International News

Mine manager's checks for 'danger'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 08:13
The manager of a mine where four workers drowned checked three times for any signs of water or danger the day before it flooded, a court hears.

Qatar bid probe nears conclusion

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 08:10
Fifa investigator Michael Garcia plans to complete his probe of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process by 9 June.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 07:42
Mario Balotelli could return to the English Premier League, Cesc Fabregas and Frank Lampard might join Man City, plus more.

Harris video 'contradicts denial'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 07:39
The jury at the trial of Rolf Harris sees video footage said to contradict his claim that he could not have been at the location of one of his alleged assaults.

Children winched from stricken boat

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 07:35
A Royal Navy helicopter from HMS Gannet in Prestwick rescues two children from a stricken boat in the North Atlantic.

Wife 'found decapitated after row'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 07:29
A mother of two found dead in her living room had been decapitated, the Old Bailey hears.

'Trojan' governor is Ofsted inspector

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 07:29
Tahir Alam, put in the spotlight by allegations of extremist takeovers in Birmingham schools, has himself been working as an Ofsted inspector.

City faces 'Trojan Horse storm'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 07:27
Birmingham faces schools going into special measures

Webster replaces Agar at Wakefield

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 07:11
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach Richard Agar steps down and is replaced by former assistant James Webster.

Japan Fukushima ice wall work starts

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 07:10
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant starts building a large underground ice wall to isolate toxic water produced by the plant.

Arrests part of UVF murders probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 07:03
Four men are arrested by police investigating loyalist paramilitary murders in north Belfast.

Libya clashes: 18 killed in Benghazi

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 06:51
At least 18 people have been killed in fierce fighting between Islamists and a renegade general in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, medics say.

Former Bayern boss starts sentence

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 06:44
Former Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness has begun serving a three-and-a-half year jail sentence for tax evasion, his lawyers say.

Early Connery TV recording unearthed

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 06:43
A recording of an early TV appearance by Sean Connery, thought to have been lost forever, has been unearthed by the film's director.

Life for murderer of 91-year-old man

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 06:35
A man is sentenced to life for the murder of a 91-year-old man, who died almost two months after an attack.

Blair urges Europe to 'reconnect'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 06:34
The UK must help the EU to change rather than just focusing on renegotiating its own membership terms, Tony Blair says.

Rape 'routine' in DR Congo prisons

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 06:23
Security officials "routinely" rape women in prisons in the Democratic Republic of Congo as punishment for their political activities, a UK-based charity says.

Second arrest in 2004 murder inquiry

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 06:22
A second man is arrested in connection with the death of man whose body was found in a field in Renfrewshire almost 10 years ago.

Will Qatar paper trail prove corruption?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 06:19
Will Qatar paper trail prove bribery and corruption?

PCSOs sacked after exam cheat claim

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 06:13
Thirteen Police Community Support Officers (PCSO) are sacked and one quits after an allegation of cheating in their final exam.
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