International News

Later lessons for 'tired teenagers'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:14
Sixth formers at a private school in Surrey are to begin their lessons in the afternoons to allow them to sleep later in the mornings.

Pope sets Paul VI on sainthood path

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:04
Pope Francis sets another of his predecessors, Paul VI, on the road to sainthood, two weeks after the canonisation of John XXIII and John Paul II.

Girl killed in hit-and-run collision

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:50
A 14-year-old girl is killed and another girl is seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver in Sheffield.

Man rescued from the sea dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:45
A 60-year-old man dies after being rescued from the sea off the coast of north Antrim.

Passenger killed after leaving bus

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:37
A passenger is killed when he is hit by the bus in which he had been travelling in Greater Manchester.

Ousted Thai PM supporters hold rally

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:37
Police are on standby as the first big pro-government march after the ousting of Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra takes place in Bangkok.

'Hard-nosed' approach to Pfizer deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:29
Chancellor George Osborne says he will take a "hard-nosed approach" to determine whether Pfizer's proposed £60bn takeover of UK firm AstraZeneca will deliver for UK jobs and science.

Russia threatened over Ukraine poll

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:20
The French and German leaders threaten further sanctions against Russia if Ukraine's presidential election fails to go ahead as planned.

Shard hotel rooms 'not so private'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:17
Guests at a luxury hotel in a central London landmark are being warned to close the blinds at night to avoid being seen from neighbouring rooms.

Woman held in deaths 'fraud' inquiry

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:00
A woman is arrested in connection with alleged fraud after the deaths of a mother and daughter in Greenock last year.

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