International News

Deadly floods swamp Afghan villages

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 12:58
At least 80 villagers are killed and hundreds left stranded on roofs as devastating flash floods hit northern Afghanistan, officials say.

VIDEO: Missing tourist feared drowned

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 12:27
Dutch police have said a missing tourist from West Sussex might have drowned in a canal following a night out with friends.

Electoral rolls' data breach inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 12:26
An inquiry is under way after three Welsh councils said people's personal data may have been mistakenly sold.

Pentagon staff 'to leave Ecuador'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 12:04
The US says 20 of its Pentagon staff will leave Ecuador by the end of this month, to comply with an order from President Rafael Correa.

North Korea 'detains US tourist'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 11:56
North Korea detains a 24-year-old US tourist, reportedly for "rash behaviour" at immigration, the country's state news agency says.

VIDEO: Under London in Crossrail's tunnels

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 11:53
Crossrail is Europe's biggest infrastructure project and is planned to run from Reading and Heathrow Airport, west of London, to Abbey Wood and Shenfield in the east by 2018.

'Observers seized' in east Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 11:43
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine seize observers attached to a European monitoring unit, Ukrainian officials say.

Hillsborough Wiki posts 'sickening'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 11:39
The government says changes made on Whitehall computers to Wikipedia's page on the Hillsborough disaster were "sickening", and launches an inquiry.

VIDEO: Damon Albarn sings Parklife in pub

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 11:35
A London band performs Parklife with singer Damon Albarn after he asks to join them for a number in a Leytonstone pub.

Somali shock over 'lost' stowaway

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 11:29
The mother of a Somali teenager who survived a US flight in a wheel well tells of her relief to discover that the son she has not seen for six years is alive.

Stalker jailed after ex's M6 suicide

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 10:54
A man is jailed for two years for stalking his ex-girlfriend who later jumped to her death from a motorway bridge.

VIDEO: Cancer fundraiser Sutton's new video

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 10:23
A teenager with terminal cancer, who has raised more than £2m for charity, has posted a new film about his life on YouTube.

What is the Manchester United Way?

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 09:43
The Manchester United way is one of the major reasons why David Moyes is said to have lost his job. But what is it?

Ex-Barcelona coach Vilanova dies

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 09:39
Former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova dies aged 45 after a long battle with cancer, the club have announced.

Nadal's 41-match run ended by Almagro

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 09:34
Rafael Nadal's 11-year, 41-match winning streak at the Barcelona Open is ended by fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro.

'Moronic' online hoaxer spared jail

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 09:31
A "moronic" hoaxer who claimed a pub had banned military personnel to avoid offending the immigrant population is given a community order.

Bolivia dismisses protesting troops

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 09:22
Bolivia's military chiefs have ordered the dismissal of more than 700 troops who have been protesting to demand better working conditions.

Champion O'Sullivan trails Perry

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 09:16
Ronnie O'Sullivan trails Joe Perry 9-7 in their best-of-25 second-round match at the World Championships.

Week in pictures: 19-25 April 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 09:09
News photos from the past week

15 years & 180 pages: The making of Brendan Rodgers

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 09:01
Brendan Rodgers has brought winning ways, red nets, and an old Anfield sign back to Anfield - but can he bring the Premier League title?
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