International News

Gas water leak repairs to take days

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 07:26
It will take several days to fix gas supplies to hundreds of properties in Blaenau Gwent after a burst main leaked into gas pipes, Wales and West Utilities says.

Syria death toll 'more than 191,000'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 07:24
More than 191,000 people have been killed in the Syria conflict up to April, UN says.

VIDEO: Will South Africa go into recession?

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 07:20
Lerato Mbele reports on whether South Africa will fall back into recession, ahead of the release of the country's latest GDP figures.

Mercedes duo needed 'hard words'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 07:20
Mercedes say they needed to calm the situation between team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in recent weeks.

Three bids remain for bust shipyard

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 07:12
Administrators consider three bids for Ferguson Shipbuilders in Port Glasgow, which went bust last week.

Woman 'saw Congo colonel order rape'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 07:09
A woman who was gang-raped and burned in her house tells a DR Congo war crimes trial she saw an army colonel give the orders.

Darling does ice bucket challenge

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 07:09
Alistair Darling takes the ice bucket challenge after being nominated by actor James McAvoy.

Fed says 'slack' in US jobs market

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 06:55
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says there is still "remaining slack in the labour market".

UK won't work with Assad - Hammond

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 06:52
Britain will not work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the battle against Islamic State extremists, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

Researchers hack into Gmail app

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 06:47
US researchers say they have been able to hack into Gmail accounts with a 92% success rate by exploiting a weakness in smartphone software.

Radical shifts needed to combat IS

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 06:23
Radical shifts needed to combat Islamic State

Hamilton dominant in second practice

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 06:18
Lewis Hamilton's stunning pace in second practice at the Belgian Grand Prix sees him head team-mate Nico Rosberg by 0.604 seconds.

IS militants 'biggest threat' to US

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 05:59
Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years, senior American officials warn.

Europe expands Galileo network

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 05:51
Europe puts up the first "full operational capability" spacecraft in the Galileo satellite network - its version of the American GPS system.

Ex-ministers join Commons clerk row

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 05:51
Veteran MPs Jack Straw and Margaret Beckett urge further scrutiny of the proposed appointment of the new House of Commons clerk amid a continuing row.

VIDEO: Malaysia's day of mourning for MH17

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 05:21
Malaysians are marking the return of the remains of the first 20 victims from the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine in July.

VIDEO: Blast off for sat-nav satellites

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 05:09
A Soyuz rocket carrying two satellites which will make up part of a new European sat-nav system, blasts off from French Guiana.

Adams to miss World Championships

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 05:00
Olympic and Commonwealth champion Nicola Adams pulls out of the Women's World Championships with a shoulder injury.

Cardiff want LMA chief to resign

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 04:52
Cardiff City call for League Managers' Association chief Richard Bevan to resign over the LMA's defence of Malky Mackay.

Bergdahl prisoner swap 'illegal'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 04:51
The exchange of five Taliban fighters held at Guantanamo Bay for a captive US soldier violated the law, a US government watchdog agency finds.
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