International News

VIDEO: LatAm Beats: Ava from Brazil

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 15:08
Ava, a soul band from Rio de Janeiro, are quickly gaining popularity in Brazil, thanks to their original and deeply soulful sound.

Funding to cut cost of wind energy

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 15:04
The Scottish government confirm £2.2m of funding for a project which aims to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy.

Scotland could host UK spaceport

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 15:04
The UK government wants to establish a spaceport by 2018, with six of the eight potential locations sited in Scotland.

A-Z of an unforgettable World Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 15:03
Biting, brilliant volleys and jaw-dropping hammerings, BBC Sport's guide to a memorable World Cup in alphabetical form.

Gunmen kill 29 in Baghdad attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 14:56
Gunmen storm two buildings in the Iraqi capital, killing at least 29 people including 20 women, officials say.

Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 14:44
A 60-second spin round the world in social media

Afghan candidates agree vote audit

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 14:28
Afghanistan's two presidential candidates have agreed to a vote audit in an attempt to resolve a row over the result, the US Secretary of State says.

VIDEO: Highlights: Brazil 0-3 Netherlands

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 14:19
Brazil's World Cup campaign ends in further misery as they lose 3-0 against the Netherlands in the 2014 World Cup third-place play-off to finish in fourth.

England risk burnout in victory push - Agnew

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 13:47
"It becomes a bit of a farce when teams are having to rest their bowlers during a match to plan ahead to the next one."

Germany can dominate for years - Low

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 13:20
Germany manager Joachim Low says victory in the World Cup final on Sunday could set up years of domination for his national side.

Germany and Argentina set for final

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 12:54
Germany and Argentina will contest the World Cup final on Sunday in front of an expected TV audience of more than a billion.

Thousands attend 12 July parades

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 12:14
Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women take part in 12 July celebrations across Northern Ireland.

Tears to cheers as records tumble at Trent Bridge

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 11:59
How England's James Anderson became an unlikely batting hero

The mystery of India's unrecorded deaths

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 11:54
Investigating India's unrecorded deaths

Rockets ravage Ukraine city suburb

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 11:52
At least four people die when a suburb of the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk is badly damaged by rockets, a day after heavy army losses.

Iraq PM 'must apologise in Kurd row'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 11:27
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari demands that PM Nouri Maliki apologise for saying that the Kurdish region has been harbouring extremists.

VIDEO: 'The Ramones changed music'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 10:09
Tommy Ramone, the last surviving founding member of seminal US punk band The Ramones, has died aged 65 in New York, the group has announced.

Alistair Brownlee wins in Hamburg

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 10:02
Britain's Alistair Brownlee warms up for the Commonwealth Games with victory in the Triathlon World Series race in Hamburg.

England rally raises victory hopes

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 09:50
A record last-wicket stand and late wickets give England an outside chance of victory over India in the first Test.

Hull in contention at British Open

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 08:43
England's Charley Hull cards a six-under-par 66 to move within three shots of Women's British Open leader Inbee Park.
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