International News

VIDEO: Garcia's stunning long-range eagle

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 10:27
Sergio Garcia holes out with a stunning approach shot on hole two of his second round at the Open Championship at Hoylake.

Dublin woman dies in plane crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 10:12
An Irish woman is among the victims who died on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the Irish government says.

Finding race seat difficult - Wolff

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 10:05
Susie Wolff admits it will be difficult for her to achieve her ambition of racing in Formula 1 with the Williams team.

Pope demands justice for Amia attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 09:36
Pope Francis demands justice for the victims of a bomb attack against the Amia Jewish centre in Buenos Aires 20 years ago, which killed 85 people.

VIDEO: The man who found life in total darkness

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 09:27
Dr Robert Ballard, explains why his expedition to the Galapagos rift in 1977, where he discovered life forms exist in total darkness, defined his career.

India strike after Ballance century

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 09:26
England's Gary Ballance hits his second Test century of the summer at Lord's, but two late wickets give India the edge.

VIDEO: Nigeria's boom leaving many behind

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 09:21
Nigeria is booming, but a vast gap still exists between the growing middle-class and other Nigerians.

'Many dead' in Nigeria town raid

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 09:14
Many people are feared dead after suspected Boko Haram Islamist gunmen attack the town of Damboa in north-eastern Nigeria.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 09:12
Babies practise their first word silently for months before saying it, and more nuggets from the week's news.

BBC staff strike action called off

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 09:04
Strike action by BBC staff planned to disrupt coverage of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony is suspended after talks.

Row over 'pro-EU' immigration report

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 09:00
A report on immigration has caused a row within government because Conservative ministers believed it was too pro-European, Newsnight learns.

VIDEO: Zambia's dynamic Chinese romance

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:51
China and Zambia have strong trade and business links, but the romance has not been without controversy.

Polar bear boy death 'not neglect'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:42
Failures by an expedition company did not cause the death of a British teenager mauled by a polar bear in Norway, a coroner says.

Syrians in prison 'despite amnesty'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:34
Many activists in Syria remain in detention despite an amnesty declared last month, a group of 12 human rights and civil society groups says.

Petition to move 'sad' bear to Canada

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:28
Nearly 200,000 people sign a petition to get a despondent polar bear moved from an Argentina zoo to Canada.

Bulgaria names anti-Israeli bomber

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:25
A suicide bomber who killed five Israelis in Bulgaria in 2012 had dual Lebanese-French citizenship, investigators say.

Boom in satellite ship tracking

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:21
The demand for ship identification and tracking data acquired by satellites is growing rapidly.

Monitors reach Ukraine crash site

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:19
International investigators arrive at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, after rebels in east Ukraine allow access.

Athletes' village bug cases up to 53

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:12
The number of workers at the Commonwealth Games athletes' village with suspected norovirus rises to 53.

VIDEO: How to guard against polar bear attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:11
Polar safety expert Jason Roberts outlines the kind of precautions that would normally be used on expeditions where polar bears live in the wild.
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