International News

Isis rebels 'hunting down opponents'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 14:05
Isis rebels in Iraq have been methodically hunting down non-Sunnis and opponents of the militants, refugees from rebel-held towns tell the BBC.

Rodriguez closing the gap on Shakira in fame game

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 13:52
James Rodriguez is fast becoming a Colombian legend with his World Cup performances, says Phil McNulty.

In pictures: Brazil flyover collapse

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 13:46
Flyover collapses in Brazil

VIDEO: Choppy waters for defence projects?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 13:43
As the Queen ends a week of engagements in Scotland by naming the Royal Navy's latest aircraft carrier, Allan Little considers what an independent Scotland would mean for UK defence.

UK planned to train Syrian rebels

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 13:30
The UK drew up plans to train and equip a 100,000-strong Syrian rebel army to defeat President Bashar al-Assad, BBC Newsnight has learned.

VIDEO: Smart phone captures space shots

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 13:18
Students have captured images of the earth from space after launching their own mission.

GSK China mass bribery 'credible'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 13:01
Claims that pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline systematically bribed doctors in China are credible, says an investigator hired by the firm.

Gatlin beats returning Gay in 100m

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 13:00
Justin Gatlin beats the returning Tyson Gay in the 100m at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne.

UK airports 'normal' after warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 12:56
UK airports say they are running as usual, after the US urges tightened security amid warnings of a "credible" terrorism threat.

Scolari confident of World Cup glory

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 12:51
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says his side are three steps away from World Cup glory and rejects criticism of his methods.

Opening ceremony launches Tour

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 12:45
Participants in the Tour de France parade through the centre of Leeds before taking part in the opening ceremony.

Crashed lorry acid spill shuts M11

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 12:44
A lorry overturns on a motorway in Essex and spills a large amount of acid across both carriageways, closing the M11.

Hull KR part company with Sandercock

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 12:03
Hull KR part company with coach Craig Sandercock with immediate effect, reports BBC Radio Humberside.

VIDEO: Gay loses on drugs ban return to Gatlin

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 11:58
American Tyson Gay finishes second to compatriot Justin Gatlin on his comeback from a doping ban in the Lausanne Diamond League 100m.

'Fizzy' conman jailed for £30m scam

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:39
A fraudster named "Fizzy" because of his love for champagne is jailed for conning people in a bogus lottery scam worth up to £30m.

Muhammad Ali inspires me - Hamilton

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:38
Lewis Hamilton says he is inspired by Muhammad Ali in his bid to overhaul Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.

Wastewater 'triggers US quake surge'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:35
Disposing of fossil fuel wastewater is likely to have triggered a sharp rise in earthquakes in the US state of Oklahoma, say scientists.

Sex abuse victim criticises church

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:33
A woman who was sexually abused by a Jehovah's Witness elder as a child criticises the way the church handled her complaints.

Black Pete is 'negative stereotype'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:26
Black Pete, the popular sidekick to the Dutch St Nicholas during winter festivities is a "negative stereotype", an Amsterdam court says.

Man shot dead and two others injured

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:20
A man is shot and killed and two others are injured after hundreds of "lads" are reported to have gathered around a Birmingham street.
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