International News

VIDEO: V&A exhibit celebrates Italian fashion

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 14:31
An exhibition celebrating Italian fashion over the past 70 years has opened at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.

VIDEO: Miliband makes 'painful' Israel visit

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 14:22
Labour leader Ed Miliband says on a visit to Israel that he is a supporter of "the homeland for the Jewish people".

Two released in terror investigation

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 14:12
A man and a woman arrested by police investigating dissident republican terrorism in County Armagh are released unconditionally.

Farah and Weir eye marathon glory

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 14:10
Mo Farah's bid to win his first London Marathon and David Weir's attempt at a seventh title are among the highlights.

US inmate ends hunger strike in Cuba

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 14:10
US contractor Alan Gross, who has been in jail in Cuba for more than four years, ends a week-long hunger strike, his lawyer says.

Murder bid charge over hammer attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 13:42
A man is charged with attempting to murder three women who were attacked with a hammer in a central London hotel.

Kenya poaching drive hits officials

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 13:35
Kenya's government suspends five officials from the wildlife service, amid growing alarm over the poaching of elephants and rhinos.

Police officer killed by tanker

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 13:28
A 35-year-old off-duty police officer dies after being hit by a tanker on the M8, police confirm.

VIDEO: Paedophile 'can keep victim photos'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 13:03
Police say they cannot destroy photos of a paedophile's young victim on his laptop because the images are not classified as indecent.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new releases

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:52
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's new film releases, including Irish black comedy Calvary, Mumbai romance The Lunchbox and Half Of A Yellow Sun - set in 1960s Nigeria.

US refuses visa for Iran's UN choice

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:48
The White House refuses to issue a US visa to Iran's nomination for UN ambassador, who was involved in the seizure of the US embassy in Tehran in 1979.

Injured Afghan girl's joyous homecoming

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:46
Injured Afghan girl returns to joyous welcome

Foreign buyers dominate London market

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:44
Foreign buyers dominate London's luxury housing market

White fails to qualify for Worlds

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:38
Jimmy White fails to make it through qualifying for the World Championship after a 10-4 defeat by Ian Burns.

Royal Canada tour details revealed

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:06
Details of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall's forthcoming tour of Canada - including events to mark the World War One centenary - have been announced.

Osborne hails UK growth in US speech

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:04
Chancellor George Osborne hails the UK's economic recovery in a keynote speech in Washington DC.

Barack Obama's income fell in 2013

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:57
President Barack Obama's income fell in 2013 as sales of his books slowed but he paid a higher tax rate, documents released by the White House show.

Gay row mayoral hopeful withdraws

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:57
A Bristol councillor who said gay actor Sir Ian McKellen should not talk about homosexuality in schools withdraws from his bid to become Lord Mayor.

Police fear UDA trouble in town

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:56
A senior policeman says officers have "credible intelligence" that loyalist paramilitaries are planning to attack police in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, on Friday night.

Iraqi deputy PM in clash with troops

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:46
Guards protecting the convoy of Iraq's deputy prime minister have been involved in clashes with soldiers, his office says.
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