International News

Israel starts Gaza ground offensive

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 00:17
The Israeli military begins a ground offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, extending its Operation Protective Edge.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 00:04
Of which 'kingdom' is this girl a princess?

Family speaks of crash flight miss

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 23:52
A Scottish couple tell how they were planning to fly on the plane that crashed in Ukraine but changed their flight due to a lack of seats.

'Slaughter at 32,000ft' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:55
The suspected missile attack which brought down a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 over Ukraine dominates Friday's front pages.

India school boycotted after 'rape'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:52
Indian parents stop sending their children to a Bangalore school after a six-year-old student was allegedly raped by staff members.

Oil and gas firms 'wait and see'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:30
Investment in the North Sea stalls, with planned changes to how the industry is regulated cited as a possible cause, a new report has said.

VIDEO: World-class field ready for Monaco

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:20
BBC Sport looks ahead to the Diamond League meeting in Monaco, as a world class field including Justin Gatlin, Shelly Ann-Fraser-Pryce and the returning Veronica Campbell-Brown take to the track.

'Mental pain left me barely able to lift arms'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:08
In his regular BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton reveals the full extent of his Silverstone qualifying anguish.

'Deep shock' over Malaysia jet crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 20:21
Malaysia's leader calls "deeply shocking" the crash in eastern Ukraine of a Malaysia Airlines plane, which some sources claim was shot down.

In pictures: Ukraine plane crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 20:00
Malaysia Airlines flight crashed in eastern Ukraine

Referendum 'holding back economy'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 19:13
Uncertainty over Scotland's future is holding back its economy, a report from a London-based economic research group suggests.

VIDEO: Political presenter signs off on drums

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 18:05
This Week's Andrew Neil drums viewers in to the recess after he had Ginger Baker as a guest on his programme.

MPs seek cycling investment increase

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 17:48
A five-fold increase in spending on cycling infrastructure is needed to increase both actual and perceived road safety for cyclists, MPs say.

Google revenue up on strong ad sales

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 17:33
Internet giant Google reports a 22% jump in revenue and profits of $3.4bn during the second quarter, helped by strong advertising sales.

Homeless man denies priest killing

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 17:27
Gary Michael Moran, charged with killing a priest in an attack on a Roman Catholic church in Arizona in June, pleads not guilty.

While Iraq burns, Isis takes advantage in Syria

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 17:18
While Iraq burns, Isis takes advantage in Syria

Sex exhibition to be held in London

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 17:13
Sex is set to be the subject of a new exhibition opening at the Wellcome Collection in London in November.

Banksy 'Spy Booth' hoardings removed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 17:00
Hoardings which have covered Banksy's "Spy Booth" mural in Cheltenham since June are removed.

Wall Street Market Report

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 16:57
Wall Street Market Report

Bolivia lowers working age to 10

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 16:35
Bolivia approves legislation to allow 'self-employed children' to work from the age of 10 provided they go to school and get parental supervision.
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