International News

WRU to appoint first woman to board

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:15
The Welsh Rugby Union is set to appoint its first woman board member in its 133 year history.

Man, 69, held as woman dies at house

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 00:58
A 69-year-old man is arrested after a woman dies at a Wiltshire house.

Flats evacuated by bomb experts

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 00:49
A tower block in Edinburgh was evacuated as bomb disposal crews investigated the discovery of "suspicious items".

'Rogue directors' crackdown planned

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 00:35
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.

Woman killed and seven hurt in crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 00:06
A woman is killed and seven people are seriously injured in a crash on a Lincolnshire road.

O'Sullivan 'not motivated by record'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:55
Ronnie O'Sullivan says he may not have the motivation to equal Stephen Hendry's record of seven World Championship titles.

HMRC 'plans to share personal data'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:50
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.

Demise of the 'mouth of hell'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:49
Should this bus station be mourned?

Three missing in Everest avalanche

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:48
The search resumes for three missing local guides after an avalanche kills 13 Sherpas on the slopes of Mount Everest.

VIDEO: Buttock silicone injections 'lethal'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:44
The BBC's Irene Caselli reports that silicone buttock silicone injections are causing health issues in Venezuela

VIDEO: East Ukraine Jews told 'pay tax or go'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:37
Posters and leaflets have appeared in Donetsk, Eastern Ukrainian, demanding Jews register, pay a new tax or leave, because of 'their support for the Kiev government'.

Plane search at 'critical juncture'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:37
The search area for the missing Malaysian plane has narrowed and will be at "a critical juncture" in the next two days, says the transport minister.

VIDEO: Schools improving maths with snooker

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:14
Snooker World Champion Steve Davis is taking his love of the sport into schools in the hope of improving students' maths skills.

Hamilton takes stunning pole in China

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:05
Lewis Hamilton takes his third pole position in four races with a stunning performance in qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Kate tries out fighter jet in Australia

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 22:47
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit an air base in Queensland on day four of their tour of Australia.

Pensions and privacy - front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 20:57
The Daily Express says people are releasing equity from homes to "top up" their pensions, while other papers are concerned about state intrusion into privacy.

Ricciardo fastest in wet practice

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 20:15
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo sets the pace during an inconclusive wet final practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.

Dissident republican death condemned

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 20:04
The fatal shooting of prominent dissident republican Tommy Crossan is condemned by Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers as detectives continue to investigate.

Minister's health and safety warning

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 19:13
Work and pensions minister Mike Penning writes to schools and local authorities in England to highlight health and safety "excuses".

Court order halts Brazil match

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 18:47
A Brazilian second division football game is abandoned after 16 minutes, with one team saying they now have a court order to play in the top division.
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