International News

Kittel claims third Tour stage win

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:52
Marcel Kittel wins stage four of the Tour de France 2014 - the 163.5km from Le Touquet-Paris-Plage to Lille Metropole.

Ebola deaths up by 25 in West Africa

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:46
Health officials in West Africa say 25 more people have died from Ebola since 3 July, taking the total number of deaths to 518.

Why Israeli Gaza invasion would be risky

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:42
Why Israeli Gaza invasion would be risky

Japan's Okinawa lashed by typhoon

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:32
A powerful typhoon lashes Japan's Okinawa island chain, injuring several and forcing hundreds of thousands to seek shelter.

Defiant Abdullah claims Afghan win

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:31
Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah contests election results placing him second, as the US warns against a power grab.

Fifa partner defends arrested CEO

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:19
A Fifa partner firm defends its chief executive after his arrest by Brazilian police investigating the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.

Rowling writes new Potter story

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:02
JK Rowling publishes a new Harry Potter story on her Pottermore fan website.

VIDEO: Osborne eyes increase in exports

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:01
Britain must "earn its way in the world" and does not currently export enough, Chancellor George Osborne has warned during a visit to India to try and open up investment opportunities for UK firms.

Same genes 'drive maths and reading'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:00
Around half of the genes that influence a child's reading ability also play a role in how easily they learn maths, say scientists.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 06:59
Yaya Toure unhappy with Man City, Luis Suarez move to Barcelona held up, Man Utd kit deal in doubt, plus more.

Man City sign Malaga keeper Caballero

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 06:47
Manchester City complete the £6m signing of goalkeeper Willy Caballero from Spanish side Malaga on a three-year deal.

Rapist jailed for Aberdeen attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 06:28
A convicted sex attacker is jailed for 11 years after he admitted raping a woman in Aberdeen city centre.

M&S boss: Sales 'not good enough'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 06:16
Marks and Spencer's sales performance in clothing and homewares is "not good enough", chief executive Marc Bolland tells shareholders.

VIDEO: McCanns: 'Children not immune to media'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 06:06
Kate and Gerry McCann gave evidence at a libel hearing in Lisbon where they described how their nine-year-old son had asked why his parents were accused of hiding Madeleine

Reservoir death boy, 14, named

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 05:47
A 14-year-old boy who died in a swimming accident at a reservoir near Edinburgh is named as Bocharie Sonnah.

'Lax labour checks' risk to workers

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 05:46
Low-skilled workers from the UK and abroad are at risk of exploitation because labour regulations are being flouted or not properly enforced, a report warns.

Fifa partner CEO arrested over scam

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 05:37
Brazilian police arrest the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of an investigation into the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.

VIDEO: Artificial snow in hotter Australia

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 05:26
Australia is sometimes the petri dish of climate change - a place where global warming is not just a theoretical concept but a tangible reality.

'Gay cake' row could end up in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 05:14
A Northern Ireland bakery that refused a customer's request to make a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage could face legal action.

VIDEO: Japan typhoon winds 'up to 240 kmph'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 04:54
Typhoon Neoguri is approaching Japan's Okinawa island chain, packing strong winds and torrential rain.
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