International News

Guatemalan top general dies in crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 13:11
The chief of the armed forces in Guatemala, General Rudy Ortiz, has died in a military helicopter crash near the border with Mexico, the Guatemalan government says.

UN begins huge aid drop in Iraq

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 12:43
The UN says it has begun its largest aid operation for a decade as it attempts to reach half a million people in northern Iraq.

Maribor 1-1 Celtic

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 12:34
Celtic pick up an away goal as they draw with NK Maribor in the first leg of their Champions League play-off.

VIDEO: How Scotsman pub became St George

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 12:27
Has the Scottish referendum debate led England to consider its position within the Union?

VIDEO: Korean plot to dominate global culture

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 12:00
Author Euny Hong talks to the BBC about how South Korea is conquering the world through pop culture.

Beheading suspect 'probably British'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 11:54
David Cameron says it looks "increasingly likely" a man thought to have been involved in a US journalist's beheading is British.

People hurt in Longleat train crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 11:50
Two carriages overturn at Longleat Adventure Park, leaving six people injured.

VIDEO: New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 11:31
Modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought, a study suggests.

Texas governor pleads not guilty

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 11:05
Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry pleads not guilty to charges he abused his power in an attempt to pressure a political adversary to resign.

Man Utd complete £16m Rojo signing

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 11:03
Manchester United announce the £16m signing of defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon on a five-year deal.

Myanmar's young tourism entrepreneurs

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 11:01
Myanmar's young tourism bosses confident about the future

Obama: Foley video shocks the world

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 10:40
US President Barack Obama says the beheading of journalist James Foley is "an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world".

Fear over Somali radio closure

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 10:21
The manager of a radio station in Somalia tells the BBC he is in hiding after the authorities took it off air, accusing it of spreading hate messages.

VIDEO: WW1 soldier died fighting aged 67

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 10:14
At 67, Henry Webber was one of the oldest known British men to die in active service.

'Five failures' led to baby's death

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 10:05
There were five failings in the care given to a mother in labour which lead to her baby's death, a coroner rules.

Warning issued over oil predictions

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 10:04
A leading oil industry figure says the Scottish government's predictions for North Sea oil recovery are up to 60% too high.

Uni boss faces sex harassment probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:51
Plymouth University's chairman of governors is to be investigated about claims of sexual harassment of female staff.

Job loss fears at medical business

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:35
Northern Ireland's largest, private medical group says it may have to lay off 50 staff following a cut in the number of patients referred by the NHS.

Samsung-made Nook tablet announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:31
Barnes & Noble unveils a customised version of a budget Samsung tablet that replaces a model it used to make itself.

Dzeko in new four-year Man City deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:22
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko signs a new four-year deal with the defending Premier League champions.
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