International News

Rebels take bases in east Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 10:33
Separatist rebels take Ukrainian military bases in the eastern region of Luhansk as fighting continues near the rebel-held town of Sloviansk.

Irish consider child deaths inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 10:03
Ireland considers an inquiry after the remains of nearly 800 children are discovered buried in the grounds of a former Catholic institution.

VIDEO: Soldier: 'I just wanted to save her'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:53
Soldier Billy McPhail has explained to the BBC how he jumped from a railway platform and rescued a woman from the tracks as a train approached.

Ebola death toll hits 208 in Guinea

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:46
Some 208 people have now died from the Ebola virus in Guinea after a deadly spike in cases in recent days, world health officials say.

VIDEO: 'Foolish' woman on rail track sought

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:37
A woman caught on camera lying across railway tracks in Milton Keynes is being sought by police.

Birmingham schools run by trusts?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:24
Will Birmingham schools be run by trusts?

Brussels suspect fights extradition

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:23
A French-born Islamist suspected of shooting dead three people at the Brussels Jewish Museum has refused to be extradited from France, officials say.

Should Facebook keep money from pro-Assad ads?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:18
Should Facebook keep money from pro-Assad ads?

Crowds at Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:14
Tens of thousands of people attend a vigil in Hong Kong in China's only commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

PSNI did not supply Heffron details

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:13
The PSNI has not handed over information requested by the Police Ombudsman about the attempted murder of one of its officers, it has emerged.

Clubs rebut Welsh match-fix claims

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:04
The Football Association of Wales is contacting an anti-corruption body which has alleged match-fixing in the Welsh Premier League.

GSK in $105m (£63m) US settlement

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:03
UK drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline agrees a $105m settlement with 44 US states over allegations it mis-promoted three drugs including asthma medication Advair.

Company loses bid for Marley rights

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:01
A music company loses the rights to 13 Bob Marley songs after a court battle in London.

VIDEO: Giant hail and winds pummel Nebraska

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:58
Giant hail has pummelled the US state of Nebraska, leaving vehicles and homes damaged.

Android ransomware encrypts files

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:57
A security firm reports the first confirmed case of Android device ransomware that encrypts data and then demands a ransom fee.

VIDEO: A closer look at pension proposals

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:44
The BBC's Simon Jack explains the plans for dramatic changes to pensions.

Lennon auction exceeds estimates

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:34
Handwritten letters, notes, poems and sketches by John Lennon are exceeding pre-sale estimates at an auction at Sotheby's in New York.

Liverpool hope to complete Can deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:31
Liverpool are in advanced talks with Bayer Leverkusen over a deal for Germany Under-21 midfielder Emre Can.

Secret trial plan for English court

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:23
The first ever completely secret terrorism trial in English legal history is being planned, the Court of Appeal has heard.

Cameron hails 'busy' final year plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:21
David Cameron says the coalition's plans for the last year before the election - including pension and fracking changes - show it has not run out of steam.
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