International News

England & Scotland set for cup drama

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 10:03
The English FA and Scottish Cup finals on Saturday will see Arsenal face Aston Villa and Falkirk play Inverness CT.

Fifa re-elects Blatter president

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 09:29
Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter president after his rival withdraws following the first round of a vote overshadowed by corruption allegations.

Jack Vettriano 'unable to paint'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 09:14
Scottish artist Jack Vettriano announces he is giving up painting for the foreseeable future due to a recent accident.

Online courses for sixth-form advice

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 09:10
Three free online programmes, aimed at helping sixth-formers bridge the gap between school and university, are due to launch this summer.

McIlroy misses cut at Irish Open

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 09:06
Rory McIlroy is unable to undo the damage of his opening 80 as a 71 leads to his third straight Irish Open missed cut.

VIDEO: 'I ended up in hospital from legal high'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 09:03
A teenager from Wales has spoken out about the night he ended up in hospital after taking a "legal high".

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 08:34
When's the worst time to drink coffee?

Officer guilty of Brady photo deal

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 08:28
A security officer is convicted of smuggling a camera into a high-security psychiatric hospital to try to sell photos of serial killer Ian Brady.

Sherpa warnings after Nepal quake

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 08:24
Everest Sherpas say they are witnessing potentially dangerous changes in the landscape after Nepal's 7.8-magnitude earthquake and aftershocks.

VIDEO: Inside Malaysia's migrant jungle camps

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 08:23
Ian Pannell and cameraman Darren Conway went to migrant camps on Malaysia's border, where traffickers abused and killed Rohingya Muslims.

US spelling bee champs tie for win

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 08:22
The two co-champions of Thursday night's annual Scripps National Spelling Bee are sharing a trophy, marking the second year in a row the contest ended in a tie.

Germany 'hits global birth rate low'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 08:12
A study says Germany's birth rate has slumped to the lowest in the world, prompting fears labour market shortages will damage the economy.

'Perverted' man jailed for sex abuse

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 08:05
A "perverted" man is jailed for 22 years for abusing a boy he groomed for sex in the 1970s.

Driver 'forgot where to bring drugs'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 07:39
A driver allegedly told to transport up to £180,000 worth of cocaine was so inept he forgot where he was supposed to be going, a court has been told.

Tata workers vote for strike action

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 07:38
Tata Steel workers across the UK vote by almost 9-1 to go on strike in a row over pensions in the first national strike in the steel industry for 30 years.

Man detained over council arson spree

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 07:37
A man is detained in a mental health unit after setting a series of fires across Oxfordshire.

US removes Cuba from terror list

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 07:32
The United States has removed Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terror, allowing the country to conduct banking in the United States, among other activities.

Teenager jailed for 'terror grooming'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 07:26
Teenager Kazi Islam is sentenced to eight years in a young offenders' institution for grooming a young man with learning difficulties to kill a UK soldier.

Turkish paper probed on arms claims

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 07:15
Turkish prosecutors launch an investigation after a newspaper releases footage it says proves the security services sent arms to Syrian rebels.

No senior black staff in the Lords

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 06:47
There are no black or ethnic minority members of staff in senior positions in the Lords, an FOI request reveals.

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