International News

'Nazi links' over eagle symbol

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 09:39
Conservative MSP Jackson Carlaw attacks a proposal to make the eagle a national symbol of Scotland, recalling its use by Nazi Germany.

Coulson 'called hack tape brilliant'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 09:31
An ex-News of the World journalist played a hacked voicemail left by actress Sienna Miller for Daniel Craig to his editor, Andy Coulson, a court hears.

Roache 'never met' any accusers

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 09:25
Coronation Street actor William Roache tells a court he has no memory of ever meeting any of the women accusing him of sexual offences.

UN 'may need 10,000 troops in CAR'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 09:20
The United Nations believes at least 10,000 troops are needed in any force sent to end unrest in Central African Republic, France's UN envoy says.

Etherington skis to World Cup win

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 09:15
Visually impaired skier Jade Etherington and guide Caroline Powell win downhill gold in the IPC World Cup race in Tignes.

VIDEO: Bragg plays tribute to Pete Seeger

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 09:11
Musician Billy Bragg plays a tribute to US folk singer and activist Pete Seeger

'Mega dairy' plan to go to review

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 09:08
A farmer's plan to build a 1,000-cow dairy is put on hold after an animal welfare group was granted a judicial review.

Rio bridge collapse kills four

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 09:03
Four people die when a lorry smashes into a pedestrian bridge in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, causing it to collapse onto vehicles below.

Meeting Oxford's research monkeys

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 09:00
Meeting Oxford's research monkeys

Council's lease refusal 'vindictive'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 08:56
Blackpool council was "vindictive" when it turned down a lease extension for a solicitor who had helped people sue the authority, a judge rules.

Whatever happened to the eurozone crisis?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 08:49
The Euro may have survived but will growth return?

Morsi defiant at jailbreak trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 08:48
Egypt's former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi rails against the authorities at the beginning of a trial over his escape from prison in 2011.

'Clear way forward' for schools

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 08:47
The first minister promises a 'clear way forward' and better leadership for education in Wales as school inspectors call for improved quality of teaching.

Obama tribute to folk singer Seeger

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 08:46
President Obama pays tribute to US folk singer and political activist Pete Seeger, who has died at the age of 94.

Crash school head 'will not resign'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 08:44
A public school has defended its head teacher and chair of governors after an MP called for their resignations in the House of Commons.

In pictures: Ukrainian PM resigns

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 08:43
Mykola Azarov and his entire cabinet resign

S Africa opposition parties merge

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 08:41
Prominent South African anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele is to be the presidential candidate of the opposition Democratic Alliance.

Funeral for helicopter crash pilot

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 08:40
A funeral is held in Colorado for one of four USAF aircrew killed in a helicopter crash in north Norfolk.

No police apology for Hansard row MP

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 08:23
The chief constable of Sussex Police rejects MP Tim Loughton's call for an apology over harassment warning but admits the force made mistakes in sending it to him.

Deadly fire in Colombia prison

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 08:17
Ten prisoners die in a fire at a jail in the Colombian city of Barranquilla following a fight between inmates and guards, say police.

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