International News

Escaped kidnapper found by police

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:57
A convicted kidnapper who absconded from a secure mental health unit in Doncaster is found by police.

School criticises 'extremism' report

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:48
An independent Muslim school in Luton claims Ofsted is portraying it as a "hotbed of extremism", after a recent inspection.

CCTV images released in rape inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:35
Police release images of two men they want to trace as part of an inquiry into the rape of a woman in the Govanhill area of Glasgow.

'Being the first black driver in F1 is important'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:33
In his latest BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about knocking down barriers in sport and an emotional trip to Haiti.

VIDEO: Cheeki Rafiki search may be suspended

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:27
The search for the four sailors on board the yacht Cheeki Rafiki will be suspended if nothing is found by Friday night, the US Coast Guard has said

Research concerns over 'Yes' vote

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:21
Professors from all Scotland's medical schools write an open letter expressing "grave concerns" independence could jeopardise research funding.

Dummett gets death threats over Suarez

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 22:32
Newcastle defender Paul Dummett receives online death threats from Uruguay fans blaming him for Luis Suarez's injury.

Elvis fan killed in hit-and-run

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 22:26
An Elvis fan dies after being knocked down by a car while visiting her idol's US homeland.

'Five suspects dead' in China attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 22:23
Five people who carried out the attack in Xinjiang's Urumqi that killed 31 people "blew themselves up", a Chinese report says.

Concern over nursing chief's new job

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 22:06
Opposition parties raise concerns after the former nursing director at a troubled health board was made an adviser on NHS care standards in Wales.

VIDEO: Thailand's military coup condemned

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 21:55
The US has led widespread international criticism of a military takeover in Thailand.

Attack on Chinese market kills 31

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 21:43
Attackers in China's restive Xinjiang region have crashed two cars into shoppers at a market, killing 31 people, Chinese media reports say.

Devon village on market 'for £11.5m'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 21:17
The south Devon village of Bantham, which includes a popular surfing beach, is to be put up for sale for more than £11.5m, it is understood.

Godzilla director for Star Wars film

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 21:02
Godzilla director Gareth Edwards is to make a spin-off Star Wars film with the screenplay written by Gary Whitta, Disney confirms.

Post-poll speculation and Moyes 'scuffle' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 21:02
Speculation about the likely results of the European and local elections make Friday's newspaper headlines, along with coverage of an alleged wine bar scuffle involving David Moyes.

Tougher sentencing laws for fraud

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 19:58
Fraudsters face tougher sentencing guidelines under new rules put forward by the Sentencing Council.

Harvey Milk honoured on new US stamp

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 19:11
San Francisco gay rights activist Harvey Milk, who was shot dead in 1978, has been honoured on a new US postage stamp.

UKIP make major gains in Rotherham

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 19:10
UKIP make major gains on Rotherham Council though Labour retains control.

VIDEO: UKIP: Main parties used 'race card'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 17:48
The media and the three main parties have "used the race card to trick, to fool and condemn the people into believing that [UKIP] is a racist party," one of its candidates claims.

Hewlett to cut up to 16,000 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 17:41
Tech giant Hewlett-Packard releases its profits statement early accidentally, saying that although earnings rose it will cut as many as 16,000 more jobs.
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