un-credible Shrinking Man".

Pair guilty of shop cellar murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 06:28
Two men are found guilty of murdering a grandmother who was left to die in the basement of a shop in Kent.

War-weariness key to ending fight over Homs

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 06:25
How war-weariness ended long fight over Homs

Sloviansk divided over land and identity

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 06:24
Sloviansk citizens divided over land and identity
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