International News

AUDIO: Iraqi mortuaries 'struggling to cope'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:20
Jeremy Bowen visits Baghdad's main morgue, hearing how it is unable to cope as the city's death toll rises.

VIDEO: World Cup fans killed in Gaza air strike

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:06
Yolande Knell reports from Gaza where up to 20 people have been killed overnight as Israel carries out air strikes - militants in the area have continued to fire rockets into Israel.

VIDEO: Japan typhoon creates fatal landslide

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:02
A 12-year-old boy is the latest victim of Japan's Typhoon Neoguri as a landslide crashes through the town of Nagiso destroying buildings in its path.

Boy, 3, found in swimming pool dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:43
A three-year-old who was found "unresponsive" in a swimming pool in Wiltshire dies.

More BBC TV 'may be made externally'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:32
BBC director general Lord Hall sets out proposals to introduce an open market for programme-making at the corporation.

Cooling babies 'halts brain damage'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:28
Cooling babies deprived of oxygen at birth improves their chances of growing up without disabilities such as cerebral palsy, research suggests.

AUDIO: Uncensored: Sassoon's Atrocities

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:16
Actor and director Samuel West reads the uncensored version of Siegfried Sassoon’s poem Atrocities.

Letter from Africa: Fight back against hate

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:14
Is Kenya doing enough to tackle rise of hate speech?

Animal procedures show small rise

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:14
The number of experimental procedures carried out on animals in Britain showed a small rise last year, despite a pledge by the government to reduce them.

Critics split on complex Richard III

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:04
An "ingenious" but "complicated" production of Shakespeare's Richard III earns mixed reviews for Sherlock star Martin Freeman.

Singapore withdraws gay penguin book

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 00:59
Singapore authorities remove from libraries two children's books featuring same-sex couples, sparking controversy amid an ongoing debate on gay rights.

No-one wanted first penalty - Van Gaal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 00:38
Louis van Gaal says two Netherlands players refused to take the first penalty in their World Cup semi-final shootout defeat.

Whisky boss: 'I've not been bullied'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 00:27
The current chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association says no-one has attempted to bully him during the referendum campaign.

Six killed in US house shooting

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 00:26
A gunman suspected of shooting dead six people in the US, including four of his own children, surrenders to police near Houston.

Lloris signs new five-year Spurs deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 00:08
Tottenham's France international goalkeeper Hugo Lloris signs a five-year contract extension with the Premier League club.

England name women's World Cup squad

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 00:04
Richmond flanker Alex Matthews is included in a 26-strong England squad for the Women's Rugby World Cup in France next month.

The NHS budget: Five things we've learned

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:55
How new report lifts the lid on NHS finances

Emergency data law to be rushed in

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:44
Emergency legislation will be brought in next week to force phone and internet companies to log records of customer calls, texts and internet use.

Crash burns victim returns to skiing

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:33
A 20-year-old Wrexham woman who suffered 96% burns to her body returns to the ski slope as part of her recovery work.

Burberry warns of exchange rate hit

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:31
Burberry, the UK luxury fashion brand, announces a strong rise in sales but warns that profits could be hit by unfavourable exchange rates.
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