International News

General Motors fined $35m over recall

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:47
The US government fines General Motors $35m(£20.8m) for delays in recalling small cars with faulty ignition switches.

Fatal microlight crash pilot named

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:46
A man who died after his microlight aircraft crashed at a north Wales airport is named as Ashley Hazelwood.

Angola's first post-colonial census

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:34
Oil-rich Angola is holding its first national census since 1970 - when the country was still a Portuguese colony.

California wildfires rage overnight

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:24
Firefighters continued overnight to battle wildfires in California, which have burned more than 11,000 acres and caused thousands of evacuations.

Why people get tattoos of their employer's logo

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:21
New York Times executive Jill Abramson had the newspaper's 'T' tattooed on her back. Why do employees do this?

Man killed sex abuse stepfather

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:20
A man who killed his abusive former stepfather by running him over in his car is jailed for manslaughter.

Sterling 'will not pay' NBA fine

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:16
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has said he will refuse to pay a $2.5m (£1.5m) fine from the league for racist comments, US media report.

Colombia rebels declare poll truce

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:10
Two rebel groups in Colombia, the Farc and the ELN, announce a unilateral truce with the government during the country's forthcoming elections.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:06
Berahino to Newcastle, Sagna set to join Manchester City and Kouyate interests Arsenal, plus more.

Turkish mine owner denies negligence

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 06:53
Turkish mine operator Soma Holding denies negligence in Tuesday's deadly mine collapse that killed at least 284 people.

Week in pictures: 10-16 May 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 06:45
Some of the best news photos from around the world

'Trojan Horse' schools new heads plan

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 06:40
Super-heads could take control of clusters of schools in Birmingham, in response to the Trojan Horse allegations of extremism.

Swarm of bees surrounds shopfront

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 06:30
Trained beekeepers tackle a 5,000-strong swarm of honeybees surrounding a central London store.

Funeral held for stabbed teacher

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 06:10
The funeral of teacher Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death in front of her pupils at a school in Leeds last month, is held in the city.

VIDEO: Prove you're not Conchita

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 05:43
Russians shave in protest over Eurovision winner Conchita

VIDEO: The Big Apple's big inequalities

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 05:33
Samira Hussein reports on the inequalities of income in New York and talks to the people trying to do their part to spread the wealth.

More Google 'forget' requests emerge

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 05:31
A man who tried to kill his family is among the latest to request removal of search results from Google.

'I've learned a lot from Michael Jackson'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 05:30
Yohan Blake, the second fastest man in history, says Michael Jackson changed his life, and promises he can moonwalk

VIDEO: The story of the 1998 World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 05:28
BBC Sport looks back at the story of the 1998 World Cup.

Frank Skinner to star in Doctor Who

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 05:17
Comedian Frank Skinner takes a guest star role in the forthcoming series of Doctor Who.

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