International News

Mickelson 'in insider trading probe'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:39
The FBI is investigating possible insider trading involving investor Carl Icahn, golfer Phil Mickelson and gambler William Walters, reports say.

Met officer faces drugs charge

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:28
A Metropolitan Police inspector is charged with intent to supply anabolic steroids and suspended from duty.

Motorcyclist dies after crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:20
Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died in a collision with a car in Fife.

Hotel set to reopen after firebomb

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:20
A Londonderry hotel that was badly damaged in a firebomb attack is set to reopen later on Saturday.

US says China 'destabilising' force

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:17
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel accuses Beijing of "destabilising" the South China Sea, and urges Thailand's coup leaders to restore democracy.

Monthly black bin bag pick up plan

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:15
Black bin bag collections once a month are on the agenda for residents in Torfaen as the council looks at ways to avoid fines of up to £600,000.

Eight charged over Tiananmen attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:09
China is to try eight people over a deadly attack last October when a car ploughed into a crowd by Tiananmen Square and caught fire.

Lord Rennard row 'was blown up'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:08
Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Shirley Williams says Lord Rennard's alleged sexual harassment is not the "most serious case".

Four teens accused of murdering man

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 00:48
Four teenagers are charged with murdering a man who was found dead in an underpass in Cambridgeshire.

Gangnam hits two billion views

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 00:36
Gangnam Style by the South Korean rapper Psy has become the first YouTube video to be watched two billion times

VIDEO: UK bouldering reaches for new heights

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 00:29
Professional climber Shauna Coxsey is the first British woman to collect a world series gold medal in bouldering.

Travel concerns as bus firm shuts

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 00:28
Community leaders say it is vital no bus services are lost in Gwynedd and Anglesey after an operator closes down.

VIDEO: Bantham village up for sale at £11.5m

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 23:40
A cluster of cottages, a sandy beach, and a shop are up for sale for over £11 million in the coastal village of Bantham.

Vandal-hit rugby club gets CCTV

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 23:39
A south Wales rugby club plagued by anti-social behaviour has CCTV installed in a bid to deter vandals.

'I was homeless for years,' reveals England's Williams

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 23:06
England midfielder Fara Williams reveals why she kept home life secret from team-mates while playing for her country.

'Five held' over India gang rapes

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 22:20
All suspects have been arrested in connection with the gang rape and murder of two teenage cousins found hanged from a tree, police in India say.

Meriam's plight and a farewell to Stephen - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 22:14
The case of Meriam Ibrahim - the Sudanese woman facing the death penalty for marrying a Christian - is much discussed in Saturday's papers, and the funeral of cancer campaigner Stephen Sutton also receives wide coverage.

VIDEO: Food advergames 'target children'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 22:07
Children are being targeted by food and drink companies which advertise unhealthy products on internet games according to a new report.

VIDEO: Trams back in Edinburgh after 60 years

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 21:38
Edinburgh's controversial tram system is opening to the public, three years later than planned.

Police Federation 'to repair trust'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 20:46
The new chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales says the organisation must work to repair the "severely damaged" level of trust in the police.
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