International News

VIDEO: Ethiopia defends dissident arrest

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:18
Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from Yemen last month, Ethiopian leader Hailemariam Desalegn has told the BBC.

Turkey PM in new constitution move

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:18
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledges to push for a new constitution if he is elected president next month.

'Immigration Street' area confirmed

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:09
The team behind the television show Benefits Street confirms it will film a follow-up series on immigration in Southampton.

UK imams condemn Isis in online film

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:00
Senior UK-based Shia and Sunni Muslims imams and clerics film a video message urging young British Muslims against fighting in Iraq and Syria.

Victim 'was showered after attack'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:55
A murder victim found dumped in a wheelie bin was showered after being subjected to a violent assault, the High Court has been told.

Ethiopia defends dissident arrest

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:46
Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from Yemen last month, Ethiopia's prime minister tells the BBC.

World Cup winner Balshaw retires

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:43
World Cup winner Iain Balshaw announces his retirement from rugby after failing to recover from a knee injury.

Trentin wins Tour de France stage seven

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:32
Matteo Trentin wins stage seven of the Tour de France 2014 as Vincenzo Nibali retains the leader's yellow jersey.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:28
The best way to stop headphones getting tangled, and more nuggets from the week's news.

VIDEO: Video 'shows Ukraine bridge blown-up'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:21
Amateur footage has emerged purporting to show the moment a Ukrainian bridge was blown-up.

'Rockets' kill soldiers in Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:11
A rocket strike in the east Ukrainian region of Luhansk kills at least 19 soldiers, Ukrainian officials say, blaming it on separatist rebels.

Weekendish: Indian cars, Teletext and bidets

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:10
India's much-maligned national car, and other great reads

Isis: A thoroughly modern caliphate

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:05
Why Isis is waging a thoroughly modern jihad

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:03
The week's big numbers, visualised

VIDEO: Baby cut free from metal mop bucket

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:03
A 16-month-old had to be cut free from a metal mop bucket after getting herself stuck.

Robison defends Commonwealth uniform

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 07:56
Shona Robison urges people to get over their objections to Team Scotland's Commonwealth Games uniform and back the team.

Dad gets life for baby shaking death

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 07:53
A man is sentenced to life for murdering his four-month-old daughter while charges against the girl's mother are dismissed.

Motor racing on public roads plan

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 07:53
David Cameron says the government is to give local authorities the power to stage motor races on public roads.

Ghana dismisses World Cup asylum bid

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 07:37
Ghana's government says it is "scandalised" after 200 Ghanaian World Cup fans ask for asylum in Brazil, saying they are fleeing religious conflict.

VIDEO: Festival-goers at T in the Park

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 07:24
Scotland's biggest music festival, T in the Park, has kicked off at Balado in Kinross-shire.
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