International News

VIDEO: Life as a 'little person' in a big city

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 09:44
The online hit showing prejudice against dwarfism

Venezuela arrests 13 for smuggling

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 09:39
Venezuela says it has made 13 arrests and seized tonnes of food since launching a major anti-smuggling operation along its border with Colombia.

VIDEO: McIlroy takes on ice bucket challenge

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 09:39
One Northern Ireland couple has a novel take on the ice bucket challenge, the latest internet craze involving people pouring cold water over themselves and posting their videos online.

Ebola drug-test doctors 'recovering'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 09:25
Three doctors in Liberia with Ebola who have taken an experimental drug are showing remarkable signs of improvement, a minister says.

Tornado fighters collide in Italy

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 09:22
Two Italian military fighter jets collide and crash during a training exercise near Ascoli and the four people on board are reported missing.

Google removes 12 BBC News links

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 09:17
Google has now removed a total of 12 BBC News stories from some search results in response to controversial EU "right to be forgotten" laws.

VIDEO: Farage offers couple 'mega apology'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 08:53
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has visited a Thai constituent to apologise after one of the party's MEPs described her as a "ting tong from somewhere".

Coach crashes down ditch on M5

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 08:52
A coach carrying 53 adults and children on a trip to the seaside crashes down a ditch off the M5 near Stroud, Gloucestershire.

VIDEO: Close-up: Mosul dam retaken from IS

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 08:52
The BBC's Jim Jim Muir visits the strategically important Mosul Dam, which Kurdish and Iraqi forces have retaken from Islamic State (IS) militants.

Bercow's choice set to get top job

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 08:41
Speaker John Bercow's choice to take over as Parliament's most senior official is almost certain to get the job, despite protests.

Sex with police officer 'flattering'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 08:28
A woman prisoner who says she had sex with a police officer in a custody suite tells Cardiff Crown Court she was "flattered" by the attention.

US Navy: WW2 wreck found in Java Sea

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 08:23
The US Navy confirms a wreck on the bottom of the Java sea is the USS Houston, sunk by the Japanese in World War Two with as many as 700 men aboard.

Kerr is first female boss in Scotland

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 08:04
Shelley Kerr takes charge of Stirling University, making her the first female manager in Scottish senior football.

Nigerian 'mutiny over Boko Haram'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 08:00
A group of soldiers in Nigeria is refusing to fight Boko Haram militants until they receive better equipment, one of the mutineers tells the BBC.

NHS boss suspended over 'hate' site

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 08:00
An NHS boss is suspended after a BBC investigation reveals him as head of a charity which carried articles discussing the killing of gay people.

Investors needed to save shipbuilder

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:59
New investors may need to found within days if the financially-stricken Ferguson Shipbuilder in Port Glasgow is to be saved, MSPs are told.

Care criticised at baby inquest

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:56
The care given to a woman whose newborn baby died was "completely unacceptable and sub-standard", a coroner tells an inquest.

Rail fares to rise 3.5% for 2015

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:55
Regulated rail fares in England will rise by 3.5% in January 2015, following the release of inflation figures for July.

VIDEO: China's elite target New York real estate

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:54
With Chinese households getting richer, a growing number of people are investing their cash in American real estate.

Inbetweeners thrash Sly at box office

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 07:54
The second Inbetweeners film continues to dominate the UK and Ireland box office chart, leaving the latest Expendables sequel floundering in its wake.
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