International News

Flintoff rejoins Lancashire for T20

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 21:52
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff rejoins Lancashire for the T20 Blast, four years after retiring.

VIDEO: Rise in illegal migration into EU

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 21:50
There has been a significant rise in illegal migration into the European Union this year.

School campaign on homophobic abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 21:39
Prosecutors want schools to teach about the impact of homophobic and transphobic bullying.

Gerrard backs Rooney after criticism

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 21:28
England captain Steven Gerrard defends Wayne Rooney after the striker faced criticism from ex-team-mate Paul Scholes.

Is Djokovic the man to beat in Paris?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 21:19
Should Novak Djokovic rather than eight-time champion Rafael Nadal be seen as the favourite to win the men's French Open title?

Blair 'whitewash' and 1D football bid - the papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 20:55
The Daily Mail reports anger over a decision to keep secret the transcripts of Iraq War talks, while One Direction are back in the news.

VIDEO: Our stories: Going to school gay

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 20:43
As schools get new teaching guidance about homophobic abuse, two young men speak to Newsbeat about their experiences.

VIDEO: US skyscraper viewing deck 'cracks'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 19:29
A part of Chicago's Willis Tower's glass observation ledge cracked while people were inside, 103 storeys up.

Haunted by recurrent football stickers

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 17:38
The football stickers that came up again. And again. And again

VIDEO: Sweden's Saab looks to Asia

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 17:35
The Swedish carmaker Saab, which is also an aerospace and defence company, looks to tap into the Asian market.

Former Ecuador president sentenced

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 17:32
A court in Ecuador sentences former President Jamil Mahuad in absentia to 12 years in jail for embezzlement.

Mother 'gets deportation reprieve'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 16:58
A woman who fears her daughters will be subjected to female genital mutilation will not be deported for at least another day, family friends say.

'Bright girls' among physics dropouts

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 16:52
Some of the brightest girls doing AS-level physics decide to drop the subject without taking the full A-level, say teachers.

Japan inflation rate at 23-year high

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 16:44
Consumer prices in Japan rise at their fastest pace in 23 years in April, surging 3.2% from a year earlier, as the sales tax rise comes into effect.

Blood pressure advances save lives

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 16:13
Improved treatment of blood pressure has prevented hundreds of thousands of heart attacks, strokes and deaths in England, say doctors.

What is the referendum period?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 16:07
What you need to know as the official campaign period begins

Light bedrooms 'link to obesity'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 15:58
Sleeping in a room with too much light may increase the odds of piling on the pounds, claim researchers.

Surge in child emotional abuse cases

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 15:56
Children's charity NSPCC Scotland reports a dramatic rise in helpline callers reporting serious cases of emotional abuse.

Scots 'to come together' after vote

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 15:54
Scotland will "come together" after the referendum regardless of the result, the Scottish Parliament presiding officer says, as the formal campaign period begins.

VIDEO: 167 on the Royal Opera House stage

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 15:36
The latest production at the Royal Opera House features the largest number of people on stage - 14 principals, 48 chorus, 12 extra chorus, 26 actors, and 67 community ensemble.
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