International News

Sunderland review Johnson suspension

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 02:07
Sunderland are to review their suspension of midfielder Adam Johnson following an extension to his police bail.

VIDEO: Cheap drug destroying SA townships

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 02:02
A cheap, highly addictive drug called nyaope is destroying impoverished townships in South Africa.

'Partridge for Top Gear' petition

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:55
A petition calls on the BBC to hire Alan Partridge as the new presenter of Top Gear.

UK unemployment falls to 1.86m

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:52
The number of people out of work in UK fell by 102,000 to 1.86 million in the three months to January, official figures show.

Scottish unemployment up by 6,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:45
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 6,000 between November and January to stand at 162,000, according to official figures.

VIDEO: New shield for Chernobyl site

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:44
A new protective dome is being built to shield the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, at Chernobyl in Ukraine.

Van der Garde settles Sauber dispute

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:42
Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde reaches a settlement with Sauber after ending his legal action against the Formula 1 team.

Winkleman honoured for Strictly debut

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:32
Claudia Winkleman is named best entertainment presenter at the Royal Television Society Awards, beating Graham Norton and Keith Lemon.

The soup method

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:28
Why is a UK town following Detroit's example?

South Africa ease into semi-finals

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:04
South Africa thrash Sri Lanka by nine wickets in Sydney to cruise into the semi-finals of the World Cup.

'More victims' of PC in sex case

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:00
A police officer from Gloucestershire who admitted having sex with three vulnerable women he met while on duty has "more victims", his force says.

Man killed in M6 lorry collision

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:45
A man dies in a crash involving three lorries on the M6 near the Warwickshire/Leicestershire border.

VIDEO: Darpa creates dark web search engine

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:39
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has created a search engine that can analyse the dark web.

Aid starts reaching Vanuatu islands

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:28
Emergency aid is beginning to reach some of the worst-hit islands of Vanuatu, after a cyclone tore through flattening entire villages.

Riot in Frankfurt targets new ECB HQ

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:15
Anti-austerity protesters in the German city of Frankfurt burn police cars in protest at the opening of the European Central Bank's new building.

Finaldi to head National Gallery

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:05
Gabriele Finaldi is appointed the new head of the National Gallery in London, replacing Nicholas Penny who announced his retirement last year.

New £1 coin designed by teenager

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:01
A 15-year-old has won a competition to design the new £1 coin, which will be in circulation from 2017.

VIDEO: Mexico introduces circus animals ban

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:36
The Mexican authorities have introduced a new law banning certain animals - among them tigers, elephants and zebras - from performing in circuses.

Serbia arrests 7 over Srebrenica

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:34
Serbia arrests seven men suspected of taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia.

Free bassist Andy Fraser dies at 62

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:22
Bassist Andy Fraser, who co-wrote Free's 1970 hit All Right Now and had been fighting cancer and Aids, dies in California aged 62.

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