International News

Life for partner and daughter killer

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 07:11
A man is jailed for life for beating to death his partner and disabled daughter in Merseyside.

Trojan Horse: 'Six schools at risk'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 07:06
Head teachers believe there were "concerted efforts" to infiltrate and run about six Birmingham schools by hardline Muslims.

Students killed in Ethiopia protest

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 06:44
At least nine students have died during days of protests in Ethiopia's Oromia state, the government says - a witness tells the BBC 47 were killed.

Over 350 royal pardons issued in NI

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 06:33
More than 350 royal prerogatives of mercy have been issued in Northern Ireland over the past 35 years, it is revealed.

Hamilton wins 'boost British GP sales'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 06:31
Lewis Hamilton's success has brought British Grand Prix ticket sales back on track, says Silverstone's Neil England.

Mourinho questions Hazard commitment

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 06:23
Eden Hazard is not the sort of player to "sacrifice himself for the team", says his Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

Week in pictures: 26 April - 2 May 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 06:03
News photos from the past week

Worcestershire sign Hales on loan

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 06:00
Worcestershire sign Nottinghamshire's Alex Hales on loan as stand-in following Moeen Ali's England call-up.

AstraZeneca rejects new Pfizer offer

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:57
AstraZeneca rejects the new takeover offer from US drugs giant Pfizer, which had valued the UK firm at £63bn.

Syrian rebels 'to pull out of Homs'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:57
Opposition fighters are to be allowed to withdraw from besieged parts of the Syrian city of Homs under a deal with the government, reports say.

Funeral held for Gers great Jardine

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:40
Sir Alex Ferguson and Rangers manager Ally McCoist are among 1,000 mourners at a funeral service for football legend Sandy Jardine.

Celebrity chef's discrimination win

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:39
Allegations of sexual discrimination at The Hardwick restaurant in Abergavenny are dismissed.

Rebels down Ukraine helicopters

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:37
Rebels in eastern Ukraine's Sloviansk shoot down two helicopters, killing two people, as government forces claim they control half the city.

Who, What, Why: How dangerous are tick bites in the UK?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:37
How dangerous are ticks when they bite?

Under-fives death rate 'high in UK'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:34
The UK has one of the highest rates of death for children under five in Western Europe, according to new research published in The Lancet.

US sees strong jobs growth in April

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:18
The US economy adds 288,000 jobs in April, a much stronger number than economists were expecting, and the unemployment rate falls to 6.3%.

Pensioner 'denied hip op due to age'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:12
An 81-year-old hip operation patient claims she was denied surgery after being automatically deemed "unfit" because she was over 70.

UK Afghan detention ruled unlawful

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:09
The detention policy adopted by UK forces in Afghanistan is unlawful, the High Court rules.

New trial sought over Chhokar murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:03
The Crown is seeking to retry three men who were cleared of murdering an Asian man in Lanarkshire almost 16 years ago.

Biggest scanning project begins

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 05:00
Around 100,000 Britons are to be invited to undergo detailed imaging of their brain, heart and other vital organs as part of the world's biggest scanning project.
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