International News

Former Trinidad leader Robinson dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 10:36
The former leader of Trinidad and Tobago, Arthur Robinson, who helped to establish the International Criminal Court, dies at the age of 87.

Car bombings 'kill 25' in Homs

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 10:34
Two car bombs kill at least 25 people in Homs, Syrian state media say, hours after government forces reportedly capture a key town.

Welshman returns with action sequel

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 10:33
Meet the Welshman who makes hit thrillers in Indonesia

Ministers end ban on G4S contracts

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 10:25
G4S will be able to bid for government contracts again after it was barred in the wake of a dispute about overcharging.

Who will win the 2014 Masters?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 10:19
Experts including Paul Azinger, Ken Brown and Peter Allis reveal who they think will win the 2014 Masters, which starts on Thursday

VIDEO: MPs' expenses under the spotlight

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 10:19
The prime minister says MPs' expenses rules have been improved since 2010, but says there is more to do to "reassure the public".

UN 'failed to stop Darfur attacks'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 10:14
UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians in Sudan's Darfur region, even when they were shot in front of them, a former UN spokeswoman says.

Man cleared of PC Blakelock killing

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 10:12
Nicholas Jacobs is cleared of killing police officer Keith Blakelock during riots at Broadwater Farm, north London, in 1985.

PM defends MPs after Miller quits

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 10:08
David Cameron defends Parliament after Maria Miller's resignation but Labour say he does not "get" public anger.

Pistorius feels bite of 'bull terrier'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 10:08
South African prosecutor takes on Oscar Pistorius

Aircraft makes emergency landing

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 09:58
A pilot escapes serious injury after his light aircraft is forced to make an emergency landing in a field in Aberdeenshire.

VIDEO: Charge your smartphone in 30 secs

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 09:55
New technology means you could charge your empty mobile phone battery in 30 seconds.

Murder inquiry into death of baby

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 09:48
Police begin a murder investigation following the death of a baby who was critically injured in east Belfast last month.

Tebbitt's shooting jibe 'shocking'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 09:36
Sinn Féin criticises a Conservative peer for saying that he hoped Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness would be shot in the back for attending a state banquet hosted by the Queen.

'Too few top-table women' - Labour

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 09:35
Labour claims David Cameron has downgraded women in his mini-reshuffle prompted by Maria Miller's resignation.

Google invests in more robots

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 09:23
Google's investment arm has taken a financial stake in a robot-maker that is seeking to disrupt the service industry.

Iran 'won't give up nuclear plans'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 09:12
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei backs negotiations with world powers but warns Tehran will never give up its nuclear plans.

Homophobic gesture footballer guilty

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 08:34
A footballer who made a homophobic gesture to Brighton fans is found guilty of using abusive or insulting behaviour, in a landmark legal case.

Ukraine ultimatum to east activists

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 08:20
Ukraine tells pro-Russia activists occupying buildings in eastern cities the situation will be resolved "by negotiations or force" within 48 hours.

Pistorius anguish at Reeva photo

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 08:05
Oscar Pistorius breaks down as he is shown a graphic photo of his dead girlfriend on the first day of cross-examination at his murder trial.

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