International News

Bell Labs claims net speed record

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 10:19
A team of researchers says it has transmitted data over traditional copper telephone lines at a record speed of 10 gigabits per second.

Nigeria are suspended by Fifa

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 10:17
Nigeria are suspended from all international football amid allegations of government interference.

STV confirm referendum debate date

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 10:01
A televised referendum debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling will go ahead in August after a dispute over dates is settled.

'Van Gogh' provenance is 'untrue'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:59
The owner of a painting purported to be by Vincent van Gogh admits misrepresenting its true history.

Sacked minister apologises to AMs

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:54
Sacked environment minister Alun Davies writes to five AMs to apologise for trying to find out about their farm subsidy payments.

GP jailed for decades of sex abuse

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:43
A doctor who sexually abused patients over more than 25 years is serving a lengthy jail sentence, it can now be reported.

Froome pulls out of Tour after fall

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:37
Defending champion Chris Froome pulls out of the Tour de France after crashing twice on stage five in wet conditions.

Omagh man wants On the Run sanctions

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:31
A man who lost his son in the 1998 Omagh bomb calls for sanctions against those who designed a government scheme for fugitive republicans.

Vijay ton repels England in first Test

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:26
Murali Vijay's unbeaten 122 helps India to 259-4 on the opening day of the first Test against England at Trent Bridge.

VIDEO: Knightley on visiting South Sudan camp

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:12
Keira Knightley describes meeting women inside a refugee camp in South Sudan.

Reforms shake up Mexico telecoms

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:11
Reforms to Mexico's telecoms market are forcing a break-up of Carlos Slim's America Movil empire.

Nibali in charge after fifth stage

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:05
Vincenzo Nibali takes his advantage to 2 minutes 37 seconds over rival Alberto Contador after the Tour de France's fifth stage.

Malaria parasite 'hides in the bone'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:02
Parasites infected with malaria can hide inside bone marrow and evade the body's defences, research confirms.

Bird decline linked to pesticide use

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:02
A new report says the widespread use of a neonicotinoid chemical is linked to a marked decline in bird numbers in Europe.

Voice of Pinocchio dies aged 87

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 09:01
US actor Dickie Jones, who voiced wooden puppet Pinocchio in Walt Disney's 1940 animated film, dies in California aged 87.

Broadway star enters applause debate

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:45
Theatre audiences should feel free to express appreciation for a performer however they see fit, according to a leading star of the Broadway stage.

Scottish Open 'special' for Mickelson

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:40
Phil Mickelson draws on happy memories as he prepares to defend the Scottish Open title at Royal Aberdeen.

France eyes anti-terror travel ban

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:21
The French government proposes travels bans to stop citizens travelling to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside Islamist militants.

Confusion over Suarez football ban

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:20
The scope of Luis Suarez's ban "from all football-related activity" remains unclear two weeks after the punishment was given.

VIDEO: Justin King on leaving Sainsbury's

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 08:15
Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King is leaving the company after 10 years - he explains how he turned the company around - and the challenge of discount supermarkets.
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