International News

US urges unity to expel Iraq rebels

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:48
The US secretary of state tells the BBC there must be regional unity to expel Isis rebels, as he holds talks with Kurdish leaders in north Iraq.

Costa Rica 0-0 England

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:47
England end their poor World Cup 2014 campaign with a goalless draw against Costa Rica to finish bottom of Group D.

Sri Lanka beat England in thriller

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:32
England lose off the penultimate ball as Sri Lanka win a thrilling second Test at Headingley to secure a series victory.

Militants 'seize women' in Nigeria

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:27
More than 60 women and children have been abducted in northern Nigeria by suspected militant Islamists, residents and officials say.

Britons killed in Turkey crash named

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:22
Two Britons who died in a reported jeep safari accident in Turkey have been named by the authorities there, and a further two remain in hospital.

VIDEO: Highlights: Italy 0-1 Uruguay

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:15
Diego Godin scores the winner for Uruguay in their 1-0 victory over Italy, which sees Uruguay qualify for the last 16 and eliminates Italy.

VIDEO: Shot of day two - Nadal's stunner

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:02
Watch the best shot of day two from Wimbledon as two-time champion Rafael Nadal recovers from a slip against Martin Klizan to hit a searing cross-court winner.

VIDEO: Highlights: England 0-0 Costa Rica

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:59
England bowed out of the 2014 World Cup in disappointing fashion after limping to a 0-0 draw with eventual group winners Costa Rica.

VIDEO: Prince Harry faces penalties in Brazil

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:57
Prince Harry has visited a private sports facility in Belo Horizonte and faced some penalties from children.

VIDEO: Suarez appears to bite Chiellini

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:57
Uruguay's Luis Suarez appears to bite Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini, which would be the third time the Liverpool player had committed such an offence.

2-2 game 'most viewed in US history'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:57
The World Cup match between USA and Portugal on Sunday, which finished with high drama, was the most viewed football game in US history, provisional figures suggest.

Andy Coulson guilty of phone hacking

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:51
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is found guilty of conspiring to hack phones while ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks is cleared of all charges.

Tributes to dead 'white collar' boxer

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:43
Tributes are paid to a man who died following a "white collar" boxing match at a nightclub in Nottingham.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:19
Yaya Toure criticises Man City again, Arsenal hold talks with Alexis Sanchez, Rio Ferdinand in line for QPR move, plus more.

VIDEO: Boy takes 'selfie' with the Queen

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:08
The Queen has been photographed in the background as a boy takes a selfie at St George's Market

Sky cars to be built in Tel Aviv

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:08
A futuristic network of cars that will travel through the sky above Tel Aviv is to be built in Israel.

Police college plan 'to go ahead'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:02
A team in charge of plans to build a new training college for the police and other emergency services at Desertcreat near Cookstown will recommend that the project continues.

McCausland drops out of tourism job

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:01
Former Assistant Chief Constable Duncan McCausland had been expected to be appointed chairman of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, the BBC learns.

Royal couple visit Belfast film set

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:01
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh meet cast and production members from Game of Thrones during a tour of the Paint Hall Studios in Belfast on the second day of their Northern Ireland visit.

Federer & Nadal into second round

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:40
Seven-time champion Roger Federer and number two seed Rafael Nadal both win their first-round matches.
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