International News

Yachtsman 'bludgeoned and drowned'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 08:46
A British man, who was murdered on the Caribbean island of St Lucia, died from "asphyxia secondary to blunt force trauma", post mortem results show.

Minister ends Delhi sit-in protest

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 08:45
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has ended a sit-in protest in central Delhi which began with a row over control of the city's police.

Snowden makes university rector bid

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 08:40
US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden is nominated for the post of student rector at Glasgow University.

VIDEO: IMF raises UK growth forecast

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 08:40
The International Monetary Fund raises its growth forecast for the global economy, and the UK economy in particular.

VIDEO: Bollywood star launches music career

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 08:25
Former Miss World and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is in London to launch her debut single

Islamists quit Libya government

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 08:22
Libya's Islamist Justice and Construction Party, the second largest party in the interim administration, says it is quitting the government.

Man jailed for ex-girlfriend murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 08:20
A man is jailed for 27 years after he admitted murdering his former girlfriend following sustained campaign of domestic abuse.

Routine ops in north Wales postponed

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 08:13
The majority of planned surgery across north Wales is postponed due to "increased pressure", says the health board which has apologised.

Pakistan bomb kills Shia pilgrims

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 08:07
A bomb strikes a bus in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, killing at least 22 Shia pilgrims returning from a trip to Iran, officials say.

Barack Obama to meet Pope Francis

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 08:00
US President Barack Obama will visit Pope Francis and Italian, Belgian, EU and Nato leaders on a three-country European tour in March, officials say.

‘Russia role' in spy death suggested

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 07:55
The coroner investigating the murder of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko said there was a prima facie case that the Russian state was involved, it emerges.

BBC to show Britain's Davis Cup ties

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 07:55
BBC Sport secures a three-year deal to broadcast all of Great Britain's Davis Cup World Group matches until 2016.

Lagos state passes smoking ban

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 07:53
MPs in Lagos state, Nigeria's economic hub, pass a bill banning smoking in public places, including restaurants and on public transport.

VIDEO: SPFL tackles fans' weight problem

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 07:51
A new football scheme is helping middle-aged male fans get healthier and is nine times more successful than dietary advice alone.

AUDIO: Widow: 'We felt safe in St Lucia'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 07:51
The wife of Roger Pratt has said that she has been touched by "considerable kindness" after her husband was murdered off the Caribbean island of St Lucia.

UAE jails 30 over 'Brotherhood ties'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 07:37
A court in the UAE sentences 20 Egyptian and 10 Emirati Islamists to up to five years in prison after convicting them on national security charges.

Djokovic 'satisfied' with Becker

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 07:35
World number two Novak Djokovic says he is satisfied with the early progress being made under new head coach Boris Becker.

60 children unhurt after bus crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 07:33
Sixty primary school children are taken to hospital after a collision between a coach and a lorry in Newport but later discharged.

Crime stats: The truth is out there

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 07:22
Can crime statistics be relied upon?

VIDEO: Syria crisis - Geneva II explained

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 07:18
Syria peace talks in Geneva explained - in 60 seconds.

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