International News

New site sought for Nato peace camp

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 03:04
A new site is sought for an anti-Nato "peace camp" in Newport after an outcry from local residents.

Unemployment continues to fall

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 03:00
Unemployment continues to fall in Wales and the UK, with both governments claiming credit for the figures.

What can and can't you put on headstones?

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 03:00
A priest allegedly asked a family to remove a headstone with an "inappropriate" inscription.

Pavey 'could race' in Rio 2016 aged 42

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 02:59
Britain's European 10,000m champion Jo Pavey considers competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics at the age of 42.

Islamic State seizes towns in Syria

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 02:59
Militants from the Islamic State group capture several towns close to Syria's border with Turkey, cutting supply lines for rebels in Aleppo.

Schoolboy divides Jewish South Africans

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 02:43
The Jewish pupil at the centre of a row over Gaza in South Africa

Man dies after flyover car crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 02:40
A 26-year-old man dies in hospital following a crash in Aberdeen which also left a woman and four-year-old boy injured.

Samsung reveals metal-framed phone

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 02:35
Samsung announces a handset with a metal frame that it suggests has a "sophisticated" and "stylish" design after criticism of earlier models.

Warning over UK's youth unemployment

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 02:28
The IPPR think tank says a full-blown economic recovery will not help fix the UK's youth unemployment problem, which it says is structural.

VIDEO: Downton Abbey star meets 'double'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 02:05
Downton Abbey actor Hugh Bonneville has been modelled into a waxwork for the Madam Tussauds collection in London.

Gang robs $10m in record Chile theft

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 01:47
Eight gunmen in Chile steal more than $10m (£6.2m) from an armoured van carrying cash to Santiago airport in the biggest robbery in the country's history.

UK drops third round of aid in Iraq

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 01:47
The UK completes its third round of aid drops to help thousands of people fleeing Islamist militants in Iraq.

VIDEO: 'Heart-breaking' scramble for survival

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 01:33
Aid worker Taban Sami Shoresh describes the ''heart-breaking'' sight of people scrambling for survival during a delivery of aid to people fleeing Islamist militants in Iraq.

Turner to retire at the end of 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 01:33
Former European and Commonwealth 110m hurdles champion Andy Turner reveals he is to retire at the end of the year.

Artists claim Brooklyn Bridge stunt

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 01:32
Two German artists claim responsibility for hoisting white flags atop New York's iconic Brooklyn Bridge last month, removing official US flags.

Call to cut young prisoner suicides

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 01:25
Prisons must do more to stop young inmates taking their own lives, a government investigator says in a report on deaths of inmates aged 18 to 24.

VIDEO: High jumper suffers 'terrible' slip

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 01:22
Russia's Aleksey Dmitrik suffers a "terrible" slip on his third attempt at 2.15m in the high jump qualification round at the European Athletic Championships in Zurich.

The real teachers inspired by Dead Poets Society

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 01:10
The real teachers inspired by Dead Poets Society

US sends more advisers to Iraq

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 00:56
The US has sent 130 more military advisers to the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel says.

Norovirus outbreak closes Devon park

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 00:49
A country park in Devon is temporarily closed after dozens of people fall ill with suspected norovirus.
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