International News

Expelled US diplomat condemns Bahrain

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 11:57
A US diplomat ordered to leave Bahrain on Monday after meeting members of a leading Shia opposition group speaks out against the move on Twitter.

VIDEO: 'Gay cake' row could end up in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 11:28
A Christian-run bakery that refused a customer's request to make a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage could face a discrimination case in court.

Somali militants attack palace

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 11:27
Islamist al-Shabab militants attack the presidential palace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, and enter the heavily fortified compound.

'Forgotten' US smallpox found in box

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 11:20
Long forgotten vials of smallpox left in a cardboard box are discovered by a government scientist at a research centre near Washington, officials say.

Airport PCSO 'stole from travellers'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:51
A woman denies stealing £15,000 from seven travellers while working as a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) at Gatwick Airport.

VIDEO: What might aircraft of the future do?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:29
The BBC's Mark Edwardson talks to BAE Systems about technology of the future which could be used in aircraft within a generation.

Harman: I was 'sidelined' by Brown

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:23
Harriet Harman suggests Gordon Brown did not make her deputy prime minister by Gordon Brown because she is a woman.

Iraqi MPs to meet after criticism

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:13
Iraq's new parliament says it will hold its next session on 13 July, nearly a month earlier than previously agreed, in bid to elect new leadership.

Minister in 'sack Cameron' photo op

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:12
Tory minister Matthew Hancock falls foul of "sack Cameron" graffiti - proving once again that politicians should always look behind them when posing for pictures.

Nike ends Manchester United kit deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:11
Nike is ending a 13-year deal to manufacture Manchester United's football kit, saying the terms "did not represent good value".

Farah out of Glasgow Diamond League

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:04
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah pulls out of this weekend's Diamond League event in Glasgow with abdominal pains.

Obama asks for border crisis cash

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:02
President Barack Obama is expected to ask for $3.7bn (£2.2bn) in extra funding to tackle an immigration crisis at the southern border, where thousands of children have arrived alone.

VIDEO: Clean-up after Guatemala quake

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 09:50
Work has begun to clean up after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck southern Mexico and Guatemala on Monday.

Thousands flee north Yemen fighting

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 09:49
Ten thousand families have fled the north Yemeni city of Amran to escape a battle between Zaidi Shia rebels and the military, the Red Crescent says.

Ukraine leaders: No more ceasefires

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 09:30
Ukraine's Defence Minister Valeriy Heletey issues a statement saying Kiev will not negotiate with rebels in the east until they lay down their arms.

Brooks' Dublin concerts cancelled

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:55
All five Garth Brooks' concerts planned for Dublin later this month are cancelled.

Domino's driver 'killed for phone'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:52
A pizza delivery driver was killed in a "frenzied" knife attack by two men trying to steal his phone, a court hears.

What price potato salad?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:50
The $40,000 potato salad

VIDEO: Musicians perform hot air balloon gig

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:49
A Somerset choir and accompaniment have had a sky-high rehearsal in a collection of hot air balloons.

Iran seeks more enrichment capacity

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:40
Iran's supreme leader says it will need more enrichment capacity for its nuclear programme, above limits reportedly sought by world powers.
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