International News

Vatican: States must tackle abusers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:18
The Vatican tells a UN panel that it cannot act globally to punish priests guilty of sexually abusing children.

Pistorius 'broken' after shooting

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:12
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius "was broken" after shooting his girlfriend, his neighbour says, as the murder trial resumes after a break.

Suarez is FWA Player of the Year

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:09
Liverpool and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is named Player of the Year by the Football Writers' Association.

Pfizer reports 15% fall in profits

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:05
US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reports a 15% fall in profits in the three months to the end of March compared with a year earlier to $2.3bn (£1.3bn).

AUDIO: Eight 'too young' for boarding school

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:54
The journalist and author Alex Renton has called for an end to boarding schools for young children.

Cash bait for new maths teachers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:41
University fellows with a PhD in maths or physics are being offered thousands of pounds in extra wages to become school teachers in England.

Man airlifted after 'explosion'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:34
A man in his 20s was airlifted to hospital after emergency services were called to an explosion at a house in Gwynedd.

Miller denies deal with Rangers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:30
Kenny Miller says he has not agreed a contract with Rangers after the termination of his Vancouver Whitecaps deal.

EU 2014 growth forecast edges higher

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:13
The European Commission has raised its 2014 growth forecast for the European Union to 1.6% and also expects unemployment to continue to fall.

Rea replaced by Grima at Broncos

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:10
London Broncos boss Tony Rea stands down after almost two years back in charge and is replaced by assistant coach Joe Grima.

New blood can 'recharge old brain'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:09
Researchers in the US say they might have discovered how to combat and even reverse some effects of ageing, at least in mice.

Cancer teen rubbishes 'dupe' jibes

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:04
Stephen Sutton, who has raised more than £3m for charity, speaks out against accusations he tricked people into donating.

Nigeria girls protest leader held

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:02
A woman leading protests over more than 200 girls abducted in northern Nigeria is detained on the orders of the president's wife, activists say.

Five killed in Honduras jail fight

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 02:41
Five underage inmates have been killed in a fight between rival gangs in a jail in the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula.

Boys 'put bleach in teacher's drink'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 02:38
Police are called to a primary school in Leamington Spa after two boys are reported to have poured a "bleach-like" substance into their teacher's coffee.

Spider-Man 2 lands top of box office

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 02:32
Marvel sequel Amazing Spider-Man 2 debuts at the top of the North American box office with takings of $92m (£54.5m).

AUDIO: 'Most of my family perished'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 02:31
Holocaust survivor Janine Webber talks to Today presenter Sarah Montague about her experiences and why she feels it is important to speak to young people about them.

Ukraine and Europe's Sleepwalkers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 02:21
Can Europe stop Ukraine's spiral of violence?

DNA taken of ancient HS2 route tree

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 02:03
An ancient pear tree which could be felled under plans for a high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham is to have its DNA collected.

Offer made to buy threatened airport

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 01:58
A formal offer is tabled to buy a Kent airport threatened with closure, according to the local MP.
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