International News

Brazil economy slows before World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 09:21
Brazil's economy grew 0.2% in the first quarter of 2014, official statistics show, ahead of the football World Cup and presidential elections in October.

Weekendish: Skyscrapers and sticky footballers

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 09:19
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Protesters read US books at DfE

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 09:11
A small group of protesters has occupied part of the Department for Education to protest at the removal of American books from English GCSEs.

Cancer waiting time targets slip

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 09:03
A key government target for treating people diagnosed with suspected cancer has been breached for the first time since it was introduced in 2009

Saracens' Vunipola misses England tour

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 08:53
Saracens prop Mako Vunipola misses England's tour of New Zealand following knee surgery and is out until next season.

'Google should forget me'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 08:48
One BBC reader's plea for a second chance

Monaco's royal couple expecting baby

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 08:36
Monaco's Prince Albert II and his South African wife Princess Charlene have announced that they are expecting their first child.

Nigeria traditional leader shot dead

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 08:28
A northern Nigerian traditional leader, the emir of Gwoza, is shot dead after his convoy comes under from suspected Boko Haram militants.

VIDEO: Could the way we move be a password?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 08:10
The way we move, talk and even how we interact with our computer could be used as an alternative to passwords.

VIDEO: The handheld cancer detector

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 08:08
A device consisting of a smartphone, lens and some lights could help detect tumours.

VIDEO: The migrant horror behind white walls

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 08:00
The BBC's Quentin Sommerville found illegal immigrants being held in squalor in Libya, after they were captured trying to make the crossing to Europe.

VIDEO: Celebrating the life of Stephen Sutton

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 07:50
Speaking to the BBC the Dean of Lichfield, Very Reverend Adrian Dorber said there was a "touch of the Princess Di syndrome" with a showing of public grief.

£40,000 fine for bay boat crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 07:48
A yacht club is fined £40,000 after two motor boats crashed in Cardiff Bay, leaving a schoolgirl brain damaged.

No verdict in teen terror retrial

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 07:46
The jury in the retrial of a teenager accused of plotting a terrorist attack at his Leicestershire school again fails to reach a verdict.

Labour 'must understand UKIP vote'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 07:22
It is important to understand why people voted for the UK Independence Party at last week's European elections, says First Minister Carwyn Jones.

Japan urges regional security role

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 07:14
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan will play a "greater and more proactive role" in regional security in Asia, angering Beijing.

Wenger signs three-year Arsenal deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 07:13
Arsene Wenger will remain as Arsenal manager after signing a new contract with the Premier League club until 2017.

Two CAR protesters killed in clashes

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 07:09
At least two people are killed in a second day of violent protests in the Central African Republic's capital Bangui, military officials say.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 07:01
Butterflies are getting lighter coloured in Europe, and more nuggets from the week's news.

VIDEO: Is this the funniest penalty ever?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 06:56
Watch Maldives striker Adey Ashadh Ali try to fool Afghanistan keeper Mansur Faqiryar with a swallow dive in the AFC Challenge Cup.
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