International News

UK experts to retrieve MH17 data

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 12:09
British air accident investigators will retrieve data from the black boxes of crashed flight MH17, says Prime Minister David Cameron.

US courts conflict on Obamacare law

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 12:04
Two US appeals courts give conflicting rulings regarding a federal regulation implementing key subsidies of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

Selfie 'sexters' in child sex warning

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 11:53
Young couples who send explicit pictures of each other are threatened with prosecution under child sex laws.

Boxer Evans out of Glasgow Games

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 11:24
Gold medal hope Fred Evans is out of Glasgow 2014 as Team Wales suffer yet another major setback in the build-up.

Non-stop Argentina debt talks demand

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 11:23
A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.

Stolen rabbit discovered in postbox

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 11:01
A postman in Maltby discovers a rabbit inside a postbox in a "silly prank" after it was stolen from its owner.

Video teasing North Korean leader goes viral

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 10:58
Millions watch video poking fun at Kim Jong-un

VIDEO: World's media prepare for Glasgow 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 10:35
Media organisations from across the world are converged on Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games.

Call to end FGM 'in this generation'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 10:19
David Cameron has said female genital mutilation (FGM) and childhood forced marriage should be stopped worldwide "within this generation".

Mass eviction of Venezuela squatters

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 10:09
Venezuelan soldiers remove hundreds of families from a notorious 45-storey Caracas skyscraper that dominates the city skyline.

VIDEO: 'Miracle' survivor of Gaza blast

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:57
UN officials say more than 100,000 people have been forced to take shelter in UN buildings in Gaza because of the violence - double the number of the Gaza conflict five years ago.

Nigerian leader vows to free girls

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:55
Nigeria's president tells parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamists that the government is doing everything to secure their release.

VIDEO: 'Disturbing' Trojan inquiry findings

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:53
An "aggressive Islamist agenda" was being pursued in some of the so-called Trojan horse schools in Birmingham, says a report commissioned by the Department for Education.

Road death pair 'made 999 request'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:44
A man and a woman killed on a Norfolk dual carriageway asked for police to be called shortly before their deaths, detectives reveal.

National parks review 'within weeks'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:27
Wales' three national parks could be merged into one organisation as part of a review which is to start within weeks, Environment Minister John Griffiths announces.

UN chief: 'Start talking' over Gaza

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:22
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pushes for an end to the Gaza conflict with a call in Israel for both sides to "start talking".

Ministers to review benefit letters

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:13
Ministers are to reconsider how they communicate with people on back-to-work schemes who have their benefits taken away.

VIDEO: Council 'made mistakes' says chief

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:10
Mistakes were made by Birmingham City Council when dealing with allegations of an alleged plot by hardline Muslims to gain control of schools, its chief executive has said.

How would the UK fare without Scotland?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:07
How might things change for the rest of the UK?

EU to widen Russia sanctions

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:00
The EU will widen sanctions against Russia to include more individuals and consider targeting the defence sector, the Dutch foreign minister says.
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