International News

GP jailed for decades of sex abuse

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:43
A doctor who sexually abused patients over more than 25 years is serving a lengthy jail sentence, it can now be reported.

Froome pulls out of Tour after fall

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:37
Defending champion Chris Froome pulls out of the Tour de France after crashing twice on stage five in wet conditions.

Omagh man wants On the Run sanctions

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:31
A man who lost his son in the 1998 Omagh bomb calls for sanctions against those who designed a government scheme for fugitive republicans.

Vijay ton repels England in first Test

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:26
Murali Vijay's unbeaten 122 helps India to 259-4 on the opening day of the first Test against England at Trent Bridge.

VIDEO: Knightley on visiting South Sudan camp

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:12
Keira Knightley describes meeting women inside a refugee camp in South Sudan.

Reforms shake up Mexico telecoms

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:11
Reforms to Mexico's telecoms market are forcing a break-up of Carlos Slim's America Movil empire.

Nibali in charge after fifth stage

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:05
Vincenzo Nibali takes his advantage to 2 minutes 37 seconds over rival Alberto Contador after the Tour de France's fifth stage.

Malaria parasite 'hides in the bone'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:02
Parasites infected with malaria can hide inside bone marrow and evade the body's defences, research confirms.

Bird decline linked to pesticide use

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:02
A new report says the widespread use of a neonicotinoid chemical is linked to a marked decline in bird numbers in Europe.

Voice of Pinocchio dies aged 87

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:01
US actor Dickie Jones, who voiced wooden puppet Pinocchio in Walt Disney's 1940 animated film, dies in California aged 87.

Broadway star enters applause debate

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:45
Theatre audiences should feel free to express appreciation for a performer however they see fit, according to a leading star of the Broadway stage.

Scottish Open 'special' for Mickelson

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:40
Phil Mickelson draws on happy memories as he prepares to defend the Scottish Open title at Royal Aberdeen.

France eyes anti-terror travel ban

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:21
The French government proposes travels bans to stop citizens travelling to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside Islamist militants.

Confusion over Suarez football ban

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:20
The scope of Luis Suarez's ban "from all football-related activity" remains unclear two weeks after the punishment was given.

VIDEO: Justin King on leaving Sainsbury's

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:15
Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King is leaving the company after 10 years - he explains how he turned the company around - and the challenge of discount supermarkets.

Syria opposition elects new leader

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:09
Syria's main opposition alliance, the National Coalition, elects Hadi al-Bahra as its new president at a meeting in Turkey.

Jail term for New Orleans ex-mayor

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:03
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who became the face of the city worldwide during Hurricane Katrina, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for corruption.

Fifty bodies found south of Baghdad

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 07:58
The bullet-riddled bodies of 53 men are found south of Baghdad, as Iraq's prime minister claims Kurdistan is becoming a haven for jihadist-led rebels.

Government share sales face review

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 07:48
Business secretary Vince Cable has launched an informal review of the way it conducts stock market flotations of public assets.

Device check advice for any UK flight

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 07:46
All passengers flying into or out of the UK are advised to make sure electronic and electrical devices carried as hand luggage are charged before they travel.
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