International News

Meeting Ukraine's little green men

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 13:24
Meeting Eastern Ukraine's little green men

Nigeria march over girls' abductions

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 13:18
Women in Nigeria march to demand that more be done to secure the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted by militants two weeks ago.

Actor Bob Hoskins dies aged 71

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 13:12
British actor Bob Hoskins, best known for films such as Who Framed Roger Rabbit and The Long Good Friday, dies of pneumonia at the age of 71.

A policy to test tenants of the House

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 13:04
Labour addresses private landlord and tenancy imbalances

Why some English words are controversial in China

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 13:04
Why foreign words like iPad are sparking debate in China

Chelsea 1-3 Atletico Madrid (agg 1-3)

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 13:00
Atletico Madrid come from behind to beat Chelsea and set up a meeting with city rivals Real in the Champions League final.

Two dead in Canadian mill shooting

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 12:58
Two people have died and two are injured after a former employee opened fire at a Vancouver-area lumber mill.

US Fed continues to shrink stimulus

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 12:46
The US Federal Reserve announces a further slowdown of its stimulus efforts, trimming its monthly bond-purchases by $10bn.

CCTV shows man Tasered by PC in cell

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 12:38
The BBC obtains footage of a police officer Tasering a naked man in a Wiltshire police cell.

Republicans block minimum wage rise

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 12:32
Senate Republicans block a Democratic-backed rise in the US minimum wage, as the two parties stake out positions ahead of November's election.

Botched US execution sparks review

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 12:30
The governor of the US state of Oklahoma orders a "full review" of the state's execution procedures following a botched execution.

RAF squadron returns to Fife base

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 12:28
An RAF squadron returns to its base at Leuchars in Fife after a seven month deployment in Afghanistan.

Derailed train bursts into flames

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 12:01
A train derails and catches fire in the US state of Virginia, forcing the evacuation of hundreds from nearby buildings.

Jeremy Paxman to quit Newsnight

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 11:58
Jeremy Paxman announces he is quitting BBC Two's Newsnight after 25 years at the helm, saying he would "like to go to bed at much the same time as most people".

Paxman's most famous encounters

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 11:42
Jeremy Paxman's most memorable Newsnight encounters

Children 'killed in Aleppo strike'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 11:42
An air strike by Syrian government forces hits a school in Aleppo and kills at least 18 people, including 10 children, activists say.

Man 'murdered westernised wife'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 11:42
A mother of three from Manchester was murdered by her husband for becoming "too westernised" and "establishing an independent life", a jury is told.

Deadly attack at Chinese station

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 11:36
A bomb and knife attack at a railway station in China's Xinjiang region leaves three dead and 79 others wounded, state media say.

Tube strike disruption continues

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 11:34
Services are running on 10 lines of the Tube network during the evening rush hour on day two of the latest strike.

A new twist in Man Utd's manager hunt?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 10:59
Bayern Munich's embarrassing Champions League exit has given the search for the next Manchester United manager a fresh twist
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