International News

Kurt Cobain's hometown no 'nirvana'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 03:19
Kurt Cobain's town ambivalent over grunge star, 20 years after death

MP defends Miller aide over recording

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 03:13
A Conservative MP defends a government adviser after claims she invoked the Leveson Inquiry to influence coverage of the culture secretary's expenses.

Burglary victims locked in rooms

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 03:09
A family and a pensioner are locked in rooms during separate burglaries at houses in County Antrim.

VIDEO: Window smashed at Afghan polling station

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 02:46
Karen Allen reports from a female polling station in northern Afghanistan, where the presidential elections are underway.

Priests and nun kidnapped in Cameroon

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 02:39
Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in Cameroon, Italy's foreign ministry and media reports say.

'Carjackers' kill British oil worker

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 02:31
A 48-year-old British oil worker from Montrose in Angus has been shot dead in a reported carjacking attempt in Brazil.

Unlucky motorist finds car in canal

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 02:28
An unlucky motorist is left counting the cost after his car rolled into Llangollen Canal in the same week he was told he could lose his job.

Prison officer sacked over escape

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 02:20
A prison officer is sacked and other staff disciplined after an internal investigation into how drug dealer John Anslow was sprung from a prison van two years ago.

Tail docking 'benefits dogs'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 02:12
Docking working dogs' tails by a third while they are puppies could significantly decrease their risk of injury, according to research.

Family joins search for student

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 01:40
Family and friends of missing Middlesbrough student Matthew Jordan are joining a search for him in Cumbria.

Independent MSP Margo MacDonald dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 01:29
The Independent MSP Margo MacDonald, who was suffering from Parkinson's disease, has died.

Anne backs gassing for badger cull

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 01:15
The Princess Royal says gassing could be the most humane way to cull the badger population; the government says the method is being investigated.

Why it's tough being a groupie in Kuwait

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:58
Why it's tough being a woman and a fan in Kuwait

VIDEO: Can smartphones ruin your sleep?

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:55
New technology such as smartphones and tablets could be affecting how much sleep people get, a survey suggests.

Katie Walsh given late National ride

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:53
Katie Walsh, the most successful female jockey in Grand National history, is given a late ride for Saturday's big race.

VIDEO: Grand piano scales new heights

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:46
A team of 18 cyclists is set to tow a baby grand piano up Cragg Vale - the longest continuous ascent in England.

'He has a knack of making people feel special'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:34
An L-shaped sofa, eight hours' sleep, Spanish restaurants and tactical brilliance - how Roberto Martinez has transformed Everton

Fort Hood gunman had 'leave dispute'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:30
A soldier who killed three men at a US Army base had an argument over a leave request shortly before the shooting, reports say.

VIDEO: Income tax threshold set to rise

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:19
Britain will have the highest personal tax allowance in the G7 from Sunday, the Government has claimed.

VIDEO: Quake cleanup continues in Chile

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:14
A clean-up operation is underway in northern Chile where a magnitude 8.2 earthquake caused major damage on Tuesday.
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