International News

Royal Canada tour details revealed

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:06
Details of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall's forthcoming tour of Canada - including events to mark the World War One centenary - have been announced.

Osborne hails UK growth in US speech

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 12:04
Chancellor George Osborne hails the UK's economic recovery in a keynote speech in Washington DC.

Barack Obama's income fell in 2013

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:57
President Barack Obama's income fell in 2013 as sales of his books slowed but he paid a higher tax rate, documents released by the White House show.

Gay row mayoral hopeful withdraws

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:57
A Bristol councillor who said gay actor Sir Ian McKellen should not talk about homosexuality in schools withdraws from his bid to become Lord Mayor.

Police fear UDA trouble in town

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:56
A senior policeman says officers have "credible intelligence" that loyalist paramilitaries are planning to attack police in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, on Friday night.

Iraqi deputy PM in clash with troops

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:46
Guards protecting the convoy of Iraq's deputy prime minister have been involved in clashes with soldiers, his office says.

Man in village explosion arrested

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:17
A 19-year-old man who was injured in an explosion in a field at his Pembrokeshire home has been arrested.

Canada mourns ex-finance minister

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 11:02
Tributes pour in for former Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, who passed away just three weeks after resigning from office.

VIDEO: Adrian Mole author Townsend dies

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 10:26
Novelist Sue Townsend, best known as the author of the highly-successful Adrian Mole series of books, has died.

Pistorius: I heard no Reeva screams

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 10:04
Oscar Pistorius tells his murder trial that his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp did not scream or shout as he grabbed his gun and fired fatal shots.

Pulp voted top Britpop anthem

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 09:59
BBC 6 Music listeners vote Pulp hit Common People their favourite Britpop anthem, beating Oasis, Blur and Suede to the title.

US warns of Heartbleed bug danger

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 09:50
The US government warns of the risk of hackers trying to exploit an internet bug and suggests that users change passwords after sites are patched.

Erasing paedophile photos 'illegal'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 09:47
Dorset Police say it would be "unlawful" to delete photos of a young abuse victim and her family from a paedophile's computer before it is returned to him.

VIDEO: CCTV shows incinerator murderer

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 09:45
A bank worker has been jailed for life for murdering his wife in a bid to stop her revealing his homosexuality.

Cyclone Ita barrels into Queensland

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:59
Cyclone Ita, a powerful storm with winds of up to 170km/h, has hit the northern coast of Australia's Queensland state.

Rodgers to 'unleash crowd' on Man City

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:59
Brendan Rodgers plans to use the Anfield crowd to help his Liverpool side beat title rivals Manchester City on Sunday.

Pope asks Church abuse forgiveness

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 08:55
Pope Francis asks for forgiveness for the "evil" damage by priests who sexually abuse children, in what is seen as his strongest statement yet.

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.

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