International News

Turkey's Twitter ban illegal - court

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 08:09
Turkey's ban on the social media site Twitter violates freedom of expression and individual rights, the country's constitutional court has ruled.

UK concern over Gibraltar 'incursion'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 08:08
The Foreign Office summons the Spanish ambassador over a "serious incursion" by Spanish ships into waters off Gibraltar.

Man Utd tactics 'almost like handball'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 08:04
Arjen Robben says Manchester United's deep defence made their Champions League tie "almost like handball".

Poor Protestant boys underachieving

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 08:02
Poorer Protestant boys in Northern Ireland are seriously underachieving at school a new report says.

Former vet guilty of S&M sex death

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 08:00
A former vet is found guilty of killing a man during a drug-fuelled sadomasochistic sex session.

Yanukovych decries Crimea annexation

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:57
Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych calls Russia's annexation of Crimea "a tragedy" and says he hopes it will one day rejoin Ukraine.

'Dunce v Muppets' at PM's questions

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:50
Ed Miliband brands David Cameron a "dunce" and the PM calls him a "Muppet" as they trade insults at PMQs.

Hillsborough police notes 'amended'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:43
Police officers' accounts of the Hillsborough disaster were amended to remove negative comments about senior officers, a coroner says.

Lib Dems 'must fight benefit change'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:40
Lib Dem president Tim Farron presses for his party to drop its support for recent changes to housing benefit.

Fresh call for surgeon investigation

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:38
Solicitors call for a fresh investigation into a doctor suspended for performing unnecessary or incomplete operations.

Masters 'won't suffer' without Woods

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:32
World number 11 Matt Kuchar believes the Masters will not suffer in the absence of four-time champion Tiger Woods.

Cameron's Welsh NHS 'scandal' claim

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:28
The prime minister tells MPs the state of the NHS in Wales "is a scandal".

US defends Mid-East peace talks

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:26
US Secretary of State John Kerry says it is "completely premature" to write off the Middle East peace process, after cancelling a visit to Ramallah.

Stolen art 'hung on kitchen wall'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:22
Paintings by Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard hung on an Italian factory worker's kitchen wall for almost 40 years after being stolen, police reveal.

Grimshaw passed over for radio prize

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:16
Nick Grimshaw misses out on a Radio Academy award nomination for his Radio 1 breakfast show for the second year running.

Berahino considers action after punch

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:12
Saido Berahino considers legal action against West Brom team-mate James Morrison after being punched in a dressing-room row.

Putin divorce goes through

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:10
The Kremlin confirms that the divorce of Russian President Vladimir Putin from his wife of 30 years, Lyudmila, has been finalised.

VIDEO: Nato boosts Baltic air power

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:00
The US Air Force has sent 10 F-15 jets to help Nato boost its military presence in the Baltic states in response to the Russian annexation of Crimea.

Humans have got much faster... so why haven't horses?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 07:00
Eight reasons why equine achievement has stalled in recent times while humans continue to push athletic boundaries

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