International News

Last victim of US mudslide found

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:44
Searchers in the US state of Washington locate what they believe to be the final missing body following a deadly mudslide in March.

VIDEO: Pupils confuse Merkel with the Queen

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:39
Indian and Kenyan school pupils explain what they understand about the Commonwealth Games and tried to identify the Royal family.

Glaxo profits fall hits shares

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:35
GlaxoSmithKline shares fall 6% as the drugs company's profits are hit by a slide in sales and a bribery investigation in China.

VIDEO: Amur leopards born at zoo

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:33
A pair of Amur leopards, which are said to be the rarest big cats in the world, have been born in Leicestershire.

SA rhino poacher jailed for 77 years

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:22
A South African rhino poacher is sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest sentences aimed at curbing the illegal trade.

Hide may appeal after Tulisa trial

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:20
The lawyer for former boxing champion Herbie Hide says they may appeal against his drugs conviction after the collapse of the Tulisa Contostavlos trial.

VIDEO: Games cyclists find Glasgow bearings

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:13
Scotland Correspondent Lorna Gordon bumps into some of the team from Swaziland on the streets of Glasgow.

MH17 evidence 'was tampered with'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:06
Whitehall sources say information has emerged that MH17 crash evidence was deliberately tampered with, as the plane's black boxes arrive in the UK.

Parent-funded iPad plan criticised

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:05
Parents claim a Bedfordshire school is creating a "two-tier" education system by asking them to buy iPads for their children.

EU sets 30% energy savings target

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:52
Members of the European Union will have to boost their energy efficiency by 30% by 2030 according to Commission.

S Korea ferry boss 'hid in closet'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:49
The fugitive South Korean tycoon wanted in connection with the Sewol ferry disaster hid in a closet to evade arrest during a police raid, prosecutors say.

Feed firm launches morphine inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:47
A horse feed company launches an inquiry after five racehorses, including the Queen's mare Estimate, test positive for morphine.

Lib Dem MP apology over Gaza tweet

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:44
The Lib Dems say MP David Ward has given a "categorical apology" over his widely criticised comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Man shot in legs 'by appointment'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:33
A man who was injured in a gun attack in Londonderry was "shot by appointment", says a DUP MLA.

VIDEO: Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:29
Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner rules.

VIDEO: Drones overhead on streets of Gaza

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:23
The United Nations says about 102,000 displaced people are now using shelters across Gaza as the Israeli offensive continues. Those who have stayed are adjusting to the sounds and sights of conflict, as Yolande Knell reports from Gaza.

Prior 'hunted mercilessly' by media

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:22
The media played a part in wicketkeeper Matt Prior's decision to stand down from England duty, says Sussex boss Mark Robinson.

Windows systems set to be 'unified'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:16
Microsoft's chief executive details plans to "converge" the various Windows operating systems to aid app creators.

Loud welcome for loud US tourists

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:01
The business community in a County Kerry village hits back at a cafe owner who has refused to serve "loud Americans".

Is it normal to search envoys?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 04:58
US Secretary of State John Kerry was stopped and scanned for weapons in Egypt.
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