International News

Hamid Mir issues defiant statement

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:42
The Pakistani journalist shot last week issues his first statement, once again blaming the country's intelligence agency for the attack.

Champion Phelps second on comeback

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:29
Olympic great Michael Phelps finishes second in the 100m butterfly final in his first event since coming out of retirement.

VIDEO: High hopes for Indonesia elections

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:21
Indonesian businessman Henri Honoris talks about the country's upcoming elections and his hopes for economic reforms.

'End uncertainty' over A&E units

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:15
Emergency care in Welsh hospitals suffers from uncertainty over the future of A&E units, an assembly committee says.

VIDEO: Probe over Hillsborough insult posts

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:10
The government says it is making "urgent inquiries" into reports Whitehall computers were used to make insulting edits to an online article about the Hillsborough disaster.

VIDEO: Girl gives father's CV to First Lady

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 21:52
A young girl offered US First Lady Michelle Obama her father's CV during questions at the White House's Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

Blaze involving 21 cars tackled

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 21:39
Firefighters have been tackling an overnight blaze involving 21 cars at a car park servicing Edinburgh Airport.

Ulster Bank refunds debit customers

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 21:36
Ulster Bank, a subsidiary of RBS, says all customers whose accounts were debited twice as a result of a computer glitch have had the money repaid.

Coalition Church 'split' and AGM 'anger' - papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 21:22
Claims the coalition is split over the role of the Church of England, shareholders 'anger' at Barclays AGM and the debate over crime figures attract headlines.

'He couldn't believe he was lovable'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 20:42
The story of one young man who 'couldn't believe he was lovable'

In pictures: Anzac Day

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 20:31
Remember those who fought and died for their countries

New hearing for Briton in US prison

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 20:06
A US judge orders a hearing to consider new evidence relating to the 1987 double-murder conviction of a British businessman in Miami.

Iranians see petrol prices surge

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 19:53
Iran cuts state subsidies on petrol, sending prices up by as much as 75%, as the government tries to boost an economy battered by sanctions.

Tokyo inflation rate at 22-year high

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 19:36
Tokyo consumer prices rise at their fastest pace in 22 years, surging 2.7% over a year, pointing to a likely increase in inflation across Japan.

UK science to get £200m polar ship

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 18:28
UK scientists are to get a £200m icebreaker, which will be one of the biggest, most capable polar research vessels in the world.

Westminster without Scotland?

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 18:10
How a Scottish Yes vote would change the UK Parliament

New clashes in Rio over dancer death

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 17:53
Brazilian police clash with resident of a slum in Rio, after the funeral of dancer who was shot by officers during unrest there on Tuesday.

Tech giants settle hiring court case

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 17:38
Four of the biggest technology firms - Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe - settle a class action case alleging they conspired to hold down salaries.

MPs' 'localness' level measured

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 17:29
Almost two-thirds of MPs are "local" to the area they represent, research suggests.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 16:15
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

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