International News

VIDEO: Easy Rider: Fonda talks Dennis Hopper

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:25
An exhibition of Easy Rider actor Dennis Hopper's photographs is taking place in London. His co-star, Peter Fonda, has been talking to Will Gompertz

Skinner loses seat on Labour's NEC

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:24
Veteran Labour politician Dennis Skinner is voted off the party's governing body by fellow MPs.

Anti-terror police release teenager

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:19
An 18-year-old man is arrested and bailed on suspicion of terrorism offences which may be linked to three Cardiff jihadists thought to be in Syria.

Contador my main threat - Froome

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:14
Britain's Chris Froome believes Spain's Alberto Contador is his biggest threat in this year's Tour de France.

VIDEO: US drought 'worst for decades'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:11
Parts of the United States are experiencing the worst drought for decades with farmers warning that harvests are being badly hit.

Hopes rise for new Ukraine ceasefire

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 13:09
The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France say they have agreed on steps aimed at ending hostilities in eastern Ukraine.

Murray has years left at top - Connors

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:56
Jimmy Connors, Tim Henman, Pat Cash and other former players deliver their verdicts on Andy Murray's Wimbledon quarter-final exit.

US outrage at Palestinian teen death

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:56
The US and UN condemn the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager in Israel, which sparked fierce clashes in East Jerusalem.

Police arrest World Cup 'tout gang'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:52
Brazilian police arrest 11 people suspected of being part of an international gang illegally selling World Cup tickets allocated to sponsors and officials.

Ex-PM urges help for Nigeria search

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:50
The UK should do more to help the government in Nigeria find and release more than 200 abducted school girls, former Prime Minister Gordon Brown says.

Outdoor fireplace explosion death

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:24
A north Wales teenager dies after an explosion involving a garden chimenea in Lancashire.

Slenderman schoolgirl 'incompetent'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:20
One of two girls accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate in order to please an online fictional character is deemed incompetent by doctors.

Sarkozy: Case against me 'political'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:20
Ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy says the French judiciary is "being used for political ends", as he is formally investigated for influence peddling.

Target to customers: No guns please

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:04
US retail giant Target asks customers not to bring guns into its stores, after gun rights activists demonstrated with rifles in one in Texas.

VIDEO: How does crowdfunding work?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:55
Emma Simpson takes a closer look at crowdfunding and how it is helping many businesses and projects to find much needed investment.

Anger over missing sex abuse file

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:50
The Home Office is facing calls to explain why a dossier about alleged paedophiles handed to home secretary Leon Brittan in the 1980s was not kept.

VIDEO: 'I tried to make people angry'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:20
Scriptwriter Jimmy McGovern tackles the controversial law of joint enterprise in his latest drama, Common.

Civilians killed in Ukraine attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:17
Rebels and Ukrainian forces blame each other for at least nine civilian deaths in a village, as diplomats meet in Berlin.

VIDEO: Talking politics in 24 languages

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:51
The BBC talks to one of the European Parliament's interpreters about how to keep debate flowing when it is conducted in up to 24 different languages.

Emergency halt to Banksy removal

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:38
A temporary stop notice is issued to halt work on a Cheltenham house, where a Banksy artwork appeared.
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