International News

Burnt boy's mother praises medics

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 08:25
The mother of a seven-year-old boy who was badly burned in an incident in Aberdeen thanks the medical staff who have been caring for him.

Boycott call for early years tests

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 08:22
The National Union of Teachers has moved nearer a boycott of assessment checks for four year olds.

Death penalty for 2003 Saudi attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 08:22
A Saudi court sentences five men to death for their role in three suicide bomb attacks on expatriate residential compounds in Riyadh in May 2003.

Geraghty wins first Irish National

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 08:18
Barry Geraghty wins the Irish Grand National for the first time by steering 8-1 favourite Shutthefrontdoor to victory.

VIDEO: 'Tiger escape' alarm halts egg hunt

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 08:15
Staff have told the BBC about the moment they believed a tiger had escaped its enclosure at Shepreth Wildlife Park in Cambridgeshire.

'Ethnic slaughter' in South Sudan

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 08:11
Hundreds of people were killed because of their ethnicity after South Sudan rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week, the UN says.

Burnley 2-0 Wigan Athletic

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 08:09
Burnley are promoted after first-half goals from Ashley Barnes and Michael Kightly secure a 2-0 win over Wigan.

Nigeria school kidnap - '230 seized'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 08:07
Some 190 Nigerian schoolgirls remain missing after being abducted last week, their head teacher tells the BBC - far more than the official figure.

VIDEO: Truck 'deliberately driven into house'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 08:07
Police in Derby are investigating after a lorry was driven deliberately into a house in the city causing extensive damage.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 08:07
Speculation over David Moyes' position at Manchester United, Berbatov wants Monaco stay, Lallana to cost United plus more.

Scottish universities leave CBI

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 07:21
Two Scottish universities become the latest organisations to quit the CBI over its stance in the Scottish independence referendum debate.

PM's Christianity remarks 'divisive'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 07:19
David Cameron risks causing "alienation" in society by saying Britain is a "Christian country", a group of public figures has warned.

Boy survives flight in wheel well

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 07:10
A 16-year-old boy survives an extraordinary journey hidden in the wheel well of a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.

VIDEO: Footage captures tower 'welding' fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 07:05
Dramatic footage filmed on a mobile phone is released showing a high-rise building on fire in north China.

Gun salutes to mark Queen's birthday

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:58
The Queen's 88th birthday is marked across the UK with traditional gun salutes.

North Koreans in 'Emmental' training

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:54
North Koreans in training for Kim Jong-un's school favourite

UK scares sports piracy site offline

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:51
One of the biggest sports file-sharing sites closes down after a UK police force warns its operators that they could face jail.

Murder inquiry after bodies found

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:51
Police arrest a 28-year-old man on suspicion of murder after two bodies are found in a house in Worksop in Nottinghamshire.

Major blaze 'risked other buildings'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:41
More than 100 firefighters tackling a huge blaze on an industrial estate in Leeds save nearby buildings from "certain destruction".

Family says farewell to Peaches

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:29
Friends and family join Bob Geldof to pay their last respects to his daughter Peaches, as her funeral is held in Kent.
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