International News

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.

New clues in 1930 murder inquiry

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:33
Scientists say they have found "two good prospects" as they attempt to identify the victim of a murder in 1930.

Massive landslide near Nepal capital

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:00
A massive landslide on a river near the Nepalese capital Kathmandu buries dozens of homes, with eight people so far confirmed dead.

Taiwan probe after deadly gas blast

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 00:40
Taiwan steps up inspections of underground chemical pipelines after a series of explosions killed at least 26 people on Thursday.

VIDEO: Gatwick 'ready' for weekend getaway

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 00:22
Gatwick have said they "expect nothing to go wrong" with baggage handling as it prepares to receive almost 300,000 travellers this weekend. Theo Leggett reports

Cowes Week sailing regatta begins

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 00:13
Cowes Week, one of the oldest and largest sailing regattas in the world, begins on the Isle of Wight.

Drinking's effect on TV star in app

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 00:12
BBC Wales presenter Lucy Owen has had an alarming peep into the future of what she could look like if she took up regular drinking.

VIDEO: Obama: 'We tortured some folks'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 23:37
Barack Obama has admitted for the first time that the CIA did torture suspects after the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York, as Tim Nielson reports.

Biker dies after camper van crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 23:28
A motorcyclist dies after being involved in a crash with a camper van on the A9 in the Highlands.

Police get cash to develop rural app

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 23:24
Two police forces will develop an app to record and send witness statements from remote areas after Home Office funding.

VIDEO: Australian pair abandon Down's baby

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 23:23
Phil Mercer reports on reaction to news that an Australian couple rejected a surrogate Down's Syndrome baby

Johnson drugs ban denied by PGA

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 21:59
Reports that American golfer Dustin Johnson has been suspended for failing a drugs test are denied by the PGA Tour.

Americans in N Korea plead for help

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 21:06
Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea have appealed for the US government to help secure their release.

Cameron urges Russia-Nato rethink

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 20:39
Nato needs to rethink its long-term relationship with Russia following its "illegal" actions in Ukraine, Prime Minister David Cameron warns.

'War returns' - the front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 20:31
The collapse of a ceasefire in Gaza makes front-page news for several papers, while others focus on West Africa's Ebola outbreak.

Australian pair abandon Down's baby

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 18:59
An online campaign for a baby with Down's Syndrome left with his surrogate Thai mother by an Australian couple raises more than £70,000.

VIDEO: Chaos as foreigners try to flee Libya

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 17:46
Tunisia has closed its main border crossing with Libya after thousands of stranded Egyptian and other foreign nationals tried to break through.

US House passes $694m border bill

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 17:05
A bill to strengthen the US border with Mexico clears the House of Representatives but is opposed by the Senate and the White House.

VIDEO: Germany's only WW1 exhibition

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 16:48
The Berlin Historical Museum is holding the only exhibition in Germany to look at the war and its European and global implications.

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