International News

VIDEO: UK sold sarin ingredients to Syria

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 07:08
UK companies were the sole supplier to Syria of three important ingredients in the production of deadly nerve agent sarin, BBC Newsnight learns.

VIDEO: PM and Miliband trade health statistics

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 07:07
Ed Miliband calls for David Cameron to "correct the record" over hospital waiting times claims.

Minister denies benefit 'deception'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 07:02
Iain Duncan Smith hits back at Labour claims of "deception" over Universal Credit in fiery Commons exchanges.

Loughgall inquest move criticised

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 07:01
Nationalist politicians criticise a decision by the NI Secretary to block moves for a fresh inquest into the SAS killings of eight IRA men at Loughgall, County Armagh, in 1987.

Bear attack teen 'found paw print'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 07:00
A teenager who was mauled to death by a polar bear on an Arctic exhibition found a paw print two days earlier, an inquest is told.

Deadly storms rip through eastern US

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 06:35
A wave of thunderstorms with powerful winds in northern New York have killed at least four and left more than 70,000 people without electricity.

Russia charges Ukrainian woman pilot

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 06:23
Russia charges a female Ukrainian army pilot with complicity in the murder of two Russian journalists, as Ukraine demands she be freed.

Frail 'need joint NHS and care fund'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 06:19
Vulnerable patients should be offered their own personal health and care budgets, the NHS England boss says.

VIDEO: Action prince is new UK scuba president

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 06:14
The Duke of Cambridge has donned a wetsuit and shown off his scuba diving skills to mark his new role as the president of the British Sub-Aqua Club, after taking over from his father Prince Charles.

Ethiopia's 'most wanted' arrested

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 06:07
Ethiopia has confirmed it has arrested its "most wanted" person - opposition leader Andargachew Tsege, who disappeared in Yemen last month.

Picture shows lucky escape for Chilton

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 06:07
A remarkable picture emerges showing how close Marussia's Max Chilton came to serious injury during a crash at the British Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Typhoon batters Japanese islands

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 06:04
A powerful typhoon has battered the Okinawa islands, in the south of Japan, killing two people and forcing hundreds of thousands to seek shelter.

Seven more great sporting shocks

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 05:57
After 7-1 German win, seven moments that surprised world

China detains Tibetan writer

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 05:50
The Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser has been placed under house arrest after being invited to the US embassy for an official dinner

'Gay cake' raised in Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 05:44
David Cameron says tolerance towards people of a different sexuality is an important part of being British, after an MP raises the issue of an NI bakery refusing to make a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage.

LG unveils child-tracking tech

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 05:44
LG announces a wrist-worn device designed to let parents keep track of where their child is and listen to what they are up to.

VIDEO: Political pictures: Look behind you!

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 05:43
Matthew Hancock seen with 'Sack Cameron' graffiti is not first politician to appear with an unfortunate background.

Mail apologises to George Clooney

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 05:39
The Mail Online apologises to US actor George Clooney after publishing a story claiming his fiancee's mother opposes their marriage.

Missing teen twins 'now in Syria'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 05:31
Police searching for missing twin teenage girls from Manchester believe the pair are now in Syria.

Second 'suspected spy' in Germany

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 05:28
Prosecutors in Germany search the home of a defence ministry employee suspected of spying, in the second such case in a week.
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