International News

Figures reveal rape report locations

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:15
More rapes were reported in West Fife than any other area in Scotland over a 14-month period, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

Call for greater silica safeguards

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:13
Academics at the University of Stirling call on the Health and Safety Executive to tighten workplace exposure limits on harmful silica dust.

Leaders hail Glasgow 2014 legacy

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:12
The Prime Minister David Cameron and First Minister Alex Salmond have been focusing on the legacy of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

VIDEO: The Commonwealth Games in 60 seconds

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:12
As the Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow, the BBC explains the background to the action - in 60 seconds.

The deaths uniting women across the world

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:10
The deaths that unite women across the world

Google Doodle marks Games start

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:05
Google's search page artwork by a Scottish illustrator is marking the opening of the Commonwealth Games.

VIDEO: Heroin antidote offers cities hope

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:02
As the US grapples with a resurgence of heroin addiction, emergency workers and addicts' families are turning to an "antidote" called Naloxone to prevent overdose.

Fly on the Facebook wall documentary

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:01
The TV team 'spying' on students' social media lives

VIDEO: Student texts make fly on wall TV show

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:01
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly goes behind the scenes of the TV programme The Secret Lives of Students.

From an orphanage to entrepreneur

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:00
From living in an orphanage to a self-made millionaire

How many Greek legends were really true?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:00
How spartan were Spartans? Did the Trojans have a horse?

Glasgow Games to be 'biggest and best'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:00
Athletes from 71 nations will compete in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, which get under way with the opening ceremony on Wednesday.

VIDEO: Rodriguez hugs fan who invades pitch

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 14:59
Colombian football star James Rodriguez hugged a fan who invaded the pitch as he was presented as a new player for Real Madrid.

Suicide car bomb kills 21 in Iraq

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 14:36
A suicide car bomb has killed at least 21 people at a police checkpoint in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, Iraqi police say.

Man City U21s walk off in racism row

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 14:29
Manchester City Under-21s walk off in a pre-season friendly in Croatia after an alleged incident of racial abuse.

Microsoft profit falls on Nokia loss

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 14:00
Technology giant Microsoft reports a 7% fall in profits to $4.6bn in the second quarter, hit by a $692m loss at its newly-acquired Nokia handset division.

Guest house landlady was stabbed

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 13:35
A guest house landlady in Bridlington who was found dead in one of her rooms died from a single stab wound to the chest, police say.

Tajik spy charge academic freed

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 13:31
An academic working for a British university has been freed after being held for over a month in Tajikistan on suspicion of spying.

White flags stump New York police

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 13:26
Authorities in New York are investigating who raised two large white flags on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge early on Tuesday.

MH17 remains 'still at crash site'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 13:24
The search for victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine must go on as only some 200 bodies have been recovered so far, Dutch officials say.
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