International News

Flight MH17 crash victim identified

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 12:00
The family of a man who died on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 say they are "happy and relieved" after his body is formally identified.

AUDIO: Pupils dig up 'priceless' hair tress

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 11:46
A group of Cumbrian schoolboys have discovered a rare golden hair tress thought to be 4,000 years old.

VIDEO: Royals 'plant' Tower poppies

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 11:40
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have "planted" ceramic poppies at the Tower of London to mark the centenary of World War One.

Gaza truce holds as Israel withdraws

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 11:30
A 72-hour humanitarian truce is holding in Gaza after Israel withdrew ground forces, with hopes for a longer deal now resting on talks in Cairo.

PC denies 'helping uninsured flirt'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 11:22
A police officer denies turning a blind eye to an uninsured Porsche driver because he had flirted with her.

Ebola outbreak risk to US 'very low'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 11:15
US National Security Advisor Susan Rice says the risk of the Ebola virus spreading in the US is low, as a second infected American arrives for treatment in the country.

VIDEO: Family appeal for stolen war medals

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 10:59
The family of a WW2 RAF pilot whose medals were stolen from a house in Kent appeal for their return.

Stem cell scientist found dead

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 10:58
A Japanese scientist involved in a scandal over discredited stem cell research has been found dead in an apparent suicide.

Military jet escorts passenger plane

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 10:52
A passenger is arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat after military jets are scrambled to escort a plane to Manchester Airport.

Five European golds for Great Britain

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 10:47
Golds for Susie Rodgers, Ollie Hynd, Hannah Russell, Steph Millward & Sascha Kindred at the IPC Swimming European Championships.

'Heavy fighting' erupts in Donetsk

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 10:28
Heavy fighting erupts in a suburb of the eastern Ukrainian rebel bastion of Donetsk, local officials say.

VIDEO: What will Rosetta spacecraft do?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 10:04
Scientists are poised for a key moment in the history of space exploration when a spacecraft attempts to rendezvous with a comet on Wednesday.

Three US migrant shelters to close

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:57
Three emergency shelters housing an influx of children from Central America who entered the US illegally will be closed because numbers are falling.

Ireland stun champions New Zealand

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:56
Ireland beat champions New Zealand 17-14 in the Women's World Cup and are on course to qualify for the semi-finals.

VIDEO: Trees felled over disease outbreak

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:19
Thousands of trees are being cut down in a Belfast forest following the discovery of a disease in some species.

Warsi quitting won't change policy

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:15
Baroness Warsi's resignation won't change UK policy on Gaza

VIDEO: End of the road for The Inbetweeners

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:12
The cast of The Inbetweeners talk to BBC Breakfast

Lorry fire causes 77-mile diversion

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:11
Drivers forced to make a 77-mile diversion after a fire breaks out on a lorry on the A9 just north of the Berriedale Braes in Caithness.

McIlroy plays down talk of 'Rory era'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:11
Open champion Rory McIlroy says his recent form is not 'the start of an era' as he prepares for the US PGA Championship.

Rosetta: The story so far

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:11
The challenges ahead for Europe's comet chaser
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