International News

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:38
The week's big numbers, visualised

American reporter held in Iran

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:38
An American reporter for the Washington Post, his wife and two other US journalists have been detained in Tehran, an Iranian official confirms.

Weekendish: Sex and sports hybrids

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:33
The best pieces of feature journalism you may have missed

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:33
AC Milan to swap Balotelli for Arsenal's Campbell, Liverpool eye Gaitan, Di Maria staying, plus more.

Absent fans get robot to do cheering

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:31
A struggling Korean baseball team have invented a novel way to improve atmosphere at their matches - by bringing in a crowd of robot fans.

Secret Cinema cancels another show

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:27
Secret Cinema has scrapped a further screening of Back to the Future, hours before it was due to begin in east London.

Navardauskas wins Tour stage 19

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:23
Lithuania's Ramunas Navardauskas is the surprise winner of a rainy stage 19 of the Tour de France in Bergerac.

High-speed train links Turkey cities

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:19
Turkey inaugurates a high-speed rail link between Istanbul and Ankara, slashing by half the seven-hour journey time between the two cities.

Miliband: I can't beat PM on image

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:11
Ed Miliband hits back at critics of his image and leadership style, insisting voters want "big ideas" not photo opportunities.

BSkyB pays £5bn to create Sky Europe

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:10
BSkyB wants to take over Rupert Murdoch's pay TV companies in Germany and Italy in a move that would create a company with 20 million European viewers.

Week in pictures: 19-25 July 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:04
News photos from around the world

Homeowner kills 'pregnant burglar'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:04
Authorities in California are investigating whether to charge an elderly man who fatally shot a suspected female burglar who said she was pregnant.

VIDEO: Tony Blackburn: 50 years on air

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 06:53
The BBC's Wendy Hurrell takes a look back at Tony Blackburn's 50 year broadcasting career.

Mother admits Mikaeel Kular killing

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 06:46
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular admits killing her son and hiding his body in a suitcase, sparking a major search operation.

Landlady murder suspect arrested

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 06:44
A man wanted by police for questioning over the fatal stabbing of a guesthouse landlady has been arrested.

VIDEO: The wine collection with a Nazi past

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 06:41
In a Moldovan vineyard cellar lies a collection of wine confiscated from Hermann Goering.

Could bulk-buying save NHS pounds?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 06:39
Could bulk-buying save NHS pounds?

Dana brother cleared of sex abuse

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 06:30
John Brown, the brother of Eurovision winner Dana, is cleared of five counts of historic sex abuse.

Greste appeal over Egypt conviction

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 06:20
Jailed al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is to appeal against his conviction and jail term on terrorism-related charges in Egypt, his family says.

Team Sky keen to retain Wiggins

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 06:11
Team Sky want to keep Sir Bradley Wiggins despite the rider's comments that he is "done" with road racing.
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