International News

Jobs event for Tullis Russell staff

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 12:22
Staff made redundant when a Fife paper-making firm went into administration have the opportunity to meet employers interested in recruiting next week.

Tumour memoir wins £30,000 book prize

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 12:18
A memoir written by the wife of an art critic who died of a brain tumour wins a £30,000 prize for new books about medicine, health or illness.

VIDEO: Historic Clandon House up in flames

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 12:17
Dozens of fire-fighters are tackling a large blaze at Clandon Park House, a stately home in Surrey.

Quake Briton tells of narrow escape

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 12:08
A British survivor of the earthquake in Nepal speaks of his narrow escape from death, as he is reunited with his family in the UK.

California ramps up emissions fight

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 12:00
The US state of California has stepped up its attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by setting tough new targets for 2030.

Concussion causes Hohaia to retire

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 11:51
St Helens half-back Lance Hohaia says he is retiring because of "recurrent post match concussion type symptoms".

Real Madrid 3-0 Almeria

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 11:49
James Rodriguez's stunning volley sets Real Madrid on the way to a victory over Almeria that narrows the gap on leaders Barcelona.

US interest rates kept at record low

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 10:43
The US Federal Reserve keeps its target interest rate at a record low at the end of a two-day policy meeting.

Charlie artist ends Muhammad cartoons

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 10:42
Charlie Hebdo artist "Luz", who designed the satirical magazine's front page after the Paris attacks, says he will no longer draw the Prophet Muhammad.

Street cordoned off after baby death

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 10:26
Police are treating a death of a baby in Culloden in Inverness, which led to officers cordoning off a street for a time, as "unexplained".

VIDEO: Assault victim open letter to attacker

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 10:12
A young woman who was sexually assaulted late at night in a London street has written an open letter to her attacker.

Stately home hit by major blaze

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 10:03
A major blaze breaks out at an 18th Century stately home in Surrey.

Puncture costs Thomas Romandie lead

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 10:03
A puncture sees Geraint Thomas lose the lead in the Tour of Romandie but fellow Briton Chris Froome is up to third.

VIDEO: Warden gives ticket to crash cabbie

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:56
A traffic warden has resigned after a video of her putting a ticket on a Manchester taxi involved in an accident went viral.

VIDEO: British survivor: 'We could hear kids screaming'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:50
Tom Greensmith, one of the first British survivors of the Nepal earthquake to arrive back in the UK, describes what happened.

Antibiotics 'not being protected'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:39
Three-quarters of countries do not have plans in place to preserve antimicrobial medicines, the World Health Organization says.

Lib Dems lay down third 'red line'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:39
Nick Clegg is trying to reassure his party as well as voters that the Lib Dems will not be a pushover in any coalition negotiations.

Togo opposition leader rejects results

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:31
Togo's opposition leader says he considers himself the new president, rejecting official figures saying incumbent Faure Gnassingbe had won.

France investigates CAR abuse claim

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:09
A Paris prosecutor confirms an investigation is under way into claims French soldiers in the Central African Republic sexually abused children.

'Worst tree' town's festive switch-on

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:59
A town with one of the "worst" festive displays in Britain is to switch on its new tree eight months before Christmas.

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