International News

Judge quashes school closure move

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 08:36
The High Court quashes the education minister's decision to shut the first Catholic school in Northern Ireland that was attempting a transformation to integrated status.

Ukraine top official to be released

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 08:33
A senior Ukrainian official arrested two days ago at a televised cabinet meeting over corruption allegations is to be freed due to a lack of evidence.

Loaded magazine says it will close

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 08:30
Loaded Magazine, one of the so-called "lads' magazines" of the mid-1990s, is to close down, publisher Simian says.

Israel to resume tax transfers to PA

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 08:29
Israel is to stop withholding tax revenues collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a move that has crippled the Palestinian economy.

Scudamore: Clubs deserve more credit

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 08:27
Premier League boss Richard Scudamore says top-flight clubs do not get enough credit for their financial contributions.

Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 08:02
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Bristol Academy boss calls for calm

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 07:40
Manager Dave Edmondson calls for calm following Bristol Academy's FA Women's Cup exit and heavy Champions League loss.

A-levels and GCSE subjects culled

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 07:39
Ofqual sets out the range of A-levels and GCSEs that will no longer be taught amid moves to toughen examinations in England.

VIDEO: Sierra Leone in Ebola lockdown

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 07:38
The authorities in Sierra Leone are enforcing a three-day lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, with the entire population ordered to stay at home

Greens ‘want 1% of GDP for science’

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 07:32
A promise by the Greens to bring science funding up to 1% of GDP differs from the statements offered by six party leaders, answering a call to set out their policies on science.

Axed store plan ends 500 jobs hope

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 07:29
Supermarket chain Sainsbury's scraps plans for a new store in Pembrokeshire that would have created 500 jobs.

Mum 'killed baby with toilet paper'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 07:19
A mother murdered her newborn girl by filling her mouth with toilet paper before hiding the body, a court hears.

Man charged over fridge attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 06:57
A teenager appears in court charged with attacking police officers with a fridge and a kitchen sink.

Uighurs to remain in Thai detention

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 06:56
A court in Thailand rules that a group of Muslim Uighurs at the centre of a diplomatic dispute between Turkey and China can remain in Thai detention.

VIDEO: Prosecutor: Torn-up sick notes found

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 06:55
The German public prosecutor in Dusseldorf has been giving an update into the search at the co-pilots home in the city.

VIDEO: Paedophile John Rudd jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 06:52
John Rudd thought he was meeting a 14-year-old girl, but he was being tricked by a group of internet paedophile hunters and has been jailed for a year.

US Senate's Harry Reid to retire

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 06:48
The top Democrat in the US Senate, Harry Reid, has announced he will not seek re-election in 2016.

Court quashes reporter's conviction

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 06:42
An ex-News of the World reporter who was found guilty of paying a prison officer for information has their conviction quashed.

VIDEO: Tech to help navigate Tokyo transport

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 06:39
How beacon technology can help you navigate Tokyo’s complicated public transport system.

'Two killed' in Somali capital blast

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 06:36
At least two people killed in blast near hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu, eyewitnesses tell BBC.