International News

Vietnam's 'online army'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 05:41
The battle over blocked accounts and 'opinion shapers' in Vietnam

Pompey in World War One kit tribute

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 05:40
Portsmouth honour members of the 'Pompey Pals' who fell during World War One by including their names on the new home kit.

Russians stranded as tour firm fails

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 05:40
As many as 27,000 Russian tourists are stranded abroad after a Russian tour firm, Labirint, suspended operations amid financial turmoil.

Steroids trafficker's lifetime ban

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 05:36
A south Wales steroid trafficker becomes the first person to be given a lifetime sports ban by UK Anti-Doping.

VIDEO: Scientists film UK undersea mountain

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 05:24
Marine scientists have explored an underwater mountain off the west coast of Scotland for the first time.

VIDEO: Surrogate baby: Conflicting claims

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 05:10
The Australian parents and the Thai surrogate mother of a baby who has Down's syndrome give conflicting accounts of how he was left behind.

Prince unveils WW1 Memorial Arch

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 05:06
Prince Harry unveils a monument in Folkestone, where millions of soldiers marched to boats taking them across the Channel to fight on the Western Front.

Housebuilding boosts UK construction

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 05:04
UK housebuilding grows at its fastest rate in nearly 11 years in July, a closely-watched survey suggests.

VIDEO: MH17 flowers moved at Schiphol airport

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 05:04
Hundreds of flowers and tributes laid outside Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam in remembrance of the victims of the Malaysian airliner which crashed in Ukraine are being moved to a new location.

NHS waits: Getting the excuses in early?

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 04:55
Is the government getting excuses in early, asks Nick Triggle

The four-year spread of bubble tea

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 04:37
Four years ago bubble tea was relatively unknown in the UK, but the drinks are now ubiquitous.

AUDIO: Priest denied job after gay wedding

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 04:26
A gay British priest says his NHS job offer has been withdrawn as a bishop would not grant him the licence needed.

Family mourning dead baby attacked

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 04:20
A family holding a private service for a stillborn baby are attacked by a gang in a park in Colchester.

Labour slams after-school arts slump

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 04:13
The government is to blame for a slump in the number of primary pupils in England taking after-school arts classes, Labour says.

Thousands flee Lebanese border town

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 04:01
Thousands of Lebanese civilians and Syrian refugees flee clashes between the Lebanese army and Syrian rebels who raided a border town.

Colombia probes soldiers' poisoning

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 03:52
Colombian experts are investigating whether a soldier who died on Sunday after buying poisoned pork was the victim of left-wing rebels.

Day in pictures: 4 August 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 03:47
24 hours of news photos: 4 August

Assault charge footballer given bail

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 03:26
West Ham footballer Ravel Morrison is released on bail after three days in custody on charges of assaulting his ex-girlfriend and her mother.

Wikipedia link 'hidden from Google'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 03:25
For the first time, a Wikipedia entry has been removed from certain Google search results, under the new EU "right to be forgotten" law.

Ghana to seek help from IMF

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 03:16
Ghana says it will seek financial help from the International Monetary Fund to help strengthen the West African nation's currency.
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