International News

Strange tale of the 4 July firework disaster

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 15:50
Author Jeremy Clay recounts an extraordinary 19th Century effort at a complicated medical procedure.

The most brutal form of apology

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 15:48
The cricketer who said sorry in the style of AA

Readers' 48 words for defeat

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 15:45
And 48 more words for defeat at sport

Brazil 2-1 Colombia

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 15:42
Brazil see off Colombia's fightback to book a World Cup semi-final against Germany with goals from Thiago Silva and David Luiz.

Crowds flock to E Jerusalem funeral

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 15:38
Thousands attend the funeral of a murdered Palestinian teenager in East Jerusalem, as Palestinian youths clash with Israeli police.

What the Tour riders might not see

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 15:22
The sights the Tour de France riders will probably miss

Michael Nyman on Hillsborough Symphony

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 15:11
Michael Nyman on writing a symphony for Hillsborough

Today at the World Cup: Your at-a-glance guide

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 15:05
Who is playing? How can you watch? Who will win? Everything you need to know on day 24 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

VIDEO: Can prisons cope with older people?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 14:47
BBC Newsnight's Jim Reed asks whether the prison system in the UK is coping effectively with detaining the rising number of elderly people.

Senegal Prime Minister Toure sacked

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 14:39
Senegalese Prime Minister Aminata Toure is sacked after less than a year in office, after her ruling party's poor results in last week's local elections.

VIDEO: Champion eater proposes to girlfriend

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 14:34
A competitive eating champion has proposed to his girlfriend before taking part in an annual 4 July hot dog eating contest in the United States.

VIDEO: Highlights: Brazil 2-1 Colombia

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 13:55
David Luiz's brilliant free-kick helps Brazil to a 2-1 victory over Colombia in the World Cup 2014 quarter-final in Fortaleza.

Costa Rica 'worried' by Robben diving

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 13:52
Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto says Arjen Robben must be punished if he dives in the World Cup quarter-final.

Brooks decision 'cannot be appealed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 13:38
Dublin City Council says its decision to refuse permission for two out of the five Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park "cannot be amended or appealed".

Paying the price

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 13:07
Why the cost of hay fever pills can vary so much

Jihadists' assets frozen by Treasury

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 12:53
Two men from Cardiff who have joined a jihadists group in Syria have their assets frozen by the UK government.

'Armed struggle' in Edinburgh centre

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 12:28
A policeman and another man are in hospital following an armed struggle in Edinburgh city centre.

Federer 'eager' for Djokovic showdown

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 12:27
Roger Federer says he has "a lot of energy left in the tank" for Sunday's Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic.

VIDEO: 'Danger crossing' cannot be closed

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 12:20
Concerns are raised about safety standards on a level crossing in Poole.

More arrests over Sparkbrook death

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 12:07
A further six men are arrested in connection with a violent disorder in Birmingham in which a 28-year-old man was fatally stabbed.
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