International News

Fish rain down on Sri Lanka village

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 09:30
Villagers in west Sri Lanka have said they have been surprised and delighted by an unusual rainfall which included scores of edible small fish.

FA ponders league shake-up proposals

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 09:20
A new competition for Premier League and Championship clubs to field B teams will be considered by the FA on Wednesday.

Tweets and Brand 'on A-level list'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 09:17
Sixth-formers taking a new English A-level could be asked to study comedian Russell Brand's evidence to a committee of MPs on drug addiction and treatment.

Caffe Nero accused over tax affairs

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 09:11
Caffe Nero refuses to comment on a letter that has gone viral on social media accusing it of failing to "pay its dues" by avoiding corporation tax.

Mars rover drills for rock sample

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:59
Nasa's Curiosity rover drills a hole in a Martian rock with the intention of taking a powdered sample for its onboard laboratories to study

Helicopter crash victims repatriated

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:56
The bodies of five UK service personnel who died in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan arrive back in the UK.

Bodies of servicemen repatriated

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:45
The bodies of two servicemen from Wales who were killed along with three others in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan have arrived back in Britain.

Pfizer 'cannot use UK as tax haven'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:39
Business Secretary Vince Cable tells MPs the government will not let Pfizer use the UK as a tax haven and promises to secure British science jobs.

'Nazi art' hoarder dies aged 81

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:36
Cornelius Gurlitt, the German who was found to have hoarded more than 1,400 works of art in his Munich apartment, dies aged 81.

AUDIO: 'Proposal based on manipulation'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:35
The former chief executive of AstraZeneca has attacked the attempted takeover of the UK pharmaceuticals firm by its US rival Pfizer.

Water flooded mine in six seconds

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:20
The area of a Swansea Valley pit where three miners drowned as they tried to blast coal took just six seconds to fill with water, a court hears.

Stuart Hall admits girl sex assault

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:16
Ex-BBC presenter Stuart Hall pleads guilty to indecently assaulting a girl under 16, but denies 20 further charges.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:12
Vince Cable explains the government's position to Pfizer's planned takeover of AstraZeneca.

VIDEO: Fish rain down in Sri Lanka surprise

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:04
Villagers in western Sri Lanka were surprised and delighted on Monday when they experienced an unusual rainfall that included more than 50kg of fish.

Sinn Féin/PSNI relations strained

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:02
How Gerry Adams' arrest put a crucial relationship under strain

Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:01
Entertainer Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted after allegations of sex offences because there was "insufficient evidence" on most claims, the CPS says.

VIDEO: Thai PM appears in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:46
Thailand is on the verge of a major political upheaval as the Constitutional Court considers whether to dismiss the country's caretaker Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, for abuse of power.

##BringBackOurGirls tops a million tweets

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:41
A million tweets for the #BringBackOurGirls campaign

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:36
Man City ready to launch bid for Messi, John Terry to stay at Chelsea, Spurs want Martinez and more.

Ronnie O'Sullivan in motorway crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:20
Snooker ace Ronnie O'Sullivan is involved in a crash on the way home from defeat in the world championship final.

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