International News

OTR letters 'virtually worthless'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 08:26
Northern Ireland's chief prosecutor says secret letters sent to so-called On the Runs saying they were not wanted for paramilitary crimes are "virtually worthless" if new evidence emerges.

Police study Vegas shooter videos

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 08:04
Investigators are studying online videos left behind by a man who shot and killed three people in Las Vegas, including two officers.

Royal pardons given for information

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 08:00
The government admits that royal pardons were given secretly to paramilitaries in Northern Ireland in return for information in cases dating back as far as the 1980s.

Trojan probe schools to lose funding

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 07:55
Two schools at the centre of the Trojan Horse inquiry lose their government funding after being rated inadequate by Ofsted.

Leading Kenyan cleric shot dead

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 07:38
A leading moderate Muslim cleric is shot dead in Mombasa - the latest killing of a preacher in the Kenyan coastal city.

PM: Our allies agree on EU future

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 07:28
David Cameron says there is "strong agreement" among some of the UK's main partners about how the EU should change.

British values... according to Twitter

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 07:25
...as determined by the Twittersphere

The art of the awkward photo opportunity

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 07:23
Why can't world leaders resist staged "fun" for the cameras?

Jolie opens London war rape summit

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 07:20
Actress and UN envoy Angelina Jolie opens a summit on ending sexual violence during war by saying there is no disgrace in being a victim.

Dead mice found in Poundstretcher

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 07:20
Two dead mice and fresh mice droppings were found at a Poundstretcher shop in east Belfast, according to food hygiene inspectors.

Hodgson urges World Cup caution

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 07:19
England manager Roy Hodgson seeks to cool expectations of his young side before their World Cup opener against Italy.

Wilshaw: Snap inspections justified

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 07:08
Concerns about an Islamist takeover of some schools in Birmingham schools have proved the case for snap no-notice inspections, Sir Michael Wilshaw says.

VIDEO: Police hunt angle grinder thieves

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 07:04
Officers seek a gang of thieves who caused more than £100,000 of damage to ticket machines at railway stations across north London and Hertfordshire.

Should teachers 'promote' British values?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 07:01
Should teachers 'promote' British values?

Three jailed over cyclist's death

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:54
Three people are jailed after a 63-year-old man died from head injuries when he was pushed from his bicycle after being chased down the road for a second time.

Hillary Clinton's 'dead broke' claim

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:53
How can Hillary Clinton really claim she was 'dead broke'?

AUDIO: Catching cancer early 'is key'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:51
More must be done to diagnose cancer patients faster, a leading specialist has said.

Bomb plotters fail with appeal

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:51
Six men jailed for planning to bomb an English Defence League rally lose their appeal against their sentences.

Froome retains Dauphine advantage

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:50
Britain's Chris Froome continues to lead the Criterium du Dauphine after Nikias Arndt edges a sprint finish in Le Teil.

Crops will count for wildlife grants

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:45
Grants designed to protect the countryside may be controversially switched to pay England's farmers to grow beans and peas.
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