International News

France to extradite Kazakh tycoon

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 09:22
A French court rules Kazakh tycoon and dissident Mukhtar Ablyazov should be extradited to Russia or Ukraine, where he is wanted on fraud charges.

Lapdancers 'kidnapped club manager'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 09:21
Three lapdancers who were working during the National Hunt Festival in Cheltenham kidnapped a man who owed them money, Bristol Crown Court hears.

Girl, three, stable after collision

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 09:21
A three-year-old girl is in a stable condition in hospital after a collision with a vehicle in Carmarthenshire.

Ex-F1 star Irvine sentenced to jail

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 09:20
Former Formula One driver Eddie Irvine is sentenced to six months in jail over brawl with an Italian man in a Milan nightclub.

Victim meets rapist to forgive him

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 09:20
A rape victim has met her attacker in prison to tell him she forgives him - and called the meeting a "great" experience.

GB tipped for record Sochi medal haul

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:59
Great Britain could be set for a record-breaking medal haul at the Winter Olympics, according to a statistical study.

Nick Clegg's war of words with coalition partners

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:56
Nick Clegg's outspoken assault on the Conservatives dissected

Stars defend sex and drugs scenes

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:56
The stars of the new Martin Scorsese film The Wolf of Wall Street speak in defence of the film's depiction of sex and drug-taking.

Flood risk remains as weather calms

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:55
The last of many weather warnings issued by the Met Office since before Christmas expires - but flood waters could still rise in some areas.

Teacher quizzed over trek death

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:44
A teacher on a trek in Morocco in which a teenager died did not know emergency help was at least two hours away, an inquest heard.

Osborne warning on minimum wage hike

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:33
George Osborne warns against "self-defeating" increases to the minimum wage, amid reports that some cabinet ministers want an above-inflation rise.

Liverpool's Rodgers is fined £8,000

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:31
Brendan Rodgers has been fined £8,000 by the FA for comments following Liverpool's defeat at Manchester City on 26 December.

Man bailed over 'free school fraud'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:26
A man who was arrested in connection with suspected fraud at a free school is released on bail.

Ariel Sharon condition 'worsens'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:22
The health of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma since 2006, has deteriorated further, hospital officials say.

Nurses 'crying' over A&E problems

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:21
A porter at Northern Ireland's biggest A&E unit says he is "fed up watching our nurses cry" after a backlog of patients led to a 'major incident' being declared.

AUDIO: PM defends Liverpool spending cuts

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:21
Prime Minister David Cameron says Liverpool is not being "unfairly treated" with respect to spending cuts, which he says are the same as the national average.

Pakistan boy tackled suicide bomber

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:08
Tributes pour in for a Pakistani teenager killed when he tackled a suicide bomber targeting his school in the north-western Hangu area.

S Sudan rebels bolster city defences

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:58
South Sudan's rebels are strengthening their defences in the key city of Bentiu in anticipation of a government offensive to recapture the oil-rich area, a BBC reporter there says.

MEPs seek video link with Snowden

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:56
Euro MPs move to get direct evidence from US whistleblower Edward Snowden via live video link, for an inquiry into US surveillance.

Doctor advises Shiels interview ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-09 07:55
Morton manager Kenny Shiels will not give matchday interviews at the club after receiving medical advice.

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