International News

AUDIO: Why young 'jihadist' left UK to fight

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 02:23
5 live's Nicky Campbell interviews a young British man who claims to be a jihadist.

Google reinstates 'forgotten' links

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 02:13
After widespread criticism, Google reinstates some links it had earlier removed under the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.

Police video shows inside Concordia

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 02:12
Italian police release footage showing the interior of the wrecked cruise ship, Costa Concordia, weeks ahead of an operation to remove the vessel.

Ball stuck in dog for two years

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 02:10
A border terrier is recovering after vets removed a bouncy ball it swallowed two years ago.

Nigeria 'atheist freed by hospital'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 02:09
A Nigerian man detained in a psychiatric ward because he did not believe in God has been freed because of a doctors' strike, a charity says.

In pictures: World Architecture Festival 2014 shortlist

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 02:07
Shortlist of the architectural awards programme

VIDEO: Bidding for art with emotions

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 02:02
The world's first "emotional" auction, where people pay with feelings rather than money, has taken place in Sweden.

AUDIO: Richard III 'showers audience in fake blood'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 02:01
A production of Shakespeare's Richard III is to send fake blood into the audience. Its director Jamie Lloyd and critic David Lister discuss.

British Gas staff mis-sold deals

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 01:58
The UK's biggest energy supplier, British Gas, mis-sold energy deals by making exaggerated claims to potential customers, the regulator says.

Van Gogh painting in Reading cafe

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 01:55
Van Gogh's Houses at Auvers II, from a 200-strong private collection of priceless artworks, goes on display in a Reading cafe.

Hamas 'ready for Gaza ceasefire'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 01:51
Hamas says it is ready for a ceasefire with Israel, amid tension around the planned funeral of a murdered Palestinian teenager, the BBC understands.

AUDIO: Schools 'must tackle homophobia'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 01:44
Anna Williams says that teachers are not receiving the necessary training to combat homophobia in schools.

Fifa linked to Brazil ticket gang

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 01:41
Police in Brazil say they have identified a Fifa official alleged to have been involved in the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.

Mother of three extradited to the US

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 01:35
A mother of three who fled her husband in the US is extradited from the UK on charges of kidnapping her children, campaigners say.

'Anthrax found' in Hungarian beef

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 01:31
Five people are admitted to a Hungarian hospital after the discovery of the deadly anthrax disease in beef, reports say.

Earthquake in Scottish Highlands

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 01:23
A magnitude 3 quake is recorded in Fort William in the Scottish Highlands.

VIDEO: The British trying to bring aid to Syria

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 01:19
British citizens have been warned by the government not to travel to Syria for any reason - but some are ignoring the warnings and going anyway.

Man arrested over tower block death

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 01:07
A 49-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of Alan Whitelaw in his Glasgow home. police say.

Andy Coulson facing sentencing

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:57
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is due to be sentenced after he was found guilty of conspiracy to hack phones.

Director charged over crew death

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:56
The director of a biopic about singer Gregg Allman, and two of the film's producers, are facing involuntary manslaughter charges, following the death on set of camera assistant Sarah Jones.
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