International News

Aid workers shot dead in Herat

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 03:18
Gunmen in Afghanistan shoot dead two Finnish women working with an international aid organisation in the western city of Herat.

Protests target Israel football club

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 03:08
Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt a football match in Austria between the Israeli club Maccabi Haifa and French team Lille.

Norway in Syria-linked terror alert

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 03:01
Norway is boosting security because of an imminent threat from people linked to Islamist militants in Syria, Norway's intelligence chief says.

Deadly ambush on Iraq prison convoy

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:58
Suicide attackers mount a bomb and gun attack on a prison convoy in Iraq, killing 51 prisoners and nine police officers, security sources say.

Privacy regulator to get more money

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:57
The Information Commissioner's Office is to receive more funding so it can monitor the implications of the controversial new "emergency" data law.

VIDEO: The rehydration unit in an Indian slum

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:57
An Indian charity has set up a rehydration unit in their health centre to ensure local people get access to oral rehydration therapy

Jobs go at troubled car parts firm

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:50
A car parts firm goes into administration with the loss of 1,244 jobs, including 78 in Wales.

VIDEO: Witnesses describe two hour execution

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:32
Victims' family speak out, saying they don't believe inmate Joseph Wood was 'suffering' after a two-hour execution in Arizona.

Farah out of Commonwealth Games

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:27
Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah withdraws from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because of illness.

VIDEO: Meet the 'Women Against Feminism'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:25
The young women who say they don't need feminism

Drone finds missing 82-year-old man

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:24
A model drone has helped locate an elderly man in Wisconsin who had been missing for three days.

Big rise in council redundancy costs

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:21
Cash-strapped Welsh councils have spent nearly twice as much on making staff redundant as they did last year, BBC Wales learns.

Pet Shop Boys premiere Turing tribute

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:18
Pop duo the Pet Shop Boys unveil their latest work, a tribute to wartime code-breaker Alan Turing, at the first of this year's Late Night BBC Proms.

Banksy 'belongs to the government'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:09
A Banksy artwork painted on a Cheltenham house belongs to the Department for Transport, a retired chartered surveyor claims.

VIDEO: UK 'disappointed' no Gaza ceasefire

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:08
The Foreign Secretary, Phillip Hammond, has said he is "disappointed" that Hamas has rejected a ceasefire proposal aimed at easing the conflict in Gaza.

Walking stick gun handed to police

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 02:03
An antique shotgun disguised as a walking stick is handed in to police as part of a Greater Manchester gun amnesty.

VIDEO: Shakespeare in Love stage show opens

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 01:37
An adaptation of the Oscar-winning film, Shakespeare in Love, makes its London stage debut.

UN warns of 'dire' Gaza situation

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 01:36
UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos expresses extreme concern at the situation in Gaza, warning that residents are running out of food and water.

European Central Bank website hacked

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 01:34
The website of the European Central Bank has been hacked, with personal information stolen, but the bank says no market sensitive data was compromised.

Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 01:31
The Queen declares the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow open after a live show featuring a cast of 2,000 and appearances from several famous Scots.
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