International News

Afghan candidate backs vote audit

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:34
One of the two remaining candidates in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election Ashraf Ghani says he backs an "extensive audit" of votes.

Glastonbury 'Dolly dog' back home

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:33
A dog found at Glastonbury Festival, which Dolly Parton offered to re-home, is reunited with its owners.

Passport service 'let people down'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:32
Welsh holidaymakers desperate to get their passports are still turning to their local MPs for help - a month after a row broke out about delays.

Orange Order 'is calming situation'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:26
The Orange Order's grand secretary says the institution has put a massive effort into calming the situation in Northern Ireland ahead of 12 July.

Eagle shot wins drone photo award

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:22
Striking prize-winners from a drone competition

VIDEO: Glee star's Royal Albert Hall stand

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:15
Glee star Kristin Chenoweth brings Broadway to The Royal Albert Hall

Student 'admits killing teacher'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:03
A teenage student "has accepted responsibility for the unlawful killing" of teacher Ann Maguire in a classroom, a court hears.

AUDIO: Two to tango: Who can dance together?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:01
Heather Devine and Bryan Allen discuss the British Dance Council's plans to introduce a rule that defines a dance partnership as "one man and one lady".

Royal Mail sale 'lost taxpayers £1bn'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 01:55
Taxpayers may have lost out on around £1bn in undervalued Royal Mail shares and assets, a committee of MPs says.

VIDEO: Hidden waterways: Britain's lost canals

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 01:35
At the height of the Industrial Revolution, thousands of miles of canals were built to transport goods and raw materials around the country.

In pictures: Gaza conflict escalates

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 01:28
Israeli air strikes on Gaza

Mayweather set for Maidana rematch

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 01:25
Unbeaten welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather will have a rematch with Argentina's Marcos Maidana in September.

Ghanaians ask for asylum in Brazil

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 01:23
Some 200 Ghanaians who went to Brazil to watch their team playing in the World Cup ask for asylum, saying they are fleeing religious conflict.

VIDEO: Turning a wish into a butterfly

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 01:22
How to turn a wish into a virtual butterfly at Barbican's Digital Revolution exhibition

London Welsh sign All Black Weepu

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 01:02
Premiership newcomers London Welsh complete the signing of World Cup-winning New Zealand scrum-half Piri Weepu from Auckland Blues.

Miliband lobbies for Obama meeting

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 00:45
Ed Miliband has been lobbying hard for meeting with Obama

Kerry: Afghan poll crisis 'critical'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 00:31
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Afghanistan is at a "critical moment" as he tries to resolve tensions over the disputed presidential poll.

Brooks hearing delay to allow talks

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 00:29
An Irish government committee hearing on why Garth Brooks' five Dublin gigs were shelved is postponed to avoid hindering talks to save the shows.

In pictures: PhotoIreland Festival 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 00:13
Photographic projects on show in Dublin

Your pictures: Panama

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 00:10
Readers' photos of Panama
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