International News

Spoof UKIP Twitter tops 80K followers

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:18
The spoof UKIP Twitter account with 80,000 followers

Mother charged with son's murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:15
Rosdeep Kular, mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, appears in court in Edinburgh charged with his murder.

At least 26 die in Baghdad blasts

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:14
Police and medics say at least 26 people have been killed in a series of bomb blasts in Baghdad, in the latest in an extended surge of violence.

Fifa candidate suggests orange cards

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:08
Fifa presidential candidate Jerome Champagne wants to introduce orange cards as a measure to help referees.

CAR elects mayor as new leader

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:07
Capital city mayor Catherine Samba-Panza, 59, is elected interim president of the Central African Republic, as the EU reportedly agrees to send troops.

Boy lived in home for elderly

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:06
A pupil at a special needs school in Belfast had to live in an old people's home because of a lack of emergency foster carers.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:01
A Home Office minister argues that a UN plan for resettling Syrians has a "token impact".

VIDEO: S Sudan patients 'shot in their beds'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:01
Up to 10,000 people have been killed in the South Sudanese conflict. The BBC's Mark Lowen travels to the town of Bor to see the aftermath of the conflict.

Police Federation 'must change'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 08:52
The Police Federation, which represents police officers up to the rank of chief inspector, must change from "top to bottom", an independent review says.

Jamaica bobsleigh awarded Sochi spot

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 08:34
Jamaica's bobsleigh team end their 12-year absence from the Winter Olympics after being awarded a place at Sochi.

Christie faces new corruption claim

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 08:22
US Republican star Chris Christie's deputy denies allegations they made payment of disaster aid hinge upon approval for a real estate project.

S Sudan army recaptures key town

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 08:14
The South Sudanese army says it has recaptured the key town of Malakal but the rebel forces tell the BBC they are still in control.

Actor 'warned girl about Roache'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 08:07
A fellow Coronation Street actor "warned" a teenage girl about William Roache, a court hears.

Italian conductor Abbado dies at 80

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:56
Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, former musical director of La Scala, dies aged 80.

French players in prostitution trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:54
French footballers Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema, charged with having sex with an underage prostitute, go on trial in Paris.

Vanessa Mae set to compete at Sochi

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:53
Violinist Vanessa Mae is set to ski for Thailand at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, which start next month.

VIDEO: McQueen: 'Awards don't matter'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:53
Director of 12 years a slave Steve McQueen told reporters that he was not concerned about winning awards. The film has been nominated for 9 Oscars in total

Man admits ex-girlfriend murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:35
A man admits murdering his ex-girlfriend who was found dead at her home in Salford last June.

AUDIO: Farage: No discrimination in City

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:31
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has told Radio 4's The World At One programme that women in the City of London do not suffer from discrimination.

Farage: Motherhood hampers careers

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:24
Women prepared to sacrifice family life can do as well as male colleagues in financial firms, if not better, UKIP leader Nigel Farage says.

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