International News

Target to customers: No guns please

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:04
US retail giant Target asks customers not to bring guns into its stores, after gun rights activists demonstrated with rifles in one in Texas.

VIDEO: How does crowdfunding work?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:55
Emma Simpson takes a closer look at crowdfunding and how it is helping many businesses and projects to find much needed investment.

Anger over missing sex abuse file

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:50
The Home Office is facing calls to explain why a dossier about alleged paedophiles handed to home secretary Leon Brittan in the 1980s was not kept.

VIDEO: 'I tried to make people angry'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:20
Scriptwriter Jimmy McGovern tackles the controversial law of joint enterprise in his latest drama, Common.

Civilians killed in Ukraine attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:17
Rebels and Ukrainian forces blame each other for at least nine civilian deaths in a village, as diplomats meet in Berlin.

VIDEO: Talking politics in 24 languages

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:51
The BBC talks to one of the European Parliament's interpreters about how to keep debate flowing when it is conducted in up to 24 different languages.

Emergency halt to Banksy removal

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:38
A temporary stop notice is issued to halt work on a Cheltenham house, where a Banksy artwork appeared.

Calm urged after Palestinian killing

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:34
Israeli leaders urge calm after the discovery of a kidnapped Palestinian teenager's body sparks clashes in East Jerusalem.

VIDEO: Another stunning Kyrgios winner

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:22
Australia's Nick Kyrgios produces a scorching cross-court winner from an impossible angle against Canadian Milos Raonic.

VIDEO: 'Sword stick' teen killers sentenced

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:21
A "truly wicked, marauding mob" of five teenagers who murdered a man with a "sword stick" in a launderette have been jailed.

'Wicked' teenage killers sentenced

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:05
A "truly wicked, marauding mob" of five teenagers who murdered a man in a Liverpool launderette when some of them were 13-years-old are sentenced.

Altitude gene 'from extinct species'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:03
A gene that allows present-day people cope with life at high altitude was inherited from an extinct species of human, Nature journal has reported.

NI discussed in London and Stormont

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 09:55
Northern Ireland's main political parties begin further talks at Stormont on how to resolve contentious issues, as Prime Minister David Cameron meets Sinn Féin in the House of Commons.

Federer & Djokovic battle into semis

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 09:47
Seven-time champion Roger Federer and top seed Novak Djokovic fight back to make the Wimbledon semi-finals.

VIDEO: Girl's anorexia treatment criticised

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 09:35
The family of a teenage girl who has anorexia have discharged her from hospital because they are so unhappy with her treatment.

Beaten Murray says poor start cost him

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 09:34
Andy Murray says a slow start cost him as he lost his Wimbledon title in an error-strewn showing against Grigor Dimitrov.

'Human corneas re-grown in mice'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 09:08
Researchers have discovered a new way to grow fully functioning corneas using human stem cells.

VIDEO: Effects of white supremacy linger in US

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 09:07
Exactly 50 years since the Civil Rights Act was signed into law in the US, Aleem Maqbool visits Arkansas where the effects of white supremacy are still being felt.

New plan 'needed to stop cattle TB'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 09:07
New research shows that the spread of TB in cattle can only be controlled if more radical measures are adopted.

VIDEO: Revenge porn victim speaks out

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 08:48
A women who was a victim of revenge porn speaks out about it as MPs talk about changing the law.
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