International News

Stephen Lee admits cue sale fraud

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:08
Snooker player Stephen Lee is fined for selling his personal cue to a Facebook fan for £1,600 then failing to send it to him.

VIDEO: What's in store for new councillors?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:08
A former councillor, and a newly-elected one, speak about why anyone wants to serve on a local authority.

Russia journalist's killers get life

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:01
Two men are given life sentences for the 2006 murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, with three others getting long jail terms.

AUDIO: How fist fights shaped the human face

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:01
Humans developed "beefy" facial features as protection during fist fights, according to scientists.

Smart TVs subverted by radio attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 02:55
Millions of smart TVs can be hijacked by burying attack code in signals broadcast to the net-connected devices, warn security experts.

England & Brazil's chances equal - Pele

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 02:39
Former Brazil World Cup winner Pele says England "have the same chance" as his country of winning the World Cup.

VIDEO: Metal studs fitted to deter homeless

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 02:33
Metal studs have been installed to deter homeless people from sleeping outside a block of flats in Southwark in London.

Rouhani visit warms Iran-Turkey ties

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 02:31
Hassan Rouhani is holding trade talks with senior Turkish officials in Ankara, on the first visit to Turkey by an Iranian president since 1996.

Dead backpacker 'was not in fight'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 02:22
Malaysian police deny a British backpacker was involved in a fight before he went missing in the jungle, it is reported.

School has books 'promoting stoning'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 02:17
A Muslim school does not "promote tolerance" and has books suggesting stoning and lashing as appropriate punishments, an Ofsted report finds.

Fault in Our Stars beats Cruise film

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 02:09
Teen adaptation The Fault in Our Stars trounces Tom Cruise's latest big budget action film Edge of Tomorrow as they open at the US box office.

Fifa sponsors back 2022 inquiry

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 02:08
Five of Fifa's six major sponsors say they support an inquiry into the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

Tourist spend in Scotland up by 20%

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 02:05
Tourists visiting Scotland last year spent £1.68bn - 20% more than in 2012 and a bigger hike than London and the UK as a whole.

Car fire outside Buchanan Galleries

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 01:54
Firefighters extinguish a blaze which engulfs a car outside one of Glasgow busiest shopping centres.

VIDEO: On site of new £130m metal mine

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 01:52
Work has started to excavate Britain's first new metal mine for more than 40 years

Le Pen family in 'anti-Semitism' row

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 01:51
French National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen and her father argue publicly over a remark he made which has been condemned as anti-Semitic.

Gun policy 'needed more explanation'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 01:45
The officer in charge of policing in the Highlands and Islands says he could have done more to make the public aware of changes to firearms policy.

Ops cancelled as storms hit phones

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 01:32
Around 20 planned operations are being cancelled at a north Wales hospital as work continues to fix phone lines damaged after a storm.

In pictures: Karachi airport attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 01:28
Gunmen attack city's international airport

VIDEO: MH370 wife: 'We have to do something'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 01:25
Danica Weeks, whose husband Paul was on flight MH370, says that she hoping to encourage a whistleblower to come forward with information about the missing plane.

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