International News

Welsh day one hopes hit by injuries

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 22:09
Team Wales go into the first day's competition at the Commonwealth Games without a number of big medal hopes absent because of injuries.

Gatwick's '£256m second runway plan'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 22:08
Gatwick Airport is expected to announce £256m of funding for local jobs and infrastructure if a second runway is given the go-ahead.

VIDEO: Ukraine village 'shelled by forces'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 22:07
Natalia Antelava gains access to a village where one woman apparently died, and another was badly injured, when it was allegedly shelled by Ukrainian Grad rockets.

Four die as lorry and car crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 21:41
A couple and their two young children die after crash between a car and a lorry on the A801 near Polmont.

Peaches' drug 'secrets' and Games pictures - papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 21:41
Many papers focus on the inquest of TV presenter Peaches Geldof, while others give their views on the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Wiggins questions price of Tour fame

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 21:31
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he sometimes wishes he had never won the Tour de France and Olympic gold in 2012.

Taiwan plane crash toll reaches 48

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 21:29
Forty-eight people are now known to have died after a passenger plane crashed in Taiwan's Penghu island, as a storm passed over the area.

Taiwan plane crash: In pictures

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 20:50
TransAsia Airways plane crashes in Taiwan

India MPs demand 'force-fed' probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 20:24
Opposition MPs in India demand an investigation into reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.

Dogs 'hardwired' to be jealous wags

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 19:09
Jealousy is not just part of the human condition, a study suggests, it appears to be hard wired into the brains of dogs too.

Labour considers sport betting levy

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 18:51
A betting levy to help fund community facilities and treat gambling addiction is among proposals considered by Labour in a "long-term innovative plan for sport".

Arizona execution takes two hours

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 18:49
US death row inmate Joseph Wood takes almost two hours to die in Arizona's death chamber, and the state governor orders an inquiry.

Gaza: Hamas seeks to emerge stronger

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 17:59
Why the Palestinian group won't back down yet

VIDEO: Wine fraudster to be sentenced in US

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 17:24
Rudy Kurniawan, who manufactured phony vintage wine in his kitchen, will be sentenced for fraud on Thursday.

VIDEO: The blind art of conducting a choir

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 17:16
Can blind people be taught to conduct a choir with meaningful gestures that the singers understand?

Wildlife film-makers' tricks of the trade

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 17:00
Wildlife film-makers reveal the tricks of the trade

Santiago rail crash families want answers

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 16:56
Families wait for answers year after Spanish rail disaster

RNLI warns of rise in coastal deaths

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 16:52
A total of 167 people lost their lives off the UK coastline last year - the highest number since 2010 - the RNLI says.

VIDEO: Ukraine rebel leader admits Russia links

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 16:47
The leader of Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, Alexander Borodai, has admitted contacts with Russian security services.

Europeans with an eye on Edinburgh

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 16:16
Eight places in Europe that also want independence
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