International News

French hostage shown in 'new' video

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 09:13
A video of 50-year-old French hostage Serge Lazarevic, who was kidnapped in Mali in 2011, is shown on a TV station in Dubai.

Djokovic into French Open semi-finals

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 09:07
Novak Djokovic beats Milos Raonic to reach the French Open semi-finals where he will play Ernests Gulbis.

Welsh lead on road signs criticised

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 09:01
Plans for the Welsh language to be given greater prominence on road signs and many other public signs have been criticised by some councils.

Batman game latest to suffer delays

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:55
The release date for the next Batman video game, Arkham Knight, is being pushed back until the beginning of 2015, the latest in a spate of delays.

Folk musician's accuser takes stand

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:47
A woman who claims she had a sexual relationship with folk musician Francis McPeake when she was a teenager denies in court she made the whole thing up.

VIDEO: CCTV shows killer torching salon

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:46
CCTV shows killer Ahmad Yazdanparast buying petrol before setting his former wife's salon ablaze in Stirling.

Kenya probes 'White Widow' sighting

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:31
Kenya is investigating reports that British terror suspect Samantha Lewthwaite - known as the "White Widow" - has been sighted in the country.

Brooks was 'foolish', not criminal

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:29
Charlie Brooks' defence team in the hacking trial urge the jury to use "common sense" over claims the racehorse trainer hid evidence from police.

US schoolgirls 'stabbed classmate'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:27
Two 12-year-old girls in the US state of Wisconsin are accused of stabbing a classmate to please an online fictional character known as Slenderman.

Phone a friend? Yes, Angela Merkel

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:25
Germany's Chancellor Merkel fails to pick up the phone when an ally seeks help with a TV quiz question.

Two jailed after dog 'ate man alive'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:19
Two women who admitted allowing their dog to maul a 79-year-old man to death in his garden are jailed.

'Heavy fighting' in east Ukraine

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:17
Heavy fighting is taking place in and around the rebel-held city of Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian and Russian media report.

Man murdered ex-wife in salon fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:17
Ahmad Yazdanparast is found guilty of murdering his ex-wife by dousing her with petrol and setting her on fire in a hair salon.

Sharapova fights back to reach semis

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:15
Seventh seed Maria Sharapova beats Garbine Muguruza in three sets to reach the semi-finals of the French Open.

SA shock at 'worst maths ranking'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:09
South Africa's ranking as worst in the world for its maths and science education is "a state of emergency", the main opposition says.

VIDEO: Instagram says nudity rules are fair

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 08:00
The co-founder of Instagram Kevin Systrom says the app's rules on nudity are "fair" after celebrities criticised its ban on topless women.

Pakistan party leader held in London

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 07:49
Police in the UK arrest Pakistan's powerful MQM leader Altaf Hussain on suspicion of money laundering as his party calls for calm.

Turbine opposite Dylan's Boathouse

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 07:45
Controversial plans to build a wind turbine on a hillside opposite poet Dylan Thomas' iconic Boathouse are approved, contrary to planning recommendations.

VIDEO: New 'digestion plant' recycles food

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 07:33
A new multi-million pound food recycling plant is opening near Chertsey in Surrey. Tom Edwards reports.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 07:29
Chelsea want Cesc Fabregas, Gaston Ramirez next to exit Southampton, Man Utd target Netherlands defender, plus more.
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