International News

President moved by UK reception

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:52
Irish President Michael D Higgins says he was moved by the reception he received as his four-day state visit to the UK ends.

Police to recoup 'palace' tax cash

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:38
Police aim to recoup money from a tax fraudster who was building a £2.3m mansion in Pakistan which was as big as Buckingham Palace.

VIDEO: Pistorius trial day 20 - in 60 secs

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:25
Oscar Pistorius faced another day of intense cross-examination at his trial on Friday - and said he "was in a panic" in the moments before he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Casting the vote in India and Afghanistan

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:23
William Dalrymple on elections in India and Afghanistan

News of the World 'a force for good'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:21
Rebekah Brooks is "a really sweet girl" and the News of the World was "a force for good", the mother of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne tells the Old Bailey.

I considered suicide, says Bradley

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:10
Timothy Bradley says he "considered suicide" after receiving death threats following his points win over Manny Pacquiao.

'No' campaign 'is in deep trouble'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:09
Scotland's deputy first minister attacks the campaign to keep the Union, saying it is in "deep trouble", ahead of the independence referendum.

Gay man jailed for murdering wife

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:08
A bank worker is jailed for life for strangling his wife and burning her body in a garden incinerator to stop her revealing his homosexuality.

Live radio - through Google Glass

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:05
Can streaming live radio give you a seasick feeling?

Germany's green dreams meet harsh reality

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:01
As the UN's climate panel meets in Berlin, Germany's fossil fuel industry is as busy as ever, reports David Shukman.

Cameron attacks Welsh Labour on NHS

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:55
Prime Minister David Cameron tells the Conservative Party conference in Wales that Offa's Dyke is becoming "the line between life and death".

Obama nominates new health secretary

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:54
US President Barack Obama nominates budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to succeed Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

Five people compared to Adrian Mole

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:49
The fictional diarist Adrian Mole has permeated culture and led to unlikely comparisons with real life figures.

DNA tests identify Norway amnesiac

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:49
DNA tests confirm that a man found in a snowdrift in Norway suffering from amnesia is from the Czech Republic, police say.

Cardiff take action over team 'leak'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:47
Cardiff City begin disciplinary proceedings against two employees over an alleged leak of team details before Crystal Palace clash.

Israel sets Palestinian tax sanction

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:39
Israel sets a tax sanction on the Palestinian Authority in the latest retaliatory step for its signing up to join international treaties.

Mugabe comment offends Nigeria

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:33
Nigeria summons Zimbabwe's envoy to the country over President Robert Mugabe's comment that Zimbabwe is becoming "like Nigeria" in terms of corruption.

EU urged to help Italy with migrants

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:14
The UN's refugee agency says the EU must help Italy with a dramatic upsurge in migrants, with as many as 6,000 reaching its shores in the past four days.

Do not abuse staff, Tory MPs told

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:14
The Conservative Party issues a code of conduct to all its MPs telling them not to "bully, abuse or harass" staff.

Abbott confident over plane signals

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 07:08
Australian PM Tony Abbott says teams searching for missing flight MH370 jet are confident that signals detected are coming from its black box.
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