International News

VIDEO: 'Ghost towns' left behind in S Sudan

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 15:10
The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović, has told the BBC he has strong evidence that both sides in the conflict in South Sudan were involved in atrocities.

Pochettino to decide future in May

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 15:00
Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino will make a decision on his long-term future at the end of the season.

New image of missing boy released

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 13:42
Police release a new image of missing three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, which shows him in the jacket he was thought to be wearing when he disappeared.

Coomes & Buckland win Euro bronze

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 13:14
Britain's Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland win their first European figure skating medals ahead of next month's Winter Olympics.

VIDEO: MPs brawl in Ukraine... again

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 13:07
Claire Brennan reports on a brawl that broke out between Ukrainian MPs in Parliament.

Osborne wants minimum wage rise

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 13:05
Chancellor George Osborne says he wants to see an above-inflation increase in the minimum wage, arguing the country "can afford" it.

Negredo is the new Shearer - Savage

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 12:44
The Manchester City striker is the nearest thing to an old fashioned number nine since Alan Shearer, says Robbie Savage

Tyre fire smoke visible from space

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 12:07
A fire involving 15,000 tonnes of tyres sends up a plume of smoke so huge that it can be seen from space.

Rolls-Royce plant to axe 200 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 12:01
Engineering firm Rolls-Royce is to axe 200 jobs at its aerospace plant in Renfrewshire.

VIDEO: Three held over California fires

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 12:01
A wildfire in Southern California's San Gabriel Mountains has forced the evacuation of 2,000 people, officials say.

VIDEO: 3D printing used to make knickers

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 11:59
Companies across the north west are now making products using 3D printers.

Dalgety Bay radiation plans revealed

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 11:41
The BBC obtains details of the options being considered by the MoD to deal with radioactive contamination on the beach at Dalgety Bay in Fife.

Primark death plunge 'not suicide'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 11:20
There is no evidence a woman who fell to her death in a Liverpool Primark store wanted to kill herself, a coroner rules.

VIDEO: Roache 'raped girl in his two homes'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 11:08
A woman said Coronation Street star William Roache "pushed her on to a bed" and was "cold and calculated" as he raped her, a jury has heard. Mr Roache denies two counts of raping a 15-year-old girl in 1967.

Error warning on education accounts

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:46
The government's spending watchdog has raised concerns about last year's accounts from the Department for Education related to the academy programme.

Flood spending figures clarified

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:42
The government is forced to clarify its claim to be spending more on flood defences than ever before.

Prince and duchess to tour Canada

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:38
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will tour Canada in May, visiting Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, officials say.

Concern mounts over missing boy

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:24
Police Scotland activates the national Child Rescue Alert system as concern grows for a three-year-old boy missing in Edinburgh.

'Race hate' campaign in east Belfast

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:24
The police say a small group of people is behind an organised campaign of attacks against ethnic minorities in east Belfast, after three houses were damaged overnight.

Quadruple a matter of time - Kompany

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 10:18
Captain Vincent Kompany backs Manchester City to complete an unprecedented quadruple of trophies before long.

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