International News

Pakistan defends meeting separatists

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 04:19
Pakistan's high commissioner to India Abdul Basit defends his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, a move which led to Delhi cancelling planned talks with Islamabad.

Student in lifesaving heart finding

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 04:13
An 18-year-old student has made a scientific breakthrough that could help save the lives of black athletes with undiagnosed heart problems.

Hospital hack 'exploited Heartbleed'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:54
A leading security expert alleges that hackers made use of the Heartbleed flaw to steal the personal details of 4.5 million healthcare patients.

The only Englishman in Spain's elite

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:51
Charlie I'Anson, a 21-year-old from Luton, might have been facing Lionel Messi this weekend - a far cry from his early days at Grimsby.

McKillop earns first European gold

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:40
Michael McKillop adds a first IPC European Athletics Championships gold to his haul of Paralympic and world titles.

Four arrested over letter bombs

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:40
Police investigating a series of letter bombs sent to addresses in Northern Ireland and England arrest four people.

VIDEO: CCTV shows tornado strike beach cafe

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:37
CCTV shows a beach in the town of Arenzano in northern Italy being torn apart by a tornado.

Fire destroys NFF building in Abuja

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:34
A huge fire rips through the Nigeria Football Federation building in the country's capital Abuja on Wednesday.

Gardener impaled on spikes dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:31
A gardener dies after being impaled on spiked railings while pruning a fir tree.

Barcelona transfer ban appeal fails

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:29
Barcelona cannot sign players until 2016 once the current transfer window shuts, after Fifa reject their appeal over a ban.

Argentina in plan to avoid US ruling

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:17
An emotional President de Kirchner says proposed legislation will return control of its debt to the government.

VIDEO: Barenboim: 'Orchestra must play on'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:14
Conductor Daniel Barenboim speaks to Newsnight's Kirsty Wark about how the situation in Gaza has affected his orchestra of musicians from both sides in the conflict.

VIDEO: Going Gaga for Scottish independence

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:10
Social media's use ahead of the independence referendum

Downgrade hits South African banks

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 03:10
Shares in South Africa’s largest banks have fallen after being downgraded by the credit ratings agency Moody’s.

AUDIO: Rennard accuser on party 'fudge'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 02:57
One of the women who accused Lord Rennard of harassment said she is "flabbergasted but really not that surprised" that his membership suspension has been lifted.

VIDEO: BBC moved on amid Ferguson protests

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 02:55
Violence subsides but protests continue over the police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, as 47 arrests are made.

Heart deaths reach 'tipping point'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 02:54
Parts of Europe are reaching a "tipping point" where cardiovascular disease is no longer the leading cause of death, a study shows.

Militants 'kill reporter on video'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 02:51
The Islamic State militant group releases a video purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, seized in Syria in 2012.

Borders railway opening date set

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 02:50
First Minister Alex Salmond announces trains will run on the Borders to Edinburgh railway from 6 September 2015.

Rain sparks deadly Japan landslides

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-20 02:45
At least 32 people have been killed in landslides caused by heavy rain that buried houses in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, officials say.
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