International News

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford 'to get help'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:09
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford takes a leave of absence from city hall and campaigning to seek treatment for substance abuse, his brother confirms.

Too many gay MPs - Euro candidate

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:08
The English Democrats back a European election candidate who said there were "far too many" gay people in Parliament.

Inquiry call over nursing home abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:02
Calls are made for an investigation into the verbal abuse and neglect of an elderly woman at a mid Wales nursing home.

Money Mayweather is the Las Vegas jackpot

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:55
The world's greatest boxer has everyone "trying to hit the jackpot" in the gambling capital of the world, says Mike Costello

Your pictures: Pinhole

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:49
Readers' photos on the theme of "pinhole"

Pro-Russians seize Donetsk office

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:33
Hundreds of pro-Russian protesters seize the regional prosecutor's office in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, and there are reports of injuries.

VIDEO: Maguire family read tributes

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:24
The family of teacher Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death at Corpus Christi Catholic College, visit the school to look at the many flowers and tributes left for her.

More staff sacked over 'care abuse'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:14
Six more staff are sacked at an Essex care home after a BBC Panorama programme about alleged abuse there.

VIDEO: MH370 final cockpit audio released

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:09
The final communications between missing flight MH370 and air traffic control have been released, after it vanished on 8 March with 239 people on board.

In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:06
The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards

Farmer jailed for animal cruelty

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:04
A County Antrim farmer found guilty of animal cruelty offences is jailed for six months.

Boy in court over teacher killing

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:01
Family of teacher Ann Maguire in court to see 15-year-old boy charged with her murder remanded in custody.

Bombs plot Nazi sympathiser jailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:54
A Nazi sympathiser who plotted to blow up mosques and Islamic centres is jailed for 10 years.

VIDEO: 'Heroin link' to Peaches death

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:50
Recent use of heroin was "likely" to have played a role in the death of Peaches Geldof, an inquest has heard from Kent Police.

MoD contracts safeguard 140 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:44
A defence firm in the south Wales secures two new Ministry of Defence contracts in a multimillion pound deal which safeguards 140 jobs.

Duchess attends brother's funeral

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:37
The Duchess of Cornwall leads mourners at the funeral of her brother Mark Shand in Stourpaine, Dorset.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:30
Real Madrid and AC Milan join Chelsea in chase for Tottenham's Paulinho, QPR want Morrison, Birmingham facing administration.

Police reverse into new Mandela bust

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:28
A police van reverses into a newly-unveiled tribute to Nelson Mandela outside South Africa's parliament.

Mourinho tactics not to blame - Zola

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:24
Jose Mourinho's tactics were not to blame for Chelsea's Champions League defeat by Atletico Madrid, says Gianfranco Zola.

UK's oldest settlement confirmed

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:20
A Wiltshire town is confirmed at the longest continuous settlement in the United Kingdom.
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