International News

EU-Africa leaders discuss CAR crisis

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 12:11
African and European leaders are meeting in Brussels to tackle the deteriorating security situation in the Central African Republic.

Colorado death linked to marijuana

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 11:42
A student falls to his death after ingesting marijuana in Colorado - the first death linked to the drug since the US state legalised it in January.

Argentina launches Falklands note

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 11:26
On the 32nd anniversary of the Argentine invasion, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner unveils a new currency note featuring a map of the Falkland Islands.

The New One to seek Aintree victory

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 11:21
Aintree's Grand National meeting starts on Thursday with The New One seeking compensation for Cheltenham Festival disappointment.

UK Coal miners face pit closures

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 11:10
UK Coal could close both its deep mines within two years with the loss of 1,300 jobs as it fights to stave off insolvency.

Hong Kong's fish farms in the sky

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 11:02
Boom times for Hong Kong's high rise urban fish farms

'Benefits cheat's cold weather cash'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 10:51
A benefits cheat living a life "hard-working taxpayers could only dream of" received cold weather payments during her travels overseas, a court is told.

UK air pollution: How bad is it?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 10:39
How serious is air pollution in UK compared with elsewhere?

I can fill void left by Tiger - McIlroy

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 10:30
Ahead of the Masters, Rory McIlroy says he is determined to fill the void left by Tiger Woods' injury-enforced absence.

Electric cars 'must make more noise'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 10:22
Electric and hybrid cars will have to generate noise to make them safer for pedestrians, especially the visually impaired, the European Parliament says.

VIDEO: Microsoft launches answer to Siri

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 10:19
Microsoft showcases a new virtual assistant as part of an upcoming update for Windows phones.

Clifford's daughter denies claims

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 10:15
Max Clifford's daughter tells a court that claims she knew about an alleged assault by her father are "completely untrue".

US political donation limits quashed

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 10:13
The US Supreme Court strikes down overall contribution limits for individual political donors, in a major ruling on campaign finance.

Greek PM's aide quits amid tape row

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 09:52
A top aide to the Greek PM resigns over a videotape in which he appears to accuse his boss of influencing a criminal investigation.

From bad to worse for Barcelona

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 09:49
Barcelona’s transfer ban is the latest in a series of blows to their reputation, writes European football expert Andy West

VIDEO: Clifford's daughter denies claims

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 09:28
Max Clifford's daughter has told a court that claims she knew about an alleged assault by her father are "completely untrue".

Sports Direct bonus scheme rejected

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 09:22
Sports Direct cancels a vote on a £73m bonus package for founder Mike Ashley after failing to gain enough shareholder support.

AUDIO: How secure is paying by mobile?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 09:18
A new smartphone service will allow banking customers to pay recipients using only their phone number.

Tribute to wall collapse death pupil

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 09:09
The family of a pupil who died when a wall fell on her at school say she was their "princess" who dreamed of becoming prime minister.

Barcelona given transfer ban by Fifa

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 08:53
Spanish champions Barcelona are given a 14-month transfer ban for breaking rules on signing international players under 18.
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