International News

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.

VIDEO: World War Two bomb kills seven in Bangkok

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 18:07
A suspected World War Two bomb has exploded in a Bangkok scrap yard, killing at least seven people and injuring 19.

VIDEO: Why Kim Kardashian is tweeting about Syria

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 17:59
Why the US TV star is tweeting about Syria

Syrians fear permanent exile in Lebanon's camps

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 17:56
Syrian refugees fear long wait in Lebanon's Palestinian camps

China in economic growth boost

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 17:27
China's government announces stimulus measures, including spending on railway construction, after a string of disappointing economic data leads to fears of a slowdown.

Move over, GDP

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 17:02
Is it time to rethink how we measure a country's value?
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