International News

US joins hunt for Nigerian girls

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 02:00
A team of US experts is sent to Nigeria to help find more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

The General Election: One year to go

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:59
General election promises few certainties, says Nick Robinson

ITV buys US TV producer Leftfield

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:54
ITV buys an 80% stake in US reality TV producer Leftfield Entertainment, the firm behind shows such as the Real Housewives of New Jersey.

The men blasted for urinating in public

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:53
The men blasted with jets of water for urinating in public

Stars boycott Beverly Hills Hotel

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:42
Hollywood stars are staying away from a famous hotel after the owner, Brunei's government, introduced a harsh Islamic penal code.

Six months, 73,000 locations

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:32
Attempting to photograph all of London's streets

VIDEO: Why Kelis' album will make you hungry

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:28
Biscuits and gravy, Jerk ribs and Cobbler: Kelis speaks to BBC Breakfast about the tracks on her latest album, Food.

Call over poverty attainment gap

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:18
A report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation calls for more to be done to help children from poorer families do well at school.

Hospital worker 'rated genitals'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:16
An operating theatre worker at Stoke Mandeville Hospital is struck off for rating patients' genitals and breasts while they were sedated.

VIDEO: Ex Co-op chair locked out of court

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:15
Former Co-operative Bank chairman Paul Flowers arrived at Leeds Magistrates' Court to face drug possession charges, only to find the building locked.

Elderly woman dies after car crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:11
An 84-year-old woman dies in hospital following a two-car crash in the village of Sixmilecross, outside Omagh, County Tyrone.

New Tyrannosaur named 'Pinocchio'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:02
A new type of tyrannosaur with a very long nose has been discovered by scientists in Scotland and China.

Carer recruits 'must speak English'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:01
Agencies must ensure people they recruit as carers can speak English before placing them in vulnerable people's homes, a government adviser says

Sainsbury's reports rise in profits

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 00:47
UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's reports a 16.3% rise in annual pre-tax profit to £898m for the year to 15 March.

Land searched in teen murder inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 00:44
Police investigating the murder of Blackpool teenager Paige Chivers are searching an area of land in Bispham.

Sutherland 'worried' about 24 return

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 00:40
24 star Sutherland on Jack Bauer's return

VIDEO: Home Affairs Committee

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 00:33
MPs take further evidence on reform of the Police Federation of England and Wales.

Russia booed at Eurovision semi-final

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 00:20
Crowds in Copenhagen boo as Russia makes it through to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, amid political tensions with Ukraine.

Warning over coalition's final year

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 00:04
Conservatives and Lib Dems should agree rules on policy-making as the coalition draws to an end, a think tank says.

Liverpool fight to the end - Rodgers

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 23:53
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says his players will not stop fighting for the Premier League title.
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