International News

Man arrested over music venue deaths

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 10:27
A man is arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after two men were killed when a door fell on them at a music venue.

African leaders gather for US summit

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:36
Delegates are gathering in Washington DC for the largest-ever summit of African leaders in the US, although the Ebola virus forces some to cancel.

April murder house to be demolished

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:33
The house where Mark Bridger is believed to have killed five-year-old April Jones is to be demolished.

Harris has 'no remorse', victim says

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:32
Rolf Harris's youngest victim claims the performer has "no remorse in any shape or form" after he launched a bid to appeal against his conviction.

Nigeria records second Ebola case

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:32
Nigeria records its second confirmed Ebola case as new UN figures show that 887 people have died of the virus in West Africa since February.

Simmonds, Slater & Rodgers win European gold

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:16
Great Britain para-swimmers Ellie Simmonds, Steph Slater and Susie Rodgers win gold on day one of the IPC Swimming European Championships.

Frack firm worker attack 'cowardly'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:14
Politicians condemn a petrol bomb attack on the family home of a site worker for a company exploring for shale gas in County Fermanagh.

Ukraine troops enter Russia in clash

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:54
More than 300 Ukrainian troops cross into Russia during heavy fighting with pro-Russian rebels - but Kiev denies they are "defectors".

Body found in missing tourist search

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:54
The son of a Denbigh man missing on Crete say news a body has found is "deeply upsetting and a big shock".

Gaza deaths appalling, says Cameron

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:52
The UN was right to speak out against an Israeli attack near a UN-run school in Gaza, David Cameron says.

Race to rescue China quake survivors

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:50
China sends 2,500 soldiers to boost rescue efforts in Yunnan province, after an earthquake killed hundreds of people on Sunday.

Ex-royal aide denies sexual assault

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:45
A former personal assistant to the Duke of Edinburgh denies sexually abusing a girl in the early 1970s.

England 'ready to win World Cup'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:41
As England prepare to face Spain in Group A, Maggie Alphonsi says the "pain" of three final defeats can drive them to World Cup glory.

Car smashes through pub toilets

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:34
A car smashes into a Beefeater pub's toilets, leaving the vehicle crushed but the driver miraculously alive.

Iraq offers air support to Kurds

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:24
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki orders the country's air force to provide support to Kurdish forces fighting militants in the north.

Big Bang Theory stars sign new deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:13
Three stars of US hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory sign new three-year contracts, putting to an end a brief delay in filming new episodes.

Visual process 'key for sharp mind'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:12
Being able to glean a lot of information at a glance is critical for keeping a sharp mind, according to research published in Current Biology.

VIDEO: Highlights from WW1 centenary events

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:02
BBC News compiles some of the highlights of the events being held around the world to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

Anger at Egypt orphanage 'brutality'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 07:58
A video showing the manager of an orphanage in Egypt beating children in his care has provoked outrage in the Egyptian media.

Three-day water ban in Ohio lifted

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 07:46
The mayor of Toledo brings to an end a water ban for about 400,000 people, caused by toxic algae, and drinks a glass of tap water to make his point.
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