International News

No Obama apology for Bergdahl deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 09:11
US President Barack Obama "absolutely makes no apologies" for the deal to swap Guantanamo Bay detainees for Taliban-held soldier Bowe Bergdahl.

Fringe heralds biggest ever line-up

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 09:04
The line-up for this year's Edinburgh Fringe is the biggest ever, with more than 49,000 performances set to take place.

Three new baby poisoning cases

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 09:02
Three new cases of babies developing blood poisoning from a suspected contaminated drip have come to light.

Cotter hands Scots debut to trio

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 09:02
Gordon Reid, Finn Russell and Blair Cowan are given debuts in Vern Cotter's first Scotland line-up against USA.

Police investigate NHS patient death

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:50
Police are investigating the death of an elderly woman who was found with "serious and unexplained" injuries at a south Wales hospital.

A matter for the folks in Scotland

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:46
Supporters of the Union delighted at Obama comments

Obama backs 'strong and united' UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:43
Barack Obama says the interest of the US in the Scottish independence referendum issue is to ensure it retains a "strong, robust, united and effective partner".

Pupils 'unprotected from extremism'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:28
Pupils are not being protected from extremist views at a Birmingham school named in the Trojan Horse inquiry, a leaked Ofsted report reveals.

VIDEO: Cameron 'will sort out extremism row'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:27
David Cameron has said he will "get to the bottom of who said what" in the row between the home secretary and education secretary over allegations of extremism in schools.

Does telling children fairytales make them irrational?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:27
Parents tell their children that Santa Claus exists. Is that bad?

Couple 'shot and buried by daughter'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:24
An elderly couple were killed by their daughter and her husband, who buried their bodies and tricked relatives into believing they were alive, a court hears.

Brooking to retire from FA role

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:13
Sir Trevor Brooking is to retire from his role as the Football Association's director of football development.

Cameron and Merkel in Juncker talks

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:09
David Cameron has a "candid" exchange of views with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over who should get the EU's top job.

PM to 'sort out' warring ministers

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:07
David Cameron vows to "sort out" a row between Michael Gove and Theresa May over the best way to deal with extremism.

The ECB's toolbox

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:04
Can European Central Bank defeat the spectre of deflation?

Italy - beware the wounded beast

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:53
Italy have not won in seven games but England will dismiss their threat at its peril, warns James Horncastle.

Glitter charged with sex offences

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:47
Former pop star Gary Glitter is charged with eight counts of sexual offences against girls aged 12-14 between 1977 and 1980.

Chief constable to retire in June

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:40
Chief Constable Matt Baggott announces that he will step down at the end of this month, earlier than planned.

VIDEO: D-Day remembered 70 years on

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:37
Commemorations are taking place in Portsmouth and Normandy to mark 70 years since the D-Day landings in France.

VIDEO: How will negative interest boost growth?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:36
The ECB has lowered its deposit rate to below zero in a bid to urge banks to increase lending to businesses.

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