International News

VIDEO: 'Emotional' to see our son in jail

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 09:29
Lois and Juris Greste describe their ''extremely emotional'' visit to a prison in Cairo to see their son, Peter.

Federer sets up Djokovic final

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 09:25
Seven-time champion Roger Federer dismantles the big-serving game of Milos Raonic to reach his ninth Wimbledon final.

Mum jailed for toddler bath drowning

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 09:09
The mother of a toddler, who drowned in a bath in Hull, is sentenced to three years in prison for his manslaughter.

Training call after restraint death

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 08:57
A coroner who investigated the death of a man after he was ejected from a nightclub warns others could die unless police training improves.

Hurricane Arthur loses strength

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 08:50
Hurricane Arthur has weakened in strength after hitting North Carolina's barrier islands overnight, causing thousands of homes to lose power.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 08:25
Kangaroos use their tails as a third leg, and more nuggets from the week's news.

Weekendish: Hay fever discovered and Ganges swimming

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 08:21
Strange origins of hay fever and other great reads

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 08:09
The week's big numbers visualised

To see yourself as others do

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 08:07
The knack of seeing yourself as others do

VIDEO: 'I feared Harris would rape me'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 08:05
A woman who gave evidence in court against disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has said she feared she would be raped when she was sexually abused by him while on holiday in Malta.

Andy Coulson jailed for 18 months

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 08:03
Former News of the World editor and Number 10 director of communications Andy Coulson is jailed for 18 months for conspiracy to hack phones.

Marriage certificate could change

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:52
The Home Office is considering updating marriage certificates to include space for mothers' names.

Queen names UK's biggest warship

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:47
The Queen says the UK's largest warship "marks a new phase in our naval history", as it is named in her honour at a ceremony in Fife.

French teacher 'stabbed by parent'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:46
A primary school teacher in the southern French town of Albi has been stabbed to death in front of her class by a pupil's mother, police say.

Indian nurses trapped in Iraq freed

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:33
A group of 46 Indian nurses trapped in northern Iraq for the past three weeks have been released, Indian authorities say.

Djokovic battles into Wimbledon final

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:27
Top seed Novak Djokovic sees off Grigor Dimitrov in four sets to reach his third Wimbledon final in four years.

Nigeria arrests 'Boko Haram women'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:25
Three women have been arrested in Nigeria for recruiting female members for the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the military says.

VIDEO: Brazil flyover collapses on bus

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:06
Two people have been killed after a flyover collapsed on to vehicles in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte.

Jury sent home in wife shooting case

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:58
The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering his wife is sent home for the weekend.

China detains Vietnamese fishermen

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:57
Chinese authorities arrest six Vietnamese fishermen in a move that could heighten tensions in the South China Sea.
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