International News

First female winner for maths medal

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 13:35
Iranian mathematician Prof Maryam Mirzakhani becomes the first woman to win a Fields Medal at a ceremony in Seoul, South Korea.

Van Gaal wins first Man Utd home game

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 13:35
Marouane Fellaini's stoppage-time goal against Valencia gives Louis van Gaal a 2-1 win on his first home match in charge.

Two found shot dead in Herefordshire

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 12:59
Two people are found dead from gunshot wounds in the Ledbury area, police confirm.

Mother and children hurt in car fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 12:43
A mother and her two young children are taken to hospital with serious burns after a car fire in Hampshire.

Costa scores twice on home debut

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 12:41
Diego Costa scores twice on his home debut as Chelsea complete their pre-season with a 2-0 win over Real Sociedad.

Sony reveals PlayStation TV launch

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 12:09
Sony will launch its PlayStation TV in the US, UK, and Europe in the autumn in a bid to take on other streaming television consoles like AppleTV and Roku.

Trustee quits over festival funding

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 12:07
The chairwoman of the trustees at one of the north east's longest running cultural festivals resigns raising concerns about how funding is spent.

Chief constable in misconduct probe

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 11:57
The Chief Constable of Greater Manchester faces a criminal probe into his role in an allegedly poorly-handled investigation into a suspected child sex offender.

VIDEO: First look at Land Girls memorial

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 11:45
The invaluable work done by tens of thousands of women during the First and Second World Wars is being commemorated in a work of art.

Pupil sex affair teacher sentenced

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 11:39
A woman teacher from west Cumbria is given a suspended sentence after admitting having a sexual relationship with a girl aged between 16 and 18.

VIDEO: Female superhero fighting terrorists

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 11:38
A designer and cartoonist in Pakistan has created a female superhero who fights terrorists, traffickers and gangsters in Karachi.

Celebrity chef bistro's council cash

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 11:14
More council cash is granted to help get a celebrity chef's bistro up and running in Colwyn Bay.

UK warns over Israel export licences

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 10:50
Ministers identify 12 military export licenses to Israel that they would suspend if "significant hostilities" resume in Gaza.

'Friendship set aside for World Cup semi-final'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 10:45
England women's coach Gary Street and Ireland counterpart Philip ‘Goose’ Doyle will put friendship aside for their World Cup semi-final.

Youth admits causing friends' deaths

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 10:29
A teenager who was not legally old enough to drive admits causing the death of his three friends in a crash in East Lothian.

Emergency funds for flood damage

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 10:09
People evacuated from flood-hit areas return to their homes as ministers say they will consider emergency funding to help deal with the damage.

Robin Williams and the link between comedy and depression

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:51
Why do many comedians struggle with depression?

VIDEO: Ebola vaccines 'are promising'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:40
US health experts say there are some "promising vaccines" close to being available to treat the Ebola virus.

Obama leads Robin Williams tributes

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:37
President Obama leads tributes to actor and comedian Robin Williams, who has died in an apparent suicide.

VIDEO: Gilliam on the 'miracle of Robin'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:32
Monty Python star Terry Gilliam pays tribute to the late Robin Williams whom he worked with on the film The Fisher King.

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