International News

VIDEO: When self-publishing pays off

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 10:29
Author Tina Seskis tells the BBC's Nick Higham how her self-published novel sparked a literary bidding war

Woman recovers from 96% crash burns

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 10:25
A 20-year-old Wrexham woman who suffered 96% burns in a coach crash in the French Alps says the support of family and friends is helping her recovery.

Chelsea coach Faria given six-game ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 10:15
Chelsea assistant manager Rui Faria is given a six-match ban for his altercation with officials during the loss to Sunderland.

Deadly air strike on Aleppo market

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 10:03
At least 33 people are killed in an air strike on a market in a rebel-held district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, activists say.

Briscoe guilty of lying to police

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 09:50
Barrister Constance Briscoe guilty of lying to police probing ex-UK minister Chris Huhne's speeding points case.

Deadly mine collapse in Colombia

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 09:50
Rescuers try to reach up to 30 people trapped underground after an illegal gold mine collapses in south-western Colombia, killing at least three.

Bailey takes Euro taekwondo bronze

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 09:39
Scottish teenager Asia Bailey wins Great Britain's first medal at the European Championships with taekwondo bronze.

US warns of South Sudan genocide

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 09:34
US Secretary of State John Kerry warns of a possible genocide in South Sudan if more peacekeepers are not rapidly deployed.

Stab attack man may never be freed

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 09:31
A man who tried to kill his girlfriend is told by a judge he may never be released from prison.

Gadget promises 'perfect cup of tea'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 09:13
A tea machine with a hefty £7,700 price tag is said by its manufacturers to have revolutionised the making of a good cup of tea.

Academy chain financial investigation

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 09:08
The Education Funding Agency has found "highly unusual" financial practices in an academy provider.

Sinn Féin 'haunted by past'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 09:03
Sinn Fèin, a party 'haunted' by dark past

Explosives found in block of flats

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:56
A substantial amount of explosives are found by police investigating dissident republican activity in Northern Ireland.

BBC to take up Hay Festival baton

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:56
The Hay Literature Festival will be broadcast on the BBC's television, radio and online networks, it is announced.

Nurse whistleblower collects OBE

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:55
A Stafford Hospital whistleblower who acted as a key witness during an inquiry into poor patient care is appointed an OBE for services to the NHS.

Ford announces new chief executive

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:51
Ford chief executive Alan Mulally is to retire in July, and will be replaced by chief operating officer Mark Fields, the company announces.

Poor pupils to get grammar priority

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:45
More than half of grammar schools are planning to reform their admissions to give priority to poorer children.

Legal aid row: Who is going to blink?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:39
Why exactly would no barrister take on a fraud case?

Woman guilty of child prostitution

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:39
A woman who used drugs and alcohol to lure girls into a life of prostitution is found guilty of running a child sex ring.

Fraud trial halted amid legal aid row

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:37
Judge halts fraud trial as defendants do not have representation after barristers raise concern over legal aid cuts.
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