International News

Pakistan 'blasphemy lawyer' murdered

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 13:46
Gunmen in the Pakistani city of Multan shoot dead a lawyer defending a university lecturer accused of blasphemy, police and officials say.

VIDEO: Banksy says boys' club can keep work

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 13:45
The artist Banksy has said that his disputed Mobile Lovers piece should be kept by a Bristol youth club.

Sunderland 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 13:24
Sunderland beat West Brom at the Stadium of Light to ensure Premier League survival and effectively relegate Norwich City.

Return to Tacloban six months after Haiyan

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 13:23
’I came home and saw my husband hanging on the fence’

Murray wins see-saw match in Madrid

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 13:08
Andy Murray survives a second-set fightback by Nicolas Almagro to reach the Madrid Masters third round.

Hooker Youngs to miss England tour

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 13:03
England hooker Tom Youngs will not tour New Zealand in June in order to support his wife, who needs treatment for an illness.

UKIP not a racist party, says Farage

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 12:59
UKIP "is not racist", leader Nigel Farage tells activists, following controversy over comments by some candidates.

Banksy has say over disputed artwork

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 12:53
The renowned street artist Banksy says his disputed Mobile Lovers work should be kept by a Bristol boys' club.

Syria rebels evacuated from Homs

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 12:44
Syrian rebels leave the last opposition-held enclaves in Homs, ending three years of resistance in the "capital of the revolution".

UK team to aid Nigeria girls effort

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 12:27
The UK is to send a small team of experts to Nigeria to help efforts to find 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants.

Canadian author Farley Mowat dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 12:20
One of Canada's best-loved writers, Farley Mowat - author of Never Cry Wolf - has died, aged 92, at his home in Ontario.

Rosetta comet-hunter narrows the gap

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 12:04
Europe's Rosetta comet-chasing spacecraft begins the process of zeroing in on its icy quarry by initiating the first of 10 thruster firings.

Man killed in level crossing crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 12:02
A 77-year-old man dies when his car is struck by a train at level crossing in North Yorkshire, British Transport Police say.

Fireman delivers baby at blaze scene

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:44
A fireman delivers a baby in the back of a car near the scene of a blaze in north London.

VIDEO: Stuart Hall 'raped girl in BBC room'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:42
Stuart Hall groomed a girl and raped her in his BBC dressing room on several occasions, a court is told.

NBC will air Olympics in US to 2032

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:41
US broadcaster NBC extends its contract to exclusively air the Olympic games in the US through 2032.

South Africa in post-Mandela vote

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:36
South Africans have been voting in elections as the country marks 20 years since the end of apartheid, with the governing ANC widely tipped for another victory.

Helicopter safety timescales changed

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:29
The timescales for implementing safety measures for offshore helicopter flights are changed by the UK Civil Aviation Authority.

Four dead in US tennis star's home

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:26
Four bodies are located in the burned home of former tennis star James Blake in the US state of Florida.

Kenya arrests over alcohol deaths

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:19
Two people have been arrested in Kenya after the deaths of 70 people from drinking illicit alcohol, amid growing anger over the incident.
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