International News

VIDEO: Google to consider deletion requests

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 05:23
Google has launched a service to allow Europeans to ask for personal data to be removed from online search results, after a European Union court ruling.

'Conflict' deadline looms for firms

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 04:54
Manufacturers of products that use "conflict minerals" must submit a plan to deal with the problem by Monday, and many are expected to miss the deadline.

Sudan husband in death row hope

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 04:53
The husband of a woman on death row in Sudan for abandoning her religious faith tells the BBC about seeing their new baby and his hopes for an appeal.

Death probe PC's resignation halted

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 04:52
The Metropolitan Police withdraws its acceptance of the resignation of an officer due to face an investigation in a death in custody case.

'Tractor beam' built at university

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 04:43
Physicists at Dundee University create a Star Trek-style "tractor beam" capable of moving objects using ultrasound.

Investigation into police cell death

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 04:42
The Police Ombudsman's Office is investigating the death of a man in a cell at a police station in County Antrim.

'Debt woes up' from tax credit system

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 04:30
There has been a sharp rise in debt problems caused by tax credit overpayments, according to Citizens Advice.

Outcry over shoe on sacred site

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 04:10
The foot that shocked many in the Arab world

Day in pictures: 30 May 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 03:58
News photos from past 24 hours: 30 May

Pakistan police deny murder inaction

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 03:56
Pakistani police have denied they did nothing to stop an "honour killing" in front of a court in Lahore, as fresh twists emerge in the case.

How Stephen Sutton inspired others

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 03:55
How Stephen Sutton inspired other cancer sufferers

India outrage over hanged girls

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 03:48
Villagers in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh where two girls were gang raped and hanged tell the BBC of their fury at the response of police.

84 jobs to go as bus firm closes

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 03:42
A Gwynedd bus firm is to close due to 'financial issues' with the loss of 84 jobs.

Google offers 'right to forget' form

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 03:36
Google launches a service to allow Europeans to ask for personal data to be removed from search results, after a European court ruling.

Spring to be 'third hottest on record'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 03:36
The UK is on course for the third warmest spring since records began, forecasters say, while Scotland's could be its hottest since 1910.

Family loses spare bedroom fight

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 03:27
A couple who care for their severely disabled grandchild lose an appeal against cuts to their housing benefits because they have a spare bedroom.

Nine rescued from Downpatrick fire

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 03:26
A four-month-old baby girl and an elderly couple are among nine people rescued after an arson attack at an apartment block in Downpatrick, County Down.

Aleppo barrel bomb toll nears 2,000

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 03:11
Almost 2,000 people have been killed by Syrian government air attacks in the northern city of Aleppo so far this year, activists say.

Scooter suitcase gets you to airport

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 03:06
Space for clothes, but with wheels and handlebar.

'Keep taking statins' says drug body

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 02:54
People should continue to take statins because the benefits do outweigh the risks, according to the UK's drug safety body.

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