International News

Who is Kenya's 'Bleached Beauty'?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:14
The Kenyan who put skin lightening under the spotlight

Why do black US mothers breastfeed less?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:13
A photo of a woman nursing during her graduation sparked a row.

The Korean grandmothers who sell sex

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:06
Why Korean grandmothers are selling their bodies to elderly men

SFA considers move from Hampden

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:01
The Scottish FA will examine a proposal to end its lease on Hampden Park in 2020 and use other stadia.

Officers cited over GAA arson probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 14:59
Five police officers have been disciplined following a Police Ombudsman investigation into an arson attack at a Londonderry GAA club.

Sierra Leone Ebola deaths 'double'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 14:45
The death toll from the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has doubled to at least 12 in one week, officials say, with hopes of containing the outbreak fading.

VIDEO: Who is to blame in extremism row?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 14:32
The Education Secretary, Michael Gove, has ordered an inquiry into the role of Ofsted and whether his department ignored warnings about religious extremism in schools.

Accident on flagship Brazil monorail

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 14:23
One person dies and two others are injured after a section of a prestigious monorail project in Sao Paulo collapses.

Comedian and actor Rik Mayall dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 14:03
British comedian and actor Rik Mayall dies at his London home, at the age of 56.

US teen's 'captor' pleads not guilty

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 13:58
A man accused of kidnapping a teenager and holding her captive for 10 years, and forcing her to marry him pleads not guilty in a California court.

Sterling's name in the frame for England start

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 13:57
Judging by the frequent name checks he receives from his manager, Raheem Sterling is in line for an England starting spot against Italy, says Phil McNulty.

England ready for Pirlo - Wilshere

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 13:50
Jack Wilshere says stopping Andrea Pirlo will be central to England's plans in their World Cup opener against Italy.

BP loses bid to freeze spill payouts

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 13:23
The US Supreme Court has refused to allow BP to stop paying compensation claims while it awaits a review of its settlement with businesses over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

'Hamilton faster, hungrier than Rosberg'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 13:17
David Coulthard on the rivalry at Mercedes, Daniel Ricciardo's maiden win and Sergio Perez's crash with Felipe Massa.

Cole set to join Aston Villa on free

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 13:14
Aston Villa are set to sign former England midfielder Joe Cole on a free transfer pending the results of a medical.

Turkish PM vows to punish protester

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 13:03
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to make a Kurdish protester who took down the national flag "pay the price".

Arrests after racist attack on man

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 13:02
Two men have been arrested after what police are treating as a racially-motivated assault in west Belfast.

SA platinum strike talks fail again

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 13:02
The South African government has pulled out as mediator, as talks between platinum miners and striking workers fail again.

'Tomato in a pill' for heart disease

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 13:00
Taking a daily pill that contains an important extract from tomatoes could help keep heart disease at bay, say scientists.

Bell wins England Player of the Year

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 12:54
Batsman Ian Bell is named England Cricketer of the Year, with Charlotte Edwards winning the Women's Cricketer of the Year award.

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