International News

US and EU step up Russia sanctions

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 02:15
The US and EU are preparing to impose fresh sanctions against Russian individuals and companies amid continuing action by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.

Aleppo gripped by barrel bomb fears

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 02:08
A BBC team witnesses the effects of barrel bombs on Syrian civilians after gaining rare access to rebel-held areas of the city of Aleppo.

Deadly tornadoes devastate US states

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:58
At least 17 people are killed by tornadoes as a huge storm system sweeps across the central and southern US.

Obama hails Philippines defence pact

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:58
Obama says a Philippine military pact expanding US troop presence will promote stability - and says the US is not trying to contain China.

Check for fifties under the mattress

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:54
There are still millions of Houblon £50 notes in circulation, days before they are due to be withdrawn.

UK 'a tax haven for multinationals'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:53
Why the UK is viewed as 'a tax haven for multinationals'

AUDIO: UK's economic recovery 'taking root'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:50
The CBI's chief policy director Katja Hall discusses the UK's economic recovery.

Long wait for chronic pain sufferers

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:41
A health watchdog says the NHS is failing to meet Scottish government targets over treatment times for chronic pain sufferers.

The people who are still addicted to the Rubik's Cube

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:36
The people who can do the cube blindfolded in 30 seconds

Net neutrality rules may fuel piracy

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:16
Could new net neutrality rules fuel internet piracy?

VIDEO: Romeo and Juliet tribute in sand

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:12
The BBC's Carol Kirkwood takes a look at this year's sand sculpture festival in Weston-super-Mare.

Doctor Who in double Bafta Craft win

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:11
Doctor Who and Peaky Blinders each have a double win at Sunday's Bafta Craft awards, while Strictly Come Dancing took a special prize in its 10th year.

Sherwood's rebuke for job 'touts'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 00:48
Tim Sherwood hits out at managers "touting" for his Tottenham job despite him having 12 months left on his contract.

Scotland's Alex Salmond woos EU

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 00:16
Scotland's Alex Salmond woos the EU

Seoul condemns N Korea 'foul' slurs

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 23:42
South Korea condemn North Korea's latest verbal attack on its president as "unspeakable", after it likened her to a prostitute.

Top award for toxic dump campaigner

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 23:15
An anti-toxic dump campaigner in South Africa wins a prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.

Microsoft warns of Explorer security

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 23:11
Microsoft warns consumers that a vulnerability in its Internet Explorer browser could let hackers gain access and user rights to their computer.

Two men die in separate road crashes

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 22:57
Two men are killed in separate road crashes in Counties Armagh and Down.

VIDEO: Are electronic cigarettes safe?

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 22:52
The British Medical Association has recommended electronic cigarettes should be banned.

Dance company boss resignation calls

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 22:51
There are calls for the National Dance Company Wales chair to resign after a report seen by BBC Wales was highly critical of how the organisation was run.

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