International News

Home nations continue judo dominance

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 11:46
England win three gold medals and Scotland one on day two of the Commonwealth Games judo in Glasgow.

VIDEO: LatAm Beats: Lucas Santtana

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 11:39
Rising star and genre bender Lucas Santtana is one of the most prolific and internationally acclaimed Brazilian singers and composers.

US firm withdraws Mothercare offer

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 11:04
US retailer Destination Maternity withdraws a takeover offer for Mothercare, saying it was clear shareholders wanted a "significant increase" in the offer.

Eleanor Bron joins The Archers cast

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 10:49
Actress Eleanor Bron becomes the latest cast member of Radio 4's rural drama series The Archers, playing a character who first appeared in it 60 years ago.

VIDEO: Liverpool welcomes WW1 giant puppets

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 10:12
Thousands of people have lined Liverpool's streets to welcome three giant marionettes, which will tell the story of the city during World War One.

Banned Williams 'always anti-drugs'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 10:05
Sprinter Christian Malcolm defends banned 400m hurdler Rhys Williams and says Welsh athletics does not have a drugs problem.

S Leone hunts seized Ebola patient

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 10:04
A hunt is launched in Sierra Leone's capital for a woman with Ebola who was forcibly removed from hospital, as Nigeria registers its first case.

VIDEO: Gaza baby delivered from dead mother

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 10:02
A premature baby has been delivered from a woman killed in a Israeli airstrike on Gaza.

Clark secures gold for Scotland

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:53
Sarah Clark secures another Commonwealth Games judo gold medal for Scotland in the under-63kg division.

Secret Cinema cancels weekend shows

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:52
Thousands of ticket-holders are left disappointed as "immersive" outdoor screenings of Back To The Future are cancelled by organiser Secret Cinema.

Ex-DJ Dave Lee Travis facing retrial

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:47
Ex-Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis faces a retrial in September over sexual abuse allegations and a new count of indecent assault.

Judge raises Coulson prison concerns

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:45
A judge is to write to Belmarsh Prison's governor over concerns that Andy Coulson remains at the high-security jail three weeks after the ex-editor was jailed for hacking.

Coach firm collapse affects hundreds

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:45
A travel company goes into administration with the loss of 89 jobs and a knock-on effect on hundreds of customer bookings.

US manhunt for tuberculosis patient

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:44
Authorities in California search for a fugitive homeless man who has refused treatment for tuberculosis and may be contagious.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new films

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:32
Film critic Mark Kermode reviews the week's film releases, including Joe, Hercules and Earth to Echo.

Ed Miliband: No more photo ops?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:28
Why is Ed Miliband drawing attention to his public image?

RBS shares surge on surprise profit

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:23
Shares in Royal Bank of Scotland have jumped 11% after it said it expects pre-tax profits to double to £2.65bn for the first half of the year.

Brazil frees up $13bn for economy

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:14
In a bid to stimulate the sluggish economy, the Brazilian central bank announces plans to reduce the amount commercial banks have to keep in reserve.

Playgrounds squeezed in places crush

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:11
Many schools are building new classrooms on outside space to accommodate a growing number of pupils.

'No survivors' in Air Algerie crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-25 08:41
There are no survivors from the Air Algerie AH5017 passenger jet that crashed in Mali, says the French President, Francois Hollande.
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