International News

Police rubber bullets found by road

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:50
Cumbria Police reviews its security measures after a bag of the force's rubber bullets is found on a traffic island.

Abu Hamza 'used cover of religion'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:46
A radical cleric extradited from the UK "used the cover of religion" to hide his part in a global terror campaign, a prosecutor in New York says.

Bus operator to axe 14 services

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:44
The biggest bus operator in Wales announces it will axe 14 services and reduce eight others as it cuts its fleet by 10%.

Pensioners could get death estimate

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:31
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.

VIDEO: S Korea ferry boss admits 'grave sin'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:25
The president of the company that operated the South Korean ferry that sank with 475 people on board has said executives have committed a "grave sin".

It's getting mighty crowded

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:17
Parents face tough time getting primary school places

EU green light for UK carbon project

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:12
A British project to capture CO2 and bury it under the North Sea looks set to receive a 300m-euro boost from the EU.

'I'll play it out until the song is over'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:01
Boxing's oldest world champion Bernard Hopkins talks metaphysics, prison, chess and delusion - and why he's not ready to quit

Parents seek Nigeria kidnap girls

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 07:59
The parents of some of the girls abducted from their school in north-east Nigeria head into the forests in a dangerous search for their daughters.

Lambert 'can't discuss suspensions'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 07:50
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert says he is unable to talk about why two members of his coaching staff have been suspended.

Boxer admits lap-dance club assault

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 07:43
An Olympic boxing silver medallist admits assaulting a reveller at a lap-dancing club after a row over a reality TV show.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 07:40
Chelsea close in on Mario Pasalic deal, Stoke still keen on Ivica Olic and Julian Draxler dismisses Arsenal move.

Fresh Syria gas attack alleged

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 07:40
Activists in Syria have published what they say is evidence of a chlorine gas attack by government forces - the fourth, they say, this month.

VIDEO: Franco and O'Dowd's Broadway Bromance

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 07:38
Actors James Franco and Chris O'Dowd make their Broadway debuts in the latest adaptation of Of Mice And Men

VIDEO: Could big business take over Tribeca?

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 07:19
Robert De Niro's Tribeca Film Festival opens in New York amid fears big business investment could risk extravaganza's integrity

Fireworks 'not to blame' for pile-up

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 07:11
Smoke from fireworks was "not to blame" for a pile-up on the M5 near Taunton which killed seven people, a coroner rules.

Tube staff plan five days of strikes

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 07:07
RMT workers on the London Underground are to take five days of strike action according to the union.

Charity fears closure over horse row

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 07:00
A County Antrim charity that rescues abandoned horses says it will have to shut because of a massive bill it says it is owed by Belfast City Council.

Cologne eviction 'hits tenants rights'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 06:51
A man is evicted after a battle to keep his flat, turning him into a figurehead for German tenants' rights.

VIDEO: Royals visit bush fire-ravaged town

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 06:50
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an area of the Blue Mountains in Australia devastated by bush-fires six months ago.

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