International News

Ukraine rebels 'halt MH17 observers'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 00:42
International observers say pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have limited their access to the wreckage of flight MH17.

Obama gives Israel PM Gaza warning

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 00:31
US President Obama supports Israel's right to self-defence, but warns PM Benjamin Netanyahu against further escalation in Gaza.

Mother backs reservoir risk campaign

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 00:28
A mother whose teenage son died in a reservoir accident backs a campaign warning of summer swimming dangers.

Mother's plea over ecstasy death

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 00:26
The bereaved mother of a 15-year-old girl, who died after taking almost pure MDMA, urges parents to talk to their children about drugs, a year after her daughter's death.

VIDEO: Typhoon heads for Vietnam

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 23:57
A powerful Typhoon is heading towards Vietnam after causing widespread flooding and damage in parts of southern China.

VIDEO: Piracy alerts to be sent to households

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 23:26
Warning emails are to be sent to people who are downloading music and films illegally.

VIDEO: Assisted dying bill passes first hurdle

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 23:20
A bill to legalise assisted dying has passed its second reading in the Lords on Friday without a vote.

Gatlin powers to 200m win in Monaco

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 22:53
Former world champion Justin Gatlin wins the men's 200m in a time of 19.68 seconds at the Monaco Diamond League.

'People fell from the sky' - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:52
Saturday's newspapers point the finger of blame at Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

China bus crash leaves 38 dead

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:38
Thirty-eight people die after a lorry collides with a bus on a motorway in China's southern Hunan province.

Iran nuclear talks deadline extended

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 20:53
The deadline for an agreement between Iran and world powers on Iran's nuclear programme is extended until 24 November.

The last craftsmen in England?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 18:40
Are these the last master craftsmen in England?

'Holocaust Survivors' Club' looks to next generation

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 17:03
Who will keep Holocaust memories alive?

'Stilton shoes' enter cheese battle

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 16:51
A shoe with a "Stilton wedge" heel is the latest weapon in a Cambridgeshire village's fight to have its blue cheese recognised officially as Stilton.

'Safer' kisspeptin IVF shows promise

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 16:51
Twelve babies have been born using a potentially safer way of getting eggs for use in IVF with the hormone kisspeptin, UK doctors say.

VIDEO: Has spying damaged US reputation?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 16:01
Has US spying and drones damaged its global reputation?

The bizarre tale of the ladies who limped

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:59
Author Jeremy Clay tells the The bizarre tale of the ladies who limped.

VIDEO: The problem with sex education in India

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:31
Indian minister's views on sex education inspire satire

UK anti-piracy action set to begin

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:29
People in the UK who persistently pirate music and movies will soon start getting emails warning them that their actions are illegal.

JK Rowling plans crime book spree

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:24
JK Rowling's crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith will eventually outnumber her Harry Potter books, she reveals.
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