International News

VIDEO: Paul Simon and Brickell in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 00:18
Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell appear in court charged with disorderly conduct.

Action plan to cut lung disease

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 00:17
Sufferers of respiratory illnesses are being urged to take personal responsibility for their lifestyle choices in a bid to cut lung disease.

Serco shares plunge after warning

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 00:11
Shares in outsourcing firm Serco plunge after it warns it may downgrade its profits forecast and issue new shares to shore up its finances.

VIDEO: Deadly US tornado death toll rises

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 00:09
Powerful storms are barrelling down on the southern US for a second night, raising the death toll above 20.

Row over council's pay freeze plan

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 00:04
A row has broken out over a council's decision to propose a pay freeze for all staff other than the lowest paid.

Simon and Brickell appear in court

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 23:57
Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell hold hands in court after being arrested over a domestic dispute.

Olympic preparations 'worst ever'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 23:42
IOC vice-president John Coates says the preparations for the 2016 Olympics in Rio are the "worst" he has ever seen.

Wolfson agrees Cirrus takeover deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 23:27
Directors of one of Scotland's leading technology firms, Wolfson Microelectronics, have agreed to a takeover by a rival group based in Texas.

Reservoir death treated as murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 23:18
The death of a missing father whose body was found in a Greater Manchester reservoir is being treated as murder, police say.

Oil giant BP reports $3.2bn profits

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 23:17
Oil giant BP reports profits of $3.2bn (£1.9bn) for the first quarter of 2014, slightly ahead of forecasts.

South Africa: Has democracy delivered?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 22:57
Why the ANC will stay in power despite South African crisis

Apps combat phobias and anxiety

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 22:47
Can a smartphone cure the fear of spiders?

VIDEO: Inside replica Tutankhamun tomb

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 22:47
A replica tomb of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun is set to be unveiled near the site of the original Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

Hull the one to help drive golf forward - Davies

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 22:41
Despite declining participation and viewing figures, Laura Davies tells Iain Carter that the sport's future remains bright

Tornadoes claim more lives in US

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 22:09
Powerful storms tear through the southern US, wreaking a second consecutive night of devastation and claiming more lives.

S Korea president in ferry apology

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:45
South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologises over the ferry disaster, saying the government failed to prevent it and bungled its initial response.

VIDEO: Watch a mobile payment app in action

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:22
A university campus has become the first in the UK to allow students to pay for goods using a mobile app.

Union fears over distribution jobs

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:13
A trade union raises concerns for 120 jobs at a freight distribution centre, that is run by DHL, on the outskirts of north Belfast.

Caesareans 'to save time, not money'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:07
Stormont's spending watchdog questions whether the high number of caesarean sections in Northern Ireland's hospitals is to save time rather than money.

'Death in the classroom' - front pages

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:03
The fatal stabbing of teacher Ann Maguire, in the classroom of a Leeds school, and the conviction on sex abuse charges of publicist Max Clifford lead the papers.
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