International News

VIDEO: Many tributes in book of condolence

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 03:18
A book of condolence has been filled with tributes and messages of support for the family of Ann Maguire, the teacher who was fatally stabbed in Leeds on Monday.

Alliance Party office petrol bombed

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 03:18
Seven bombs are thrown at an Alliance Party office in east Belfast, the police say.

Children aged 10 getting drug help

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 03:13
Ten-year-olds among scores of Welsh youngsters referred to specialist drug and alcohol treatment services.

VIDEO: Westwood's way with wedding dresses

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 03:08
Vivienne Westwood talks to Louise Minchin about her exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum and why she enjoyed designing a dress for Muppets character Miss Piggy.

England squad to be named on 12 May

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 03:01
England coach Roy Hodgson will announce his squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil on Monday, 12 May.

Ratzenberger 'deserves Imola tribute'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 03:00
Roland Ratzenberger deserves a permanent tribute at Imola alongside Ayrton Senna's, says former team-mate David Brabham.

Inmate dies in 'botched' execution

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:53
One of two death row prisoners who lost a case in the Oklahoma Supreme Court dies of a heart attack following an apparently botched lethal injection.

AUDIO: Gambler went to buy milk and lost £5k

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:42
A secret gambler has described how he went out to buy a pint of milk and gambled away £5,000 at a betting shop.

IMF: Russia experiencing recession

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:41
Russia is "experiencing recession now" because of economic damage caused by the crisis in Ukraine, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says.

Hospital warned on OAP patient care

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:37
Health inspectors find numerous problems with elderly patient care at Glasgow's Southern General Hospital.

UK firms use 1.4m zero-hour contracts

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:36
Nearly half of big companies in the UK use a total of 1.4 million zero-hours contracts, a study from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says.

VIDEO: Inmate 'spoke after lethal injection'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:34
A US death row inmate in Oklahoma died of a heart attack after his execution was halted because the lethal injection of three drugs failed to work properly.

Arrest over McGurk's bar atrocity

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:33
A 69-year-old man is arrested over a pub bombing in which 15 people were murdered during the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

AUDIO: Merger 'exacerbated' Co-op problems

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:26
Sir Christopher Kelly says the merger between the Co-operative Bank and the Britannia building society "exacerbated" the problems of the two businesses.

AUDIO: Sectarian violence peaks in Iraq

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:23
The BBC's Kevin Connolly reports on the sectarian violence taking place in Iraq as the country votes.

Snowdonia surf centre's approval

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:23
Plans for a new surfing centre and "wave park" at a former factory site in Conwy Valley have been unanimously approved by councillors.

De la Hoya wants to buy LA Clippers

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:17
Boxing great Oscar De la Hoya is keen to buy into the LA Clippers after the team's owner was banned for life after making racist remarks.

AstraZeneca and UK prosperity

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:11
Firms buying other firms – good or bad for the economy?

'Child recruits' in South Sudan war

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:09
More than 9,000 child soldiers are fighting in South Sudan's brutal civil war as the country faces the threat of famine, the UN human rights chief says.

'Lab volcano' gives lightning clues

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 02:06
Researchers in Munich use a "volcano in the lab" to investigate the spectacular lightning in eruption plumes.

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