International News

Man bailed over 'free school fraud'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:26
A man who was arrested in connection with suspected fraud at a free school is released on bail.

Ariel Sharon condition 'worsens'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:22
The health of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma since 2006, has deteriorated further, hospital officials say.

Nurses 'crying' over A&E problems

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:21
A porter at Northern Ireland's biggest A&E unit says he is "fed up watching our nurses cry" after a backlog of patients led to a 'major incident' being declared.

AUDIO: PM defends Liverpool spending cuts

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:21
Prime Minister David Cameron says Liverpool is not being "unfairly treated" with respect to spending cuts, which he says are the same as the national average.

Pakistan boy tackled suicide bomber

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:08
Tributes pour in for a Pakistani teenager killed when he tackled a suicide bomber targeting his school in the north-western Hangu area.

S Sudan rebels bolster city defences

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:58
South Sudan's rebels are strengthening their defences in the key city of Bentiu in anticipation of a government offensive to recapture the oil-rich area, a BBC reporter there says.

MEPs seek video link with Snowden

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:56
Euro MPs move to get direct evidence from US whistleblower Edward Snowden via live video link, for an inquiry into US surveillance.

Doctor advises Shiels interview ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:55
Morton manager Kenny Shiels will not give matchday interviews at the club after receiving medical advice.

Moyes nominated for manager accolade

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:54
Manchester United boss David Moyes is among the nominees for December's Barclays Premier League manager of the month.

ECB keeps rates at record 0.25% low

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:41
The European Central Bank keeps its benchmark interest rate at a record low of 0.25%, following its surprise cut from 0.5% in November.

VIDEO: Maude denies rift with Duncan Smith

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:41
Francis Maude says claims of a rift between two government departments over Universal Credit are "simply incorrect".

Schoolgirl murder case set for court

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:38
Prosecutors are to take forward a case against a man accused of murdering a schoolgirl more than 27 years ago.

Chile fires spark health alert

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:30
Officials in Chile urge residents of four regions to avoid exercising outside as thick smoke from forest fires spreads, fanned by high winds.

M&S suffers fall in clothes sales

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:18
Retailer Marks and Spencer suffers a 2.1% fall in sales in its general merchandise division, which includes clothes, in the three months to the end of December.

Russia hunts shooting suspects

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:04
Police in southern Russia hunt suspected Islamist militants after five people are found shot dead in cars, a month before the Sochi Winter Olympics.

100 jobs for phone answering firm

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 06:45
A call centre in Wrexham which sends staff out to New Zealand to cover night shifts back in the UK is to create more than 100 jobs in 2014.

Ex-PC in court over Gerrard footage

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 06:39
A former police officer appears in court accused of misconduct over footage of an alleged incident involving England and Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard.

Copycat cat burglar brothers' spree

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 06:29
An Essex couple has double the trouble returning stolen goods to neighbours as both their cats take to a life of crime.

Pushy parents 'spoil school sport'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 06:14
Badly behaved parents can spoil school sport for their children, a prep school head teacher warns.

Mark Duggan: The legal options

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 06:10
What are Mark Duggan's family's legal options after inquest

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