International News

'Hope' for Nigeria death-row troops

BBC - 7 hours 23 min ago
Nigeria's incoming president may commute the death sentences of 66 soldiers convicted for refusing to fight Boko Haram, a lawyer for some of them tells the BBC.

Funeral takes place for rugby player

BBC - 7 hours 28 min ago
Two thousand people are expected to attend the funeral of rugby league player Danny Jones later.

EU agrees €1.8bn loan to Ukraine

BBC - 7 hours 39 min ago
The European Union agrees a €1.8bn (£1.3bn; $2bn) loan to Ukraine - the largest financial aid deal with a non-EU member.

Fearne Cotton broadcasts final show

BBC - 7 hours 56 min ago
DJ Fearne Cotton is broadcasting her final show on Radio 1, after almost 10 years at the helm of the Live Lounge.

English drink 'more than estimated'

BBC - 8 hours 1 min ago
The amount of alcohol people in England drink is underestimated by the equivalent of 12 million bottles of wine a week, according to new research.

McIlroy 'angry' as Molinari leads

BBC - 8 hours 3 min ago
Rory McIlroy, six strokes behind leader Francesco Molinari, admits to getting "angry" at the PGA Championship.

Myanmar in first migrant boat rescue

BBC - 8 hours 3 min ago
Myanmar rescues two migrant boats with more than 200 people in its waters in the first such operation following criticism.

Government borrowing falls to £6.8bn

BBC - 8 hours 8 min ago
UK government borrowing fell to £6.8bn in April, down from £9.3bn a year earlier, official figures show.

Rodgers expects Sterling to stay

BBC - 8 hours 14 min ago
Brendan Rodgers says he expects Raheem Sterling to see through the remaining two years of his contract.

Live WW2 bomb poses 'risk to life'

BBC - 8 hours 17 min ago
An 110lb unexploded World War Two bomb found by builders near Wembley Stadium poses a "risk to life", the Army says.

AMs will receive a £10,000 pay rise

BBC - 8 hours 18 min ago
The basic salary for assembly members in Wales will rise from £54,000 to £64,000 in 2016, it is confirmed.

Colombia strike kills 18 Farc rebels

BBC - 8 hours 25 min ago
At least 18 members of the Farc rebel group die in an army raid - the deadliest attack since air raids resumed last month.

'Fire crash' man taken to hospital

BBC - 8 hours 46 min ago
A man aged 30 is taken to hospital after a serious crash on the A90 near Laurencekirk in Aberdeenshire.

Luiz dismisses 'virgin' reports

BBC - 8 hours 56 min ago
Paris St-Germain defender David Luiz accuses the media of a lack of respect after dismissing reports he is a virgin.

VIDEO: 'I thought a bomb had gone off'

BBC - 9 hours 45 sec ago
Caroline Knott from Ramsgate tells the BBC how the Kent earthquake woke her up.

VIDEO: Player's tears at basketball plight

BBC - 9 hours 11 min ago
GB basketball player Azania Stewart breaks down in tears as she discusses the future of the women's game, ahead of the 2015 EuroBasket in Hungary.

Report into cover-up rape claims due

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 23:58
A review into how Northern Ireland's Public Prosecution Service handled allegations of rape and a cover-up will be published later.

Will London's mayor put the brakes on Uber?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 23:43
In a move likely to be popular with London's black cab drivers, Boris Johnson is backing laws which could restrict growth of the taxi app Uber.

Eurovision: Ireland and Portugal out

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 23:33
Ireland, Poland, Iceland and Switzerland fail to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest after the second semi-final in Vienna.

The dangerous alternative to cannabis

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 23:20
Why is the legal high more dangerous than cannabis?

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