International News

China jails British GSK investigator

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:33
A UK businessman and his American wife are jailed for illegally obtaining Chinese citizens' personal data, at a high-profile trial in Shanghai.

Royal Mail cuts later collections

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:25
Collection times at almost half the Royal Mail's collection boxes will be brought forward to between 9am and 3pm.

'Facts twisted' in Pistorius trial

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:25
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers say facts have been twisted by the prosecution at his murder trial which will issue a verdict on 11 September.

Weekendish: Best longer reads from the week

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:16
The best long reads for you to enjoy at your leisure

Why not caring about anything is only for the young

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:04
Will Self on why not caring about anything is only for the young

Robinson: 'SF in shameless denial'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:04
The first minister says that the "shameless denial of economic realities" by Sinn Féin could end devolution in Northern Ireland.

Authority bans US flights over Iraq

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:03
The US Federal Aviation Administration bans all US airlines from flying over Iraq due to the "hazardous situation" as British Airways also suspends service.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:03
Dogs get jealous, and more nuggets from the week's news.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 07:58
The week's big numbers visualised

Couple jailed for abusing children

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 07:54
A man and his ex-wife who sexually and physically abused their children are jailed for a total of 25 years.

Round the world pilot returns home

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 07:47
Pilot Dave McElroy has touched down in Perth after flying 59,000 miles around the globe in a single-engine plane for charity.

Play under way after rain at US PGA

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 07:46
Play is back under way in the second round of the US PGA Championship at Valhalla after a 50-minute rain delay.

VIDEO: Conducting the Proms at 90

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 07:39
Sir Neville Marriner will become the oldest conductor to lead at the Proms

Crystal meth link to stab deaths

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 07:39
Suspected killers of two Newcastle University medical students in Borneo were high on the drug crystal meth, according to police.

VIDEO: Balloons lift off at Bristol Fiesta

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 07:37
Dozens of hot air balloons have taken off from the Ashton Court estate as part of the 36th annual Bristol Balloon Fiesta.

Shell to cut 250 North Sea jobs

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 07:14
Energy company Shell UK announces plans to cut 250 onshore jobs from its North Sea operation in Aberdeen.

Lancasters' tandem flight postponed

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 06:51
A first flight by the last two airworthy Lancaster bombers is postponed due to bad weather.

England captain on bench for decider

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 06:51
England captain Katy Mclean is left out of the starting XV for the Women's Rugby World Cup Pool A decider against Canada.

Rare tropical storm batters Hawaii

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 06:41
A rare tropical storm battering Hawaii has already caused power blackouts and block roads on one island, but no deaths have been reported.

VIDEO: India's factory law plans questioned

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 06:35
Some social activists have asked whether India's plans to revamp factory laws, which are intended to stimulate the economy, may erode worker rights.
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