International News

NI leaders congratulate McIlroy

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:54
Rory McIlroy, the new Open golf champion, is congratulated by First and Deputy First Ministers Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness.

VIDEO: Schizophrenia 'impact and stigma'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:54
New treatments for schizophrenia could be possible as vital clues behind the factors causing the mental illness are discovered. One person diagnosed with it explains the impact and the stigma.

'Disturbing' Trojan inquiry findings

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:49
Nicky Morgan, the new education secretary, warns of evidence of intolerance in schools as the government's Trojan horse report is published.

Student loan system 'tipping point'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:48
There are so many problems and incorrect forecasts in the student loan system that there needs to be a complete review, says a report from MPs.

Unionists meet Villiers on parades

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:40
Unionist and Orange Order leaders are to meet Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers later to discuss parades.

VIDEO: Thousands camping for Glasgow Games

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:29
Thousands of people are staying in the tents at specially designated sites across Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games.

Woman critical after hit by own car

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:28
A woman, 69, suffers life threatening injuries and a 79-year-old man is also hurt after being struck by their own car at Swansea's Morriston Hospital.

VIDEO: Cameron pledge to stop 'evil' FGM

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:15
British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken out against the "preventable evil" of female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage, as an international summit on the issue opened in London.

Turkish police held in wiretap probe

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:13
At least 67 Turkish police are arrested on suspicion of wire-tapping linked to a corruption inquiry targeting the prime minister's inner circle.

Jacket blunder ruins Malaysian dream

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:10
Defending champion Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim cannot compete at Glasgow 2014 after her competition jacket goes missing.

Human body parts dumped in Tanzania

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:09
Eight people from a Tanzanian medical institute are arrested after 85 bags containing human body parts are found in the city of Dar es Salaam.

Gymnast to carry Wales flag at Games

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:00
Rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones will be the flag bearer for Team Wales at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.

MPs seek judicial review of data law

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:57
Two MPs say they will seek a judicial review of emergency legislation on phone and internet data.

Girl injured in spate of shootings

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:55
A 13-year-old girl is injured during a spate of shootings in the space of two hours in Sheffield.

Day in pictures: 22 July 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:44
24 hours of news photos: 22 July

VIDEO: Qatar World Cup 'will be in winter'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:43
FA Chairman Greg Dyke has said he believes there is "no chance" Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup during the summer and that the tournament will more likely be staged in November or December.

Xiaomi shows off phone and wristband

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:36
China's fast-growing Xiaomi unveils a new flagship handset and $13 wristband - both of which are cheaper than similar models from other brands.

VIDEO: Plane debris 'may have been changed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:35
OSCE monitors at the site of the MH17 crash say that pieces of the plane have been cut into or changed - Natalia Antelava reports from the scene.

Three person IVF plans 'progress'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:35
A public review into the three person IVF technique has been broadly supportive, says the Department of Health.

A brave new on-demand TV world

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:33
Netflix and Amazon disrupt how shows are made

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