International News

Lesotho army 'seizes key buildings'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 23:43
Military units in Lesotho have seized the police headquarters in a possible coup attempt, officials in the southern African mountain kingdom say.

Lib Dems pledge paternity leave hike

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 23:34
The Liberal Democrats are to pledge giving fathers an extra four weeks' paternity leave in their manifesto for the general election.

Rolling road closures for Nato march

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 23:30
People are warned of "considerable disruption" ahead of a planned protest in Newport on Saturday opposing the Nato summit being held in the city.

Missing Ashya King 'may be in Spain'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 23:24
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, missing since being taken out of hospital by his parents against medical advice, may be in Spain, Hampshire Police say.

MH17 crash: Briton's body identified

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 23:15
The Foreign Office confirms the body of John Alder, one of 10 Britons killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash, has been identified.

Sea search resumes for boy, 12

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 23:14
The search resumes for a 12-year-old boy who was swept into the water off Anglesey on Friday afternoon.

Cameron and Clegg to hold terror talks

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 22:55
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are to meet for talks to try to reach agreement on new measures to tackle the threat posed by Islamist extremists.

Rescuers free Nicaraguan miners

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 22:00
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.

'Climate of fear' - the front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 21:10
Papers focus on the prime minister's warnings that the terrorism threat to the UK is currently higher than at any point in history, and look forward to the return of X Factor.

Federer & Sharapova win at US Open

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:21
Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova enjoy straight sets wins in the US Open but Venus Williams and Simona Halep go out.

EU mulls fresh response to Russia

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:11
EU leaders are to meet in Brussels to consider how to respond to Russia following accusations that its troops are fighting inside Ukraine.

Co-op Group to vote on crunch reforms

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:03
Members of the troubled Co-operative Group are meeting later for a final vote on reforming how the business is run.

Rogue landlords 'must face crackdown'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 19:01
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.

EU leaders to decide top jobs

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:40
Leaders of the EU's 28 states are heading to Brussels for a special Saturday summit to decide who will fill two of Europe's top jobs.

Life in a rented wreck

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:37
What's it like living in a substandard home?

The fear of being seen as racist

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:05
Can the fear of being seen as racist cause problems

Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 17:38
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.

George Galloway attacked on street

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 17:29
George Galloway has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw after he was attacked on a London street, his spokesman says.

The Victorian pig singing competition

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 17:18
The bizarre tale of the pig singing competition

The makeover that's divided a nation

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 17:00
The multi-million dollar makeover that's divided a nation
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