International News

HIV re-emerges in 'cured' US girl

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:44
A child born in the US with HIV and believed cured after very early treatment has now been found to still harbour the virus, doctors say.

'Bending down to put my shoe on left me disabled'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:44
Following a freak, debilitating back injury, Anne Dickins' chance meeting at London 2012 could give her a shot at her own Olympic legacy.

UN chief in Gaza ceasefire appeal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:31
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appeals for a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza.

Travellers' tale wins literary prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:22
Infinite Sky, a story about travellers and prejudice, is awarded the Branford Boase prize for debut children's writers.

Cook’s wheel of fortune at rock bottom – Agnew

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:15
Everything that can go wrong for England captain Alastair Cook is doing so, says cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

Chile's Sanchez signs for Arsenal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:49
Chile international forward Alexis Sanchez signs for Arsenal from Spanish giants Barcelona for a fee in the region of £35m.

Boehner calls for migrant law change

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:44
House Speaker John Boehner wants to speed up the deportation of children migrating illegally, to ease the growing border crisis.

Egyptian statue sells for £16m

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:43
A 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue is sold for nearly £16m at Christie's of London, amid calls from the country's ambassador for it to be handed back to Egypt.

New combat jet's UK debut cancelled

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:36
The F-35 combat jet, due to be used on Britain's new aircraft carriers, will not appear at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Friday.

Blake's Games apology to Scotland

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:20
Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake apologises to Scotland for snubbing the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this month.

Councils tempted by art windfall

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:18
The councils tempted to cash in on their art collections

Despite humiliation by Germany, Brazilians unlikely to back Argentina

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:17
Why many Brazilians will be backing Germany on Sunday

Violinist died after court advice

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:17
A violinist took a fatal overdose after learning the jury in her abuser's trial had been instructed by the judge to find not guilty verdicts for several charges.

Stabbed NHS worker 'deeply missed'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:03
An NHS worker stabbed to death at the mental health hospital in Gloucestershire is described as "highly compassionate".

VIDEO: Why Garth's Irish comeback was axed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:50
Garth Brooks has criticised the handling of his five concerts in Dublin after they were cancelled earlier this week.

US sues Amazon over app spending

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:27
The US Federal Trade Commission sues Amazon, alleging it allowed millions of dollars of unauthorised purchases by children in its mobile app store.

Taliban 'fled' Pakistan offensive

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:09
A Pakistani army commander in North Waziristan says that senior Taliban militants managed to flee before an offensive began in mid-June.

Ukraine separatists target airport

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:07
Ukrainian government forces clash with pro-Russian separatists near Donetsk airport as the rebels vow to prevent a blockade of the eastern city.

VIDEO: Teachers strike closes schools

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:07
Members of the National Union of Teachers stayed away from work on Wednesday closing 20% of schools in England and Wales.

Bergdahl 'captivity photo' surfaces

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:56
A photo of Sgt Bowe Bergdahl posing with a Taliban leader during his captivity in Afghanistan has been dismissed as "propaganda" by the US.
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