International News

VIDEO: Carney urges 'ethical bank standards'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 13:14
Bankers should see their job as a vocation and adopt higher ethical standards, the governor of the Bank of England has said.

Probe into Tower Hamlets vote count

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 12:53
The Electoral Commission launches an investigation into vote counting for the local election in east London's Tower Hamlets borough.

VIDEO: Life of a sumo wrestler

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 12:41
Why wrestlers' training regime is putting off Japanese children

VIDEO: Nigeria army 'knows where girls are'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 12:35
The Nigerian military say they know where the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are but they will not attempt a rescue.

Man arrested after woman's death

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 12:12
A 54-year-old man is arrested following the death of 43-year-old Mary Craig at a house in Renfrewshire.

Britain and France urge EU reform

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 12:11
Britain and France call for EU reform as leaders arrive for a summit in Brussels on the elections which gave a boost to anti-EU parties.

Egypt election to run for extra day

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 11:56
Egypt's presidential election is extended into a third day amid reports of a low turnout, with ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi poised to win.

US to keep 9,800 Afghanistan troops

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 11:53
The US will keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after the US concludes its combat mission at the end of this year, President Barack Obama says.

Cameroon boosts Nigeria border forces

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 11:12
Cameroon deploys about 1,000 troops to its border with Nigeria to fight the growing threat of the Islamist group Boko Haram.

Carney calls for ethics in banking

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 11:08
Bankers need to recognise their social responsibility, and see their profession as a vocation, says the governor of the Bank of England.

Focused Cipriani eyes England chance

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 10:32
Fly-half Danny Cipriani claims his focus is greater than ever before as he bids to win his first England cap in six years.

Spotify latest to be hit by hack

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 10:21
Music-streaming service Spotify becomes the latest high-profile technology company to be hit by a security breach.

Large crowds welcome baton relay

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 10:21
The Queen's Baton Relay has seen its biggest crowds so far on its journey around Wales as thousands of people welcomed it to Carmarthenshire.

Tunisia’s rubbish selfie trend

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 10:04
The battle of the bins causing a stink in Tunisia

Financial help available in church

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 10:01
The Church of England is launching a new scheme to promote responsible lending, which will see people being given financial advice in church.

LG unveils laser-focus smartphone

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 09:58
LG unveils the first smartphone to use a laser beam to help it focus in dim light conditions and to lock onto fast-moving objects.

VIDEO: Rolf Harris gives evidence in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 09:49
TV entertainer Rolf Harris has denied a string of allegations that he indecently assaulted four girls, including a friend of his daughter.

Cable condemns peer over Clegg poll

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 09:49
Vince Cable says a opinion poll commissioned by a Lib Dem peer into Nick Clegg's electoral appeal was "totally inexcusable".

Asbestos removal firm fined £109,000

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 09:43
An asbestos removal company is fined £109,000 for exposing workers to dangerous fibres during demolition of a former school building.

Ukraine army recaptures airport

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 09:38
Ukraine's army has recaptured Donetsk airport, the interior ministry says, as pro-Russia separatists report at least 30 of their fighters killed.
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