International News

Suarez to find out bite appeal result

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:40
The outcome of Luis Suarez's appeal against a four-month ban from football for biting will be announced at 14:00 BST on Thursday.

AUDIO: 'Most of us know very little about mental illness'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:37
Adrian Strain talks about his son, Martin, who recently took his own life.

Two cars submerged by incoming tide

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:36
Two cars are swamped by the incoming tide off Teesside within 90 minutes, the local lifeboat crew has said.

Russian convoy heads to Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:34
More than 100 lorries with Russian aid head towards conflict areas in eastern Ukraine, as the Red Cross seeks urgent talks in Kiev and Moscow.

AUDIO: The great heels vs flats debate

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:33
Fashion designer Dame Zandra Rhodes and fashion journalist Hannah Rochell debate the best type of shoe to wear.

VIDEO: Workers carry out repairs on US tower

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:26
Workers carry out maintenance on the transmitter towers of the 1,127ft (344m) John Hancock Center in Chicago.

Star Trek Spock bride dies at 78

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:26
Actress Arlene Martel, who was best known for playing the prospective bride of Mr Spock in Star Trek, has died aged 78.

AUDIO: Pilot's arm 'came off while landing'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:12
A pilot lost control of a passenger plane after his artificial arm became detached as he was coming in to land, an accident report has said. Steven Robinson, a pilot with a prosthetic limb, speaks to the Today programme.

NI students top in A-level results

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:10
Northern Ireland students outperform their counterparts in England and Wales in A-level A* and A grades.

Failing GPs: A Pandora's Box?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:05
Nick Triggle on why tackling failing GPs may prove difficult

21,000 council tax discounts checked

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 00:54
More than 21,000 people in Flintshire who have the 25% single person discount on their council tax are to have their claims checked against credit reference data.

VIDEO: Is politics risking space projects?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 00:46
Collaboration between the US and Russia on the International Space Station (ISS) could be jeopardised as tensions between the two nations create political disputes.

Broadway lights dimmed for Williams

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 00:35
The marquees of Broadway's theatres are dimmed in memory of Robin Williams following the actor and comedian's death earlier this week.

India children die trapped in car

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 00:31
Police in India say four children have died from suffocation after they got trapped inside a car and could not open the door from inside.

Pellegrini defends team selection

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 00:03
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini plays down the significance of omitting English players from his Community Shield side.

Woods' decision a 'big favour' for Watson

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 23:07
Tiger Woods' absence from the Ryder Cup is a shame but he will not be missed, says golf correspondent Iain Carter.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 22:22
Hull target Welbeck, Liverpool want Rossi, Arsenal continue Cavani pursuit, while Spurs could swap Soldado for Guarin.

The gap in the world's longest road

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 22:08
The uncrossable gap in the middle of the world's longest road

Councils 'should have more power'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 22:02
Councils should be able to raise most of the money they spend from local taxes, according to a new report.

Australia premier's daughter charged

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 22:02
The daughter of one of Australia's most well-known politicians, Neville Wran, has been charged with murdering a suspected drug dealer, police say.

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