International News

Met investigated 18 justice campaigns

BBC - 8 hours 32 min ago
The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct undercover unit says.

Games construction deals 'top £769m'

BBC - 8 hours 35 min ago
More than £769m has been invested in Scottish construction contracts linked to the Commonwealth Games, according to analysis.

Mirza hits back in nationality row

BBC - 8 hours 36 min ago
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rejects claims by a ruling party MP that she is not fit to represent newly-created Telangana state because she is married to a Pakistani.

Poland 'helped in CIA rendition'

BBC - 8 hours 36 min ago
Poland violated the human rights convention and helped the CIA's rendition of terror suspects, the European Court of Human Rights finds.

Inquiry urged into two-hour execution

BBC - 8 hours 38 min ago
Lawyers for a double murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona took nearly two hours to kill him have called for an independent review of the execution.

Nasa seeks aid with Earth-Mars links

BBC - 8 hours 56 min ago
Nasa is asking for help to get data back from future science missions orbiting Mars or roaming its surface.

How Scottish are Scottie dogs?

BBC - 8 hours 57 min ago
How Scottie dogs became a symbol of Scotland

Queen 'photo-bombs' athletes' selfie

BBC - 8 hours 58 min ago
Two Australian Commonwealth Games hockey players have a huge surprise when the Queen appears smiling in the back of their selfie.

CAR factions announce ceasefire

BBC - 8 hours 59 min ago
Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic sign a ceasefire deal aimed at ending over a year of religious conflict - but fighting continues.

CCTV of A47 road death pair released

BBC - 9 hours 1 min ago
CCTV footage of a couple captured an hour before they were killed on a busy dual carriageway is released.

Iraq MPs elect Massoum as president

BBC - 9 hours 9 min ago
Iraqi parliament elects Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as the country's next president, succeeding Jalal Talabani.

Family of four in death crash named

BBC - 9 hours 21 min ago
Police release the names of the West Lothian family killed in a crash between their car and a lorry in Polmont.

Teen to pay £300 for supercar damage

BBC - 9 hours 24 min ago
A teenager who jumped on the bonnet of a £245,000 supercar has been told to pay the owner £300 compensation towards the £11,000 repairs.

How 'Tut-mania' gripped the world

BBC - 9 hours 27 min ago
How discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb changed popular culture

Marine protected areas to be set up

BBC - 9 hours 37 min ago
A network of 30 marine protected areas is to be established around Scotland's coastline to protect marine species and their habitats.

Central African Republic's road to anarchy

BBC - 9 hours 39 min ago
Andrew Harding crosses paths with Central African militias

VIDEO: New twist in Banksy mural saga

BBC - 9 hours 42 min ago
There are questions over the ownership of the Banksy Spy Booth mural in Cheltenham, as Steve Knibbs reports.

Caption Challenge: Flying piano

BBC - 9 hours 57 min ago
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Fewer young smokers and drinkers

BBC - 10 hours 3 min ago
Smoking, drinking and drug use among secondary school pupils have more than halved over the past 10 years, figures show.

Day in pictures: 24 July 2014

BBC - 10 hours 6 min ago
24 hours of news photos: 24 July

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