International News

Ethiopian mass rally against IS

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:18
Tens of thousands of Ethiopians attended a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa, condemning the murders of Ethiopians by Islamic State militants.

Facebook reports strong results

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:17
Social networking giant Facebook reports better-than-expected first quarter profits as well as growing monthly active users.

Man filmed sex abuse of babies

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:00
A 33-year-old man has admitted filming himself abusing two children, including one just five weeks old.

$1bn NFL concussion payouts approved

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 11:32
A judge approves a plan worth $1bn (£664.6m) to compensate former American football players with head injuries.

Russian opposition to contest polls

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 11:25
Russia's new opposition coalition, which includes activist Alexei Navalny, says it will fight for election in three regions this autumn.

VIDEO: The tiny island at centre of migrant crisis

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 11:12
Italian coastguards have rescued hundreds more migrants trying to get to Europe from North Africa.

US plane makes emergency landing

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 10:57
A Chicago-bound plane is forced to make an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, after suffering a "pressurisation problem," officials say.

Lollipop man 'stops fire engine'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 10:41
A lollipop man is suspended after claims he stopped a fire engine on its way to a 999 call.

Deutsche Bank in €1.5bn legal hit

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 10:13
Deutsche Bank says it expects litigation costs of €1.5bn in the first quarter, but it still expects to be profitable.

Google to run mobile phone network

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 10:03
Google details its plan to launch a mobile network in the US that will piggyback existing service but offer different terms.

Adams to face footballer or teacher

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:45
Olympic champion Nicola Adams faces a footballer or a teacher in her semi-final at the English National Championships.

Premier League hit by Uefa changes

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:44
The Premier League will have only one top-seeded club in next season's Champions League, as Uefa introduce new rules.

VIDEO: Farage: You say things to get noticed

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:40
Nigel Farage says UKIP previously used rhetoric to "get noticed" but no longer needs to make "negative arguments" about immigration.

My country’s a mess and no one understands

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:32
BBC Trending presents: an idiot's guide to the Yemen conflict

Reagan gunman pushes for release

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:31
A lawyer for the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981 tells a court in Washington his client should be released from a mental hospital.

Army sergeant 'did not slap bottoms'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:26
An army sergeant accused of a string of sex attacks on female cadets denies he was in the "habit" of smacking their bottoms as they left the office.

Biker dies after coming off road

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:22
A 34-year-old motorcyclist dies after coming off the road on the A85 near Taynuilt in Argyll.

Man charged with Latvian's murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:20
A man is due to appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on Thursday charged with the murder of Latvian national Aleksandrs Sokolovs.

Italy 'at war' with migrant smugglers

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:11
Italy says it is "at war" with people traffickers, and has urged the EU to take robust action to stop more people dying in the Mediterranean.

Farage: I used tone to 'get noticed'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:07
UKIP leader Nigel Farage admits the tone he has used on issues including immigration and HIV was designed to "get noticed".

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