International News

Saving baby Sebastian

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 03:40
Mark Easton: Are election promises too short-term to help this baby?

Google 'should be allowed in exams'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 03:37
Internet search engines such as Google should be allowed in public examinations, an exam board chief says.

Secret fails fast - but did Silicon Valley fail too?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 03:33
The failure of the Secret app throws light on Silicon Valley's investment strategies.

'No Moscow visit' for N Korea leader

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 03:12
Russia says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will no longer attend Moscow's World War Two commemorations, due to "internal issues".

Evans criticises gender divide

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 03:12
Reanne Evans criticises World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn's efforts to close the gender divide in the sport.

Head used school cash to do up house

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 03:09
A head teacher who stole £30,000 from her school to refurbish her house is jailed for a year.

Windows 'open' for Apple and Android

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 03:07
Microsoft is releasing software tools that make it easier to run popular Apple and Android apps on Windows mobile devices.

Mayweather v Pacquiao - the lowdown

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:59
Why the hype? What's at stake? Is it all about cash? The lowdown on Saturday's super-fight between Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao.

Everyman 'spectacle' opens at NT

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:56
Everyman, the first play to be directed at the National Theatre by Rufus Norris since he took charge, has largely impressed the critics.

Interpol pursues Colombia footballer

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:54
Interpol issues a red notice for the arrest of former Colombian footballer Freddy Rincon on charges of money laundering in neighbouring Panama.

Mother charged over toddler death

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:54
A mother is charged with neglect in connection with the death of her 19-month-old daughter, police say.

£500m drugs bust 'UK's biggest ever'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:49
Cocaine seized from a tug in the North Sea could have been worth more than £500m - believed to be the biggest single class A seizure in the UK.

Jobs lost as chemical factory closes

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:44
A chemical factory in Flintshire is to close with the loss of about 62 jobs, it is announced.

Man in court over UKIP behead threat

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:41
A man appears in court accused of threatening to behead a UKIP election candidate in Newcastle.

VIDEO: The Alternative Big Fight Face-Off

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:36
Ahead of Saturday's super-fight, BBC News looks at how Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio stack up inside and outside the ring.

Smashed Hits: Louie Louie

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:34
The bizarre story behind Louie Louie

Kenya 'ignored Garissa raid warning'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:33
Kenya's interior minister admits security officers ignored intelligence reports prior to the deadly attack on Garissa's university earlier this month.

Vicar loses harassment job appeal

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:21
A vicar who claimed he was the victim of a four-year campaign of hate loses his unfair dismissal case at the Court of Appeal.

More Nigerians 'freed from Boko Haram'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:16
Nigeria's military says it has freed another 160 more people during its offensive against Boko Haram militants in the vast Sambisa forest.

Rail 'chaos' after power outage hits

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:14
Thousands of rail passengers endure huge delays after an electrical supply problem in south London affected trains in and out of the city.

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