National / International News

Game sets £340m flotation value

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 22:38
Game to relist on the London Stock Exchange, valued at £340m, two years after the video game retailer collapsed into administration.

'Sex tape' school head resigns

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 22:26
The head teacher and a colleague at a Swansea school under investigation after the emergence of what appears to be a sex tape have resigned.

Injured Care out of England opener

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 22:17
Scrum-half Danny Care is ruled out of England's first Test against New Zealand on Saturday after injuring his shoulder.

Asia stocks mixed after ECB action

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:44
Asian stocks are trading mixed after the European Central Bank announced unprecedented measures aimed at stimulating the economy.

VIDEO: How to start your own record label

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:42
Olly Wood of Black Butter Records shares his top tips on how to create your own label

Why would you buy a prison?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:32
Why would you buy one of England's redundant prisons?

Senators agree veterans health deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:29
Senior US senators agree a package of measures aimed at addressing the problems that have engulfed the healthcare system provided to veterans.

VIDEO: D-Day: From the other side

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:13
The BBC's Stephen Evans spoke to a German soldier who was one of the first to encounter the invading Allied troops

VIDEO: D-Day: As it was reported in 1944

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:07
The BBC's Caroline Wyatt looks at how D-Day was reported in Britain in 1944.

China to deport Australian artist

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:03
Chinese-born Australian artist Guo Jian, detained before the Tiananmen anniversary, will be deported from Beijing, Canberra says.

VIDEO: Deadly shooting at US university

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:59
One person has been killed and three others wounded in a shooting on the campus of Seattle Pacific University.

'Back to the beaches' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:55
Many papers use poignant photographs from events marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day on their front pages, while the Times examines a "new battle for Europe".

Vatican financial regulators sacked

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:50
Pope Francis dismisses the entire board of the Vatican's financial regulator as part of his reforms in the city-state.

N Korea 'detains third American'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:07
North Korea says it arrested an American tourist, reportedly for leaving a Bible at a hotel - the third US citizen to be held by Pyongyang.

CAR foes both commit war crimes - UN

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:36
A UN report suggests both sides in the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) have committed war crimes, but says talk of ethnic cleansing is premature.

China defence spend tops $145bn - US

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:30
China under-reports its defence spending by about 20%, the US says in an annual report likely to anger Beijing.

Whitehall chief to probe cabinet row

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:20
Britain's most senior civil servant is to investigate the row between two senior cabinet ministers over alleged Muslim extremism in schools.

Tories shaken, but no UKIP quake in Newark

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:07
BBC political correspondent Alex Forsyth says UKIP shook the Conservatives in the Newark by-election but there was no "earthquake".

VIDEO: Darfur United and the alternative World Cup

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 18:02
An international football tournament is taking place in Sweden for teams not recognised by FIFA. Darfur United are among the teams challenging for the CONIFA World Football Cup.

EU hopeful criticises British press

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 17:52
European Commission presidential hopeful Jean-Claude Juncker criticises the British press, saying their attention on him was a "rather desperate move".
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