International News

VIDEO: Wellers call for child privacy law

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 08:22
The wife of rock star Paul Weller has called for a change in the law to stop photos of children being published without parental consent.

Chelsea sign Fabregas from Barcelona

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 08:22
Chelsea sign Spain and former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona for an undisclosed fee on a five-year deal.

SA platinum strike: Deal on table

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 08:11
An informal agreement that could help end the long-running strike in South Africa's platinum sector is put to striking miners

Murray loses to Stepanek at Queen's

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 08:01
Andy Murray's 19-match winning streak on grass comes to an end with defeat by Radek Stepanek at Queen's Club.

Bank to get powers to cap mortgages

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 08:00
The Bank of England will be given new powers to prevent the housing market from overheating, Chancellor George Osborne will announce later.

Salmond faces calls to sack adviser

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:59
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond faces further calls to sack one of his senior advisers who made a false claim about the mother of a disabled child.

Major North Sea oil field approved

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:50
An oil and gas explorer is given approval to develop a major North Sea field 100 miles off the Aberdeen coast.

Parents charged with toddler murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:49
The parents of a 22-month-old Birmingham boy are charged with his murder.

VIDEO: Hague pledges help over Boko Haram

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:46
British Foreign Minister William Hague announces a new package of "advice and support" for Nigeria, in order to help it combat Islamist miitants Boko Haram.

Why are women being hanged in India?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:41
Why are women being hanged in India?

Farage declares £205,603 in gifts

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:41
Nigel Farage faces an Electoral Commission fine after declaring £205,603 of "benefits in kind" from the past 10 years.

VIDEO: Hanged Indian woman 'not raped'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:39
A teenager has been found hanging from a tree in a village in northern India, the fourth woman to die in such a way in recent weeks in Uttar Pradesh state.

Second hospital feed baby dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:34
A second baby given suspected contaminated hospital feed has died, but the death is not thought to be related to the infection, says Public Health England.

Iraq delays vote on emergency powers

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:32
Parliament in Baghdad delays voting on a request to grant the prime minister emergency powers as the north slips out of government control.

VIDEO: Jolie: Action must follow summit

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:27
Angelina Jolie has told the BBC that governments around the world can no longer ignore sexual violence in conflict and must begin to tackle the issue.

McCanns' hope 'reinforced' by search

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:22
The parents of missing Madeleine McCann say the fact that recent searches found no trace of their daughter reinforces their belief she could still be alive.

Mayall 'suffered cardiac event'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:22
Rik Mayall's wife says the comedian "suffered an acute cardiac event" before his death, after a post-mortem examination proved inconclusive.

VIDEO: Dutch discounter sets sights on UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:19
Budget-conscious shoppers in London are facing a greater choice for their pound with the arrival of Dutch retailer Hema's first UK branch.

Victim's mum wants drugs legalised

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:13
The mother of a 15-year-old girl says her daughter "wanted to get high, not die", as she calls for drugs to be legalised following her daughter's inquest.

Court backs Monaco love child story

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 07:08
The European Court of Human Rights defends Paris-Match magazine for revealing that Monaco's Prince Albert II had a love child in 2005.

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