International News

EU urged to help Italy with migrants

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:14
The UN's refugee agency says the EU must help Italy with a dramatic upsurge in migrants, with as many as 6,000 reaching its shores in the past four days.

Do not abuse staff, Tory MPs told

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:14
The Conservative Party issues a code of conduct to all its MPs telling them not to "bully, abuse or harass" staff.

Abbott confident over plane signals

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:08
Australian PM Tony Abbott says teams searching for missing flight MH370 jet are confident that signals detected are coming from its black box.

Life sentences for gold raid killers

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:06
Three teenagers convicted of stabbing a grandfather-of-12 to death in a gold and cash raid lasting just three minutes, are given life sentences.

AUDIO: CT scan reveals mummies' faces

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 06:52
The British Museum has been using CT scanners to reveal the faces of Egyptian mummies.

Tests on 4,000-year-old skeleton

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 06:51
Tests are to be carried out on a 4,000-year-old skeleton that was found on farmland in West Sussex in the 1980s.

Weekendish: Watches for the blind and Eiffel of the East

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 06:51
A round-up of some of the best reads from the BBC News Magazine this week, with your extra comments.

Indian artists warn against Modi

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 06:12
Leading Indian artists and academics write an open letter warning against the possible election of Hindu nationalist politician Narendra Modi.

'More than 600' Gibraltar incursions

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 06:12
Spanish government vessels have entered British waters around Gibraltar hundreds of times since the start of 2013, the Foreign Office says.

VIDEO: Gamer's Minecraft videos a global hit

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 06:11
A 22-year-old from Northamptonshire has become a global phenomenon - and is on his way to becoming wealthy - thanks to a computer game called Minecraft.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 06:10
Eto'o talking to Besiktas, Evra to leave Man Utd, Newcastle wanted Sir Alex, Rooney to miss run-in, plus more

Protests as Condi Rice joins Dropbox

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 06:06
Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's appointment to the board of technology firm Dropbox draws criticism from some customers.

Cameron finds 'guidance' in faith

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 06:04
David Cameron speaks of the "peace" and "guidance" he finds in his Christian faith, as he releases an Easter message.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 05:49
There's a type of spider attracted to Mazdas, plus other factlets

AUDIO: Man held for giving wife pain patch

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 05:21
An elderly man was locked up for seven hours after giving his wife a painkiller patch at her care home.

VIDEO: The films making science captivating

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 05:20
David Reid travels to the Cern institute in Switzerland to find out how film-makers are helping to make science stories more accessible to the public.

Ukraine in offer to troubled east

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 05:14
Ukraine's interim PM Yatsenyuk offers more powers to the turbulent east, where armed pro-Russian protesters are defying the government.

California teen bus crash kills 10

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 05:14
Ten people, including five teenage students, are killed in a fiery bus crash in California, authorities say.

AUDIO: Whistleblower resigns from police

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 04:55
A police whistleblower, who raised concerns about the Metropolitan Police's crime statistics, explains why he resigned.

AUDIO: Pope asks forgiveness for clergy abuse

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 04:41
Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness for the evil committed by Roman Catholic priests who've sexually abused children.
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