International News

India sets date for Modi swearing-in

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 04:03
Narendra Modi is to take the oath as India's new prime minister on 26 May following the BJP's landslide victory in the general election.

In pictures: Thailand comes under martial law

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:51
Images from Thailand as the army imposes martial law

VIDEO: Angry Ukrainians in car horn protest

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:38
Drivers in Ukraine have been holding a car horn protest, against the ongoing crisis in the east of the country.

The Bank of England's capital problem

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:37
Can Bank of England stem property boom and bust?

PM 'alert' to risk of housing bubble

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:32
David Cameron says the government is "alert to any dangers and problems" associated with rapidly rising house prices.

VIDEO: Wingsuit daredevils fly over New York

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:28
Four members of an aerial sports team have used wingsuits to fly through the skies of New York City. Ed Ram reports.

AUDIO: Miliband fails to recognise Labour councillor's name

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:24
Labour leader Ed Miliband fails to recognise the name of Jim Grant, the Labour leader on Swindon Borough Council, in a BBC Wiltshire interview.

Day in pictures: 20 May 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:23
News photos from past 24 hours: 20 May

Man pepper sprayed by police drowns

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:18
A man pepper sprayed during a confrontation with police drowns after running into a lake in East Sussex.

New leads after voyeur teacher case

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:09
Police investigate "four inquiries" after receiving information from the team which led to the capture of voyeur teacher Gareth Williams.

Sainsbury's removes 'slave' dummy

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:05
Sainsbury's removes a dummy dressed as a slave from a display in Oxford after a complaints from customers and Twitter users.

Call for detail on post-Yes tax cost

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:59
A financial body says more detail is needed on how taxes would be raised after a "Yes" vote, adding that a new system would cost hundreds of millions of pounds.

Swooping dogs stem deadly beach bugs

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:59
Border Collies may be an effective weapon against E. coli infections at the seaside according to a new study.

The 'ghost' who silenced the Maracana

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:57
The sole survivor of Uruguay's 1950 World Cup victory recalls the day his winning goal in Rio plunged Brazil into mourning... indefinitely.

Credit Suisse helped 'tax cheats'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:49
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse pleads guilty to helping thousands of US clients evade paying taxes to the US government and agrees to a $2.6bn (£1.5bn) fine.

PM extradition call after Hamza case

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:47
David Cameron says more could be done to speed up the UK's extradition process, after Abu Hamza is found guilty of supporting terrorism.

Gabby Logan vows to pay back tax

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:44
TV presenter Gabby Logan admits having been part of the same tax avoidance scheme as Gary Barlow, and vows to pay back any money she owes.

VIDEO: Cheryl Cole works the Cannes red carpet

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:38
Stars of the big and small screens walked the red carpet in Cannes on Monday night at the premiere screenings of Foxcatcher and Maps to the stars.

BT told to fix faults 'in two days'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:33
Openreach needs to speed up repairs for telephone line faults and broadband installation, Ofcom has ruled.

VIDEO: Do you vote on local or national issues?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 02:22
Buckinghamshire voters are asked whether local or national issues sway their vote in local elections.

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