International News

Greener freight driving global trade

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 15:10
Could hands-free lorry driving be the way to cut pollution?

VIDEO: The secrets of a successful merger

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 15:03
The majority of deals and mergers between companies fail. What's the secret to doing the right deal?

Venezuelan protesters 'abused'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 14:52
Venezuelan security forces are accused of using excessive force, and even torture, against opposition protesters, in a report by Human Rights Watch.

Liverpool title bid is over - Rodgers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 14:51
Manager Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool's chance of winning the Premier League has gone after a 3-3 draw at Crystal Palace.

Selby dedicates title to late father

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 14:42
Mark Selby dedicates his maiden world title to his late father David, who died of cancer in 1999.

VIDEO: Ukraine soldiers killed in Sloviansk

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 14:41
Four Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and an army helicopter shot down by pro-Russian militants near the eastern city of Sloviansk, Kiev says.

Selby beats O'Sullivan to win title

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 14:40
Mark Selby claims his maiden world snooker title with a dramatic 18-14 win over defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan.

Chelsea fight back to win FA Youth Cup

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 14:26
Chelsea twice come from two goals down to win the FA Youth Cup by beating Fulham 5-3 on the night and 7-6 on aggregate.

VIDEO: Stadium concerns as World Cup nears

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 14:16
The first match World Cup in Brazil is less than six weeks away but there are serious concerns about whether many of the stadiums will be finished in time.

Syria opposition to open US mission

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 14:08
The US has said it will allow Syria's main opposition alliance, the National Coalition, to open a diplomatic mission in Washington.

'Broken' metal clamp in circus fall

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 13:48
Investigators focus on a metal clamp as a potential cause of a collapsed circus apparatus which left two acrobats in critical condition.

Crystal Palace 3-3 Liverpool

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 13:48
Liverpool's Premier League title hopes are severely dented as they squander a three-goal lead to draw at Crystal Palace.

VIDEO: The Indian village famous for its bouncers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 13:03
Famous for its wrestlers, it now supplies bouncers for Delhi clubs

VIDEO: Fry eulogises about Crucible aura

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 12:38
Snooker fan Stephen Fry explains why he thinks Sheffield's Crucible is such a great sporting venue, calling the theatre "the very centre of all things snooker".

VIDEO: Intense battle for S Sudan town

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 12:37
South Sudan troops attempting to recapture the oil rich town of Bentiu from rebels have been forced back amid heavy gunfire.

VIDEO: 'Skull Cracker' absconds from prison

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 12:30
A violent armed robber, known as "the Skull Cracker", has gone missing after being allowed out of an open prison.

US rescues injured Chinese sailors

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 12:24
US rescuers parachute into the middle of the Pacific Ocean to provide medical aid to two badly burned Chinese sailors after their boat sank.

Three-day Tube strike suspended

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 12:09
A three-day strike by London Underground workers due to start on Monday evening is suspended, the RMT union says.

French security guard shot in Yemen

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 11:23
A French security agent has been killed and another seriously injured in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

One dead in Oklahoma wildfire

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 10:50
A man is dead in the US state of Oklahoma after a blaze set by firefighters to clear brush spread out of control, officials say.
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