International News

'Nazi art' hoarder dies aged 81

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:36
Cornelius Gurlitt, the German who was found to have hoarded more than 1,400 works of art in his Munich apartment, dies aged 81.

AUDIO: 'Proposal based on manipulation'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:35
The former chief executive of AstraZeneca has attacked the attempted takeover of the UK pharmaceuticals firm by its US rival Pfizer.

Water flooded mine in six seconds

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:20
The area of a Swansea Valley pit where three miners drowned as they tried to blast coal took just six seconds to fill with water, a court hears.

Stuart Hall admits girl sex assault

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:16
Ex-BBC presenter Stuart Hall pleads guilty to indecently assaulting a girl under 16, but denies 20 further charges.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:12
Vince Cable explains the government's position to Pfizer's planned takeover of AstraZeneca.

VIDEO: Fish rain down in Sri Lanka surprise

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:04
Villagers in western Sri Lanka were surprised and delighted on Monday when they experienced an unusual rainfall that included more than 50kg of fish.

Sinn Féin/PSNI relations strained

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:02
How Gerry Adams' arrest put a crucial relationship under strain

Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 08:01
Entertainer Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted after allegations of sex offences because there was "insufficient evidence" on most claims, the CPS says.

VIDEO: Thai PM appears in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:46
Thailand is on the verge of a major political upheaval as the Constitutional Court considers whether to dismiss the country's caretaker Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, for abuse of power.

##BringBackOurGirls tops a million tweets

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:41
A million tweets for the #BringBackOurGirls campaign

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:36
Man City ready to launch bid for Messi, John Terry to stay at Chelsea, Spurs want Martinez and more.

Ronnie O'Sullivan in motorway crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:20
Snooker ace Ronnie O'Sullivan is involved in a crash on the way home from defeat in the world championship final.

'Clarity needed' over resuscitation

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:18
Clearer guidance is needed about when "do not resuscitate" orders can be placed on patients' medical records, judges at the Court of Appeal have been told.

What is mindfulness?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:16
The word "mindfulness" seems to be everywhere. Parliament has even started using it. What is it?

Men admit lesser charges on killing

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:09
Seven out of 12 men charged in connection with the death of a Catholic community worker have manslaughter and attempted murder charges dropped.

Lebanon 'expels' Syria Palestinians

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:06
Lebanon has been forcibly returning dozens of Palestinian refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria despite the dangers they face there, activists say.

In pictures: Mexico remembers Cinco de Mayo

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 07:06
Mexico celebrates the Battle of Puebla

Rolf Harris in court on sex charges

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 06:55
Entertainer Rolf Harris arrives at Southwark Crown Court court, where he is due to stand trial on 12 counts of indecent assault.

N Carolina Republicans hold primary

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 06:50
Republicans in the US state of North Carolina head to the polls to choose a candidate to face Democratic Senator Kay Hagan in November.

Brown quizzed on Haudagain blackspot

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 06:42
Transport Minister Keith Brown insists work on the notorious traffic blackspot at Aberdeen's Haudagain roundabout will not start early.
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