International News

VIDEO: Assisted dying: 'Help to avoid suffering'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:26
The BBC spoke to a lady with terminal cancer about her support for the assisted dying bill.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:25
Man City line up Barkley bid, QPR agree fee with Cardiff for Caulker, West Ham want Jenkinson, plus more.

Nibali wins stage to extend Tour lead

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:25
Vincenzo Nibali races away from his rivals on the summit finish at Chamrousse as Team Sky's Richie Porte drops to 16th.

Week in pictures: 12-18 July 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:14
Powerful news photos from the past week

New Deepcut inquest to be held

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:10
A new inquest is ordered into the death of 18-year-old soldier Pte Cheryl James at Deepcut barracks in Surrey in 1995.

VIDEO: 'Lightning hit me during storm'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 06:56
One woman describes her lucky escape as lightning struck her house as she leant out a window filming the storm.

Higher earthquake risk for eastern US

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 06:41
A new US geological survey indicates one-third of the nation is at a higher risk of earthquakes, with 16 states in increased peril.

Banks to face full competition probe

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 06:39
Markets watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recommended a full competition inquiry into banks.

In pictures: Lightning storms hit UK

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 06:37
Lightning strikes the UK

Ofsted 'biased on teaching methods'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 06:33
A think tank says teachers are being marked down by Ofsted for using traditional "chalk and talk" teaching methods.

O'Brien daughter to make Oaks history

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 06:09
Ana O'Brien, the daughter of trainer Aidan, will become the first female jockey to ride in the Irish Oaks on Saturday.

VIDEO: Patrick Stewart backs assisted dying

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 06:02
Actor Sir Patrick Stewart has joined campaigners on a march in support of assisted dying, as the House of Lords debate a new attempt to change the law.

Caption Challenge: Creature cosmetics

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 05:58
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

What drove Hamas to take on Israel?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 05:42
Why Hamas decided to take on Israel with rockets

Hamilton top in sweltering practice

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 05:39
Lewis Hamilton beats Nico Rosberg in second practice at the German Grand Prix, but Red Bull edge closer to Mercedes.

'Islamist ethos agenda in schools'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 05:21
A leaked report into the alleged "Trojan Horse" schools plot in Birmingham finds an agenda to introduce an "aggressive Islamist ethos" into some schools.

Mistress filmed cocaine detective

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 05:17
A police detective is fined after being filmed by his mistress using the class-A drug cocaine.

What makes a spin bowler great?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 05:13
Cricket expert Simon Hughes examines the secrets of spin bowling in the first of a series of analytical pieces for BBC Sport.

Malaysia Airlines' future in doubt

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 05:05
Shares in Malaysia Airlines closed down 11% following the crash of flight MH17 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, raising questions about the airline's future.

VIDEO: The evolution of Bjork's instruments

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 05:03
Bjork's musical director Matt Robertson explains how they developed the instruments for her Biophilia tour.

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