International News

Ukraine may block Russian aid convoy

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:09
Ukrainian officials set conditions for receiving Russian aid in the conflict-torn east, as a convoy of food and medicine departs from near Moscow.

VIDEO: 'Williams helped with my green card'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:40
Actor Giles Matthey pays tribute to Robin Williams - who supported his application for a green card after the pair worked together on the film Boulevard.

Man Utd target Rojo requests move

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:32
Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo hands in a transfer request and admits his desire to join Manchester United.

Lotto winner shares win with workmate

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:22
An Edinburgh painter and decorator who won more than £7m on the lottery vows to share some of his fortune with a workmate.

No police action in C. diff outbreak

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:20
Wales' biggest health board will not face police action over an outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) at hospitals in north Wales.

Scarratt confident of England success

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:19
England centre Emily Scarratt says her side "have a great chance" of winning the Women's Rugby World Cup.

'Care boy' tells of electric shocks

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:12
A man who went through Jersey's care system describes friendly German soldiers during WW2, and later bullying and electric shocks in a life that became "hell".

Missing brothers 'could be abroad'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:42
Three Polish brothers aged between 10 and 15 are missing from the home of their foster parents in Sunderland.

Autonomy exec fights back in HP row

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:36
Computer giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) has been accused in a court filing of "mismanagement" in its 2011 takeover of UK software firm Autonomy.

Hammond rejects MPs' recall for Iraq

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:11
The foreign secretary says Parliament should not be recalled "at the moment" - after Sir Menzies Campbell joined those wanting MPs to debate the Iraq situation.

In pictures: The Maliki years

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:08
Career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki

Rhinos to be evacuated in S Africa

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:06
South Africa plans to evacuate hundreds of rhinos from its biggest nature park, in the latest move to combat the rise in illegal rhino hunting.

VIDEO: Edinburgh panda 'believed pregnant'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:03
Edinburgh Zoo has said it believes its panda Tian Tian is pregnant and may give birth at the end of the month.

In pictures: Framing Hope

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:55
A new exhibition of photos by Jillian Edelstein

Egyptian forces 'planned massacre'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:48
Human Rights Watch says its year-long inquiry into the deaths of hundreds of protesters in Cairo in 2013 found evidence of systematic killings.

VIDEO: BE2 biplane replica lands at Headcorn

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:47
Nick Higham speaks to the owner of a replica WW1 biplane preparing to take part in a 'Then and Now' flypast.

Africa's young to swell by 2050

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:43
Africa's under-18 population will increase by two-thirds to reach almost a billion by 2050, a new UN report says.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:35
Rojo in bid to force through Man Utd move, Liverpool want Eto'o, Galatasaray ponder move for Arsenal duo, plus more.

Libyan police chief 'assassinated'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:31
The head of police in the Libyan capital Tripoli has been assassinated by unknown gunmen, the interior ministry says.

Xbox gets Tomb Raider as exclusive

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:23
Microsoft reveals Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an exclusive for its Xbox platform despite Sony's PlayStation consoles enjoying stronger sales.
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