International News

'No helmet' cycling ad ban reversed

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:51
A ruling against a safe cycling advert which showed a rider without a helmet is overturned by the Advertising Standards Authority.

Scot to have double hand transplant

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:45
Scottish woman Corinne Hutton is to be the first person in the UK to have a double hand transplant, BBC Scotland reveals.

US special forces arrive in Iraq

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:37
The first US troops deployed to assist the Iraqi army in combating a growing Sunni militant insurgency have arrived, the Pentagon says.

Today at the World Cup: Your at-a-glance guide

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:37
Who is playing? How can you watch? Who does our expert think will win? Everything you need on day 14 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

Suarez in World Cup 'bite' controversy

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:31
Uruguay's Luis Suarez appears to bite Giorgio Chiellini during a match which sees Italy knocked out of the World Cup.

Ivory Coast coach Lamouchi steps down

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:23
Sabri Lamouchi steps down as Ivory Coast head coach after the Africans fail to reach the World Cup last 16, losing to Greece.

VIDEO: When bees swarm, 'who you gonna call?'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:13
When bees swarm urban areas, the DC Beekeepers Alliance keeps both humans and bees safe. The BBC spoke to beekeepers and city dwellers who found an unexpected common bond over buzzing bees.

The Italian town with an English secret

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:10
The Italian town with an English secret

VIDEO: Where donkeys power the internet

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:10
Herdsmen in Turkey are using solar panels tethered to donkeys to power their internet sessions.

Does US really have most fans in Brazil?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:09
Why were most World Cup tickets outside Brazil bought in the US?

US acts in Sudan death row case

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 15:08
The US says it is working with Sudan to ensure a woman freed from death row there can leave, after she was detained at Khartoum airport.

World Cup: Greece 2-1 Ivory Coast

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 14:52
Greece score a controversial penalty to beat Ivory Coast and move into the last 16 of a World Cup for the first time.

Nigeria atheist 'ruled mentally ill'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 14:46
A Nigerian man is sent to a mental institute in Kano state after declaring that he did not believe in God, according to a humanist charity.

VIDEO: Highlights: Greece 2-1 Ivory Coast

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 14:27
Georgios Samaras scores from the penalty spot to secure a 2-1 victory over Ivory Coast.

VIDEO: 'Baghdad will fall within a month'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 14:20
In an exclusive interview, Sunni fighters have told the BBC that they are determined to reach Baghdad within a month.

VIDEO: Highlights: Colombia 4-1 Japan

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 14:17
Colombia beat Japan 4-1 to top Group D with a 100% win record and set up a last 16 match against Uruguay.

'Ban Suarez for as long as you can'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 14:16
BBC pundits including Alan Shearer, Gary Lineker, Robbie Savage and Danny Mills react to the Luis Suarez 'biting' controversy at the World Cup.

World Cup: Japan 1-4 Colombia

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 14:13
Colombia finish top of Group C to set up a last-16 tie against Uruguay after beating Japan, who are eliminated.

VIDEO: Call for hospital safety experts

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 13:50
As a government review suggests that a fifth of hospital trusts in England may be covering up mistakes, a victim's husband tells the BBC hospitals should employ safety experts.

Ukraine army helicopter shot down

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 13:27
Ukraine says one of its army helicopters has been shot down by pro-Russian rebels in the east, killing all nine on board - one day into a truce.
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