International News

VIDEO: Government 'slow' on abuse inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 03:37
Labour leader Ed Miliband accuses the government of being 'slow and piecemeal' in its reaction to historical child abuse claims.

Secret hearings in IRA informer case

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 03:34
The Home Secretary is granted the right by a judge to use secret court hearings to defend a damages claim brought by a former IRA informer.

Man given stamps after passport lost

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 03:33
A man is offered six stamps as compensation after Royal Mail loses his passport before a holiday.

Israel launches new strikes on Gaza

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 03:27
Israel carries out more air strikes on the Gaza Strip, following a volley of rockets fired on Israel by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas.

Typical writer 'earns £11,000 a year'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 03:24
A typical full-time writer earns £11,000 a year, according to research by an authors' society.

Pistorius witnesses 'refused stand'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 03:12
Some witnesses refused to testify at the televised trial of Oscar Pistorius because of the publicity, his lawyer says, as his defence closes.

VIDEO: The sinking of the Rainbow Warrior

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 03:00
How France sank an environmentalist ship

Mother 'beat Mikaeel for four days'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 02:59
Rosdeep Adekoya, mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, appears in court in Edinburgh charged with his murder.

VIDEO: Are #GazaUnderAttack images accurate?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 02:45
How accurate are the images being shared online?

Soldier saved woman 'being drowned'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 02:37
A soldier ran into the River Taff and saved a woman from being drowned by her boyfriend and another man, Cardiff Crown Court hears.

Lake pulls out of Glasgow heptathlon

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 02:36
England's Morgan Lake misses the Commonwealth Games heptathlon to focus on the World Junior Championships.

VIDEO: Tough Mudder: A great away day?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 02:17
It is perhaps not everyone's idea of team bonding or your company away day, but the founder of Tough Mudder is banking annual revenues of more than $100m (£58m).

Channel Tunnel returning to normal

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 02:12
Repairs to power lines in the Channel Tunnel, where a fault caused cancellations on Monday, are almost complete and most services are running.

Buttler called up as cover for Prior

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 02:12
England call up Jos Buttler as cover for wicketkeeper Matt Prior ahead of the first Test against India, which starts on Wednesday.

EU Commission row reaches top court

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 02:10
The head of the European Commission tells judges the actions of Maltese ex-colleague John Dalli in 2012 put the entire Commission's reputation at risk.

VIDEO: Brit arrested over Fifa ticket scam

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 02:08
Brazilian police arrest the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of an investigation into the illegal sale of World Cup ticket

US cupcake chain Crumbs shuts stores

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 01:56
US cupcake chain Crumbs is shutting all its shops, a week after its shares were suspended from trading on the Nasdaq index.

Wales 'let down' by public services

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 01:51
People are being "let down" by poor public services, according to a member of the commission that proposed a major overhaul of the public sector.

38 schools to close for Nato summit

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 01:47
The majority of schools in Newport will close when the Nato summit takes place in the city in September.

VIDEO: Ringo, photobombs and birthday cakes

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 01:44
Former Beatle Ringo Starr celebrates his 74th birthday in Hollywood with a little help from director David Lynch and designer John Varvatos
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