International News

Wonga TV advert banned by watchdog

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 17:03
A TV advert for payday loans firm Wonga is banned after the advertising watchdog ruled it confused the public about the interest rates that applied.

In pictures: Delhi's homeless get voting rights

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 16:59
Delhi's homeless get voting power in India's election

Stolen fish stuffed under man's coat

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 16:42
Police fine a man who stuffed a stolen £70 fish under his coat believing it could survive out of water for 24 hours.

Afghan notebook: Spotting fraud

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 16:33
Five things to watch out for in Afghanistan's election

Legend cleans boots after online row

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 16:29
The former England striker Rodney Marsh is to clean the boots of every Stoke City player as a forfeit for losing an online argument with supporters.

VIDEO: The man who went from pub to pulpit

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 16:06
'I loved running a pub but I gave it up for this'

A watch for blind people

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 16:04
The timepiece designed for blind people - with no hands or numbers

UK warned over EU renegotiation

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 15:55
The UK cannot challenge the EU's basic principles if it wants to stay a member, says the man who may be the next head of the European Commission.

A rusting revolutionary hero

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 15:43
How a steel shortage stopped this being the world's tallest structure

Catalonia independence vote rejected

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 15:34
Spanish MPs reject a request by the Catalan authorities to hold a referendum on independence by an overwhelming majority.

US regulator fines GM over inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 15:30
US road safety authorities have fined GM for failing to respond to requests for information about faulty ignition switches linked to 13 deaths.

Crunch talks announced on Ukraine

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 15:24
The EU, Russia, the US and Ukraine will hold talks next week to discuss the situation in Ukraine, the first such meeting since the crisis began.

Universal Credit inquiry 'hampered'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 15:09
A Commons committee accuses the government of "hampering" its scrutiny of the Universal Credit welfare policy.

Exams for arts subjects get harder

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 15:08
A-levels and GCSEs in arts subjects in England are to be made more "rigorous and demanding", Education Secretary Michael Gove is to announce.

Male eating disorders 'overlooked'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 15:06
Young men with an eating disorder are not getting the help and support they need because of perceptions about a "women's illness", say researchers.

Dyer and PM unite on charity album

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 15:01
EastEnders star Danny Dyer and PM David Cameron lend their voices to the official World War One centenary album.

The irresistible urge for students to talk

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 15:00
The irresistible urge for online students to talk

VIDEO: Miller should resign to 'save honour'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 14:39
Culture Secretary Maria Miller should step down "as a question of honour", former Commons Speaker Baroness Betty Boothroyd has said.

How Welbeck can exploit Bayern weakness

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 14:32
Robbie Savage says counter-attacks give Manchester United a chance of beating Bayern Munich in their Champions League quarter-final

Gabriel Garcia Marquez returns home

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 14:12
Renowned Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, leaves hospital in Mexico after treatment.
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