International News

Obama defends Malaysia rights stance

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 23:09
Barack Obama defends his decision not to meet Malaysia's jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, and says he talked about rights with PM Najib Razak.

Kerry urges Russia to help observers

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 22:25
US Secretary of State John Kerry urges Russia to help free European military observers seized in east Ukraine, and expresses "concern" about troop movements.

Pressure is all on Chelsea - Rodgers

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 22:19
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says the pressure is all on Chelsea ahead of Sunday's Premier League Anfield meeting.

South Korean PM resigns over ferry

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 21:01
South Korean PM Chung Hong-won resigns over the handling of the ferry disaster which killed at least 187 people, but will not leave office immediately.

The return of 'Plebgate' and rise of UKIP - the front pages

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 20:45
The latest twist in the "Plebgate" saga and the buoyancy of the UK Independence Party in the face of attacks, are examined in the newspaper headlines.

VIDEO: Brazil hosts pole dancing world cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 20:18
More than 150 pole dancers from around the world are competing in the annual Pole World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.

Law to target child abuse 'manuals'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 19:51
Minsters intend to change the law to ensure it is a criminal offence to download manuals containing guidance about how to abuse children.

Councils to get betting shop powers

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 18:04
Local authorities will get more powers to decide whether to allow new High Street betting shops to open, the government announces.

European elections: #Seville tweets

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 16:43
What jobless people think of the European elections

UK's only deaf church to close

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 16:38
The story of the UK's only deaf purpose-built church

'New graft evidence' against Flores

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 16:18
El Salvador President Mauricio Funes says there is new incriminating evidence against former President Francisco Flores, accused of misusing funds.

German anger at Berlusconi comments

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 16:06
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi sparks anger by saying that "for the Germans, concentration camps never existed".

Egypt court jails Morsi supporters

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 15:54
A court in Egypt sentences 11 supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi to jail terms ranging from five to 88 years for rioting.

Leaving EU 'poses risk to UK firms'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 15:53
Quitting the EU would pose "very significant risks" to the UK, the body which represents major British-based banks and insurance firms says.

Parents meeting over abuse teacher

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 15:45
Parents at a private school in London where a convicted paedophile is said to have abused children are expected to meet detectives on Monday.

The man who made South Africa's flag

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 15:37
How South Africa's flag almost mirrored the nuclear peace symbol

Five UK personnel die in Afghan crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 15:26
A UK helicopter has crashed in southern Afghanistan, killing all five British personnel on board, four of whom were stationed at the same Hampshire base.

A US soldier searches for his Vietnamese son

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 15:19
A US veteran returns to find the unborn child he left in Vietnam

VIDEO: Cardinal Cormac: 'Two great men'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 15:12
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor describes Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II as "two such great men but very contrasting".

Uni funding for low carbon projects

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 15:12
Three Scottish universities are to receive £20m as part of a scheme to help Scotland meet its carbon emission reduction targets.
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