International News

Taliban attack Kabul oil tankers

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 02:50
The Taliban in Afghanistan launch a rocket attack on hundreds of oil tankers outside the capital, Kabul.

Mine firm welcomes £12m power spend

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 02:30
The firm behind plans for a large opencast mine at the top of the Rhymney Valley welcomes a major investment by a key customer for its coal.

Palestinian youth 'was burned alive'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 02:12
A Palestinian teenager killed in Jerusalem was burned alive, the Palestinian attorney-general is quoted as saying, as riots continue.

Vettel tops wet final practice

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 02:10
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel beats team-mate Daniel Ricciardo to set the pace in a wet final practice at the British GP.

'Test run' for Athletes' Village

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 01:49
The readiness of the Athletes' Village is tested ahead of the Commonwealth Games getting under way in Glasgow later this month.

Indian nurses return home from Iraq

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 01:32
A group of Indian nurses freed after being trapped in Iraq arrives home in Kerala to be greeted by ecstatic friends and relatives.

Tory donor 'contender for Ofsted job'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 01:28
Conservative Party donor David Ross is reported to be in contention to be the new chairman of Ofsted.

£1m canal storm repairs complete

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 01:22
Work costing £1m to repair a section of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is complete six months after it was damaged by winter storms.

PM 'wants answers' on abuse dossier

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 01:09
David Cameron asks a senior civil servant to find "all the answers" about the handling of a dossier on alleged paedophiles at Westminster in the 1980s.

Singer honoured by NI university

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 00:45
The singer Katie Melua, who spent part of her childhood in Northern Ireland, is to receive an honorary degree from Queen's University, Belfast.

Ryan Giggs given honorary doctorate

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 00:19
Manchester United's most capped player, Ryan Giggs, is made an honorary Doctor of Science by the University of Bolton.

1995 murder probe shelved by police

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 00:07
An inquiry into the 1995 shooting of a Cambridgeshire doorman is "filed" because police are "unable to push the investigation forward".

VIDEO: Baby rhino cared for by sheep surrogate

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 00:06
A baby rhino who was saved after his mother was killed by poachers is on the road to recovery, his rescuers have said.

US policeman seen 'pummelling' woman

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 23:18
The California Highway Patrol says that it is investigating footage that shows a policeman repeatedly punching the head of a prostrate woman.
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