International News

Voting for a better future

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:43
Afghanistan - voting for a better future

The goal that broke Brazil's heart

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:29
The man who broke Brazilian hearts at the 1950 World Cup

Big win down to Van Gaal - Van Persie

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:29
Robin van Persie praises Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal for masterminding the team's 5-1 win over champions Spain.

Suspect sought in US priest attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:28
Authorities search for a white male in connection with the shooting death of a priest at a Roman Catholic church in the US state of Arizona.

The metal that can store power for a small town

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:24
The metal that makes legendary swords and giant batteries

Kaymer surges clear at Pinehurst

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:23
Martin Kaymer will take a six-shot lead into the third round with the best 36-hole score in US Open history.

VIDEO: Inside a cavalryman's wardrobe

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:03
Ahead of the annual Trooping the Colour, Trooper Tom Lighten of the Blues and Royals showed the BBC's Roya Nikkhah what he has to wear for the big day.

Efforts to curb smugglers 'farcical'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:01
Efforts by HMRC to tackle tobacco smuggling have been hampered by a "farcical" lack of action, according to a committee of MPs.

VIDEO: Panic, disarray and flight in Iraq

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 14:36
Paul Wood reports on where resistance to ISIS lies, as an army deserter tells him the group inspired such fear in his commanding officers that "morale completely collapsed".

Higgs boson scientists are knighted

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 14:25
A physicist who predicted the Higgs boson - and another who eventually found it - are among scientists recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Brazil's Rousseff shrugs off abuse

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 14:23
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, targeted by obscene chants during the World Cup opening match, says "verbal aggression" will not bother her.

World Cup: Spain 1-5 Netherlands

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 14:18
Spain's World Cup defence begins with a 5-1 thrashing by Group B rivals Netherlands in a rematch of the 2010 final.

Obama to 'review options' on Iraq

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 14:06
US President Barack Obama says he will take several days to decide what action to take over the Iraq crisis, but says no US troops will be deployed.

World Cup: Mexico 1-0 Cameroon

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:55
Mexico overcome having two goals controversially ruled out to beat Group A rivals Cameroon courtesy of a Oribe Peralta strike.

Gillespie leads NI's honours list

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:38
Former police deputy chief constable Judith Gillespie leads the list of Northern Ireland names on this year's Queen's Birthday honours list.

Three veteran MPs honoured by Queen

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
MPs Nicholas Soames, Bill Cash and Dawn Primarolo are among those recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

'Superhead' Anthony Seldon knighted

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
Dr Anthony Seldon, head of Wellington College, is knighted by the Queen in her annual birthday honours list.

Medical research defender knighted

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
A hugely influential scientist who defended animal experiments, despite threats to his life, has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday honours.

Honour for Raspberry Pi pioneer

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
Video game veteran and Raspberry Pi co-creator David Braben has been appointed OBE in the Birthday Honours list.

Day-Lewis knighted in Honours list

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:32
Triple Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has been made a knight in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
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