International News

Hodgson has known squad 'for a while'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 05:01
England boss Roy Hodgson says the form of players at the end of the season will not influence his World Cup squad.

Migrants drowned off Greek coast

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:53
The Greek coastguard say two boats carrying migrants have capsized in the Aegean Sea, leaving at least 22 people dead and seven missing.

Consul meets police over hate crimes

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:39
The homes of three Polish families are attacked in east Belfast.

Target's chief executive resigns

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:37
US clothing retail giant Target announces the resignation of its chief executive and chairman, Gregg Steinhafel, following a cyber-attack last year.

Modi in Congress bastion Amethi

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:33
India's main opposition BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Amethi, the seat of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

Sony tape smashes storage record

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:33
Sony has developed a new storage tape that is able to hold up to 185 terabytes (TB) of data.

Bishop in £96k Hillsborough donation

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:32
Comedian John Bishop donates £96,000 to the Hillsborough Family Support Group after being moved by personal statements at the victims' inquests.

Vatican: States must tackle abusers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:18
The Vatican tells a UN panel that it cannot act globally to punish priests guilty of sexually abusing children.

Pistorius 'broken' after shooting

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:12
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius "was broken" after shooting his girlfriend, his neighbour says, as the murder trial resumes after a break.

Suarez is FWA Player of the Year

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:09
Liverpool and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is named Player of the Year by the Football Writers' Association.

Pfizer reports 15% fall in profits

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:05
US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reports a 15% fall in profits in the three months to the end of March compared with a year earlier to $2.3bn (£1.3bn).

AUDIO: Eight 'too young' for boarding school

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:54
The journalist and author Alex Renton has called for an end to boarding schools for young children.

Cash bait for new maths teachers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:41
University fellows with a PhD in maths or physics are being offered thousands of pounds in extra wages to become school teachers in England.

Man airlifted after 'explosion'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:34
A man in his 20s was airlifted to hospital after emergency services were called to an explosion at a house in Gwynedd.

Miller denies deal with Rangers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:30
Kenny Miller says he has not agreed a contract with Rangers after the termination of his Vancouver Whitecaps deal.

EU 2014 growth forecast edges higher

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:13
The European Commission has raised its 2014 growth forecast for the European Union to 1.6% and also expects unemployment to continue to fall.

Rea replaced by Grima at Broncos

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:10
London Broncos boss Tony Rea stands down after almost two years back in charge and is replaced by assistant coach Joe Grima.

New blood can 'recharge old brain'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:09
Researchers in the US say they might have discovered how to combat and even reverse some effects of ageing, at least in mice.

Cancer teen rubbishes 'dupe' jibes

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:04
Stephen Sutton, who has raised more than £3m for charity, speaks out against accusations he tricked people into donating.

Nigeria girls protest leader held

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:02
A woman leading protests over more than 200 girls abducted in northern Nigeria is detained on the orders of the president's wife, activists say.
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