International News

Three-day Tube strike suspended

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 12:09
A three-day strike by London Underground workers due to start on Monday evening is suspended, the RMT union says.

French security guard shot in Yemen

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 11:23
A French security agent has been killed and another seriously injured in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

One dead in Oklahoma wildfire

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 10:50
A man is dead in the US state of Oklahoma after a blaze set by firefighters to clear brush spread out of control, officials say.

VIDEO: Pistorius 'broken' after shooting

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 10:48
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius "was broken" after shooting his girlfriend, his neighbour says, as the murder trial resumes after a break.

Language purge targets Russian arts

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 10:21
Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a law banning all swearing in films, television broadcasts, theatres and the media.

Boko Haram 'to sell' abducted girls

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 09:53
The Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram says it will "sell" the hundreds of schoolgirls it abducted three weeks ago.

Man killed in tram crash at station

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 09:49
A man is hit by a tram and killed at a Metrolink station in Greater Manchester, police say.

VIDEO: Best shots of the World Championship

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 09:48
BBC Sport looks back at the best shots of the 2014 World Snooker Championship at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre.

Man freed after 13-year-late jailing

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 09:40
A US man, who authorities forgot to send to prison for 13 years, has been released after spending 10 months behind bars.

Woods unsure of return after surgery

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 09:39
Tiger Woods says he is unsure when he will return to action because his recovery from back surgery is "a very slow process".

Cheese-rolling matures in village

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 09:38
About 2,000 people watch an annual cheese rolling competition, 50 years after it was introduced to drum up trade in a village which was by-passed.

World facing polio health emergency

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 09:23
The World Health Organization declares the recent spread of polio an international public health emergency.

'2014 could be key for women's cycling'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 09:08
Two-time Olympic champion Marianne Vos believes 2014 could be a pivotal year in the progress of women's cycling.

Baltacha dies of liver cancer, aged 30

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 08:44
Tributes are paid to Elena Baltacha after the former British number one dies of liver cancer at the age of 30.

Choir children taken ill on flight

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 08:14
Twelve children are taken to hospital after they became unwell on a flight to Heathrow after performing in Cape Town with opera star Bryn Terfel.

Man shot in buttock in street attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 08:08
A man is shot in the buttock and the thigh in an attack on a Salford street.

Ukraine soldiers killed in Sloviansk

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 08:06
Four Ukrainian soldiers are killed and an army helicopter shot down by pro-Russian militants near the eastern city of Sloviansk, Kiev says.

'No UK trade benefit' in being in EU

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 07:55
Membership of the EU has not given the UK any "insider advantages" in trade with other European countries, a report by think tank Civitas says.

Review as 'Skull Cracker' absconds

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 07:37
A review is ordered after an armed robber dubbed "the Skull Cracker" went missing when he was temporarily allowed out of an open prison.

'Caveman' Chabal to retire on Sunday

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 07:28
Former France and Sale Sharks forward Sebastien Chabal, nicknamed 'The Caveman', will retire from playing this weekend.

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