International News

Ukraine leader sets out peace plan

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 05:41
Petro Poroshenko is sworn in as president of Ukraine, setting out a plan to bring peace to the conflict-torn east.

Sex discrimination men get £460,000

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 05:32
Eighteen men unhappy at being paid less than their female colleagues at a university are awarded a total of £460,000 in back pay.

VIDEO: Flower market renamed after Queen

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 05:29
The Queen has been in Paris on the final day of her state visit to France to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Blackmailer sends paedophile threats

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 05:20
Blackmail letters which threaten to spread rumours about people being paedophiles are being investigated by police.

VIDEO: D-Day veteran 'embarrassed at the fuss'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 04:42
A World War Two veteran who left his nursing home to attend the D-Day commemorations in France has returned to the UK, ''a bit embarrassed about the fuss'' according to care home head Peter Curtis.

Mixed emotions for beaten England

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 04:20
England coach Stuart Lancaster "frustrated and proud in equal measure" after last-gasp defeat by New Zealand.

Jacob Zuma in hospital for tests

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 04:14
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is admitted to hospital for tests after doctors told him to to rest following "a demanding election".

Body confirmed as missing backpacker

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 04:03
A body found in the Malaysian jungle is confirmed as British backpacker Gareth Huntley, as his family say no words can capture their "devastation".

Tough sanctions for truancy planned

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 03:39
Plans to introduce tougher penalties for parents whose children play truant are put forward by Education Secretary Michael Gove.

Paris flower market tribute for Queen

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 03:28
A Paris flower market has been renamed in honour of the Queen, on the final day of her state visit to France to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

China probe finds 'naked officials'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 03:24
An anti-corruption investigation in China reveals hundreds of civil servants, termed "naked officials", who sent wives and children to live abroad.

Woman beaten in 'vicious' sex attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:57
A woman is in hospital with serious injuries following a sexual assault in Teesside, say police.

Man accused of stab murder attempt

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:55
A 33-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder over a stabbing in north Belfast on Thursday.

Cyclist dies after pedestrian crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:53
A cyclist dies of head injuries after colliding with a pedestrian and falling onto the road in St Andrews on Friday.

Man's death unexplained, say police

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:45
The death of a 41-year-old man in Neath Port Talbot is being investigated by police.

Treasury 'Buzzfeed' drops Lego shots

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:44
Toy maker Lego forces the UK government to stop using its characters to illustrate a campaign against Scottish independence.

'Trojan Horse' school 'downgraded'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:11
A secondary school at the centre of the Trojan Horse inquiry is to be told it is not doing enough to combat extremism, according to reports.

'Fast Eddie' tip-off reward withheld

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:08
A woman who tipped off police about a fugitive who fled to the United States is still to receive a £100,000 reward, a year after he was jailed.

VIDEO: Gove calls for tougher truant measures

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 01:53
Education Secretary Michael Gove has been reviving plans to introduce tougher penalties for parents in England who allow their children to play truant.

VIDEO: Runaway D-Day veteran back home

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 01:32
A World War Two veteran who disappeared from his nursing home to attend the D-Day commemorations in France is on his way back to the UK.

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