International News

Fresh Gaza strikes amid soldier hunt

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 05:58
Israel carries out fresh strikes on Gaza and militants launch more rockets into Israel, as a hunt continues for a missing Israeli soldier.

Drinkhalls claim mixed doubles gold

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 05:33
Paul and Joanna Drinkhall win mixed doubles table tennis gold with a 3-2 win over fellow English pair Liam Pitchford and Tin-Tin Ho.

AUDIO: 'Slenderman' teen unfit to stand trial

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 05:22
A 12-year-old girl, accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate to please a fictional online character, has been ruled mentally unfit to stand trial.

Blues fans 'will accept' Lampard move

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 04:58
Former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin says Frank Lampard will remain a Blues legend even if he moves to rivals Manchester City.

Afghan election recount stalls again

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 04:54
The recount of votes in Afghanistan's presidential election comes to a halt amid a dispute over which votes to discard.

Two injured in car and bus collision

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 04:48
Two people are injured in a collision between a car and a bus in Greater Manchester.

Thai surrogate: I love Down's baby

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 04:14
A Thai surrogate mother who carried a baby with Down's syndrome vows to take care of the boy after his Australian parents gave him up.

BA to continue flying over Iraq

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 04:04
British Airways flights says it will continue to fly through Iraqi airspace despite concerns over the threat from Islamic militants on the ground.

VIDEO: Surrogate mother vows to keep baby

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 03:48
A Thai surrogate mother caring for an unwanted baby with Down's Syndrome says she loves the child and will care for him as her own.

Towers demolition 'caused quake'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 03:23
An expert reveals the demolition of the Didcot power station towers caused tremors similar to earthquakes.

UK suspends Tripoli embassy services

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 03:22
The Foreign Office says operations at the British embassy in Tripoli are to be temporarily suspended as violence worsens in Libya.

Ex-Afghan translators offered homes

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 03:22
A Welsh council is to welcome former Afghan translators who have been working closely with British forces and are now at risk of persecution.

England lose thrilling netball semi

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 03:21
New Zealand beat England 35-34 with the final throw of a thrilling encounter to reach the Commonwealth Games netball final.

VIDEO: Close-up: The melting WWI memorial

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 02:28
Award winning Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo has shown her installation 'Mini Monuments' in cities such as Florence and Berlin. Jo Black reports from the next venue in Birmingham

Pistorius' brother hurt in car crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 02:21
Carl Pistorius, the brother of South African athlete and murder accused Oscar, has been badly hurt in a car crash, his family say.

Minimal baggage delays at Gatwick

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:56
Passengers reclaiming their baggage at Gatwick Airport have had little or no delay after extra staff were brought in following last weekend's disruption.

Gardens reopen after 100mph storms

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:46
Historic gardens in Snowdonia are to reopen after they were left "like a scene out of a disaster movie" by 100mph winds.

Ukraine rebel admits 'executions'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:43
A senior adviser to rebels in eastern Ukraine confirms that extrajudicial killings have been carried out "to prevent chaos".

Scot Gilmour reaches badminton final

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:36
Kirsty Gilmour becomes the first Scottish woman to reach a Commonwealth Games badminton singles final.

VIDEO: Investigators release MH17 site footage

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:36
A team of 70 Dutch and Australian forensic experts has released footage after completing its first full day of searching at the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine.
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