International News

VIDEO: Bowe Bergdahl's hometown divided

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 14:52
The hometown of a US soldier is coming to terms with the backlash sparked by his release, exchanged for five detainees in Guantanamo Bay after five years in Taliban captivity.

England assess Welbeck thigh injury

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 14:48
England will give an update on Danny Welbeck's fitness on Wednesday after the striker suffered a thigh problem in training.

Circus employees protest in Mexico

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 14:00
Circus employees protest in Mexico City against a ban on using animals, saying the legislation will leave them and their animals unemployed.

VIDEO: Militants seize Iraq's second city

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 13:54
Iraq's prime minister asks parliament to declare a state of emergency after militants take control of the country's second city, Mosul.

Hardaker banned for homophobic abuse

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 13:49
Leeds Rhinos full-back Zak Hardaker is given a five-match ban after being found guilty of homophobic abuse.

VIDEO: Queues round block at Clinton launch

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 13:37
People queued around the block in Manhattan on Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Hillary Clinton at the launch of her book Hard Choices.

No extra pressure as champion - Rose

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 13:32
Justin Rose says there is no extra pressure on him as defending champion at the US Open starting on Thursday.

Lowry painting auctioned for £2.3m

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 13:08
A painting by LS Lowry - described by Sotheby's as one of his "most exciting works" - is sold at auction for £2.3 million.

Mickelson keen to end US Open hoodoo

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 12:46
Phil Mickelson admits trying to win the US Open for the first time has created extra pressure for this year's event.

Ukraine to let civilians leave east

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 12:43
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko orders the creation of humanitarian corridors for civilians to escape areas of the east hit by conflict.

May rejects passport crisis claims

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 12:17
Theresa May rejects claims of a crisis in the passport applications system despite "unprecedented" demand.

Screening marks 50 years of Zulu

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 12:16
Zulu Prince Mangosuthu Buthelez is among those attending the 50th anniversary screening along with Prince Harry.

FN rift grows in 'anti-Semitism' row

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 12:11
The founder of France's National Front (FN) hits out at his daughter, Marine Le Pen, in a row over a remark condemned as anti-Semitic.

US investigates friendly-fire deaths

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 11:46
US military officials investigate the reported friendly-fire incident in southern Afghanistan that killed five American soldiers and two Afghans.

PM backs drive for 'British values'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 11:42
Plans for schools in England to promote "British values" are likely to have overwhelming support of people in the UK, the prime minister says.

'Vanishing spray can make a visible difference'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 11:36
Referee Howard Webb says a new 'toy' being used at the 2014 Fifa World Cup could lead to more goals from set-pieces.

Police criticism for hammer attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 11:30
South Wales Police face criticism for failings after a woman was attacked with a claw hammer by a violent partner, despite her warnings to officers.

Militants seize Iraq's second city

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 11:18
Iraq's prime minister asks parliament to declare a state of emergency after militants take control of the country's second city, Mosul.

Campaign adopts 'No Thanks' slogan

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 11:16
The slogan being used by the campaign to keep Scotland in the Union is being changed, ahead of the 18 September independence referendum.

Colombia and ELN to hold peace talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 11:14
The Colombian government says it is starting peace negotiations with the country's second largest rebel group.
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