International News

Ancient statues returned to Cambodia

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 21:16
Cambodia welcomes back three ancient Hindu statues, believed to have been looted from Koh Ker temple decades ago.

God and cigarettes on the frontline

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 21:15
The WW1 chaplain feted by the King and former servicemen

State funeral for India minister

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 21:02
India's newly appointed rural development minister, who died in a car crash in Delhi on Tuesday, is to be given a state funeral.

'Zombie' coalition's 'last stand' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 20:43
Several papers focus on the measures to be announced in the last Queen's Speech of the Parliament, while many focus on Liberal Democrat relations.

YouTube access restored in Turkey

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 20:12
Turkey lifts its ban on YouTube, after the country's highest court ruled that it violated laws on freedom of expression.

Australia beats growth forecast

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 19:20
Australia's economy grows more than forecast in the first three months of the year, boosted by a rise in exports and domestic consumption.

Nuclear plant safety limit raised

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 18:59
The operator of a UK nuclear power station wants a key safety limit raised to allow the life of the reactor to be extended, the BBC learns.

Memorial for Bletchley codebreaker

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 18:53
A memorial service commemorating Raymond "Jerry" Roberts - a World War Two Bletchley Park codebreaker - takes place later.

FBI cracks down on laser attacks

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 18:18
In the face of an increased number of laser attacks on aircraft, the FBI has expanded a reward programme for information leading to arrests.

A risky campaign for a lost son

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:25
How a soldier's father waged a risky freedom campaign

VIDEO: Computex: Intel shows off new tech

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:23
Intel is showcasing a laptop with a 3D camera and motion control technology at the Computex show in Taiwan.

US seeks fresh China solar tariffs

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:21
The US Department of Commerce proposes fresh duties, and seeks to increase the scope of such tariffs, on Chinese solar panels.

Anti-slavery powers in Queen's Speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:00
Courts in England and Wales are set to get new powers to help protect victims of slavery in a new bill featuring in the Queen's Speech.

Queen's Speech - coalition’s last chance

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:55
The Queen's Speech - the coalition’s last chance

Gunshot residue 'matched accused'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:48
Gunshot residue found on the body of a British man killed in Sri Lanka matches weapons found in the possession of the six accused men, a forensics expert tells a court.

AUDIO: Ice cream sprinkles prompt 999 call

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:43
Police have released a recording of a woman who dialled 999 to request help in a row over the number of sprinkles on an ice cream.

'Provocative' Rihanna ad restricted

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:25
A "provocative" poster advertising singer Rihanna's perfume is to be restricted to areas where children are unlikely to see it, a watchdog rules.

Arcade Fire: Dressing up and falling over

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:05
Arcade Fire on dressing up and falling over on stage

Stevenage: A Monaco without the sun?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:01
How does Lewis Hamilton's home town compare?

Centenarians 'are outliving disease'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:41
Centenarians have found a way to beat the common diseases of old age, such as cancer and heart disease, new research suggests.
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