International News

Foreign doctor 'safety fears' - front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 12:56
Some papers focus on suggestions foreign-trained doctors are less skilled than British counterparts, while others report on a child said to have caught meningitis from a cat.

Nigeria schoolgirls 'still missing'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 12:53
Nigeria's military rows back on an earlier statement that most of the teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants had been freed.

US 'delays' Keystone XL decision

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 12:20
The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit.

Obama signs UN envoy visa ban law

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 12:19
President Barack Obama signs into law a measure that would bar entry to any UN ambassador whom the US says has engaged in "terrorist activity".

Simmonds qualifies for IPC Euros

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 12:00
Ellie Simmonds, Stephanie Slater and Amy Marren qualify for the European Championships at the British Para-Swimming meet.

British teenager killed in Syria

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 11:41
A British teenager said to have "died in battle" fighting with anti-government forces in Syria, is described as a "martyr" by his father.

VIDEO: World's prettiest Easter eggs?

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 11:09
A Slavic community museum in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting.

VIDEO: Kate meets Manly Beach life-savers

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 10:11
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made an appearance at Sydney's Royal Easter Show, during their tour of Australia.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new releases

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 09:54
Film critic Anna Smith reviews the week's new film releases, including comedy The Love Punch, character driven drama, Locke, and We Are The Best!, a witty drama about a punk band in the 1980s.

Man killed in microlight crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 09:53
A man has died in a microlight crash in Devon, police say.

'Martinez-charmed Everton will not welcome Moyes'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 09:53
Man Utd boss David Moyes will not get a warm welcome back at Everton, whose fans have fallen under Roberto Martinez's spell, writes Phil McNulty

Kiev reaches out to eastern rebels

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 09:38
Ukraine's interim authorities appeal for unity, promising to meet some demands of pro-Russian protesters occupying buildings in the east.

I deserve more recognition - Toure

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 09:36
Manchester City's Yaya Toure thinks he is not regarded as one of the best players on the planet because he is from Africa.

Labour hires Obama poll guru Axelrod

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 09:17
David Axelrod, the strategist who masterminded Barack Obama's presidential victories, will be a key adviser on Ed Miliband's 2015 general election campaign, the Labour Party says.

Electricians question CBI vote move

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 09:11
The body representing electrical contractors urges the CBI to think again about giving its support to the campaign against Scottish independence.

Man killed as pleasure boat capsizes

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 09:09
One man dies and another is in hospital after a boat capsizes in a Devon river estuary described by a coastguard officer as "quite treacherous".

Algeria's president gets fourth term

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 08:54
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, wins a fourth term in office taking more than 81% of the vote.

Boy in hospital with severe burns

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 08:52
A seven-year-old boy is taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after an incident involving petrol left him with severe burns.

Three die in separate road crashes

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 08:34
Two motorcyclists and a car passenger have died in separate crashes in south and west Wales, say police.

Teachers to debate summer strike

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 08:34
The NUT conference is to hear calls for a one-day strike on 23 June and a campaign of industrial action over pay and workload.
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