International News

AUDIO: Why actors want to be in video games

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 02:24
BBC Click presenter Marc Cieslak discusses the growing number of actors starring in video games.

VIDEO: Close-up with defaced Banksy work

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 02:16
Campaigners who were trying to keep a Banksy mural in situ on a wall in Cheltenham are now in "race against time" to save the work after it was defaced with graffiti.

Ambulance stuck in lane for hours

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 02:12
An ambulance carrying a patient to hospital became stuck in a "precarious position" in a back lane in Neath for four hours before it was hauled free.

New York to 'develop' Man City players

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 02:10
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano says the club could send youngsters to their new US franchise in New York.

Russia bans Polish fruit and veg

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:52
Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.

Gaza ceasefire collapses quickly

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:46
The Israeli military tells people in Gaza it is resuming operations, as a planned 72-hour ceasefire with Hamas crumbles just hours after it began.

Tax workers holding one-day strike

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:34
Tax workers in Northern Ireland are staging a one-day strike on Friday in an ongoing dispute over job cuts.

'Lost' Dr Seuss tales to go on sale

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:33
Four stories by children's author Dr Seuss, including early incarnations of Horton and The Grinch, are to be published 60 years after last being seen.

VIDEO: Dinosaur videobombs Frank Skinner

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:30
The 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe has officially begun with more than 3,000 shows. The BBC's John Maguire met up with some of the performers including comedian Frank Skinner who had a close encounter with a dinosaur.

VIDEO: New York's 21st Century artisans

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:20
Members of the "millennial generation" are finding ways build businesses selling items that are handmade.

UK manufacturing recovery slows

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:14
The UK's manufacturing sector continued to expand strongly in July, but the pace of growth slowed, a survey suggests.

Summit to launch urgent Ebola plan

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:13
The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak meet in Guinea to announce a new $100m response plan.

Witness help plea in neglect inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:11
Families who think loved ones were neglected in care homes in south Wales are urged to give evidence to an independent review.

AUDIO: BA boss Willie Walsh on airspace safety

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:04
IAG chief executive Willie Walsh says it would be "unsafe" for a central body to decide which airspaces firms are allowed to fly over.

Port Glasgow body find 'suspicious'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 01:01
The death of a person whose body was found in Inverclyde is being treated as suspicious, police say.

VIDEO: Civilians in Ukraine flee fighting

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 00:59
Civilians from towns around the area of Eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 was shot down are continuing to flee heavy fighting.

VIDEO: Royal Navy rescues BBC's faulty forecast

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 00:56
BBC weather presenter Carol Kirkwood got a helping hand from members of the Royal Navy when a technical problem meant the graphics did not work for her weather forecast.

Exam body to check 'extra help' data

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 00:45
The exams regulator Ofqual is to collect information on how many private school students receive extra time in exams, compared with state pupils.

Israel and Hamas truce under way

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 00:41
Israel and Hamas begin a 72-hour truce, but hours later several Palestinians die by Israeli fire in apparent response to a rocket attack.

Boys arrested for Cadbury home arson

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 23:51
Three boys are arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire destroys the former home of the Cadbury family in Birmingham.
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