International News

Author Leslie Thomas dies aged 83

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 06:09
The best-selling author Leslie Thomas, best known for his national service novel The Virgin Soldiers, dies aged 83.

Sir Tim's web worries

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 05:39
Sir Tim Berners-Lee's worries for the future of the web

Day in pictures: 7 May 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 05:36
News photos from past 24 hours: 7 May

Rebels seize back Ukraine city hall

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 05:36
Pro-Russian separatists seize back the city hall in the southern Ukrainian port of Mariupol, hours after being ousted by security forces.

Who owns Britain's mountains?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 05:35
Who owns Britain's favourite mountains?

Fulham's relegation and the curse of Michael Jackson's statue

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 05:20
Did Fulham FC's relegation have anything to do with the removal of a "lucky" Michael Jackson statue?

Stabbed teacher online abuse arrest

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 05:10
A third person is arrested over alleged offensive social media posts following the fatal stabbing of teacher Ann Maguire.

'Skull Cracker' link to raid probed

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 05:08
A fugitive armed robber nicknamed the "Skull Cracker" may have struck again, with police probing whether he is linked to a new raid.

VIDEO: Flowers admits drug possession

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 05:07
Former Co-op Bank boss Paul Flowers has pleaded guilty to drug possession, at Leeds Magistrates' Court.

Cameron and Miliband clash on Pfizer

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 05:05
David Cameron and Ed Miliband clash at Prime Minister's Questions over the proposed takeover of AstraZeneca by its US rival Pfizer.

Daily Mail pays damages to Rowling

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 05:03
The Daily Mail prints an apology to author JK Rowling and pays 'substantial damages' over an article it wrote alleging she had told a 'sob story' about being a single mother.

Monk appointed Swansea City manager

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 04:47
Garry Monk is made Swansea City's permanent manager on a three-year contract after a spell as head coach.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 04:44
Rent reforms and US firm Pfizer's proposed takeover of AstraZeneca dominate PMQs.

Mango talks for Cameron and India PM

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 04:41
David Cameron says he is "looking forward" to discussing the EU ban on Indian mango imports with India's new PM.

Halsall in England team for Glasgow

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 04:28
Defending champions Liam Tancock and Fran Halsall are named in England's Commonwealth Games swimming squad.

China's mind-boggling market size

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 04:27
Alibaba reminds us of China's mind-boggling market size

VIDEO: Nigeria abduction 'act of pure evil'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 04:14
David Cameron has described the abduction of more than 200 Nigerian school girls as "an act of pure evil".

Minecraft Denmark replica 'attacked'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 04:13
A replica of Denmark, built for educational purposes, has been invaded by "cyber vandals" who blew up buildings and erected American flags

Cancer waiting time overhaul pilot

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 04:08
A pilot project to monitor cancer treatment waiting times will give a better picture of whether patients receive timely treatment, says the Welsh government.

Is a signature still useful?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 04:03
Is it time to phase out the signature?
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