International News

Death row Briton loses funding fight

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 01:34
A grandmother on death row in Indonesia loses her Supreme Court challenge over the lawfulness of a UK Government policy not to provide legal funding to Britons facing capital charges abroad.

Final reshuffle appointments due

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 01:33
David Cameron is due to complete the final appointments in his biggest ministerial reshuffle before questions from MPs in the Commons.

55 dead sharks on beach 'horrific'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 01:23
A marine biologist says the "horrific" sight of 55 sharks washed up on a Gower beach may be the result of trawling.

Doosan Babcock to create 380 UK jobs

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 01:09
Doosan Babcock is to create 266 jobs at a new process engineering centre in Renfrew, Renfrewshire.

VIDEO: Meet Ireland's new ultimate fighter

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 01:06
You may never have heard of it, but mixed martial arts is said to be the fastest growing sport in the world.

South Africa thieves 'steal railway'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 01:02
Miles of missing track cause about $2.3m of damage.

VIDEO: 'Self-drenching' craze in deaf community

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 01:01
The deaf community's new craze for drenching themselves.

Japan 'vagina artist' arrest debated

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 01:01
A woman who makes art based on her vagina is arrested on obscenity allegations, sparking debate in Japan.

California announces drought fines

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:39
California officials approve fines for residents who waste water, as the state faces its worst drought for nearly 40 years.

VIDEO: Imperial War Museum's makeover

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:21
The Imperial War Museum in London is reopening its doors following a multi-million pound facelift.

Moscow metro workers arrested

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:19
Russian police arrest two Moscow metro workers for safety breaches after a rush-hour train derailed, killing 21 people and injuring 162.

Oil firm Chevron to shed 225 jobs

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:18
Oil firm Chevron says it remains committed to its UK operation despite announcing 225 job cuts, following a review of its North Sea business.

Mercedes confirm Rosberg's new deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:15
Mercedes confirm Nico Rosberg has signed a "multi-year contract extension" with the Silver Arrows.

Rocky musical to close on Broadway

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:12
A stage adaptation of the big screen hit Rocky is to close on Broadway in August after just 188 regular performances.

Child obesity 'needs to be tackled'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:10
Obesity in children in Northern Ireland is on the rise and needs to be tackled, according to a Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health survey.

Four-winged dinosaur found in China

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 23:56
The largest ever four-winged dinosaur has been discovered in China, with remarkably long feathers on its hindwings and tail.

VIDEO: Apple to team up with IBM

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 23:25
Apple and IBM have announced a business partnership that will see the two firms co-develop business-centric apps for iPhones and iPads.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 23:02
Pellegrini turns down Brazil job, Juventus boss walk out over Vidal, Everton want Besic, Bruce forced to pay, plus more.

Hinterland worth £4.2m to economy

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 22:47
Critically-acclaimed TV series Hinterland has the right plot when it comes to pulling in EU funding, according to Welsh assembly members.

VIDEO: Bird's-eye view of Royal Liverpool

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 22:41
Get a bird's-eye view of the course for this year's Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club.
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