International News

AUDIO: Long-lost symphony sells for £1.2m

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 13:32
The only surviving handwritten copy of Rachmaninov's Second Symphony, which was lost for nearly a century, has made £1.2m at auction in London.

One dead in 'firearm' disturbance

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 13:14
One man has died and three people have been arrested following a disturbance "possibly involving a firearm" in a Yorkshire village, police say.

Nigeria bombings toll 'passes 100'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 13:12
The bodies of at least 118 people have now been recovered from the sites of twin bombings in the central Nigerian city of Jos, officials say.

Sri Lanka beat England in Oval T20

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 13:07
England lose their first home match of the summer as Sri Lanka earn a nine-run Twenty20 win at The Oval.

VIDEO: Testing Microsoft's Surface Pro 3

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 12:52
The BBC's Michelle Fleury tries out some of the Surface Pro 3 tablet's features and asks Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella about his hardware strategy.

VIDEO: Harris 'assault led to food disorder'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 12:44
A teenage girl developed an eating disorder and abandoned her dream of becoming a theatre star after Rolf Harris abused her, a court has heard.

Appeal after woman raped by two men

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 12:36
Police renew an appeal for information after a 24-year-old woman was raped by two men in the Govanhill area of Glasgow.

NFL players sue over painkillers

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 12:21
A group of retired American football players have sued the National Football League saying the league illegally gave them narcotics to keep them playing.

VIDEO: Blasts hit Nigerian city of Jos

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 12:16
At least 46 people have been killed and many others injured by two bomb explosions in the volatile central Nigerian city of Jos, police say.

Burn injury woman critically ill

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 12:16
A woman is in a critical condition with burn injuries following what police have described as "an incident" at a house in Lisburn, County Antrim.

Ex-minister reveals 'plebgate boast'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 11:47
Andrew Mitchell claims a police officer involved in the "plebgate" affair boasted he could "topple the Tory government".

GM in another car safety recall

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 11:33
General Motors announces the recall of millions more cars, covering four possible faults in its vehicles.

Libya to hold elections amid chaos

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 11:20
Libya will hold parliamentary elections on 25 June, the election commission says, amid fears that the country is descending into a civil war.

Native Americans reject 'super drunk' label

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 10:56
Why Native Americans are a big force on social media

VIDEO: Profit falls at Marks and Spencer

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 10:34
Marks and Spencer reports a 3.9% fall in underlying annual profit to £623m, the third consecutive year its profits have fallen.

Clegg: Patriotism and the EU

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 10:34
Who is the greater patriot - Nick Clegg or Nigel Farage?

Lloyds limits mortgage lending

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 10:33
Lloyds Banking Group limits mortgages to four times income for loans worth more than £500,000 in a move aimed at dampening the London housing market.

Three forces routinely armed police

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 10:17
Three Scottish police forces allowed specialist officers to routinely carry guns before the launch of Police Scotland, the justice secretary says.

Harris 'assault led to food disorder'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 10:13
A 15-year-old girl developed an eating disorder after she was fondled by Rolf Harris, a court hears.

FA to take no action on Scudamore

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 09:58
The Football Association says it has no jurisdiction to take action in the Richard Scudamore sexism row.

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