International News

Bolivian congress's clock turns left

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:28
The hands on the clock on the Bolivian congress building have been reversed to turn left - anti-clockwise - in a symbolic gesture to signify political change.

Suarez 'bite' was 'highly predictable'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:21
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez's apparent bite on Italy's Giorgio Chiellini was "highly predictable", says a sports psychologist.

South African miners return to work

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:20
Thousands of miners at South Africa's biggest platinum mining firms return to work, a day after unions signed a deal to end a five-month strike.

Spanish princess to face charges

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:20
A Spanish judge formalises charges against Princess Cristina, King Felipe's sister, in a tax fraud and money laundering case.

Road casualties in Scotland down 10%

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:16
The number of people killed and injured on Scotland's roads fell by 10% last year thanks to a reduction in pedestrian fatalities.

MPs assess detainee abuse claims

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:12
MPs are to visit Yarl's Wood Immigration Centre over allegations of improper sexual contact with detainees, a parliamentary committee says.

Is Merkel damaged by Juncker row?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:09
Why Merkel is suffering in the EU's Juncker row

Newport Nato summit logo revealed

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:05
The logo for the Nato summit to be held at Newport's Celtic Manor Resort in September features the city's iconic Transporter Bridge.

VIDEO: 'Not extremist to wear a headscarf'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:01
Myriam Francois-Cerrah says Britain tolerates fascists because of free speech, as she examines extremism claims.

VIDEO: 'I don't get right to die ruling'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:49
Right to die campaigner Paul Lamb says he does not understand why Supreme Court judges have decided against him.

Sex charge head teacher 'predatory'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:37
A head teacher accused of using a vulnerable teenage boy for her own sexual gratification was "predatory", Durham Crown Court hears.

Magnificent Seven star Wallach dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:34
US actor Eli Wallach, whose best-known films included The Magnificent Seven and Sergio Leone's The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, dies aged 98.

May wants more surveillance powers

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:29
Home Secretary Theresa May renews her call for new surveillance powers - dubbed a "snooper's charter" by critics.

Hacking jury considers final verdicts

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:27
The PM is due to face questions about hiring Andy Coulson as the jury in the phone-hacking trial considers two outstanding counts against the former tabloid editor.

Can Facebook innovate?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:19
Profits roll in to Google and Facebook but pressure on for ideas

Cook's determination buys him time as England captain

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:17
Despite defeat by Sri Lanka, Alastair Cook has shown the desire to lead England, says cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

Teachers feel undervalued by public

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:03
An international survey by the OECD shows a widespread pattern of teachers feeling a lack of respect for their profession.

T in the Park to leave Balado venue

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:52
T in the Park festival is to be held at Balado for the last time next month before moving to a new venue next summer.

Labour renews push for policy checks

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:50
Labour is to challenge Chancellor George Osborne to get the spending commitments of all major political parties costed independently.

Suarez could face long ban over 'bite'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:44
Uruguay's Luis Suarez could face a lengthy ban that would end his World Cup if he is found guilty of biting.
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