International News

In pictures: Fatal teacher stabbing

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 03:24
Community in shock after stabbing of Ann Maguire

Queen and Duke in Pembrokeshire trip

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 03:19
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visit businesses in Pembrokeshire on the first of a two-day trip to Wales.

'Iron Curtain' sanctions rile Russia

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 03:09
Russia condemns the US for "Iron Curtain"-style sanctions that may damage its hi-tech sector, as the EU adds to its sanctions list over Ukraine.

Landing problem suspends flights

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 03:01
All flights in and out of East Midlands Airport are suspended after a cargo plane has problems on landing.

VIDEO: Is Ed Miliband likely to make PM?

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 03:01
An unscientific test with plastic balls aims to find out if the Labour leader has what it takes to be the next PM.

Why do people take ayahuasca?

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:58
Why do so many backpackers take ayahuasca in S America?

Service held for stab death teacher

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:56
The fatal stabbing of a teacher in her classroom prompts condolence messages from as far afield as Australia as pupils attend a special Mass service.

England's Cookey to miss Glasgow 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:55
England captain Pamela Cookey will miss the Commonwealth Games after rupturing an Achilles, England Netball confirms.

Murder accused mum moved to hospital

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:52
A mother being held in prison charged with killing three of her children is remanded under the mental health act to a secure hospital.

Ballymurphy killings review declined

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:46
A call for an independent panel to examine 11 killings by the Army in Belfast in August 1971 is rejected by the NI Secretary.

Shame banana thrower, says Alves

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:42
Barcelona defender Dani Alves says the fan who threw a banana at him during Sunday's win at Villarreal should be publicly shamed.

Cameras set up to find wild boars

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:40
Cameras have been set up to try to find wild boars which were released during a burglary at a farm in Bridgend county.

BBC beats ITV in breakfast battle

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:39
BBC Breakfast attracts double the amount of viewers who tuned in to ITV's first broadcast of its new breakfast programme Good Morning Britain.

Venezuela ex-intelligence chief shot

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:19
Major Eliecer Otaiza, who served as the head of the Venezuelan intelligence service under President Hugo Chavez, has been killed, officials say.

MPs back HS2 bill despite rebellion

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:13
MPs reject calls for the proposed HS2 rail link between London and the West Midlands to be scrapped, despite a 35-strong Tory revolt.

Megacities contend with sinking land

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:59
Subsiding land is a bigger immediate problem for some of the world's big coastal cities than sea level rise, say scientists.

Tougher European bank tests revealed

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:44
European banks will be expected to prove they can survive a 7% drop in GDP under new tougher stress tests unveiled by the regulator.

Manufacturing is GDP star performer

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:38
GDP figures show economy picking up momentum

Rivals are just jealous - Schurrle

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:31
Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle says critics of his side's defensive approach are just "jealous" of the club's success.

Microsoft must release overseas data

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:18
A US judge orders Microsoft to hand over a customer's emails, even though the data is held on a server in Ireland.

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