International News

Egypt Brotherhood death sentence cut

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 06:34
The head of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has one death sentence commuted to life in prison, but still faces another death penalty.

Gold-diggers find treasure on beach

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 06:30
Three people have become the first confirmed diggers to find 24-carat gold treasure buried on a beach in Kent.

Iran anger over new US sanctions

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 06:20
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticises new US sanctions, saying they will harm negotiations over his country's nuclear programme.

VIDEO: Rescuers free Nicaraguan miners

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 05:16
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.

Boy killed in crash in family's car

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 04:30
A seven-year-old boy dies and four members of his family are seriously injured when their car is in collision with a lorry in Kent.

Arson attack 'was murder attempt'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 04:17
A man whose house was deliberately set on fire says the attack was "attempted murder".

China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 02:35
China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.

VIDEO: Peter Kay lights up Blackpool

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:32
Comedian Peter Kay hosted the big switch-on of the Blackpool Illuminations

AUDIO: Should you recline your plane seat?

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:11
The use of gadgets to prevent passengers putting their seat back has lead to mid-air arguments, should airlines allow them to go back at all?

VIDEO: Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 22:16
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.

Trapped Nicaraguan miners freed

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 21:23
Twenty-four gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday are in the process of being freed, officials say.

Cameron and Clegg to hold terror talks

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 21:14
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are meeting for intense talks on new measures to tackle the threat posed by Islamist extremists.

Lib Dems pledge paternity leave hike

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 21:14
The Liberal Democrats are to pledge giving fathers an extra four weeks' paternity leave in their manifesto for the general election.

'Climate of fear' - the front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 21:10
Papers focus on the prime minister's warnings that the terrorism threat to the UK is currently higher than at any point in history, and look forward to the return of X Factor.

Search for missing Ashya continues

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:41
Detectives search on both sides of the English Channel for a five-year-old boy whose life is in danger after his parents took him out of hospital.

EU mulls fresh response to Russia

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:11
EU leaders are to meet in Brussels to consider how to respond to Russia following accusations that its troops are fighting inside Ukraine.

Co-op Group to vote on crunch reforms

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:03
Members of the troubled Co-operative Group are meeting later for a final vote on reforming how the business is run.

Rogue landlords 'must face crackdown'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 19:01
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.

EU leaders to decide top jobs

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:40
Leaders of the EU's 28 states are heading to Brussels for a special Saturday summit to decide who will fill two of Europe's top jobs.

Life in a rented wreck

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:37
What's it like living in a substandard home?

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