International News

Keeping the cyber thieves at bay

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 15:12
Keeping cyber thieves' paws off your data

VIDEO: Commonwealth Games goes virtual

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 15:08
Commonwealth Games streamed live to a virtual reality headset.

'Draconian' Russian net law enacted

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 15:05
A new law imposing restrictions on bloggers and social media users has come into effect in Russia.

Switching broadband is 'too costly'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 15:01
Tens of thousands of broadband customers in the UK are having to pay "costly" charges to change supplier, Citizens Advice warns.

Argentina blames US for debt default

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 14:50
Argentina blames the US for its default, calling the mediator in debt negotiations which ended in failure "incompetent".

Home favourite Child wins silver medal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 14:40
Commonwealth Games poster girl Eilidh Child wins silver in the women's 400m hurdles at Hampden Park.

Broods: New Zealand's next pop export

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 14:16
Meet New Zealand's next big musical exports

WTO fails to seal global trade deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 14:14
The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.

The inside story of the great Southampton sell-off

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 14:06
Broken pacts, discontent and a silent owner - sports reporter Ben Smith on the background to Saints' £92m player sale.

Weightlifter attack on Welsh athlete

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:56
An Australian weightlifter admits assaulting a member of the Welsh team at the Commonwealth Games.

From headline act to supporting role

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:50
Is there still a place for trailblazer and television star Louis Smith, after being beaten by the gymnasts he inspired?

Tory disquiet over Israel action

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:44
Conservative MPs put pressure on David Cameron to take a more robust stance with Israel over its actions in Gaza.

Ukraine crisis creates UK tensions

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:30
Ukraine crisis creating high-level UK tensions, Mark Urban writes

Make-up 'godfather' Dick Smith dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:14
Oscar-winning make-up artist Dick Smith, who memorably transformed Marlon Brando into Vito Corleone in The Godfather, has died aged 92.

Aircraft crashes at Royal Navy event

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:05
An aircraft crashes on to the runway at the Royal Navy Culdrose Air Day in Cornwall.

Man arrested in Syria terror inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 12:48
A 23-year-old man is arrested in west London - and later bailed - on suspicion of raising money for terrorism in Syria.

Power station fire damages tower

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 12:40
A large fire breaks out at Ferrybridge C power station in West Yorkshire, causing the partial collapse of a tower.

Gaza school attack unacceptable - US

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 12:34
The shelling of a UN shelter in Gaza by the Israeli military is "totally unacceptable and totally indefensible", the White House says.

US ex-governor's wife 'sought gifts'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 12:27
The star witness in the corruption trial of Virginia ex-governor Bob McDonnell says the ex-first lady sought gifts in return for business help.

Tesla and Panasonic to build factory

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 12:09
Electric carmaker Tesla is to team up with Japanese electronics firm Panasonic to build a battery manufacturing plant in the US.
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