International News

Romanian president urged to resign

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 11:32
Romanian President Traian Basescu is under pressure to stand down after his brother was arrested and accused of having links to the boss of a criminal gang.

Suarez 'bite' was nothing - captain

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 11:21
Uruguay captain Diego Lugano denies team-mate Luis Suarez bit Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during the sides' World Cup group match.

Iraq PM rejects emergency cabinet

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 11:17
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Maliki rejects calls for an emergency "national salvation" government to counter jihadist-led Sunni rebels.

Djokovic battles to win over Stepanek

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 11:14
Top seed Novak Djokovic and Grigor Dimitrov both reach the third round, but seventh seed David Ferrer is out.

VIDEO: Stepanek's winner and 'lap of honour'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:53
Watch the best shot of Wimbledon day three as Radek Stepanek follows a winner against Novak Djokovic with a mini 'lap of honour'.

Husband shot wife 'because she left'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:47
A man from Cwmbran goes on trial accused of shooting his wife dead because he could not accept she had left him, Newport Crown court hears.

'NHS should pay back cancer cash'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:44
A mother who helped raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for cancer services is asking the NHS to pay it back.

Report UK Syria fighters, police urge

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:39
A senior counter-terrorism detective calls on relatives of Britons planning to take up arms in Syria to report them to the authorities.

Right-to-buy policy scrapped by MSPs

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:34
The right of council and social housing tenants to buy their homes at a discounted rate in Scotland is abolished by the Scottish Parliament.

£10m prize to focus on antibiotics

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:25
Antibiotic resistance has been selected as the focus for a £10m prize set up to tackle a major challenge of our time.

China dismisses 'corrupt' official

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:17
China's most senior serving politician to be investigated for corruption since President Xi Jinping took power is removed from office.

VIDEO: Do medical students want to become GPs?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:17
As the BMA warns longer waits to see a GP in the UK are "becoming the norm", three medical students explain why they are drawn to alternatives to general practice.

West warns Russia on Ukraine unrest

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:11
The West warns Russia it may impose new sanctions as fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine despite a truce between government forces and pro-Russian rebels.

VIDEO: Highlights: Nigeria 2-3 Argentina

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:53
Watch highlights as two Lionel Messi strikes help Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2 in their final Group F game in Porto Alegre.

Hacking probes: What happens next?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:47
Why it is not the end of the road for investigations into alleged criminality inside newspapers

Aereo loses court battle over TV

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:26
The US Supreme court has rules against Aereo in a landmark case that pit the start-up TV company against some of the biggest US broadcasters.

Solar cells made using bath salts

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:17
Researchers have developed a new manufacturing method which could bring down the cost of making a type of solar cell.

VIDEO: Man wins £2,000 on Suarez 'bite'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:10
A Norwegian man wins a sizeable payout after betting that Uruguay striker Luis Suarez would bite someone during the World Cup.

Jab 'protects mice against tumours'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:00
Scientists have developed a vaccine that they say provides some protection against brain tumours in mice by boosting the immune system.

Nadal 'unfazed' by Rosol says coach

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 08:52
Rafael Nadal is unfazed by Wimbledon second-round opponent Lukas Rosol, who beat him in 2012, says coach Toni Nadal.
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