International News

Landmine charity suspends founder

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:37
A landmine charity once supported by Princess Diana suspends its founder and chief executive Guy Willoughby.

400ft pink scarf anti-nuclear demo

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:32
Anti-nuclear campaigners carry a near 400ft long pink scarf around a Powys town as part of a demonstration.

Warning over doorstep cold call cons

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:19
Householders are warned to be wary of doorstep cold callers after four men are convicted of scamming older people out of £70,000 for shoddy building work.

Murder arrest over pavement body

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:18
A 50-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was discovered in a street on the Isle of Wight.

VIDEO: Red Arrows and Royals at Tour de France

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:18
The Red Arrows marked the start of the Tour de France in Leeds by flying past Harewood House several times.

Woman injured during break-in

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:17
A 19-year-old woman suffers a dislocated elbow during a scuffle with an intruder inside her Edinburgh home.

Mother and son killed in car crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:08
A mother and her 11-year-old son are killed in a crash between two cars in Ewell in Surrey.

Villagers empty library over cuts

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 04:40
Villagers empty library and take out hundreds of books in a campaign against proposed budget cuts.

Germans summon envoy over 'US spy'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 04:20
The German authorities summon the US ambassador in Berlin after a 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of spying for the US.

Banksy campaign raises £115,000

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 04:17
A campaign to keep a Banksy artwork in Cheltenham says it has raised £115,000 towards buying the painting and the house it sits on.

Edinburgh to bid again for Tour start

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 04:12
Edinburgh aims to renew its efforts to host the Tour de France's Grand Depart before the end of this decade.

Home shuts after care concerns

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 03:55
A care home which was severely criticised by inspectors for neglect, unsafe practices and poor conditions closes.

Share of fuel duty 'could fix roads'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 03:17
The government should spend £1bn a year of the money it collects from fuel duty to fix potholes and roads in England and Wales, the body that represents councils says.

Disagreement over Harris jail term

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 03:13
Experts disagree on whether Rolf Harris's jail sentence of five years and nine months represents sufficient punishment for his offences.

Yorkshire sends off Tour de France

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 03:10
Thousands of cycling fans gather in Yorkshire as Chris Froome begins his defence of the Tour de France in Leeds.

Somalia car bomb targets parliament

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 03:07
A powerful suicide car bomb kills at least four people near Somalia's parliament, police and Somali media say.

Paralympics 'transformed attitudes'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 03:06
More than two-thirds of people believe attitudes towards disabled people have improved since the Paralympic Games in 2012, a survey suggests.

A year in the life of Whitstable

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 02:54
A year in the life of the seaside town

Taliban attack Kabul oil tankers

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 02:50
The Taliban in Afghanistan launch a rocket attack on hundreds of oil tankers outside the capital, Kabul.

Mine firm welcomes £12m power spend

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 02:30
The firm behind plans for a large opencast mine at the top of the Rhymney Valley welcomes a major investment by a key customer for its coal.
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