International News

Sacked environment minister 'sorry'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 13:02
First Minister Carwyn Jones has apologised to AMs after his environment minister asked civil servants for private financial information on senior opposition assembly members.

Froome gets all-clear after Tour crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:55
Britain's defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome is given the all-clear after a crash during the fourth stage of the race.

Butler-Sloss to head abuse inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:54
Former senior judge Elizabeth Butler-Sloss is named as the chairwoman of a wide-ranging review into historical child sex abuse.

Leader 'gouged polar bear's eyes'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:48
The leader of an Arctic expedition, in which a polar bear killed an Eton schoolboy, tells an inquest he tried to gouge out the animal's eyes.

VIDEO: Klose's record-breaking strike

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:31
Striker Miroslav Klose scores his record-breaking 16th World Cup goal to put Germany 2-0 up against Brazil in their World Cup semi-final.

Edinburgh Giant Panda has conceived

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:30
Edinburgh Zoo's Giant Panda Tian Tian conceives after being artificially inseminated.

VIDEO: A baby panda for Edinburgh zoo?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:26
Edinburgh Zoo's Giant Panda Tian Tian has conceived after being artificially inseminated earlier this year, but experts say she is not technically pregnant.

Klose sets World Cup goals record

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:26
Germany's Miroslav Klose is the record World Cup scorer after netting his 16th goal in the semi-final against Brazil.

Lift-off for British demo satellites

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:24
Two UK spacecraft, including the first satellite made in Scotland, head into orbit on a Russian Soyuz rocket.

Israel 'ready for Gaza escalation'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:14
At least 15 people are killed in the Gaza Strip as Israel launches a major offensive against Hamas in response to rocket attacks on Israeli cities.

Everton sign Barry on three-year deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:14
Former Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry looking forward to "spending the next few years at Everton".

'No Alps link' in ex-husband death

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:09
The ex-husband of a woman shot dead in the French Alps two years ago died from a heart attack on the day of her death, French prosecutors reveal.

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.
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