International News

Should Facebook keep money from pro-Assad ads?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:18
Should Facebook keep money from pro-Assad ads?

Crowds at Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:14
Tens of thousands of people attend a vigil in Hong Kong in China's only commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

PSNI did not supply Heffron details

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:13
The PSNI has not handed over information requested by the Police Ombudsman about the attempted murder of one of its officers, it has emerged.

Clubs rebut Welsh match-fix claims

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:04
The Football Association of Wales is contacting an anti-corruption body which has alleged match-fixing in the Welsh Premier League.

GSK in $105m (£63m) US settlement

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:03
UK drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline agrees a $105m settlement with 44 US states over allegations it mis-promoted three drugs including asthma medication Advair.

Company loses bid for Marley rights

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:01
A music company loses the rights to 13 Bob Marley songs after a court battle in London.

VIDEO: Giant hail and winds pummel Nebraska

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:58
Giant hail has pummelled the US state of Nebraska, leaving vehicles and homes damaged.

Android ransomware encrypts files

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:57
A security firm reports the first confirmed case of Android device ransomware that encrypts data and then demands a ransom fee.

VIDEO: A closer look at pension proposals

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:44
The BBC's Simon Jack explains the plans for dramatic changes to pensions.

Lennon auction exceeds estimates

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:34
Handwritten letters, notes, poems and sketches by John Lennon are exceeding pre-sale estimates at an auction at Sotheby's in New York.

Liverpool hope to complete Can deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:31
Liverpool are in advanced talks with Bayer Leverkusen over a deal for Germany Under-21 midfielder Emre Can.

Secret trial plan for English court

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:23
The first ever completely secret terrorism trial in English legal history is being planned, the Court of Appeal has heard.

Cameron hails 'busy' final year plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:21
David Cameron says the coalition's plans for the last year before the election - including pension and fracking changes - show it has not run out of steam.

RA's 'sprawling' Summer Exhibition

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:21
Works of particular interest from this year's sprawling 1,200-piece Summer Exhibition at London's Royal Academy.

US defends Palestinian co-operation

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:15
US Secretary of State John Kerry rejects criticism of his recognition of the new Palestinian unity government, but says it will be watched "closely".

'Everything all right' before blast

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:15
A mine manager was told "everything is all right" moments before explosives sent 650,000 gallons of water gushing into a pit, killing four men, a court hears.

Miliband: Coalition 'more of same'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:11
Labour's Ed Miliband says the Queen's Speech offers "more of the same" rather than a "new direction" for the country.

'Garden cities' finalists announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:07
The five finalists competing for £250,000 in a contest to design a new garden city are announced.

Voters 'duped over recall bill'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:02
Plans in the Queen's Speech to give voters the power to recall MPs are branded "meaningless" by Tory MP Zac Goldsmith.

Adams beaten at Euro Championships

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:48
Olympic champion Nicola Adams is beaten at the European Women's Boxing Championships in Bucharest, Romania.
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