International News

The growing problem of Pablo Escobar’s hippos

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:00
The hippos that left a drug lord's zoo and are loving it out there

VIDEO: US 'to rename' Chinese embassy street

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:49
The street holding the Chinese embassy in Washington DC could be renamed after a noted Chinese dissident.

VIDEO: N Korea angered by Kim Jong-un film

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:42
North Korea promises "merciless" retaliation if a forthcoming Hollywood film about killing Kim Jong-un is released.

VIDEO: Do US-Iranians want closer ties?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:36
As the conflict in Iraq prompts speculation of possible co-ordination between the US and Iran, Alistair Leithead assesses the mood towards closer ties in California's 'Tehrangeles'.

Ill Cavendish out of road race defence

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:18
Defending champion Mark Cavendish pulls out of the National Road Championships in Wales as he is suffering from bronchitis.

Campaigners lose 'right to die' case

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:14
Campaigners have lost their appeal at the UK Supreme Court over the right to die - but the judges said Parliament should now act.

Protesters interrupt Google event

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:09
Google has announces a raft of new services and products at its annual developer event - but its event is twice interrupted by protests.

Judge rebukes Cameron over Coulson

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:07
A judge rebukes David Cameron for commenting on the conviction of Andy Coulson while the phone hacking trial was still going on.

VIDEO: Can Rosol upset Nadal again?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:07
Legendary tennis coach and BBC Radio 5 live pundit Nick Bollettieri casts his eye over the key matches on day four at Wimbledon.

Portadown parade faces restrictions

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:06
The Parades Commission revises its ruling on a contentious parade in Portadown on Saturday and decides it cannot pass along what it calls the "lower stretch of the Garvaghy Road".

Kenya governor arrested over attacks

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 14:05
Police in Kenya arrest a regional governor in connection with attacks that killed at least 60 people in the coastal town of Mpeketoni.

Nigeria 2-3 Argentina

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 13:57
Lionel Messi scores twice as Argentina win a thriller against Nigeria, who also qualify from Group F despite the defeat.

VIDEO: Highlights: Honduras 0-3 Switzerland

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 13:54
A hat-trick of left-footed strikes by Xherdan Shaqiri prove enough to send Switzerland through to the knockout stage with a comfortable 3-0 win over Honduras in their final Group E match.

VIDEO: GM boss on recalls and compensation

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 13:51
President of General Motors, Dan Ammann, speaks to the BBC about the company's recall issues.

VIDEO: Protester interrupts Google event

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 13:50
One Google's biggest events of the year, its I/O conference held in San Francisco, is interrupted by protests.

Olympic champion Hoy to be a father

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 13:42
Olympic cycling champion Sir Chris Hoy and his wife Sarra are expecting their first child.

Polish PM wins vote of confidence

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 13:03
Poland's coalition government wins a parliamentary vote of confidence sparked by a scandal over leaked tapes of senior officials.

VIDEO: Highlights from Google's I/O event

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 12:48
Richard Taylor details Google's new smartwatch, car and television initiatives as well as its new unified look for Android.

Was the Taj Mahal built out of guilt?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 12:43
A play suggests the Taj Mahal was built out of guilt

Legal delay to Robinson probe report

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 12:41
A legal challenge delays the publication of an official report into allegations about the conduct of First Minister Peter Robinson and his wife.
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