International News

VIDEO: WW1 soldier died fighting aged 67

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 10:14
At 67, Henry Webber was one of the oldest known British men to die in active service.

'Five failures' led to baby's death

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 10:05
There were five failings in the care given to a mother in labour which lead to her baby's death, a coroner rules.

Warning issued over oil predictions

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 10:04
A leading oil industry figure says the Scottish government's predictions for North Sea oil recovery are up to 60% too high.

Uni boss faces sex harassment probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:51
Plymouth University's chairman of governors is to be investigated about claims of sexual harassment of female staff.

Job loss fears at medical business

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:35
Northern Ireland's largest, private medical group says it may have to lay off 50 staff following a cut in the number of patients referred by the NHS.

Samsung-made Nook tablet announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:31
Barnes & Noble unveils a customised version of a budget Samsung tablet that replaces a model it used to make itself.

Dzeko in new four-year Man City deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:22
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko signs a new four-year deal with the defending Premier League champions.

Liberia troops enforce Ebola lockdown

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:21
Security forces in Liberia's capital deploy to enforce a quarantine in a large slum area in order to contain the spread of Ebola, setting off protests.

New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:20
A new study suggests that modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought.

Iceland evacuates area near volcano

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:14
Authorities in Iceland complete the evacuation of an area close to the country's Bardarbunga volcano over fears of an impending eruption.

VIDEO: Can the new Nook take on Kindle?

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:13
Samsung and Barnes and Noble have teamed up to launch a new e-reader on a tablet device.

City bakery 'makes 390 job losses'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:07
A bakery in Newport is reported to be cutting 390 jobs by November.

Second arrest over Tilbury death

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:01
A second person is arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over the death of man in a shipping container in Essex.

VIDEO: David Cameron condemns Foley killing

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 09:00
Prime Minister David Cameron has condemned the killing of journalist James Foley by an Islamic State militant, allegedly from Britain.

Daley & Denny fourth in Euros final

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 08:39
British pair Tom Daley and James Denny miss out on a 10m synchro diving medal at the European Championships in Berlin.

Comedy awards shortlist announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 08:24
The nominees for this year's Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards, including James Acaster, Alex Horne and Sara Pascoe, are unveiled.

VIDEO: Iraqi baby girl named 'refugee'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 08:23
The BBC's Yalda Hakim met with people who have fled to a huge refugee camp near Dohuk.

Pope Francis given Copa Libertadores

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 08:09
Lifelong fan Pope Francis is presented with the Copa Libertadores trophy by players and officials of Argentine side San Lorenzo.

PM condemns journalist's beheading

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 07:57
The beheading of a US journalist by Islamic State militants was "shocking and depraved", says Prime Minister David Cameron.

Saying no to graphic images of Foley

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 07:55
The Twitter users saying no to graphic images of James Foley
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