International News

Robinson 'nuclear option' warning

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:33
NI's First Minister Peter Robinson warns of potential "nuclear options" if agreement is not reached on welfare reform.

The rise and rise of global school rankings

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:30
The rise and rise of international school tests

Ex-Pakistan leader convoy 'targeted'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:22
A bomb strikes the convoy route of Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, in what police call an assassination attempt.

VIDEO: Portsmouth naval life exhibition opens

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:18
The story of naval life as told by more than 1,000 men and women who served in the navy over the past 100 years is being shared with the public.

Shark kills woman in New South Wales

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:57
A woman is killed by a shark while swimming off a popular beach in Australia's New South Wales, officials say.

McConnell announces retirement

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:48
Scottish 400m runner Lee McConnell will miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after announcing her retirement from athletics.

Vodafone to create 1,400 jobs in UK

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:46
Mobile phone firm Vodafone says it will create 1,400 jobs by opening 150 new shops in 2014.

Blood clots campaign aims to save lives

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:27
A campaign aims to help prevent hospital patients in Wales dying from blood clots or deep vein thrombosis.

VIDEO: Student is deported to Mauritius

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:15
An A-level student, Yashika Bageerathi, has been deported to Mauritius after a last ditch legal challenge to keep her in the UK failed on Wednesday night.

Gun club winds up after inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 21:56
A gun club run by officers of the Belfast Harbour Police has been wound up following an investigation by the Police Ombudsman.

Call for drugs review over ADHD

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 21:48
The way drugs to treat a common childhood disorder affecting behaviour are prescribed in Wales should be reviewed, said psychologists.

Officer criticises Downing Street

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 21:47
A retired senior police officer accuses Downing Street of attempting to pervert the course of justice by asking for the release of republican suspects in March 2007.

VIDEO: Revenge porn victim: I trusted him

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 21:26
Anisha explains how having explicit pictures of her online has affected her life.

VIDEO: EU to launch Sentinel satellite

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 21:23
The EU is to launch a satellite from French Guiana as part of the biggest civil Earth-observation programme ever conceived.

How the best bowlers come alive at the death

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 21:14
What are the skills needed for bowlers to win matches for their team when the batsmen are coming after them?

Second large quake strikes Chile

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 21:07
A 7.6 earthquake rocks northern Chile, a day after an 8.2 tremor killed six people, and forces the visiting president to evacuate.

'Killer' smog and tougher GCSEs - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 20:43
Some papers interpret the UK's pollution advice, others envisage changes in education and the Daily Mail says TV cook Nigella Lawson is barred from the US.

VIDEO: Former Afghan warlord who would be VP

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 20:34
Ahead of elections in Afghanistan, the BBC's Karen Allen interviews General Abdul Rashid Dostum, the former Afghan warlord who would be vice-president.

Clegg and Farage in heated EU battle

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 19:09
Nick Clegg says UKIP peddles "fantasies" but Nigel Farage accuses him of "lying" about the EU, as polls suggest the UKIP leader came out top in the ill-tempered TV debate.

WWII-era restored submarine opens

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 18:53
A restored war submarine will reopen later as part of an £11m Royal Navy project on the force's history over the past 100 years.
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