International News

Deer DNA helps poacher prosecution

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 03:24
DNA from an illegally shot and killed red deer has been used for the first time in the UK to help prosecute a poacher.

Angolan apology over gay TV kiss

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 03:15
The producers of a popular television soap in Angola apologise after an episode which showed a gay couple kissing caused outrage among viewers.

Mixed reactions to Harper Lee book

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 03:15
News an unpublished novel by Harper Lee is to be released more than 50 years after To Kill a Mockingbird causes a "trade frenzy" and concern over how it has come to be published.

Fire chief not guilty of 2006 rape

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 03:05
Derbyshire's chief fire officer is found not guilty of raping a woman in 2006.

NZ judge 'to head child abuse probe'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 03:01
A high court judge from New Zealand is expected to be named as the new head of the UK inquiry into historical child sex abuse later, it is understood.

VIDEO: McIlroy case "settled to satisfaction"

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 02:51
A statement read outside a court in Dublin says a dispute between Rory McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management has been "settled to satisfaction of both parties"

You v Ronaldo

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 02:50
How long for a top footballer to earn your weekly wage?

China acts to boost bank lending

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 02:47
China's central bank has cut the level of funds banks must hold in reserve in an effort to boost growth in the world's second-largest economy.

Death threat hacker is jailed

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 02:41
Yusuke Katayama hijacked computers to make death threats that appeared to come from innocent people, during a game of cat and mouse with police.

Super League 2015 season preview

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 02:40
BBC Sport looks at the prospects for all 12 Super League clubs in the build-up to the 2015 season.

VIDEO: Business Committee

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 02:24
MPs took evidence on the Post Office mediation scheme and the Horizon IT system.

Rory McIlroy settles golf court case

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 02:08
Rory McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management have come to a settlement in their long-running wrangle.

Iraq War inquiry panel member dies

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 02:04
Iraq inquiry panel member and Churchill biographer Sir Martin Gilbert has died, the head of the probe into the conflict tells MPs.

Deadly shell hits Donetsk hospital

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 02:03
At least four people are reported dead after a shell hit a hospital in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.

Pietersen joins TMS for World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 02:03
Former England captain Kevin Pietersen will guest on Test Match Special's commentary team during the Cricket World Cup.

New home for web star dumped dog Kai

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:59
A dog which became a global news star after being abandoned at a Scottish train station with his belongings in a suitcase is given to a new owner.

Is patriotism pivotal to Test rugby?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:59
Some players might be wild-eyed when the anthems roll, but how much does national identity matter in the professional game?

IFS says 'worst of cuts to come'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:59
The Institute of Fiscal Studies' Green Budget says the worst of UK spending cuts are still to come with a "long way to go" before recovery.

How can cookery classes help people with learning disabilities?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:59
Cookery lessons for people with learning disabilities

Donations for mugging victim halted

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 01:58
An online fund, launched to help a frail Tyneside pensioner who was mugged, is halted with donations standing at more than £329,000.

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