International News

Nigerian 'mutiny over Boko Haram'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 08:00
A group of soldiers in Nigeria is refusing to fight Boko Haram militants until they receive better equipment, one of the mutineers tells the BBC.

NHS boss suspended over 'hate' site

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 08:00
An NHS boss is suspended after a BBC investigation reveals him as head of a charity which carried articles discussing the killing of gay people.

Investors needed to save shipbuilder

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:59
New investors may need to found within days if the financially-stricken Ferguson Shipbuilder in Port Glasgow is to be saved, MSPs are told.

Care criticised at baby inquest

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:56
The care given to a woman whose newborn baby died was "completely unacceptable and sub-standard", a coroner tells an inquest.

Rail fares to rise 3.5% for 2015

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:55
Regulated rail fares in England will rise by 3.5% in January 2015, following the release of inflation figures for July.

VIDEO: China's elite target New York real estate

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:54
With Chinese households getting richer, a growing number of people are investing their cash in American real estate.

Inbetweeners thrash Sly at box office

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:54
The second Inbetweeners film continues to dominate the UK and Ireland box office chart, leaving the latest Expendables sequel floundering in its wake.

Doctor charged with indecent filming

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:51
A hearing consultant appears in court accused of secretly filming 100 patients, including children, in hospital toilets.

AUDIO: Could you share your partner?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:37
After presenter Mariella Frostrup's husband pulled out of a family holiday because of work, she found another man to travel with - the partner of her best friend.

Who will shine on Ebor stage?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:37
Derby winner Australia and Oaks equivalent Taghrooda are the headline acts at York's glittering Ebor Festival.

HTC unveils cheaper Windows M8 phone

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:33
The handset maker HTC has unveiled a new smartphone that runs a Windows Phone operating system - the first in more than two years.

Explosion traps China coal miners

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:17
Twenty-seven workers are trapped underground after an explosion in a Chinese coal mine, the country's state media reports.

Former minister Sam Foster dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:08
The former Northern Ireland environment minister, Ulster Unionist Sam Foster, has died at the age of 82.

Syria airspace ban for US airlines

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:06
The US aviation authority bans American carriers from flying over Syria, citing potential security risks from "armed extremist groups".

'Bodies found' after Ukraine attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:01
Fifteen bodies are recovered from the scene of a rocket attack on refugees, a Ukrainian military spokesman says, as heavy fighting is reported.

Prison system is 'not in crisis'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 06:50
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling says the prison service is facing challenges with violence, suicides and staff shortages, but insists it is not in crisis.

Man jailed for series of sex attacks

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 06:48
A man who raped or sexually assaulted four girls in just over an hour is jailed for nine years.

VIDEO: Iceland volcano eruption risk raised

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 06:29
The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, after a series of earthquakes in the region.

VIDEO: Africa's elephants in net decline

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 06:26
A new study suggests the number of Africa's elephants has declined to a critical point.

'Illegal immigrants' found in lorry

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 06:22
A lorry containing 20 people suspected of being illegal immigrants is stopped by police in Somerset.
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