International News

South Sudan rebels 'lose key town'

BBC - 15 hours 3 min ago
Government forces in South Sudan retake the strategic town of Nasir attacked by rebels on Sunday, the UN says.

Dutch and Australians in MH17 talks

BBC - 15 hours 8 min ago
The Netherlands and Australia seek access to the rebel-controlled crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine as more bodies arrive in Eindhoven.

Cameron accused of Tyne Tees mix-up

BBC - 15 hours 9 min ago
Prime Minister David Cameron appears to think he is speaking to people on Tyneside during an interview with BBC Tees.

Ceasefire aim as Gaza deaths top 800

BBC - 15 hours 12 min ago
Efforts to secure a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas are intensifying as more people are killed in the 18-day conflict.

Clinic head 'upset by protesters'

BBC - 15 hours 12 min ago
A Marie Stopes clinic director was left "extremely shaken and upset" by alleged harassment outside her workplace, a court is told.

Gecko sex satellite 'not responding'

BBC - 15 hours 17 min ago
A Russian satellite containing geckos could plummet to earth if control is not regained, according to reports.

Violinist 'failed' in abuse trial

BBC - 15 hours 23 min ago
A violinist who died a week after giving evidence at a sex abuse trial of her former teacher was "failed" by mental health services, a coroner says.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - 15 hours 26 min ago
Dogs get jealous, and nine more nuggets from the week's news

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - 15 hours 28 min ago
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

American reporter held in Iran

BBC - 15 hours 28 min ago
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 - 15 hours 32 min ago
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - 15 hours 33 min ago
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 - 15 hours 34 min ago
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 - 15 hours 38 min ago
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 - 15 hours 42 min ago
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 - 15 hours 46 min ago
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 - 15 hours 55 min ago
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 - 15 hours 56 min ago
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 - 16 hours 2 min ago
Selection of the best news photos from around the world

Homeowner kills 'pregnant burglar'

BBC - 16 hours 2 min ago
Authorities in California are investigating whether to charge an elderly man who fatally shot a suspected female burglar who said she was pregnant.
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