International News

Missing teenager was 'model student'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:54
Missing teenager Nida Ul-Naseer was a model student who was making excellent progress at college, a teacher says.

Portugal says farewell to Eusebio

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:38
The Portuguese football legend Eusebio is laid to rest at a Lisbon cemetery after tens of thousands turn out in the city to pay their last respects.

Injured Walcott out of World Cup

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:34
Arsenal and England forward Theo Walcott will miss the World Cup after being ruled out for at least six months with a knee injury.

VIDEO: Migrants' protest resumes in Israel

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:34
Thousands of African migrants are protesting for a second day in Tel Aviv against their treatment by the Israeli government.

Former winners recapture Costa prize

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:30
Novelist Kate Atkinson and poet Michael Symmons Roberts become double winners at the Costa Book Awards.

VIDEO: Paterson: 'Flood management a priority'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:26
The Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has outlined how flood management is a priority for the government, highlighting that there is room for improvement for the response times of some councils and utility companies.

Sudans 'consult on oilfield force'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:24
South Sudan and Sudan begin talks to deploy a joint force to protect oilfields in the South threatened by rebels, Sudan's foreign minister says.

Spain in talks on Panama Canal row

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:20
Spanish Public Works Minister Ana Pastor meets Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli after a threat by a Spanish-led consortium to halt work on expanding the Panama Canal.

VIDEO: Welsh coast pummelled by waves

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:13
All buildings along the promenade in Aberystwyth are being evacuated in anticipation of further high tides and an "exceptional" wave swell.

VIDEO: Driver filmed with hands behind head

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 10:41
A motorist has been banned from driving for 12 months after he was caught driving at 62mph with both hands behind his head.

Chicken plant to create 180 new jobs

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 10:31
The owners of a chicken processing plant near Glasgow say they intend to take on an additional 180 workers.

LG shows off TVs running webOS

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 10:19
LG shows off its first smart TVs to use the card-based webOS graphical user interface. It says the software should make it easier to use the tech.

Romania ex-PM Adrian Nastase jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 10:19
Romania's supreme court sentences former Prime Minister Adrian Nastase to four years in prison for taking bribes.

Anger as ice rink workers 'not paid'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:58
About 30 people who worked at what was billed a "winter extravaganza" in County Down claim they have not been paid for several weeks' work.

VIDEO: Kylie: This will be the best Voice ever

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:52
The Voice is back on television from Saturday 11 January, with pop princess Kylie Minogue and Kaiser Chiefs singer Ricky Wilson replacing Jessie J and Danny O'Donaghue.

Moore called up for GB Fed Cup squad

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:51
Tara Moore is called up to Great Britain's Fed Cup for the 2014 opener in Budapest next month by captain Judy Murray.

Man 'sprayed help' on Queen portrait

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:47
A Fathers4Justice campaigner who attacked a portrait of the Queen in Westminster Abbey appeared to spray the word "help", a court hears.

Osborne says £25bn more cuts needed

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:47
Big welfare cuts will be needed after the next election, warns the chancellor - but coalition partner Nick Clegg calls the plans "extreme" and "unfair".

Prison disturbance 'was near riot'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:44
An inmate at a privately-run prison says a disturbance that authorities claim ended peacefully after a few hours was actually a "near riot" that lasted twice as long.

Guardian journalist Hoggart dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 09:42
Guardian journalist Simon Hoggart has died aged 67 from pancreatic cancer, the newspaper confirms.

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