International News

VIDEO: JK Rowling gives £1m to pro-UK group

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:58
JK Rowling donates £1m to the Better Together campaign after speaking in the past of her reservations about an independent Scotland.

No evidence after Madeleine searches

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:55
No evidence relating to missing Madeleine McCann has been identified after searches in Portugal, British police say.

VIDEO: Passport Office boss denies backlog

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:51
The Passport Office has denied that it is failing to cope with applications, despite claims of severe delays.

Passports make for toxic politics

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:46
Why passports make for toxic politics

E Ukraine death toll 'at least 270'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:46
The Ukrainian government confirms 270 deaths in the eastern provinces of Donetsk and Luhansk since the start of operations against militants this spring.

Tweetdeck users hit by coding attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:43
A cyber-attack on Twitter platform Tweetdeck has infiltrated several accounts, and re-tweeted garbled code

Salmond advisor's apology rejected

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:30
A woman refuses to accept an apology from a special advisor to Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond who made false claims about her.

War rape testimony at London summit

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:30
A woman kidnapped as a nine-year-old by the Lord's Resistance Army testifies at a London summit aimed at ending sexual violence in war.

VIDEO: Taxi drivers stage app protest

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:12
London's black-cab drivers hold a protest against a mobile app they claim breaks the law by acting as a meter.

Hague and Jolie bid for war rape end

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:07
William Hague and Angelina Jolie seek global support for a plan to end impunity for sex crimes committed in war zones.

PM says 30,000 passports delayed

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:05
Up to 30,000 passport applications have been hit by delays, says David Cameron, but extra staff have been drafted in to cope as Labour accuses the government of losing its grip.

England's Welbeck 'fit for Italy game'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:02
Danny Welbeck will be fit for England's opening World Cup game against Italy on Saturday, according to Wayne Rooney.

Sunscreen 'not complete protection'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:01
Sunscreen alone should not be relied on to prevent malignant melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, research suggests.

London taxi protest causes gridlock

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 08:59
Thousands of taxi drivers bring part of central London to a standstill in protest at rival service Uber - a mobile phone app.

Mayall post-mortem due on Thursday

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 08:43
A post-mortem examination will be carried out on Thursday to establish how comedian Rik Mayall died this week, aged 56.

Anger at '£25,000 pension deal loss'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 08:36
A former Visteon worker from County Antrim has said he has lost out on up to £25,000 in a pensions' compensation deal.

Congo and Rwanda 'in border clashes'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 08:21
Troops from Rwanda and DR Congo are clashing on the border after a soldier was kidnapped, the Congolese information minister tells the BBC.

Arrests over care home 'neglect'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 08:19
Three people are arrested over the alleged neglect of a resident at a south Wales care home.

VIDEO: New atlas for former Europe minister?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:51
A former Europe minister is a year behind on the news when he backs Croatia's bid to join the European Union.

Cantor and the giant slayer

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:51
What does Cantor's shock US defeat mean for Republicans?
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