International News

Body confirmed as missing backpacker

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 04:03
A body found in the Malaysian jungle is confirmed as British backpacker Gareth Huntley, as his family say no words can capture their "devastation".

Tough sanctions for truancy planned

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 03:39
Plans to introduce tougher penalties for parents whose children play truant are put forward by Education Secretary Michael Gove.

Paris flower market tribute for Queen

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 03:28
A Paris flower market has been renamed in honour of the Queen, on the final day of her state visit to France to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

China probe finds 'naked officials'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 03:24
An anti-corruption investigation in China reveals hundreds of civil servants, termed "naked officials", who sent wives and children to live abroad.

Woman beaten in 'vicious' sex attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:57
A woman is in hospital with serious injuries following a sexual assault in Teesside, say police.

Man accused of stab murder attempt

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:55
A 33-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder over a stabbing in north Belfast on Thursday.

Cyclist dies after pedestrian crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:53
A cyclist dies of head injuries after colliding with a pedestrian and falling onto the road in St Andrews on Friday.

Man's death unexplained, say police

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:45
The death of a 41-year-old man in Neath Port Talbot is being investigated by police.

Treasury 'Buzzfeed' drops Lego shots

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:44
Toy maker Lego forces the UK government to stop using its characters to illustrate a campaign against Scottish independence.

'Trojan Horse' school 'downgraded'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:11
A secondary school at the centre of the Trojan Horse inquiry is to be told it is not doing enough to combat extremism, according to reports.

'Fast Eddie' tip-off reward withheld

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 02:08
A woman who tipped off police about a fugitive who fled to the United States is still to receive a £100,000 reward, a year after he was jailed.

VIDEO: Gove calls for tougher truant measures

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 01:53
Education Secretary Michael Gove has been reviving plans to introduce tougher penalties for parents in England who allow their children to play truant.

VIDEO: Runaway D-Day veteran back home

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 01:32
A World War Two veteran who disappeared from his nursing home to attend the D-Day commemorations in France is on his way back to the UK.

New Zealand 20-15 England

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 01:26
Conrad Smith scores a late try to snatch victory for New Zealand against an under-strength England side in Auckland.

VIDEO: Child deaths 'due to malnutrition'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 01:14
Journalist Philip Boucher-Hayes says that almost 800 babies and children found in an unmarked grave in Ireland probably died from malnutrition.

Man dies after being hit by car

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 01:09
A 21-year-old man is arrested after a man died after being hit by a car in Tamlaght in County Fermanagh.

Two men charged over ATM explosion

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 01:05
Two men are charged with causing an explosion over the attempted theft of an ATM machine in County Armagh on Thursday.

Does female fertility 'drop off a cliff'?

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 00:56
What happens when women leave having a baby too late?

Heavy rain brings flooding risk

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 00:36
Parts of Wales are being battered by heavy rain as storms bring a risk of flash flooding, the Met Office warns.

Hain to stand down as Neath MP

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 00:19
Former cabinet minister Peter Hain will stand down as Neath MP at the next general election.
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