International News

Mikaeel case dominates headlines

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 21:21
The case of Mikaeel Kular appears on the front pages, but print deadlines came too soon to reflect news that emerged overnight of a body being found.

India funeral stampede kills 18

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 21:14
At least 18 people are killed in a stampede before the funeral of a Muslim spiritual leader in the western Indian city of Mumbai, officials say.

Town's red phone boxes to be saved

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 20:24
A project to transform ten of Cheltenham's historic phone boxes into miniature art galleries is given the go ahead.

'Revolutionary' angioplasty turns 50

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 19:45
Non-invasive angioplasty marks its 50th anniversary

Drug ringleader ordered to pay £200k

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 19:16
The ringleader of a drug trafficking gang is ordered by a court judge to pay £200,000 or spend an extra two years in jail.

Murdered girl's friends still hope

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 19:11
Friends of a 16-year-old girl murdered 21 years ago say they still hope the killer will be brought to justice.

School league tables to be split

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 18:02
England's secondary school league tables are to be split for the first time, to show academic and vocational qualifications separately.

Get advice early, unwell people told

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 18:00
People with worries about their health - especially those over 60 - should seek help earlier, a new campaign from NHS England says.

Nude flash mob on Hastings beach

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 17:09
Up to 30 residents take part in a nude flash mob on Hastings beach in a bid to attract acclaimed photographer Spencer Tunick.

Is our Sun falling silent?

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 16:54
Trying to understand how lack of Sun activity might affect Earth

Checking out the cool cats in the new Guinness ad

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 16:48
How closely do the sashaying and stout-swigging Congolese men in the new Guinness ad match the reality of life in Brazzaville and Kinshasa?

Homophobia and intimacy in a Russian sauna

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 16:45
Homophobia and intimacy in a Russian sauna

Can anti-smoking tactics curb obesity?

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 16:38
Will anti-tobacco measures fix the obesity crisis?

VIDEO: Inside the energy house of the future

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 16:15
Inside Out goes inside what is being called 'the ultimate energy-saving house' and looks at why it is so energy efficient.

California declares drought emergency

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 16:08
The governor of California declares a state-wide drought, urging people to conserve water in what could be the state's driest year on record.

VIDEO: Putin cautions gay visitors to Sochi

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 15:25
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said homosexuals will be welcome in Sochi for the Olympics but warned them against spreading "gay propaganda".

VIDEO: Obama vows limits on spying

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 15:14
President Barack Obama has ordered curbs on the use of bulk data collected by US intelligence agencies, saying civil liberties must be respected, but campaigners have said the changes do not go far enough.

Kabul restaurant attack 'kills 14'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 15:04
A suicide bomb and gun attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in the Afghan capital kills at least 14 people, including an IMF representative.

VIDEO: Storms take toll on UK wildlife

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:59
Recent storms across the UK have caused travel chaos and left hundreds of homes flooded, and the wild weather has also taken a severe toll on wildlife.

Man dies after two-vehicle crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:59
A 67-year-old man dies following a crash between a car and a lorry in County Armagh.

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