International News

Kingman heads Royal Ascot hopefuls

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:13
Royal Ascot begins on Tuesday with 2,000 Guineas runner-up Kingman seeking revenge over winner Night Of Thunder.

Casting light on shadow banking

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:13
Who's filling the gap banks are leaving?

Wada satisfied over Froome exemption

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:12
Wada is satisfied an exemption request for Chris Froome to take steroids ahead of a race followed correct procedures.

Hillsborough slurs official sacked

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:07
A Merseyside-based civil servant who wrote abusive comments about the Hillsborough tragedy on Wikipedia is sacked.

One killed in new Sri Lanka riots

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:01
Renewed violence flares in southern Sri Lanka as the number killed in violence blamed on hard-line Buddhists rises to four.

Murder arrests over burned woman, 86

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 01:49
Two men are arrested on suspicion of murdering an 86-year-old widow whose body was found stabbed and burned in her Cambridgeshire home.

Colombia leader 'has peace mandate'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 01:46
Following his re-election, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos tells the BBC that voters want him to continue peace talks with the Farc rebels.

VIDEO: A new look for Speakers' Corner

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 01:31
A look around a revamped Speakers' Corner, the spot in London's Hyde Park considered the home of free speech.

Is this Generation Right?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 01:29
Are young people more right-wing than their parents were?

Crusaders 7-38 England

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 01:25
England's second string give the 1st XV a boost ahead of Saturday's third Test as they beat the Crusaders comfortably.

VIDEO: Flood victim: Put money where mouth is

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 01:23
A resident whose home was flooded this winter says the government must listen to a report that says the government got its funding priorities wrong on river maintenance

AUDIO: 'Wrong' Phil Neville gets fan abuse

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 01:21
A radiator salesman called Phil Neville has received hundreds of abusive tweets intended for his footballer namesake.

Police call sparks cannabis find

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 01:11
A man is arrested after police respond to an accidental emergency call in Crewe and discover a cannabis farm.

'Diseased meat could go undetected'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 01:02
More diseased meat could end up in sausages and pies because of changes to rules governing safety checks, say hygiene inspectors.

VIDEO: Smartphone creates virtual reality

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 00:49
How a smartphone can help provide a low-cost alternative to high-end virtual reality devices.

Pipe bomb explodes near homes

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 00:20
A pipe bomb partially explodes in a residential area of Holywood, County Down.

Welsh pupils 'behind UK in English'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 23:55
Pupils in Wales continue to lag behind the rest of the UK in English lessons despite recent improvements, say school inspectors.

Scots and English 'willing to share'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 23:53
People across the UK appear willing to continue sharing institutions after Scottish independence, according to the British Social Attitudes survey.

Morgan condition upgraded to 'fair'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 23:48
US comedian Tracy Morgan's condition in hospital has been "upgraded" to "fair" after he was badly injured in a motorway crash, his spokesman says.

Concern over M4 relief road options

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 23:28
Concerns are raised that an alternative route for a planned £1bn M4 relief road around Newport has not been properly considered.

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