International News

UK's oldest settlement confirmed

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:20
A Wiltshire town is confirmed at the longest continuous settlement in the United Kingdom.

Imola circuit holds Senna silence

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:09
The Imola circuit where Ayrton Senna died 20 years ago today is holding four days of tributes to the Brazilian.

Heroin 'role' in Geldof death

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:04
Heroin is "likely" to have played a role in the death of TV presenter Peaches Geldof, 25, an inquest hears.

Day in pictures: 1 May 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 05:58
News photos from past 24 hours: 1 May

Protester hits Nigel Farage with egg

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 05:57
UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage is hit by an egg as he campaigns ahead of the European elections.

AUDIO: Celebrity fashion endorsements rise

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 05:45
Fashion merchandising expert Maria Malone says the use of celebrity endorsements is becoming "more prevalent".

Tear gas at Turkish May Day protests

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 05:40
Riot police in Turkey use tear gas and water cannon to prevent demonstrators defying a ban on protests on Istanbul's central Taksim Square.

School rebuilding: £2bn funding

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 05:40
A school repair programme in England is allocated £2bn, to fund rebuilding work between 2015 and 2021.

Mystery of YouTube's box clips grows

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 05:35
Who is posting thousands of weird shapes and sounds, and why?

VIDEO: Where is inequality gap heading?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 05:20
French economist Thomas Piketty is causing a stir with his new book about the gap between rich and poor. Newsnight policy editor Chris Cook talks you through some of Piketty's analysis and his controversial policy suggestions.

VIDEO: Labour launches election campaign

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 05:15
Labour leader Ed Miliband has launched his party's campaign for local council and European elections.

Allardyce vows to carry on at Hammers

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 05:09
Manager Sam Allardyce says he is delivering what the West Ham owners want despite unrest among some fans.

Nigeria parents plead for help

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 05:04
Parents of the 230 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria march in their hometown of Chibok to plead for more help to find their daughters, residents tell the BBC.

Woman has Caesarean ordered by court

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:58
A mentally-ill woman gives birth after a High Court judge ruled doctors could perform a Caesarean section.

Police quiz Adams on woman's murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:50
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams continues to be questioned by Northern Ireland police in connection with the 1972 murder of widow and mother-of-10 Jean McConville.

McCanns tell of police 'frustrations'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:47
Missing Madeleine McCann's parents express frustration at the lack of a joint police inquiry into the case and her mother says she still walks the resort's streets to feel closer to her daughter.

VIDEO: Kate McCann's solace from Portugal trips

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:41
The parents of missing Madeleine McCann have told the BBC of their frustrations over the inquiry into their daughter's disappearance.

Latin America & Caribbean - Part 2

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:40
Queen's Baton Relay reaches Latin America and the Caribbean

Fashion for Mars shown off by Nasa

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:36
If you are heading to Mars you may want to get a new outfit and Nasa is showing off potential designs.

Mercer 'deliberately evaded' rules

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:30
Patrick Mercer committed the "second worst" breach of transparency rules for MPs since 1947, the Commons standards committee says.

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