International News

'Largest flying bird' identified

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 12:49
The fossilised remains of the largest flying bird ever found are identified by scientists.

'A life lived in the fast lane - in every respect'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 12:46
Charley Hull enters the Women's British Open showing the drive to be a major winner - except on the road, writes Iain Carter.

Eurostar cancels Tunnel trains

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 12:45
Eurostar passengers face further cancellations on Tuesday after a train broke down in the Channel Tunnel.

Tour de France rides into London

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 12:37
Marcel Kittel wins the final English leg of the Tour de France as nearly 200 cyclists complete the 96-mile route from Cambridge through Essex and on to London.

VIDEO: Suburban peacocks ruffle feathers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 12:21
Peacocks have been causing a flap in a suburb of Greater Manchester.

Game-playing dad shook baby to death

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 12:18
A father who had been playing on his PlayStation killed his five-week-old daughter after being frustrated by her screaming, a court hears.

Boy missing after reservoir alert

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 12:16
A 14-year-old boy is reported missing after getting into difficulty in the water at a reservoir on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

Eurotunnel power fault stops train

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 12:10
A Eurotunnel train stops in the Channel Tunnel because of a power fault, leaving hundreds of passengers needing to be evacuated from the train and causing lengthy delays.

Legend Di Stefano dies, aged 88

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 11:54
Real Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano has passed away at the age of 88 after suffering a heart attack on Saturday.

The two sides of enigma Hamilton - Coulthard

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 11:27
David Coulthard on how he went from fear to admiration for British Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton.

US diplomat expelled from Bahrain

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 11:26
A senior American diplomat, Tom Malinowski, is ordered to leave Bahrain after meeting a leading Shia opposition group.

Anger over kidnapped man's treatment

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 11:20
The mother of a man who was kidnapped and then killed by Iraqi militants in 2007 claims the Foreign Office treated him like a second-class citizen.

VIDEO: Star Wars clues to Forest filming

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 11:09
There are rumours that scenes for the new Star Wars film are being shot in the Forest of Dean.

Ghani leads in early Afghan count

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 11:04
Ashraf Ghani wins 56% of votes cast in Afghanistan's presidential election, according to preliminary results.

Charity boss to head abuse review

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 11:01
The head of the children's charity NSPCC is to lead a review of historical child sex abuse allegations, Home Secretary Theresa May says.

VIDEO: Visit to site of ancient coin discovery

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 10:22
A precious hoard of Roman and Late Iron Age coins has been discovered in a cave where it has lain undisturbed for more than 2,000 years.

Tour de France 'will return to Britain'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 10:10
Race director Christian Prudhomme is keen to bring the Tour de France back to Britain after a successful Grand Depart.

Devolution for England a 'time bomb'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 10:06
England's most senior council leader warns of a "devolution time bomb" whatever the outcome of Scotland's independence referendum.

Leading Saudi rights activist jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 10:02
The sentencing of Saudi human rights activist Waleed Abu al-Khair to 15 years in prison is condemned as "outrageous" by Human Rights Watch.

Human brain project 'off-course'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 10:02
Senior neuroscientists attack a major European project aiming to simulate the human brain.
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