International News

School bans playground football

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 02:36
A school bans children from playing football at lunchtime after some pupils broke rules and used "inappropriate language".

Charges dropped in Black murder case

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 02:35
Charges have been dropped against a man charged with the murder of County Tyrone prison officer David Black.

Carbs boost tree drought resilience

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 02:34
Higher levels of a compound known as non-structural carbohydrates boost tropical trees' chances of surviving droughts, a study suggests.

'Cheat' Vincent is banned for life

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 02:28
Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent is banned for life and admits he is a "cheat" who "shamed" the sport by match-fixing.

VIDEO: Maggie: 'I am a complete Anglophile'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 02:24
Hollywood actress Maggie Gyllenhaal talks about her latest role in a British television series

German Schulz to lead MEPs again

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 02:24
New MEPs meeting for the first time elect German Socialist Martin Schulz to lead the European Parliament again.

VIDEO: Heathrow sorry for baggage backlog

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 02:21
The new Chief Executive of Heathrow John Holland-Kaye apologises to passengers affected by a problem with the airport's baggage handling.

BNP Paribas to pay $9bn to US

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 02:17
France's largest bank BNP Paribas agrees to a record $9bn (£5.1bn) settlement with US prosecutors over allegations of sanctions violations.

AUDIO: Trident 'an effective deterrent'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 02:15
Sir Menzies Campbell says it is in the UK's national interest to maintain its nuclear capability.

EU roaming fees fall for phone users

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 02:08
Charges for surfing the internet on smartphones while travelling in the EU have been cut by half as new rules come into force.

Bacon triptych sells for £26.7m

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 01:52
A small-format Francis Bacon triptych of his lover George Dyer sells for £26.7m at a London auction.

VIDEO: Humans outsmarted by clever rooks

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 01:51
The British Trust for Ornithology wants members of the public to report their observations to help study the behaviour of some of our cleverest garden birds, rooks.

Stars gather for Cameron arts bash

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 01:29
David Cameron hosts famous names from the arts, entertainment and media to celebrate their contribution to British life.

New ISA savings accounts take effect

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 01:27
Savers will be able to set more money aside tax-free and have more flexibility between cash and investments, under new rules now taking effect.

Games security effort scaled up

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 01:03
The security operation for the Commonwealth Games is being scaled up with just over three weeks to go until the opening ceremony.

'Grigor's a nice guy but a tough opponent'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 01:01
Andy Murray on Wimbledon quarter-final opponent Grigor Dimitrov

Three's an (accessible) crowd

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 00:53
Life with your lover, and their carer

1,000 under-10s searched by police

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 00:49
More than 1,000 people under the criminal age of responsibility have been stopped and searched in England and Wales in the last five years.

What can the NHS learn from phones?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 00:36
Should the NHS be more like the phone industry?

VIDEO: Palace refuge for displaced Ukrainians

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 00:31
Refugees from eastern Ukraine and Crimea are finding refuge at the former Ukrainian president's luxurious residence - Mezhigorye.
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