International News

New world record as Slater wins gold

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:58
Britain's Steph Slater wins gold and sets a world record in the S8 100m butterfly at the IPC Swimming European Championships.

Snap election called in Bulgaria

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:57
Voters in Bulgaria face their second election in less than two years after parliament is dissolved amid the country's worst banking crisis since the 1990s.

Man held over Israeli teens' murders

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:39
A Palestinian man has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank, Israeli officials say.

No ICC appeal against Anderson verdict

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:38
The International Cricket Council will not appeal against the decision to clear England bowler James Anderson of misconduct.

Italy falls back into recession

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:28
Italy has fallen back into recession after the country's economy contracted by 0.2% in the second quarter of the year.

AUDIO: Scientists hail dinosaur discovery

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:22
Scientists from the University of Zurich and The Natural History museum have discovered a previously unknown species of dinosaur.

Megadeth and CeeLo pull Israel gigs

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:17
Thrash metal band Megadeth and singer CeeLo Green have cancelled concerts in Israel amid the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

Man who murdered Elaine Doyle jailed

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:15
The former soldier who murdered Greenock teenager Elaine Doyle more than 28 years ago has been sentenced to a minimum of 21 years in prison

New Forth crossing reaches halfway

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:12
Construction of the new bridge over the Firth of Forth reaches the halfway stage.

Ban on Saudi unions with some expats

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:08
Why Saudi men cannot marry workers from four countries

Kenya arrests 'al-Shabab suspect'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:05
Kenyan police have arrested an official from Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab who is believed to be a former journalist, sources tell the BBC.

Man struck and killed by police car

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:04
A man dies when he is struck by a marked police car in Reading as it attends a burglary during the early hours.

Standard Chartered faces new US fine

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 02:00
Standard Chartered has warned it could face more US fines over its money-laundering controls as it reports a 20% fall in half-year profits

Activist finds 'stolen grandson'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 01:57
An Argentine activist who traces babies snatched from their parents by the 1970s military junta has found her own grandson after 36 years.

India anger at 'rape' fashion shoot

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 01:55
An Indian fashion shoot showing a model being groped on a bus causes outrage, with social media users saying it glamorises the 2012 Delhi gang rape.

Police cars used as ambulances

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 01:51
Hundreds of patients, including a baby who later died, taken to hospital by police in Wales because ambulances were not available, figures show.

Morrisons TV ad too 'unhealthy'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 01:45
Supermarket giant Morrisons cannot rebroadcast an advert for burgers after a watchdog ruled that it "condoned poor nutritional habits".

VIDEO: Johnson: 'I want to stand as an MP'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 01:37
London Mayor Boris Johnson confirms intention to stand as an MP for the Conservative Party at the general election.

Tributes to university death man

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 01:36
Staff at Aberystwyth University pay tribute to Liam Wood, a porter, who was found dead at the campus on Monday.

Man who murdered Elaine Doyle jailed

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 01:24
The man who murdered Greenock teenager Elaine Doyle in 1986 is sentenced to a minimum of 21 years in prison.
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