International News

Flood defence assessment completed

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 01:25
For the first time in its history, the Environment Agency assesses the state of all flood defences in England following 'unprecedented' winter storms.

VIDEO: Russian 'outrage' at Sloviansk attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 01:07
Ukraine has said it will launch an investigation into a fatal attack in the east of the country, which has further increased tensions between Kiev and Moscow.

Victoria Coren makes poker history

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 00:59
Journalist and broadcaster Victoria Coren Mitchell becomes the first two-time winner of the European Poker Tour.

VIDEO: Welsh on book inspired by fitness

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 00:51
Author Irvine Welsh has said his latest novel, which is written from a woman's perspective and set in Miami, had its genesis when he saw a fitness trainer berating a woman.

'Hillsborough words inspired us'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 00:23
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Hillsborough campaigner Margaret Aspinall inspired his team to victory at Norwich.

Captain America holds on to top spot

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 00:22
Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier claims a third week at number one in North America, while Johnny Depp's latest movie falls flat.

Pub attack death suspect charged

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 00:09
A man is charged with manslaughter following the death of a man in hospital after disorder outside a pub.

VIDEO: 'Surprising fun at 4mph'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 23:57
The Disabled Ramblers Association wants to make it easier for people who use a wheelchair or have other mobility issues so that more people can enjoy routes and trails all over Britain.

Japan warns over China ship seizure

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 23:52
China's seizure of a Japanese cargo ship over a pre-war debt could hit business ties, Japan's top government spokesman warns.

VIDEO: MOTD3: Are managers winning games?

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 23:30
Mark Chapman is joined by Danny Murphy and Martin Keown for this week's Match of the Day 3, to discuss whether certain managers are winning matches this season.

Kraft recalls 96,000lb of hot dogs

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 23:05
Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000lb (43,545kg) of its Oscar Mayer hot dogs in the US because they may have been sold in the wrong packaging.

Cubans trace roots to remote Sierra Leone village

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 22:31
Cubans trace roots back to remote Sierra Leone village

VIDEO: Cubans trace roots to African village

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 22:06
A community in western Cuba has traced songs they sing back to a village in Sierra Leone.

VIDEO: Package holidays blamed for cancer rise

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 21:49
The most dangerous form of skin cancer is now five times more common than it was in the 1970s.

Why Torres will still get a hero's welcome at Atletico

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 21:20
Chelsea's Fernando Torres can expect a hero's return to Atletico Madrid on Tuesday - and may yet end up back there permanently

Smiling Queen and two takes on skin cancer - papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 20:59
Two newspapers' differing analysis on new skin cancer figures, and a new black-and-white birthday portrait of a smiling Queen, feature on Easter Monday's front pages.

VIDEO: Footage captures Leeds Tradpak blaze

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 20:32
A huge fire on an industrial estate in Leeds has sent flames and a large plume of smoke up over the city.

MH370 hunt 'still drawing blank'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 20:21
A robotic submarine scanning for signs of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is two-thirds through its ocean scan but has yet to find any trace.

Japan's trade deficit quadruples

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 19:27
Japan's trade deficit quadrupled last month compared to March 2013, as export growth slows and energy imports continue to rise.

VIDEO: Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 18:19
US former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, has died at the age of 76.
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