International News

Hundreds of chickens killed on M62

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:52
More than 1,000 chickens are killed as the lorry carrying them crashes on the M62 in Greater Manchester.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:52
Arsenal and Manchester City want Real Madrid forward, Lallana could force Southampton exit, Everton chase Remy, plus more.

UK jobless rate at five-year low

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:45
The UK's unemployment rate falls to a five-year low of 6.8% while the number of people in work rises to a record high, official figures show.

Hall jury 'decide where truth lies'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:26
A judge tells jurors they "will decide where the truth lies" in the child sex abuse trial of ex-broadcaster Stuart Hall.

US 'considers Manning transfer'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:22
The Pentagon is considering transferring Private Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison in order to treat her gender dysphoria, US media report.

Should men shave their faces up or down?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:14
In spite of the beard's current modishness, learning to shave correctly is still a rite of passage for young men. But many never quite get it right, says Jon Kelly.

GB gymnasts target Euro team success

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:08
Great Britain's women will prioritise team success over individual glory at the European Gymnastics Championships.

Father jailed for baby throw death

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 06:01
A father who killed his crying baby by throwing him so violently into his cot that he suffered massive head injuries is jailed.

Press 'trampled' on stag gore victim

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:50
A stag gore victim who complained that six newspapers had made "inappropriate" references to her transgender status says the press "trampled all over my private life".

Dip in Romania and Bulgaria workers

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:45
The number of Romanians and Bulgarians working in the UK has fallen since restrictions were lifted in January but is up compared with a year ago, figures show.

Europe Google ruling 'astonishing'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:40
A ruling forcing Google to remove search results has been described as "astonishing" by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.

Roadworks unearth ancient artefacts

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:38
A "remarkable" haul of ancient artefacts are discovered during the construction of a £17m bypass project in southern Scotland.

How did it come to be Sir and Miss?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:29
Calling teachers "Sir" or "Miss" is sexist, an academic has said. But why did these terms become the norm in British schools?

UK offers spy plane for Nigeria hunt

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:28
Prime Ministers David Cameron offers to send a RAF surveillance aircraft to Nigeria to help in the search for more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls.

Mine was not inspected for 16 months

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:20
A mine where four people drowned following an explosion had not been inspected for 16 months, a court hears.

League to decide on Scudamore action

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:20
A Premier League panel is to decide if chief executive Richard Scudamore should face action for sending sexist emails.

Letwin: Why we don't say Big Society

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:17
Oliver Letwin says the Big Society is still very much alive but ministers do not like to talk about it any more.

Who would want the right to be forgotten?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:13
The things people want removed from search results

Jackson used tax avoidance scheme

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:10
Former Olympic hurdling star Colin Jackson invested in a company that uses a tax avoidance scheme, it is revealed.

The teenager who raised millions

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 04:58
The teenager determined to be more than a diagnosis
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