International News

Chilean priest in adoption scandal

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:55
A Chilean judge bars a Catholic priest from leaving the country over claims he pressured unmarried women to give up their babies for adoption.

UK ready to help over Iraq - Cameron

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:48
The UK is ready to "help out in the right way" in Iraq where thousands of people have fled Islamist militants, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

VIDEO: BBC gains access to Mount Sinjar

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:45
The BBC's world affairs correspondent Paul Wood reports from Mount Sinjar in Iraq where many refugees are still located.

VIDEO: Teletext kept alive at art festival

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:45
Teletext may have disappeared from British TV screens - but artists across Europe are keeping the format alive.

Two arrests in missing brothers hunt

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:36
Police searching for three brothers missing from a foster home in Sunderland arrest two people in connection with their disappearance.

Suarez ban stays but cleared to train

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:32
Luis Suarez's four-month biting ban is upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, but he is now allowed to train with Barcelona.

Should holiday email be deleted?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:32
Should all holiday emails just be deleted?

NHS rights call for private patients

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:29
Calls are made for private healthcare patients in Wales to have the same rights as those on the NHS.

Police search Cliff Richard property

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:16
Police search a Berkshire property belonging to Sir Cliff Richard in relation to an alleged historical sex offence.

Suicide rate falls by a fifth

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 08:58
The suicide rate in Scotland fell by almost a fifth over the past decade, new figures show.

VIDEO: The Analyst: How to play a bouncer

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 08:58
Cricket analyst Simon Hughes on how to beat fast balls

Apple bans toxins from assembly line

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 08:49
In light of a public campaign, Apple has banned two potentially hazardous chemicals from 22 of its iPhone and iPad assembly plants.

Sharp rise in CT scans on children

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 08:42
An expert panel says the number of CT scans performed each year is rising exponentially and more data is needed to asses their impact on health.

Ukraine rebel head Strelkov 'quits'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 08:38
Igor Girkin - known as Strelkov - resigns as the military chief of pro-Russian rebels in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, reports say.

Protest march advances on Islamabad

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 08:32
Anti-government protesters led by Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri set off from Lahore for Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, amid tight security.

VIDEO: Man Utd & Arsenal to keep spending?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 08:31
BBC Sport's David Ornstein reports on the latest Premier League transfer stories, including Man Utd and Arsenal's search for a central defender.

The biter bit - or has Suarez got off lightly?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 08:05
Luis Suarez's partially successful appeal will disappoint some but the result seems a sensible solution to most observers, writes Dan Roan.

Fracking threatens election tremors

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 08:00
How big an impact will fracking have on 2015 election?

Rik Mayall mural for birthplace

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 07:37
A 20ft (6m) high mural of comedian Rik Mayall is created in his birthplace in Essex.

VIDEO: Two US states 'swap weather systems'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 07:31
Unusual weather in the Western US has caused an apparent "swap" in weather systems between Arizona and Washington State.
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