International News

US tycoon Durst on suicide watch

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 09:43
Millionaire real estate tycoon Robert Durst is moved to a mental health unit after he was deemed a suicide risk.

Alonso has 'good day' in simulator

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 09:42
McLaren are encouraged by Fernando Alonso's session in the simulator as part of a plan for his return to the track.

Putin admits Crimea sanctions damage

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 09:31
As thousands of Russians hail the anniversary of Crimea's annexation, President Putin says sanctions have been damaging but not fatal.

Budget calculator 2015

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 09:31
How will the Budget affect you?

Solar eclipse poses energy challenge

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 09:29
Friday's solar eclipse will present a significant challenge for the UK's electricity network as demand is expected to fall then surge.

US concern over Israel poll rhetoric

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 09:24
The White House expresses "deep concern" over "divisive rhetoric" in Israel's election, and reiterates US support for Palestinian statehood.

MSPs condemn MEP's Abu Hamza comment

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 09:23
MSPs unanimously condemn comments by UKIP MEP David Coburn comparing a Scottish government minister to a convicted terrorist.

US tennis player banned for 15 years

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 08:45
American tennis player Wayne Odesnik is banned for 15 years after being found guilty of a second doping violation.

DR Congo to expel African activists

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 08:34
The Democratic Republic of Congo government says it will deport four pro-democracy activists from Senegal and Burkina Faso arrested on Sunday.

Red Nose Day to make US debut

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 08:31
Red Nose Day is to make its debut on US television later this year.

New global fund for tobacco control

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 08:30
A new joint fund - launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies and Gates Foundation - will help poor countries defend legal challenges by the tobacco industry

VIDEO: The Bard in Motor City

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 08:21
Detroit's Shakespeare theatre company

Kuwait ends coup plot investigation

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 08:14
Kuwaiti prosecutors say a tape that appeared to suggest an attempted plot in 2013 to topple the government is a fake.

People won't believe Budget - Labour

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 08:10
Chancellor George Osborne delivered a "Budget people won't believe from a government they don't trust", Ed Miliband says.

VIDEO: Five problems for Netanyahu - 60 secs

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 08:05
A one minute look at five issues Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must tackle if he is returned to office.

'Voices in head' arson mum jailed

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 08:04
A mother-of-two who claimed voices in her head told her to set fire to her home with her children inside is jailed after admitting arson.

Netanyahu plans coalition 'in weeks'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 08:01
Israel's surprise election victor Benjamin Netanyahu will form a coalition 'in two to three weeks', his party says

Dieudonne guilty of condoning terror

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 07:40
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne is found guilty of condoning terrorism over a Facebook comment about January's Paris attacks.

Birds 'died in soaring heat at farm'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 07:29
Thousands of chickens were killed when temperatures at a poultry farm soared to 36 C (97 F), a court hears.

VIDEO: Prince Harry launches 1,000 mile walk

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 07:16
Prince Harry has met some of the wounded service personnel who are taking part in the 1,000 mile (1,609 km) trek around Britain later this year.

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