International News

Congo warlord sentenced to 12 years

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:29
The International Criminal Court sentences ex-Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga to 12 years in prison for aiding and abetting war crimes.

'No evidence' Rolf Harris at events

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:23
No independent evidence exists to prove entertainer Rolf Harris was at events where he allegedly groped two girls, a court hears.

Ghostbusters car stops the traffic

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:18
There's something strange in the neighbourhood in Surrey - a replica of the 1959 Cadillac ECTO-1 ambulance from the movie Ghostbusters.

Man had 255,000 child sex images

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:08
A man who admitted having more than 250,000 indecent images of children on his computer is given a suspended prison sentence.

Photographing the Monaco Grand Prix

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 07:00
A photographer's take on the Monaco Grand Prix

VIDEO: On the ground with Thai protesters

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:59
The BBC's Jonah Fisher watches as the Thai army arrives at a protest against the coup in Bangkok.

Bid to withdraw £10m fraud plea

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:55
Scottish businessman Michael Voudouri is bidding to change the guilty plea he entered in a £10m VAT tax fraud case in 2012.

VIDEO: Immune children aid malaria fight

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:53
An antibody produced by children who are naturally resistant to malaria could lead to an effective vaccine for the disease, scientists report.

Murray has decided on next coach

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:40
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray tells the BBC that he has already chosen who he wants to be his next permanent coach.

Sinai militant group leader killed

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:36
Shadi al-Menei, the purported head of Sinai Islamist militant group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, has been killed, Egyptian security officials say.

Terror man's family to keep home

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:28
A judge rules that the £200,000 family home of a man convicted of terrorism offences cannot be seized as a criminal asset.

Patient set on fire during operation

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:18
A Teesside NHS trust investigates how a patient's stomach was seriously burned when he was set on fire during an operation at the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton.

French mayor 'castrated and killed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 06:16
The mayor of a village in northern France has been castrated and killed by a man who accused him of having an affair with his wife, reports say.

AUDIO: EU introduces new holiday pay rules

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 05:59
The European Court of Justice has ruled that employers must include commission when they calculate holiday pay.

VIDEO: Ukraine's 'babushkas' go viral

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 05:51
The Ukrainian granny who chased away armed separatists

Ward makes French Open first round

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 05:49
James Ward becomes become the first British man in over 40 years to progress through qualifying to French Open first round.

Chinese tycoon sentenced to death

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 05:37
Liu Han, a Chinese tycoon believed to have links to China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang, has been sentenced to death, state media say.

Abortion clinic guidance published

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 05:16
The guidance for abortion providers in England has been clarified to reinforce the fact that terminating a pregnancy on the grounds of gender alone is illegal.

VIDEO: Richard III reburial court bid fails

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 05:09
Distant relatives of King Richard III have lost their High Court battle over where his remains should be reburied.

VIDEO: Yacht crew search 'may be suspended'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 05:07
The US search for the four sailors on board the yacht Cheeki Rafiki will be suspended if nothing is found by Friday night, the US Coast Guard has said.
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