International News

Firms 'bullish' on overseas sales

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:47
Smaller firms in Scotland are bullish about their overseas opportunities over the next year, according to a Clydesdale Bank report.

Man 'bends car door' to save driver

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:44
A Minnesota man saved another from a burning sport utility vehicle by bending the door in what officials called "superhuman strength".

Games 'springboard' for tourism

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:40
VisitScotland urges businesses to use Glasgow 2014 as an opportunity to boost the tourism sector and encourage visitors to return.

JP Morgan boss diagnosed with cancer

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:34
JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon says he will continue to run the firm despite being diagnosed with throat cancer.

WHO calls emergency Ebola meeting

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:33
Health ministers from 11 African countries are meeting in Accra, Ghana, in an attempt to "get a grip" on the deadly and worsening Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: Homage: The art that influences artists

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:28
An exhibition is going on display in London that brings together the works of famous artists who have been inspired by paintings by their predecessors.

UK police squeeze Syria aid convoys

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:26
Police suspicion squeezes Syria aid convoys

VIDEO: My friend was executed on Saddam’s orders

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:18
Remembering UK journalist executed for probing bomb blast

Belgium 2-1 USA

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:11
Extra-time goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku send Belgium into the World Cup quarter-finals at the USA's expense.

Burkina Faso’s French knicker-makers

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:08
The African tailors sewing knickers for French lingerie label

Today at Wimbledon: Wednesday at a glance

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:07
All you need on a bumper day with Andy Murray, Roger Federer, Eugenie Bouchard, Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep in action.

Oldest tennis firm still got its swing

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 15:00
Why the oldest family firm in tennis remains a big hitter

VIDEO: Google's DIY virtual reality headset

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 14:41
Google has produced a cheap DIY virtual reality headset made solely of cardboard, embedded with two lenses.

VIDEO: Highlights: Belgium 2-1 USA (aet)

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 14:40
Belgium score two goals in extra time to beat USA 2-1 and book their place in the 2014 World Cup quarter-finals.

Why wildcard Kyrgios looks like a winner

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 14:19
Rafael Nadal's last two Wimbledon conquerors got lucky, says Tom Fordyce - Aussie teen Nick Kyrgios looks like he's got what it takes.

South Belfast crash kills two men

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 14:18
Two men are killed in a collision on the Milltown Road in south Belfast.

Nervous Messi feared Argentina exit

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 14:07
Lionel Messi says he feared Argentina would exit the World Cup before Angel Di Maria's extra-time winner against Switzerland.

Hong Kong crowds rally for democracy

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 13:47
Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents hold a pro-democracy rally, days after an unofficial poll on universal suffrage in the territory.

Sarkozy held over influence claims

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 13:43
Nicolas Sarkozy is detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling - unprecedented for a former French president - and his lawyer is charged.

Panama gangs get one-month amnesty

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 13:36
The new President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, gives criminal gangs operating in the Central American nation one month to disarm.
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