International News

Somalia's internet 'culture shock'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 09:28
Some Somalis are experiencing a form of "culture shock" since fibre optic services launched in Mogadishu over the last week, an internet provider says.

Cellino cleared by Football League

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 09:27
The Football League clear Italian Massimo Cellino to take over at Championship side Leeds United.

Highest ever number of school staff

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:55
The number of teachers, assistants and support staff working in state schools in England has risen to a record level of 1.3 million people.

Runaway mail van's glass house miss

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:54
A runaway Royal Mail van narrowly misses hitting a glass-panelled house in Lincoln after it rolled unaccompanied down a steep hill in the city's cultural quarter.

Thompson bemoans 'grey pound' films

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:52
Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson says it's "a mistake" to make films targeting older people and the 'grey pound'.

Norway amnesiac is our son - couple

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:50
A Czech couple come forward to say that a man found in a snowdrift near Oslo last December apparently suffering from amnesia is their son.

VIDEO: Father's tribute at Hillsborough inquest

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:48
Trevor Hick's' daughters Sarah and Vicky were among the 96 people who died following overcrowding at Hillsborough during the FA Cup semi-final in April 1989.

Colbert to succeed David Letterman

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:43
Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, will succeed Late Show host David Letterman upon his retirement next year, CBS says.

Snowdonia surf centre work to start

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:38
Work is expected to start on building a multi-million pound surf attraction and "wave garden" in the Conwy Valley in May.

Tebbit gun jibe 'highly dangerous'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:33
Conservative peer Lord Tebbit is rebuked by a minister in his own party after he said he hoped that Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness would be shot for meeting the Queen.

What should Sajid Javid do first?

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:30
What should be top of Sajid Javid's in-tray?

VIDEO: Lucky turtle gets prosthetic fin

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:24
A turtle in Israel which lost two limbs has been given a designer prosthetic dorsal fin.

VIDEO: Minesweeper robot winning exports

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:20
A Cambridgeshire firm has designed a robot minesweeper that is winning exports to Africa and South America.

Cleared Blakelock accused freed

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:02
The man cleared of killing PC Keith Blakelock in the 1985 Tottenham riots is released from prison.

MP Evans cleared of sexual assaults

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 08:00
Former deputy speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans is cleared of a string of sex abuse allegations, including one of rape.

Man up, Collins tells banned Powell

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 07:39
Asafa Powell cannot use ignorance as an excuse for his 18-month drug ban, says ex-world champion Kim Collins.

Hillsborough took 'beautiful' girls

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 07:31
A father whose two "beautiful" daughters died at the Hillsborough disaster "lost everything, the present, future and any purpose", a coroner hears.

Pit closures threaten 1,300 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 07:13
Two deep coal mines in Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire are to close next year with the loss of 1,300 jobs, the government announces.

Abuse victim suicide 'preventable'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 07:12
The suicide of a violinist days after she testified in court against an ex-choirmaster "could and should" have been prevented, a report says.

Pistorius 'lied and distorted'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 07:05
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is painted as a selfish, reckless liar in a second-day of gruelling cross-examination at his murder trial.
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