International News

Woman left children alone for days

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:12
A woman living in Belfast who abandoned her three children at home overnight with no food is given a suspended six-month jail sentence.

S Leone declares Ebola emergency

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:39
Sierra Leone's president declares a public health emergency to curb the deadly Ebola outbreak and order epicentres of the disease to be quarantined.

Warm weather hits British Gas profit

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:36
British Gas and owner Centrica report a sharp drop in profits for the first half of the year due to warmer weather.

Race to find India landslide missing

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:31
Rescuers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has killed at least 30 and buried up to 200 people, but hopes of finding survivors fade as time passes.

Two thirds of pier saved despite fire

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:30
Fire crews save two thirds of Eastbourne Pier after tackling a major blaze.

Do lab monkeys suffer from depression?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:27
Do repeated tests on primates make them depressed?

Costly rural parcel charges tackled

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:22
The UK government unveils new principles aimed at tackling "ridiculous" delivery charges faced by shoppers living in remote areas.

VIDEO: India landslide death toll rises

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:15
Rescue workers in western India are working to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 30 lives and buried up to 200 people.

Assault charge footballer in custody

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:00
West Ham footballer Ravel Morrison is remanded in custody after two women were assaulted in Manchester and Salford.

Major roads closed for cycling event

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:58
Major road closures take place in and around Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games cycling time trial.

New EU sanctions hit top Putin aides

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:54
A former judo sparring partner of Vladimir Putin is among three of the Russian president's close aides on a new EU sanctions list.

VIDEO: Underwater art exhibition in Italy

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:53
An exhibition of photographs is taking place underwater off an Italian island.

Inmate 'bites' prison officer's ear

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:45
Part of a prison officer's ear has been bitten off in an attack at Nottingham Prison, the BBC understands.

Xinjiang imam killed after clashes

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:44
The imam of China's largest mosque - in the city of Kashgar in Xinjiang - has been killed, in what appears to be a targeted assassination.

VIDEO: Axe crashes through windscreen

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:24
A car passenger had a lucky escape after an axe flew off the back of a lorry and through the windscreen of the vehicle travelling behind it.

Pardew retains interest in QPR's Remy

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:22
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is still interested in a deal for QPR striker Loic Remy, after a move to Liverpool collapsed.

Euro prices deeper in 'danger zone'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:18
The eurozone inflation rate has fallen to its lowest level since the financial crisis, sliding further into what the European Central Bank describes as a "danger zone".

England win to level India series

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:16
England wrap up a 266-run victory over India in the third Test at Southampton to level the series at 1-1.

VIDEO: City of Culture chief 'terribly excited'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:12
The new chief executive of the company responsible for Hull's Cit of Culture programme has said that he is "terribly excited" about taking on the role.

Champions League warning for Man Utd

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 03:37
Manchester United's £750m kit deal will be cut if they fail to qualify for the Champions League in consecutive seasons.
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