International News

Venues 'must do more' for disabled

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 16:20
Tourist attractions in the UK are urged to provide better access for disabled visitors by the minister for disabled people.

The village 'washed on to the map'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 16:10
Why villagers think Boscastle floods were a good thing

Dying man denied free care again

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 15:58
A terminally ill man who was told he wasn't close enough to death to qualify for free personal care is refused support for a second time.

The lawyer who shot himself proving his case

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 15:35
Author Jeremy Clay tells the strange story of the 19th Century lawyer who accidentally shot himself while demonstrating the innocence of a defendant in a murder trial.

How much gold can we get from mobile phones?

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 15:34
How much of the gold we need can we get by recycling used phones?

Russia assures US on Ukraine convoy

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 15:01
Russia's defence secretary gives a guarantee to his US counterpart there are no military personnel in its aid convoy for Ukraine, the US says.

Savage on how Costa gives Chelsea the finishing touch

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 15:01
Summer signing Diego Costa is the missing piece in Jose Mourinho's title jigsaw, says Robbie Savage in his first BBC Sport column of the season.

VIDEO: How many million for an old car?

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 14:37
A rare 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO once owned by famed racing driver and Olympic gold medallist has sold for $34.65m.

Driver killed in rally crash named

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 14:23
A 20-year-old rally driver from Enniskillen dies in a crash at the Ulster Rally in County Fermanagh and his Welsh co-driver is injured.

Kick-off has come too soon - Wenger

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 14:21
Arsene Wenger says his World Cup winners needed another week to recover from the World Cup.

Ebola 'to last at least six months'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 13:47
The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa will take at least six months to bring under control, the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres says.

VIDEO: Russia denies Ukraine incursion

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 13:45
While the Russian humanitarian aid convoy travelling to Ukraine comes to halt, Russia is accused of military action on the Ukraine border.

Negative Ebola test for detainee

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 13:44
A female detainee who took ill at Dungavel Detention Centre in South Lanarkshire tests negative for the Ebola virus.

Sunni leaders propose Iraq deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 13:09
Some leaders of Iraq's Sunni Muslim minority propose working with the new PM, a move that could help break political deadlock.

Ukraine 'strikes column from Russia'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 12:31
Ukraine says it has partially destroyed an armoured column from Russia, but Russia denies any such vehicles crossed the border.

Amelia and Oliver most popular names

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:56
Oliver overtakes Harry to become the most popular baby name for boys in England and Wales as Amelia tops the list for girls for the third year running.

Gemili & Rooney storm to Euro golds

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:51
Adam Gemili and Martyn Rooney both win gold on another successful night for Britain at the European Championships in Zurich.

Slain US teenager 'robbery suspect'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:43
Michael Brown, the black teenager shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri, was a suspect in a robbery just moments earlier, police say.

Grace Mugabe enters Zanu-PF politics

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:29
The wife of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe enters politics, after being endorsed to become the head of the ruling party's women's league.

VIDEO: British Muslim who wants to join IS

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:24
The BBC's Ed Thomas speaks to a British Muslim who says he is willing to join Islamic State fighters, believing it is his religious duty.
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