International News

Taliban claim deadly Afghan bombing

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:36
At least 12 people are killed in a Taliban suicide bombing at a checkpoint in central Afghanistan, a spokesman for the provincial governor tells the BBC.

Anderson recalled to England squad

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:34
Pace bowler James Anderson returns to the England one-day squad for their first game of the summer against Scotland.

CBI removed from 'No' vote register

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:33
The Electoral Commission nullifies the Confederation of British Industry's registration as a campaigner against Scottish independence.

Alleged flasher 'scratching itch'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:31
An alleged flasher was just scratching "a severe itch" when one woman accidentally spotted him, the High Court in Belfast is told.

Why are Indian mangoes so popular?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:16
An EU ban on Indian mangoes has sent crates of the fruit flying off the shelves - but what's so great about Indian mangoes?

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford 'to get help'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:09
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford takes a leave of absence from city hall and campaigning to seek treatment for substance abuse, his brother confirms.

Too many gay MPs - Euro candidate

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:08
The English Democrats back a European election candidate who said there were "far too many" gay people in Parliament.

Inquiry call over nursing home abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 08:02
Calls are made for an investigation into the verbal abuse and neglect of an elderly woman at a mid Wales nursing home.

Money Mayweather is the Las Vegas jackpot

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:55
The world's greatest boxer has everyone "trying to hit the jackpot" in the gambling capital of the world, says Mike Costello

Your pictures: Pinhole

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:49
Readers' photos on the theme of "pinhole"

Pro-Russians seize Donetsk office

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:33
Hundreds of pro-Russian protesters seize the regional prosecutor's office in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, and there are reports of injuries.

VIDEO: Maguire family read tributes

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:24
The family of teacher Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death at Corpus Christi Catholic College, visit the school to look at the many flowers and tributes left for her.

More staff sacked over 'care abuse'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:14
Six more staff are sacked at an Essex care home after a BBC Panorama programme about alleged abuse there.

VIDEO: MH370 final cockpit audio released

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:09
The final communications between missing flight MH370 and air traffic control have been released, after it vanished on 8 March with 239 people on board.

In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:06
The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards

Farmer jailed for animal cruelty

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:04
A County Antrim farmer found guilty of animal cruelty offences is jailed for six months.

Boy in court over teacher killing

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 07:01
Family of teacher Ann Maguire in court to see 15-year-old boy charged with her murder remanded in custody.

Bombs plot Nazi sympathiser jailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:54
A Nazi sympathiser who plotted to blow up mosques and Islamic centres is jailed for 10 years.

VIDEO: 'Heroin link' to Peaches death

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:50
Recent use of heroin was "likely" to have played a role in the death of Peaches Geldof, an inquest has heard from Kent Police.

MoD contracts safeguard 140 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 06:44
A defence firm in the south Wales secures two new Ministry of Defence contracts in a multimillion pound deal which safeguards 140 jobs.
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