International News

Indigenous actor joins Neighbours

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 01:26
Australian soap Neighbours casts an indigenous actor in a leading role for the first time.

Rooney should be captain - Eriksson

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 01:12
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson says Wayne Rooney should replace Steven Gerrard as the national team captain.

Has the US finally fallen in love with soccer?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 01:12
Simon Stone goes out and about in Los Angeles to find out if football is just a passing fix for Americans.

Police 'rise to cuts challenge'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 01:10
The police watchdog praises forces for cutting £2.5bn from budgets over the last four years, but warns the public is noticing fewer local officers on the beat.

Retiring officer redundancy pay row

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 01:00
A council is criticised for paying one its senior officers a redundancy package after he said he was going to retire.

VIDEO: Scientists survey jellyfish after boom

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 00:52
More and more jellyfish are being spotted on the UK's coastline during the summer months, and now scientists have decided to try and find out why.

'Foreigners' killed in Kabul attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 00:50
A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say.

VIDEO: Could you beat Usain Bolt in a race?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 00:06
Engineers are making it possible for spectators to race against the world's fastest man.

'Unacceptable delays' in patient's care

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 23:44
"No sense of urgency" in a 67-year-old cancer patient's care are admitted by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

Typhoon Rammasun strikes Vietnam

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:45
Typhoon Rammasun has killed at least 11 people in Vietnam and several people remain missing, according to local media.

Ukraine rebels give up 'black boxes'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:44
Rebels in eastern Ukraine have handed over two flight-data recorders from the downed MH17 plane to Malaysian officials.

Software uni to meet skills shortage

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:37
Plans to set up Wales' first software university are being prepared by businesses concerned about a skill shortage in hi-tech industries.

How to solve a problem like Cook

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:33
How to solve a problem like Alastair Cook

VIDEO: 'I was forced to marry a stranger'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:22
BBC News hears from a 17-year-old in Zambia who was forced into marriage against her will.

Fly in ear time-wasting call to 999

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:16
A man with a fly in his ear and a woman questioning if a green potato was poisonous were among thousands of non-urgent 999 calls made to the Welsh Ambulance Service last year.

Credit Suisse posts quarterly loss

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:12
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges.

VIDEO: Birthday celebrations for Prince George

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:01
Prince George celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday and to mark the occasion two new pictures have been released by Kensington Palace.

Diplomats push for Gaza ceasefire

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 21:59
US Secretary of State John Kerry leads diplomatic moves in search of a ceasefire in Gaza amid rising concern over numbers of Palestinian casualties.

Osborne to announce £18m funding

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 21:58
Chancellor George Osborne will announce £18m of funding for business projects he says could help create 30,000 jobs in the Glasgow area.

VIDEO: C'wealth moments: Peters collapses

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 21:48
Marathon runner Jim Peters enters the stadium leading by 17 minutes at the 1954 Games but collapses before the end.
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