International News

Row brews over new EU president

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 19:02
Germany's Angela Merkel backs Luxembourg ex-PM Jean-Claude Juncker as EU president, but the UK demands a "lengthy process to find consensus".

VIDEO: Giant aquarium opens in Mexico

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 17:38
A new aquarium has been opened in Mexico by the country's richest man Carlos Slim.

North Korea jails South missionary

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 17:30
North Korea sentences a South Korean missionary to hard labour for life after convicting him of spying and setting up an underground church.

'The Queen smiled at me'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 17:12
Memories of the Manchester 2002 baton relay

The monks who stole fancy dresses from graves

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 17:06
A group of rather profane looters from 1874.

The extreme misogyny of 'pick-up artist' hate

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 17:05
The men who say they can teach you how to date

Key questions Hodgson must answer before Brazil

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 17:03
Key questions Hodgson must answer before the World Cup

Once a coward, always a coward?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 17:02
The first British soldier in WW1 to be shot for desertion

US man was Syria suicide bomber

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 16:52
A US man carried out a suicide bombing in Syria, in what is thought to be the first such attack by an American citizen, the state department confirms.

Seth MacFarlane: From Family Guy to leading man

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 16:52
Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane on offending people

Legal wrangle over NBA team sale

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 16:21
The NBA tentatively backs the sale of the LA Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer but a lawyer for owner Donald Sterling says he may sue.

VIDEO: India police sacked over hanged girls

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 16:20
Two police officers in India are sacked for allegedly refusing to help search for two missing girls who were later found gang-raped and hanged.

Brazil child sex trade alarm as World Cup nears

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 15:39
The battle to curb the child sex trade

Is it possible to be a millionaire poet?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 15:23
What happens to creativity after you get rich?

Liverpool make £25m bid for Lallana

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 15:09
Liverpool make a final offer of £25m for Southampton captain Adam Lallana and want to complete the deal swiftly.

McDermott leaves role as Leeds boss

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 15:04
Brian McDermott leaves his role as manager of Championship side Leeds United by mutual consent.

VIDEO: Afghan wheelchair basketball team

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 15:03
Afghan wheelchair basketball team play the game of their lives

German POW march to be re-enacted

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 15:00
A re-enactment is to be staged of German WW2 prisoners being marched to the Cultybraggan POW camp in Perthshire.

Babies can learn to love vegetables

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 15:00
Children can learn to eat new vegetables if they are introduced regularly before the age of two, suggests a University of Leeds study.

We will peak for Italy - Gerrard

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 14:50
Steven Gerrard says England will be in peak condition for their World Cup opener against Italy after victory over Peru.
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