International News

Husband in court over nurse death

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:12
The husband of nurse Rui Li, who was found dead in a car in Bournemouth, appears in court charged with her murder.

Trojan Horse fears 'raised in 2008'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:12
Fears hardline Muslims were trying to extend their influence in Birmingham schools were relayed to the city council as early as 2008, a former prospective governor says.

Osborne to target foreign exchange manipulation

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:12
Chancellor George Osborne is set to announce new rules on foreign exchange trading to 'clean up the market'.

In pictures: Tiananmen protests

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:07
25 years on from student protest in Beijing

New hope to solve Genette mystery

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:01
Detectives make another attempt to solve the mystery of the disappearance of Devon schoolgirl Genette Tate nearly 36 years ago.

Saints prop Waller gets England call

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:54
England name Northampton's Alex Waller among 16 additions to their squad for this month's tour of New Zealand.

Afghan bomber kills Turkish workers

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:45
At least seven people, three of them Turkish engineers, are killed by suicide bombers in two separate attacks in Afghanistan.

Comedian tries to board England jet

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:39
Simon Brodkin, better known as prankster Lee Nelson, was pictured in an identical suit to the England team and holding a passport.

VIDEO: Last minute test at World Cup venue

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:34
Officials in Sao Paulo have held a second "test" game at the city's World Cup stadium with less than two weeks until it is due to host the opening game.

US parties clash over prisoner deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:32
A row erupts over the deal to swap Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held soldier, with Republicans warning it could put Americans at risk.

Woman charged over Belfast attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:26
An 18-year-old woman is charged with disorderly behaviour in connection with an incident in north Belfast on Sunday.

France arrests Syria jihad suspects

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:24
Four people are held in France on suspicion of recruiting militants to fight in Syria, after the arrest of a man over murders at Brussels' Jewish Museum.

Jolie's Maleficent dominates chart

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:13
Disney film Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie, debuts at the top of the North American box office, taking $70m (£41m).

NHS 'still fails' dementia patients

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:00
A Mental Welfare Commission report claims people with dementia still do not get acceptable care from the NHS in Scotland.

Samsung launches first Tizen phone

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 00:54
Samsung Electronics launches the world's first smartphone powered by Tizen operating system, seen as an alternative to Google's Android.

Calculating the sex and drugs economy

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 00:33
How did statisticians work out the value of illegal drugs and prostitution to the UK economy?

Woman dies as car hits bus shelter

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 00:28
A woman is killed when a car ploughs into a bus shelter in Birmingham leaving another woman who was standing there critically injured.

Shoppers 'using cash less than ever'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 00:10
Cash use by shoppers has fallen by 14% over the last five years, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium.

Airline profits 'to be hit by China'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 00:00
The global airline industry cuts its profit forecast for 2014 amid fears over China's economic growth, says the International Air Transport Association.

The 20th Century's first arms race

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 23:58
How the mania over Dreadnought battleships changed naval warfare
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