International News

Hen party death lorry driver cleared

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:49
A lorry driver is cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire.

Should love be symbolised by a lock?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:46
Why the padlocks of Paris are a poor symbol of romance

VIDEO: Speed racing on city ring-road

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:42
Coventry is to become the first city in the UK to stage competitive motor-sport on public roads.

Bird of prey deaths 'not deliberate'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:40
Police say birds of prey found dead in Ross-shire were probably accidentally poisoned as they make a fresh appeal for information.

'Slavery' police search for more men

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:32
Police who investigated the "modern day slavery" case of a vulnerable man found working unpaid on a farm, say they are looking for other missing men.

Puffer fish poisons 11 in Brazil

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:32
Eleven people fell seriously ill in Brazil after eating a deadly puffer fish for lunch, it was reported.

Suarez gets help for impulse to bite

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:31
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he is getting professional help as he seeks to overcome an "impulse" to bite opponents.

Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:29
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:29
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Farmer jailed over £1m will fraud

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:26
A County Armagh farmer who tried to use a forged will to inherit most of a £1m estate from an elderly woman has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Norfolk schools inquiry faces review

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:24
The investigation into alleged inspection irregularities at three Norfolk schools will be reviewed by an "independent figure", says Ofsted.

Trio offer Rangers cash injections

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:21
Mike Ashley and Brian Kennedy join Dave King in offering Rangers a cash injection as director Philip Nash resigns.

Plaid 'could hold balance of power'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:03
Plaid Cymru MPs could help decide who takes power after next year's general election, party leader Leanne Wood tells its conference.

Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 08:02
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.

Suicide mother gave girls acid drink

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 07:48
A mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters by drinking acid after struggling to get on with her in-laws, an inquest hears.

PC jailed for partner's stab death

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 07:42
A "paranoid and controlling" former policeman is jailed for at least 28 years for killing his partner, who was stabbed 81 times.

Ashya's family 'unsafe for UK return'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 07:31
The family of Ashya King say they will not yet return to the UK following his treatment in Prague as they do not feel safe to do so.

Slip road closure 'benefits' traffic

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 07:23
A controversial peak time closure of a slip road to ease congestion on the M4 near Port Talbot is 'a benefit', a review into the trial finds.

Asda faces mass action on equal pay

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 07:13
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.

Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 07:12
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.

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