International News

The day the entire German fleet surrendered

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:30
Why did 270 warships gather peacefully in one place?

How can Wales end their NZ hoodoo?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:18
After 25 straight defeats in the past 61 years, how can Wales end the longest losing sequence against a fellow top-tier nation?

Labour's Thornberry quits over tweet

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:17
Labour's Emily Thornberry resigns from the Labour front bench over a tweet she sent during the Rochester and Strood by-election campaign.

VIDEO: £3bn to fix crumbling Westminster

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:17
Taxpayers may have to spend more than £3bn to stop the Palace of Westminster turning into an unusable "ruin", the BBC has learned.

Whelan sorry for controversial comments

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:15
Wigan owner Dave Whelan apologises for comments about Jewish and Chinese people in a controversial newspaper interview.

Obama offer to 5m illegal migrants

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:01
Nearly five million people living illegally in the US can escape deportation under sweeping changes to be unveiled by President Barack Obama.

Parliament repairs 'could top £3bn'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:31
Stopping Parliament becoming a "ruin" could cost more than £3bn, with the possibility of MPs and Lords moving out temporarily, Newsnight learns.

JJB Sports boss guilty of £1m fraud

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:27
The former chief executive of JJB Sports, Christopher Ronnie, is convicted of accepting more than £1m in backhanders from suppliers.

Tunisia police rape sentence doubled

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:11
Two Tunisian policeman convicted of raping a woman in a police car have their sentences more than doubled in a high profile court case.

Maidstone United 2-1 Stevenage

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:08
Frannie Collin's late header beats Stevenage and sends Maidstone into the second round of the FA Cup to face Wrexham.

Rochester and Strood: What's at stake?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:03
The BBC's Chris Mason looks at what impact the Rochester and Strood by-election result could have on the parties.

Polls close in Rochester and Strood

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:01
The polls close in the Rochester and Strood by-election in Kent - as UKIP hopes to gain its second elected Westminster MP.

Journalists challenge police files

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:00
The comedian and activist Mark Thomas and five others are launching legal action against the Metropolitan Police for keeping them under surveillance.

Celtic's Brown signs four-year deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 12:50
Celtic captain Scott Brown signs a four-year contract extension that will keep him at the Glasgow club until 2018.

VIDEO: Parked car brings tram to standstill

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 12:36
A group of bystanders lifts a car out of the way after it blocks the way of a tram.

VIDEO: Fresh snow fears for parts of US

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 12:00
Parts of the US north-east are braced for further snow storms, with officials warning residents to be prepared for 3ft (1m) of new snow.

Sheffield United retract Evans offer

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 11:17
Sheffield United have announced that they have retracted their offer to let convicted rapist Ched Evans use their training facilities.

Swiss win would be special - Federer

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 11:05
The Davis Cup final presents Roger Federer with the opportunity to win the one major tennis prize that has eluded him.

Scala to assess 'corruption' reports

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 10:41
The head of Fifa's Audit and Compliance Committee is to evaluate the full report into alleged World Cup corruption.

Kenya 'ghost worker' scam unveiled

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 10:11
The Kenyan government orders an investigation after more than 12,000 false names were found on its workers' payroll.

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