International News

Alistair Brownlee wins triathlon gold

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 10:02
England's Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee beats his brother Jonny to gold in the Glasgow 2014 men's triathlon.

Dwarfism boy 'barred from buses'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:55
A boy with a form of dwarfism says he has been barred from buses five times in a fortnight in a row over the bike he uses.

More MH17 bodies leave Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:51
Two planes carrying bodies of those killed on board flight MH17 land in the Netherlands, as UK experts start examining data from the two flight recorders.

VIDEO: Note found in World War One kilt

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:44
A hidden poem written by a Glasgow woman has been found sewn into the folds of a World War One kilt owned by a Southampton academic.

Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:42
The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in an Oxfordshire graveyard, is convicted of murder.

MSF allowed to resume Rakhine work

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:35
Myanmar allows Medecins Sans Frontieres to resume work in Rakhine state, where residents have had almost no access to healthcare since the group was ejected in February.

Wiggins thwarted in gold bid

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:27
Sir Bradley Wiggins is denied a first Commonwealth Games gold as Australia beat England in the final of the 4,000m team pursuit.

Secret Cinema cancels opening night

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:26
Fans react angrily after Secret Cinema cancels an immersive screening of Back to The Future with only a couple of hours' notice.

Apology after burns boy turned away

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:21
A health board apologises after staff at a Gwynedd hospital refused to admit an 11-year-old boy who had burned his stomach with a spilt cup of tea.

Call for end to 'throwaway society'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:05
A ban on sending leftover food to landfill is needed to move away from a 'throwaway society', say MPs.

Hacking reporter spared prison

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:00
Ex-News of the World and Sunday Mirror reporter Dan Evans is sentenced to a 10-month suspended jail sentence after admitting charges including phone hacking.

Venezuela trial 'test for democracy'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:58
One of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, says his trial for inciting violence will "test the quality" of the Venezuelan democracy.

SA teachers 'racially abused pupils'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:44
South Africa's Human Rights Commission finds a school guilty of hate speech towards black and mixed-race pupils.

Knife hidden in bra killer jailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:40
A woman who stabbed a businessman in the neck in his car is jailed for eight-and-a-half years for his manslaughter.

Criticising Israel, avoiding anti-Semitism

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:34
Can you criticise Israel without being anti-Semitic?

MH17 crash: Abandoned crime scene

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:29
Where are the investigators for the MH17 crash?

VIDEO: More MH17 victims flown to Netherlands

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:17
More remains are flown to Netherlands from Ukraine, but it could be months before all two-hundred-and-ninety-eight victims are identified.

Lampard joins MLS side New York City

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:59
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard joins Major League Soccer side New York City FC on a two-year deal.

VIDEO: Bill Gates talks Africa with the BBC

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:56
Bill Gates calls for an improved audit of international aid in Africa, to ensure it achieves its aims.

Flying car hits first floor of house

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:56
A car careers off the road and flies through the air, smashing into the first floor of a house in Lincolnshire.
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