International News

Burundi leader in no revenge pledge

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 02:42
Burundi's government will not take revenge against those involved in last week's failed coup, the president's office says.

Wakefield part with coach Webster

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 02:31
Super League's bottom side Wakefield Trinity Wildcats part company with coach James Webster.

Italy arrests 50 over match-fixing

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 02:30
Police arrest more than 50 people as part of an investigation into match-fixing in Italian football.

Anti-Islam film ban lifted for Google

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 02:29
An appeals court in San Francisco rule a US-produced film called Innocence of Muslims, which sparked global riots after its release in 2012, should not be banned from YouTube.

Runway 'fracture' closes airport

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 02:22
All flights in and out of London City Airport are cancelled as emergency work is carried out on a "stress fracture" on the runway.

BB King to have public farewell

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 02:15
Fans of blues star BB King will pay their last respects at a public viewing in Las Vegas before he is buried in his native Mississippi.

Don't be scared of deflation, yet

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 02:15
Why are economists so frightened of us using the 'd' for 'deflation' word?

Zimbabwe team arrive in Pakistan

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 02:14
Zimbabwe's national cricket team is in Pakistan, the first Test-playing nation to visit the country since a deadly 2009 militant attack.

Newlove killer's appeal rejected

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 02:05
A man who kicked to death father-of-three Garry Newlove outside his Warrington home in 2007 loses a bid to have his sentence cut.

Union calls for online strike ballots

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 01:37
Turnout in strike ballots would "rocket" if people were allowed to vote electronically or by phone, a union leader says.

Deflation: Are we really there yet?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 01:34
Official figures show that the value of that pound in your pocket is actually increasing. But is that necessarily good news?

'Gay cake row' bakery guilty

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 01:33
A Christian-run bakery is found guilty of discriminating against a gay customer over its refusal to make a cake with a slogan supporting same-sex marriage.

Ennis-Hill fit to compete in Gotzis

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 01:08
Jessica Ennis-Hill says she is fit to compete in her first heptathlon since becoming Olympic champion in 2012.

Rail union asked to cancel strike

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 01:07
Network Rail asks the TSSA rail union to withdraw notice of industrial action on bank holiday Monday, saying there are "numerous defects" in its ballot.

France teachers strike over reforms

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 00:54
Teachers across France go on strike against the government's proposed education reforms, including devoting less time to Latin and Greek.

Langer out of England contention

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 00:43
Justin Langer opts to stay with Western Australia despite being approached about the England coaching job.

IS militants tighten grip on Ramadi

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 00:35
Residents in Ramadi describe Islamic State militants flushing out opponents as they cement their hold on the Iraqi city captured at the weekend.

Trident sailor hands himself in

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 00:35
A Royal Navy submariner who criticised Trident nuclear submarine safety procedures hands himself in to police on his return to the UK.

UK inflation rate turns negative

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 00:31
Inflation measured by Consumer Prices Index fell to -0.1% in April, down from 0% in March, official figures show

'True face of Shakespeare' revealed

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 00:30
A 400-year-old botany book contains what could be the only known portrait of William Shakespeare made in his lifetime, according to an academic expert.