International News

VIDEO: League of Legends hits Wembley

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 19:57
Newsbeat speaks to players and fans at one of the UK's biggest ever e-sports events.

VIDEO: 100 World Cup goals in 100 seconds

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 19:54
Watch the first 100 goals of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil in 100 seconds.

Working-with-children bans falling

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 19:50
The number of people barred from working with children in England and Wales because they have committed sex offences has fallen by three quarters in two years, new data says.

Mormons oust 'women priest' backer

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 19:07
The Mormon Church has excommunicated a prominent backer of the ordination of women priests for contravening official doctrine, her supporters say.

Call to improve heart op consent

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 18:23
Patients must be given clearer information before they undergo a common operation for heart disease, a London cardiologist has said.

Pesticide toll 'impossible to deny'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 18:16
Scientists say the evidence is 'conclusive' that neonicotinoids are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial species.

Maxine Peake hails her sporting hero

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 18:12
Maxine Peake shines a light on 'criminally ignored' cyclist

Call for vote on 'unelected PMs'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 17:54
Parliament should have a say when prime ministers change between general elections, a group of MPs proposes.

Balls: Mansion tax 'only for rich'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 17:50
People who are "asset rich but cash poor" will be treated fairly under Labour's proposed mansion tax, Ed Balls says.

Google 'testing' domain name service

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 17:40
Google unveils plans for its own domain name registration service that will allow consumers "to search, find, purchase and transfer" domain names.

VIDEO: Egypt trial: Family 'devastated'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:46
The father of one of three of the al-Jazeera journalists sentenced to seven-year jail terms in Egypt have said he is "devastated and shocked by the finding".

'He saved my life that night'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:40
The mental health heroes turning lives around

Mullered and 61 other words for beaten at sport

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:25
...and 59 other words for being beaten at sport

The world's greatest living artist?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:12
The little-known Frenchman who paints only in black

VIDEO: UK boys 'lured to Syria to fight'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:05
Three teenage boys from Coventry have been lured to Syria to fight for Isis, their families have told BBC Newsnight.

How the CIA secretly published Dr Zhivago

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:04
How the CIA was the first to publish Dr Zhivago in Russian

What was the Battle of Bannockburn about?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:03
What was the Battle of Bannockburn about?

Steely Sharapova set on Wimbledon reprise

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:41
Ten years on from a breakthrough title that brought her global fame and vast wealth, Maria Sharapova has unfinished business at Wimbledon.

Glasgow cycle hire scheme launched

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:41
A £600,000 initiative to offer 400 bikes for hire at 31 locations across Glasgow is due to be launched.

Families struggle with funeral costs

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:36
Bereaved Scots are finding it harder to pay the growing costs of burying their loves ones, according to Citizens Advice Scotland.
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