International News

How Nigeria schools fight Boko Haram

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 16:06
Nigerian schools defy Boko Haram with Islamic and Western mix

Row over World Cup mascot animal

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 16:05
Conservationists challenge football's governing body Fifa to do more to protect the armadillo that inspired this summer's World Cup mascot.

'Carbon offset' homes scheme touted

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:51
Plans to allow developers to offset carbon emissions from new homes will be in the Queen's Speech, the Lib Dems say.

Good deeds 'to be backed by law'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:48
Those thinking of carrying out good deeds, volunteering or organising events are to be given greater protection from litigation, ministers say.

VIDEO: Man windsurfed from Cuba to US

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:25
The Cuban who windsurfed to the US through shark-infested waters

In the elephants' graveyard

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:24
The sad story of how Mountain Bull met his fate

VIDEO: 'Ghost train' from Russia to Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:11
Trains travelling from Moscow to Mariupol are usually packed full of passengers going on holiday, but this year people are staying away.

New local TV station goes on air

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:08
STV Glasgow is the first of a proposed chain of local television stations set to broadcast across Scotland.

DWP in food bank 'denial' say MSPs

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:06
The UK government's Department for Work and Pensions is "in denial" over an increase in food bank use, a Holyrood committee says.

Helicopter safety changes shunned

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:04
The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority says some of the proposed safety changes to UK helicopters may compromise safety for workers.

VIDEO: World Cup: Brazil seen from above

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:04
Spectacular views of the World Cup's home from BBC hexacopter

How Revision App's boss got the idea

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:00
How the boss of a popular mobile phone app came up with the idea

Corruption as a tourist attraction

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:00
A novel way to battle Prague's wrongdoings

Mortal Kombat's impact lives on

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:00
How Mortal Kombat shook up the video game industry

Deadly blast strikes north Nigeria

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 14:32
At least 14 people are reported killed in an explosion targeting people watching football in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Mubi.

Hodgson tells players to sing anthem

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 13:32
England manager Roy Hodgson expects all of his players to show their pride by singing the national anthem at the World Cup.

Taliban celebrate prisoner 'victory'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 13:21
Taliban leader Mullah Omar hails the exchange of five Guantanamo Bay detainees for a US soldier as a "big victory", as the US defends the swap.

UK's 'EU quit warning' on president

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 12:58
German magazine Der Spiegel says PM David Cameron warned the UK could leave the EU if Jean-Claude Juncker became president.

Husband charged with nurse's murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 12:43
The husband of nurse Rui Li, who was found dead in a car in Bournemouth, is charged with her murder and her stepson is charged with assisting an offender.

Suspect 'admitted' Brussels killings

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 12:28
Prosecutors say a Frenchman being held over a fatal shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels admitted the killings in a video.
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