International News

Men admit lesser charges on killing

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:09
Seven out of 12 men charged in connection with the death of a Catholic community worker have manslaughter and attempted murder charges dropped.

Lebanon 'expels' Syria Palestinians

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:06
Lebanon has been forcibly returning dozens of Palestinian refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria despite the dangers they face there, activists say.

In pictures: Mexico remembers Cinco de Mayo

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:06
Mexico celebrates the Battle of Puebla

Rolf Harris in court on sex charges

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 06:55
Entertainer Rolf Harris arrives at Southwark Crown Court court, where he is due to stand trial on 12 counts of indecent assault.

N Carolina Republicans hold primary

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 06:50
Republicans in the US state of North Carolina head to the polls to choose a candidate to face Democratic Senator Kay Hagan in November.

Brown quizzed on Haudagain blackspot

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 06:42
Transport Minister Keith Brown insists work on the notorious traffic blackspot at Aberdeen's Haudagain roundabout will not start early.

Home school register plans dropped

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 06:38
Plans to make the parents of home-schooled children join an official register in Wales are dropped, following a backlash from parents.

School 'murder plot' teens excluded

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 06:32
Two schoolgirls at the centre of an alleged murder plot against a teacher are permanently excluded.

NI police chief rejects arrest claim

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 06:19
Northern Ireland's chief constable rejects allegations by Sinn Féin that the arrest of Gerry Adams was the work of a "dark side" within the PSNI.

EU ruling hits UK over vehicle data

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 06:18
A UK opt-out is affected as the EU's top court annuls a law aimed at prosecuting bad drivers.

Child prostitution woman jailed

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 06:04
A woman who used drugs and alcohol to lure "weak and vulnerable" girls into a life of prostitution in South Yorkshire is jailed.

England women earn central contracts

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 05:57
The first 18 women cricketers to be awarded central England contracts are named by the ECB.

Shout louder, Clegg urges Lib Dems

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 05:53
Nick Clegg urges Lib Dems to shout "from the rooftops" about the party's policies, as he launches its local elections campaign.

Eight more Nigeria girls abducted

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 05:44
Suspected Boko Haram militants have kidnapped eight girls in northern Nigeria, following last month's mass abduction, police say.

Conviction in NY 'Occupy' trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 05:39
A New York woman faces seven years in prison after being convicted of assaulting a police officer during the 2012 Occupy Wall Street protests.

Pistorius neighbours 'heard man cry'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 05:26
Oscar Pistorius' closest neighbours say they heard a man crying loudly on the night he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, as his murder trial continues.

VIDEO: Poverty 'promises have not been kept'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 05:24
The Make Poverty History campaign has "achieved a lot, but not enough", says a former First Minister of Scotland.

VIDEO: Starr traumatised by police inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 05:22
Freddie Starr's lawyer Dean Dunham says the comedian has been 'traumatised' by the 19-month-long police inquiry into allegations of sexual assault against the comedian.

VIDEO: Neighbour mimics Pistorius 'cry'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 05:18
Two of Oscar Pistorius' nearest neighbours said they heard a man crying loudly on the night the athlete shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Norwegian army tests Oculus headset

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 05:14
The Norwegian army has been testing virtual reality headsets as a way of seeing what lies ahead when inside tanks.

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