International News

Venezuela opposition set talks terms

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 02:04
The opposition in Venezuela says it will enter into talks with the government under certain conditions - which would include a live TV broadcast.

World 'needs Plan B' on climate - UN

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 01:51
The world needs a Plan B on climate change because politicians are failing to reduce carbon emissions, according to a UN report.

£25m upgrade for Alloa bottling site

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 01:37
Major glass manufacturing firm Owens-Illinois is investing £25m in a Clackmannanshire whisky bottling plant.

Family sees oldest message in bottle

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 00:55
An 101-year-old message in a bottle - perhaps the world's oldest - is shown to the sender's granddaughter.

Injuries 'too graphic' for colour

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 00:49
Police hunting the attackers of a couple release black and white pictures of the man's "horrific" injuries, saying they are "just too graphic" in colour.

Children cared for 'too far away'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 00:45
Children in council care are "too often" being housed long distances away from their family and community, Ofsted concludes

Independence 'would be cataclysmic'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 00:30
Former secretary general of Nato, Lord Robertson, says Scottish independence would be cataclysmic for the West in an era of international turmoil.

'Youngest baby' with ear implants

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 00:29
A baby has become the youngest in the UK to have cochlear implants - at the age of three months and three days.

China tries corruption activists

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 00:21
Two more anti-corruption activists linked to jailed lawyer Xu Zhiyong's New Citizens' Movement go on trial in China for disturbing public order.

VIDEO: NY police and firefighters in brawl

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 00:20
Police officers and firefighters came to blows in Uniondale, Long Island, on Sunday when an annual charity ice hockey match descended into chaos.

We need a miracle to stay up - Poyet

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 00:05
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says "it would be a miracle" if his side avoid relegation from the Premier League.

Schools 'need kitchen improvements'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 00:02
More than 2,700 schools in England will need to improve kitchens to provide meals for children for their first three years, figures show.

Shopping for a perilous journey

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 00:00
The shops that equip migrants for a perilous journey

Damien Hirst to publish autobiography

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 23:40
Damien Hirst is to publish his autobiography and promises to lay bare the British modern art world in which he has become so successful.

New rail services for mid Wales

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 23:19
New peak hourly trains between Aberystwyth and Shrewsbury are among extra services to be funded on the Cambrian and Heart of Wales rail lines.

Egypt jails four men for gay acts

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 23:10
A court in Egypt sentences four men to up to eight years in prison for committing homosexual acts, drawing condemnation and concern over personal freedoms.

Critical phase in missing matter hunt

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 23:09
An experiment located at the bottom of a US gold mine could offer the best chance yet of detecting dark matter, scientists believe.

Profits optimism for Welsh companies

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 22:53
Businesses are growing increasingly confident about the Welsh economy with many expecting to increase profits and employ more staff, says a survey.

Woman, 81, attacked with hammer

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 22:53
An 81-year-old woman is repeatedly hit over the head with a hammer during a failed robbery at her Bristol home.

Major movie studios sue Megaupload

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 22:35
Six of the biggest movie studios sue file-sharing site Megaupload and its key operators, including founder Kim Dotcom.
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