International News

Fresh clashes break out in CAR

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 08:38
Heavy gunfire and explosions are heard in the capital of the Central African Republic, amid growing tension between rival militias.

'Legal high' dealer gets 10 years

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 08:16
A man who sold drugs running a "legal high" website which earned him £2.5m is jailed for 10 years.

MH17 passenger 'had oxygen mask on'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 08:15
The Dutch foreign minister says a victim of the east Ukraine air disaster was found wearing an oxygen mask, suggesting not everyone died instantly.

French author wins Nobel prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 08:11
French author Patrick Modiano, whose work has often focused on the Nazi occupation of France, wins the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature.

Three unions suspend strike action

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 07:50
Three unions representing local government workers and school support staff suspend a planned strike in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.