International News

Killers of Disappeared man 'known'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 21:22
The sister of one of The Disappeared says she knows the names of her brother's killers.

Bedene to switch allegiance to GB

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 21:08
Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene could play in the Davis Cup for Great Britain in 2015 if his plan to switch allegiances materialises.

Deal to combat piracy in UK imminent

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 21:01
After years of wrangling, a deal between entertainment industry bodies and UK internet service providers to help combat piracy is imminent.

One dead as quakes strike Pakistan

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 20:58
At least one person has been killed and dozens more injured after a series of quakes hit southern Pakistan, officials say.

'Taxman's raid' - the front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 20:57
The papers report concerns over plans to allow tax officials to access people's bank accounts to claim unpaid bills and to revive the England football team.

Free school finances questioned

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 20:44
Financial management of some free schools is inadequate, a report by a cross-party group Public Accounts Committee argues.

VIDEO: US team 'on ground' in Nigeria hunt

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 20:40
Secretary of State John Kerry says a US team is set to start work in Nigeria to help find some 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram militants.

Extreme fundraising: Is it worth it?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 20:37
Should people risk life and limb for charity?

Female soldiers on combat question

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 20:03
Four former military women on the gender question over combat roles

The town thronged with old people

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 19:56
Which UK town do old people flock to?

Miliband turned down Pfizer meeting

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 18:39
Ed Miliband rejected a meeting with the boss of US drug firm Pfizer just days before he criticised the government's handling of its bid for AstraZeneca.

Apple 'in talks' to acquire Beats

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 18:03
Apple is in talks to buy headphone maker and music-streaming service provider Beats Electronics for $3.2bn, according to various media reports.

Met 'should lose anti-terror duties'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 17:52
MPs urge sweeping changes to counter-terrorism policing, including stripping the Metropolitan Police of its role in overseeing and leading investigations.

Why Abu Hamza shed tears in court

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 17:25
Abu Hamza sheds tears in a New York courtroom

In pictures: India election graffiti

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 17:08
Graffiti from the eastern Indian city of Calcutta

WW1 truce football match remembered

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 17:08
Prince William backs a scheme to get children to design a memorial to the "Christmas truce" football game of 1914, as part of the World War One centenary.

Venezuelan policeman dies in clashes

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 16:56
A policeman has been shot dead in the Venezuelan capital Caracas after security forces broke up protest camps, officials say.

Women's heart health fitness warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 16:44
Lack of exercise is the biggest risk factor for heart disease in women aged 30 and above, according to an Australian study.

Family rows linked to early death

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 16:38
Having frequent arguments with partners, friends or relatives can increase the risk of death in middle-age, say Danish researchers.

Clippers owner 'says he's no racist'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 16:13
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says he is not a racist in another, unverified tape recording, in which he also says he won't sell the basketball team.
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