International News

Resign call over Rigby ballot slogan

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:47
An MP calls for the head of the Electoral Commission to resign for allowing the name of murdered soldier Lee Rigby to be used to promote a far-right political party.

East Ukraine mayor shot and wounded

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:27
The mayor of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv is shot and wounded amid fresh unrest as the US imposes new sanctions against Russian individuals.

Up to 4,300 pigs die in arson attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:23
Up to 4,300 pigs are killed in a suspected arson attack at a farm in County Armagh, according to the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service.

VIDEO: Dancing bid to excite the voters

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:21
One bid to whip up excitement about the European elections on 22 May comes in the form of a music video of young people dancing.

MP Nigel Evans rejoins Conservatives

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:10
Nigel Evans, the MP recently cleared of a number of sexual offences, rejoins the Conservatives in the Commons.

VIDEO: Fassbender on being in Frank's head

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:00
Michael Fassbender talks about what it was like to play the comedy character Frank Sidebottom.

Why cancer trends on social media

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 04:59
Why cancer trends on social media

VIDEO: Deadly tornadoes hit US states

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 04:51
Several people are reported killed by tornadoes as a huge storm system sweeps across the central and southern United States.

MP in appeal over gagging clauses

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 04:30
An MP calls for ex-teachers to be released from so-called gagging clauses, as 'Trojan Horse' inquiries continue in Birmingham.

Day in pictures: 28 April 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 04:26
News photos from past 24 hours: 28 April

Invesco Perpetual fined £18m by FCA

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 04:25
The UK's largest retail investment manager, Invesco Perpetual, has been fined £18.6m by the city watchdog for exposing investors to unnecessary risk.

VIDEO: Sheffield fire 'extremely challenging'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 04:13
The conditions facing Fire and Rescue officers at a fire at a house in Sheffield were "extremely challenging", according to a South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokesman.

VIDEO: Child pulled from barrel bomb debris

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 04:11
A BBC team has witnessed the devastating effects of air bombardment on Syrian civilians after gaining rare access to rebel-held areas of Aleppo.

Arrests after wild boars released

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 04:09
Wild boars are on the loose in Bridgend county following a burglary at a commercial premises.

Daley must 'knuckle down' - Waterfield

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:57
Tom Daley must "knuckle down" if he wants to get back among the medals says former Olympic partner Peter Waterfield.

Euro candidate held for Islam speech

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:50
A candidate in the South East European elections is arrested after making a speech quoting from a book by Winston Churchill about Islam.

Poisoning led to Neknominate death

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:45
A rugby fan was nearly six times over the drink-drive limit after downing a bottle of vodka in the NekNominate craze, a Cardiff inquest hears.

Mobile money - ready for lift-off?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:37
Paym big step to cashless society but won't replace wallet yet

E-Z Rock, hip-hop pioneer, dies at 46

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:37
E-Z Rock, the Harlem DJ who found fame with rapper Rob Base with 1988 hip-hop track It Takes Two, dies at the age of 46.

Alerts over Apple and Samsung phones

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:35
Apple and Samsung have issued alerts about faults on some models of their handsets.

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