International News

6ft WW1 poppy stolen from roundabout

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 04:30
A giant commemorative poppy sculpture commemorating the beginning of World War One is stolen from a Berkshire roundabout.

Paragliders trapped in boat rigging

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 04:26
A south Wales father and son are left stuck in a boat's rigging while paragliding on holiday in northern Cyprus.

Iraq refugees need urgent help - UN

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 04:22
UN official says emergency aid drops by the US are helping refugees trapped by Islamist militants, but warns that more needs to be done.

Magee expansion 'off the table'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 04:21
Minister Stephen Farry says expansion of the Londonderry Magee campus will not proceed "for the indefinite future".

Arsenal face Besiktas in play-off

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:55
Arsenal face Besiktas in the Champions League play-offs, while Celtic will play Maribor and the Europa League draw is made.

'No clear advice on tooth brushing'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:45
Advice on the best way to brush teeth for adults and children is confusing and inconsistent, according to a study from University College London.

Pakistan returns India soldier

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:43
Pakistan hands back an Indian soldier carried by a river across the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto border dividing the disputed Kashmir region.

VIDEO: Louis Smith on being a Tumble judge

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:35
Olympic and Commonwealth medallist Louis Smith talks to BBC Breakfast about his role as a judge on new TV show Tumble.

Brady and Rose among new life peers

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:32
Football boss Karren Brady and former Marks & Spencer boss Sir Stuart Rose are among 22 new life peers.

Day in pictures: 8 August 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:30
24 hours of news photos: 8 August

Thousands at Bristol Balloon Fiesta

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:26
Hot air balloons take part in Bristol's annual event

Miliband: 'Come clean' on currency

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:07
Labour leader Ed Miliband calls on the Scottish government to spell out alternatives to currency union.

Can 'Cup kings' Widnes reign again?

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:03
From Super League also-rans to play-off contenders in two years - now Widnes want to restore their former Challenge Cup glories.

VIDEO: Doubt hangs over US trade treaty

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 03:02
A US-Africa trade treaty helps to support jobs in a number of African countries, but there are concerns about its future.

VIDEO: How to hone your drone flying skills

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 02:57
BBC Click finds out what you need to know before flying a consumer drone and how they perform

No-fly zone for Newport Nato summit

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 02:53
A no-fly zone will be in place for parts of south Wales and Bristol during the three-days of the Nato summit.

Authors rally in Amazon dispute

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 02:48
More than 900 authors make a public appeal to Amazon to end a bitter publishing dispute that they say has been "hurting" writers and readers.

Ireland & England bid to reach semis

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 02:33
Ireland aim to seal a Women's World Cup semi-final berth by beating Kazakhstan, while Canada stand in the way of England.

One million on 'superfast broadband'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 02:28
More than a million properties in the UK now have superfast broadband speeds following a government-backed rollout, says the culture secretary.

VIDEO: Wikipedia's gender imbalance

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 02:22
Caroline Hepker asked Wikipedia's founder Jimmy Wales if he is concerned that the majority of contributors are Western men.

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