International News

BNP teacher challenges lifetime ban

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:55
A British National Party activist takes the Education Secretary Michael Gove to court in a bid to overturn a lifetime teaching ban.

Woman charged with slavery offences

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:54
A woman is charged with slavery offences after four men are found by police in squalid conditions in Birmingham.

Released kidnapper guilty of rape

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:53
A man is found guilty of kidnapping and raping a woman two days after he was released from a prison sentence for kidnap and robbery.

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Doing everything we can'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:46
The Prime Minister visits flood affected areas in Bablock Hythe, near his constituency of Witney.

The 12 Man Utd players Savage says should go

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:40
David Moyes faces a big rebuilding job at Manchester United, writes Robbie Savage, and he needs to lose a dozen of his current squad

Scandal and the French president

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:38
Gavin Hewitt on presidential privacy amid affair claim

French comic appeals against ban

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:38
Controversial French comic Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, previously convicted of anti-Semitic hate speech, appeals against a ban on his show.

Hollande's 'affair' tests French limits

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:27
Hollande affair claims test French limits, says Hugh Schoefield

Hillsborough group seeks spy answers

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:12
The families of Liverpool fans killed in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster call on the Metropolitan Police to answer allegations of spying.

VIDEO: Extreme heat kills Australia bats

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:11
Parts of North America have been gripped by record freezing temperatures in recent days, but its a very different story in Australia, where temperatures have soared as high as 50C.

Pakistan 'hero' proposed for award

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:10
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recommends a bravery award for a teenager killed when tackling a suicide bomber who targeted his school.

Injuries in Thai protest clashes

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:08
A clash between pro- and anti-government groups outside the Thai capital, Bangkok, leaves six people injured, three of them seriously.

'World first' Bitcoin insured vault

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:06
A service that offers secure storage and insurance for deposits of bitcoins is launched in London.

Week in pictures: 4-10 January 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:06
A selection of news photos: 4-10 January

AUDIO: Hospital tags linen to stop thieves

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:03
A hospital laundry service has decided to electronically tag its sheets after £400,000 worth of items went missing in a single year.

Iranian MP gets spoof MI6 ID card

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:03
Iranian MP issued with spoof James Bond ID card

See no evil

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:01
Some things we know but prefer not to think about, be it the truth about the invasion of Iraq or the failures of the financial system.

Mivan goes into administration

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 07:59
Mivan, one of Northern Ireland's best known construction companies, which employs 289 people, is placed into administration.

Costa Concordia 'removed in June'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 07:57
The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship will be towed away from the coast of north-west Italy in June, salvage officials say.

VIDEO: New Zealand beach take-off fails

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 07:47
Two pilots have attempted a dramatic take-off from a beach after their plane made an emergency landing on Martins Bay in New Zealand.

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