International News

Mali group says French hostage dead

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 14:17
Islamist militants in Mali say French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal, who was kidnapped in 2012, is dead.

Charges follow Twaddell camp attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 14:00
Three people are charged with offences after a number of flags and banners were damaged at the loyalist protest camp at Twaddell Avenue, north Belfast.

Savage on Man Utd: spend £200m & sell 12 players

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:56
BBC Sport's Robbie Savage unveils his action plan to make the Red Devils a domestic and European force once again

Cech & Terry out for league run-in

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:54
Chelsea captain John Terry and goalkeeper Petr Cech will miss the rest of the domestic season with injuries suffered in Madrid.

VIDEO: Brown says 'keep British pensions'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:28
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has made his first speech against Scottish independence, as part of the Better Together campaign.

China 'the elephant in the room'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:21
Obama's Asia tour is all about China, says Carrie Gracie

VIDEO: Director admits Jamaica Inn 'issues'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:17
Philippa Lowthorpe, the director of new BBC period drama Jamaica Inn, admits there was ''a sound issue'' with the programme, which sparked more than 100 complaints by viewers struggling to understand what the actors were saying.

Atletico Madrid 0-0 Chelsea

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:17
Chelsea hold Atletico Madrid to a goalless draw in Spain to leave their two-legged Champions League semi-final evenly poised.

Pupils 'should have lunch in pubs'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:14
Schoolchildren should sometimes be served lunch in pubs to give them "really good quality food" and ensure licensed premises are viewed in a "positive way", a minister says.

Coulson 'rubber-stamped payment'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:49
Andy Coulson tells the phone-hacking trial he "rubber-stamped" a payment to a police officer despite being warned it could result in criminal charges.

VIDEO: Cable warns firms on 'ridiculous' pay

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:35
Business Secretary Vince Cable talks to BBC Business Editor Kamal Ahmed about his warning to FTSE 100 companies on executive pay

Fuel theft closes Esso pipeline

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:25
Two men are arrested after thousands of litres of diesel, believed to have been stolen from an Esso pipeline, are discovered by police.

Ukraine alert as politician 'killed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:25
Ukraine's acting president orders the relaunch of military operations in the east after two men, one a local politician, are found allegedly tortured to death.

Council receives baby ashes report

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 12:12
Edinburgh City Council receives the report into Mortonhall Crematorium where babies remains were disposed of without their parents' knowledge.

UKIP's Farage promises 'earthquake'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:52
UKIP leader Nigel Farage predicts "an earthquake" in politics if his party wins the European elections.

Man Utd begin hunt but Giggs not in race

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:51
Manchester United begin their search for a successor to David Moyes but temporary boss Ryan Giggs is not under consideration to be the next full-time manager.

VIDEO: Man Utd players should be ashamed - Keane

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:27
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane says David Moyes was let down by United's players, who should be 'ashamed of themselves'.

VIDEO: UK debt wall 'falling down'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:20
The UK economy may be starting to recover, but the country's levels of debt still remain among the highest in the developed world.

VIDEO: Al-Jazeera trial sees video evidence

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:06
In Egypt, three journalists from Al Jazeera's English channel have appeared in court again on terrorism charges.

Brown: UK 'protects' Scots' pensions

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 11:02
Gordon Brown says Scottish pensioners are "better protected" in UK, comments the SNP describes as "ludicrous".
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