International News

IMF cuts US growth forecast for 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 08:15
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slashed its US growth forecast, urged policy makers to keep interest rates low and raise the minimum wage to strengthen its recovery.

Killer dogs used to 'threaten pair'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 08:12
A man whose pregnant partner was killed by his two pit bull-type dogs had previously used one of the animals to threaten social workers, a court hears.

'Weedy thing' thrives as Pole warms

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 08:10
Rising temperatures in Antarctica are helping a meek little moss species thrive at the expense of other marine creatures.

WWII bomb evacuations in Newport

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 08:07
Businesses, homes and a school are evacuated after the discovery of a WWII bomb during building work in Newport.

Death penalty for Tiananmen crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 08:03
A court in China's western Xinjiang province sentences three men to death over a deadly car crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square last October.

California dreaming

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 08:01
London’s hi-tech aspirations on display at Technology Week

Harris case has 'unavoidable doubt'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:51
There are problems with the prosecution case against veteran entertainer Rolf Harris that "cannot be pushed aside", his defence says.

Firms launch fresh Alstom gas bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:51
Siemens and Mitsubishi have come up with a fresh offer for France's Alstom in a rival attempt to General Electric's bid.

UK outlaws Isis militant group

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:47
The UK outlaws the militant group which has seized parts of Iraq as Nick Clegg warns of a "direct threat" to British citizens from conflict in the Middle East.

First Scottish constitution set out

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:43
The first draft constitution of an independent Scotland is set out by the Scottish government, ahead of the 18 September referendum.

Teacher pretended she had cancer

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:41
A teacher at a Swansea school pretended she had cancer and gave colleagues a list of songs she wanted played at her funeral, a disciplinary panel hears.

Michael Schumacher 'out of coma'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:41
F1 legend Michael Schumacher has left hospital in Grenoble and is no longer in a coma following his skiing accident, his family says.

Neville commentary draws complaints

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:32
The BBC receives 445 complaints from viewers about Phil Neville's BBC One commentary on England's World Cup match against Italy.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:31
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling denies Labour claims of a prisons overcrowding crisis.

Spain arrests eight in 'ISIS cell'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:29
Spanish police have detained eight people on suspicion of recruiting militants to fight in Syria and Iraq, officials say.

Prisons not in crisis, says Grayling

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:24
There is no "crisis" of overcrowding in England and Wales' prisons, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has said.

Surviving two new hearts, to US Open star

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:19
Double-heart-transplant survivor and US Open runner-up Erik Compton warrants a Hollywood movie aged 34, writes Iain Carter.

Twitter hate for wrong Phil Neville

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:19
A radiator salesman called Phil Neville is sent hundreds of abusive tweets intended for his footballing namesake.

Hospital 'cleared' over baby deaths

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:16
An independent review into the deaths of three babies clears a Lanarkshire hospital of any failures.
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