International News

VIDEO: Timbuktu film does well in Cannes

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 15:19
Tom Brook looks at the film Timbuktu and how audiences are receiving it at the Cannes Film Festival.

Island stories: 300 miles across post-war Sri Lanka

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 15:16
Daredevil diver, one-armed rebel - a trip across post-war Sri Lanka

Security firms prepare for World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 15:06
Brazil's security firms prepare for a busy World Cup

'Don't call us the bad bank'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 15:05
'Don't call us the bad bank'

Exotic bird 'overshoots' to Borders

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 15:01
An exotic bird is thought to have overshot its migration to southern Europe and ended up in the Scottish Borders.

Most patients 'right to go to A&E'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 15:01
Efforts to redirect patients away from busy A&E departments will not work, say doctors, as a new study shows most need to be seen there.

Industry warns of forest slump

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 15:01
Members of the forestry and timber industry are worried by predictions of a fall in the availability of wood after 2050.

'Killer robots': Are they inevitable?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 14:59
Will machines decide when, where and who to kill?

US 'losing patience' with Venezuela

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 14:57
US Secretary of State John Kerry says that impatience with Venezuela is growing over its failure to address the country's serious political crisis.

VIDEO: Vine on the BBC's election TV set

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 14:40
Jeremy Vine demonstrates some of the visual tricks of the trade which will be used in the BBC's coverage of Thursday's elections.

Libya general urges crisis cabinet

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 14:19
The general leading an armed campaign against Libya's government has urged the judiciary to appoint an emergency cabinet to take over.

Red Cross delivers food to Aleppo

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 14:11
Aid groups negotiate a deal with government and rebels to deliver emergency rations to 60,000 people in the embattled Syrian province of Aleppo.

Butcher hails Hibernian display

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 13:55
Manager Terry Butcher praises Hibernian following their 2-0 play-off final first-leg victory over Hamilton.

AUDIO: Baby left in back of black cab

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 13:32
Laptops, wallets and umbrellas are usually left in the back of taxis but one taxi driver in London got a bit of a shock when something - or someone - rather more precious was left behind.

British journalist freed in Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 13:25
A British national working as a journalist for a Russian TV station is released after being detained in Ukraine for more than 24 hours.

Police - change or be changed

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 13:04
No minister has spoken to Police Federation like Theresa May did

Hamilton Academical 0-2 Hibernian

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 12:38
Jason Cummings' double puts Hibernian on course to avoid relegation as Hamilton's promotion hopes are dented.

Democrats join Benghazi select panel

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 12:28
Democrats in the US Congress have named five representatives to a special panel on the Benghazi attacks despite saying it is motivated by Republican politics.

Three-year jail sentence for Mubarak

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 12:17
A court in Egypt sentences ousted President Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison after finding him and his two sons guilty of embezzlement.

No sign of missing yacht says US

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 12:07
Four British men remain missing after search teams report no sightings of a life-raft from the yacht at the centre of an international hunt.
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