International News

Shame banana thrower, says Alves

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:42
Barcelona defender Dani Alves says the fan who threw a banana at him during Sunday's win at Villarreal should be publicly shamed.

Cameras set up to find wild boars

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:40
Cameras have been set up to try to find wild boars which were released during a burglary at a farm in Bridgend county.

BBC beats ITV in breakfast battle

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:39
BBC Breakfast attracts double the amount of viewers who tuned in to ITV's first broadcast of its new breakfast programme Good Morning Britain.

Venezuela ex-intelligence chief shot

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:19
Major Eliecer Otaiza, who served as the head of the Venezuelan intelligence service under President Hugo Chavez, has been killed, officials say.

MPs back HS2 bill despite rebellion

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 02:13
MPs reject calls for the proposed HS2 rail link between London and the West Midlands to be scrapped, despite a 35-strong Tory revolt.

Megacities contend with sinking land

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:59
Subsiding land is a bigger immediate problem for some of the world's big coastal cities than sea level rise, say scientists.

Tougher European bank tests revealed

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:44
European banks will be expected to prove they can survive a 7% drop in GDP under new tougher stress tests unveiled by the regulator.

Manufacturing is GDP star performer

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:38
GDP figures show economy picking up momentum

Rivals are just jealous - Schurrle

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:31
Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle says critics of his side's defensive approach are just "jealous" of the club's success.

Microsoft must release overseas data

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:18
A US judge orders Microsoft to hand over a customer's emails, even though the data is held on a server in Ireland.

Pardew plans long stay despite unrest

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:18
Manager Alan Pardew believes he has a "long-term" future at Newcastle despite six straight defeats and unrest among fans.

Libyan barracks hit by car bomb

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:13
A car bomb explodes at the gates of a military barracks near the airport in the Libyan city of Benghazi, killing two soldiers, security officials say.

Child sexually assaulted in street

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:02
An 11-year-old boy is left "traumatised" by a sexual assault in a busy residential street, police say.

241 new jobs at NI electronics firm

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 01:00
Almost 250 new jobs are being created at an electronics firm in County Antrim.

Clifford case 'disproves witch-hunt'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 00:57
A lawyer representing victims of sex offences says the conviction of Max Clifford proves the investigation is not a "celebrity witch-hunt".

Faked twerking video wins Webby

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 00:56
A video of a twerking routine gone horribly wrong has won one of the internet's highest honours, while the Guardian and the BBC take home news prizes.

North Korea conducts live-fire drill

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 00:54
North Korea conducts a live-fire drill near the disputed maritime border but no shells enter South Korean territory, Seoul officials say.

Russia alarmed over US-Nato activity

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 00:51
Moscow voices concern over an "unprecedented" rise in US and Nato military activity near Russian borders, amid an escalating crisis in Ukraine.

Army dog given posthumous medal

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 00:43
Sasha, a four-year-old Labrador killed alongside her handler in Afghanistan, is to be given the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.

Matrix did not plagiarise judge says

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 00:39
A legal claim alleging the Matrix films were based on another screenplay is rejected by a judge in California.
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