International News

Duke has 'minor procedure' on hand

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 08:18
The Duke of Edinburgh has had a "minor procedure" on his right hand, Buckingham Palace says.

Comet-chaser initiates 'big burn'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:54
Europe's Rosetta comet-chasing spacecraft lights its thrusters for a near-eight-hour burn that should put it on just the right path to meet up with Comet 67P/C-G in August.

AUDIO: Lloyds limit 'won't affect majority'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:53
The new Lloyds lending limits will not affect many people, according to the Building Societies Association.

World's End accused to be retried

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:15
A man cleared of the 1977 World's End murders is to be retried, the Crown Office confirms.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:15
Liverpool continue Lallana pursuit, Speroni holds Palace talks, West Ham target Olsson, plus more.

Mother admits abandoning baby

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:13
A mother admits abandoning her newborn baby in a Birmingham park.

Iranians arrested over Happy tribute

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 07:06
Police arrest six Iranians suspected of creating a "vulgar" YouTube tribute to Pharrell Williams' hit song Happy.

Watkins police quizzed on fame issue

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:56
An inquiry into whether Lostprophets' Ian Watkins' celebrity status prevented him from being brought to justice as a child sex abuser earlier is being held.

British journalist held in Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:52
A British national working as a journalist for a Russian TV station is detained in Ukraine.

The safe way to recognise a workplace birthday

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:41
Cakes. Cards. A pint. How should you mark a colleague's birthday?

Degree courses 'not value for money'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:37
A third of students in England, who pay up to £9,000 in tuition fees, say their degree course is poor or very poor value for money, a study indicates.

Rooney wants to show world - Hodgson

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:34
Wayne Rooney is determined to shine in a World Cup after two indifferent campaigns reveals England manager Roy Hodgson.

New SA MPs dress as maids and miners

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:27
South Africa's new left-wing MPs attend their first parliamentary session dressed as maids and miners to show they intend to represent the interest of workers.

Teacher took money from pupils

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:16
A former teacher who kept more than £1,000 given by children for uniforms and fundraising, is struck off.

eBay makes users change passwords

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:15
Members of eBay are being made to change their passwords after a cyber-attack compromised a database containing user information.

'Thief' leaves selfie at crime scene

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 06:10
Police are hunting a suspected thief who left his phone with his picture on it at a jewellery store where £18,000 worth of goods were taken.

In graphics: Big issues in European election

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 05:40
The big issues in Europe's election - in stark detail

Chelsea return unhealthy - Courtois

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 05:22
Atletico Madrid's Thibaut Courtois says his future is unclear ahead of the Champions League final against Real Madrid.

Lloyds announces more job losses

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 05:21
A telephone banking centre in Warrington is to be closed as part of more job losses announced by the Lloyds banking group.

Cuban dissident newspaper launched

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 05:16
An online newspaper by Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez, which aims to provide "essential information" in the communist-run state, goes live.
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