International News

Children dead in French bus crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:30
Five children and an adult are killed in a minibus crash near the French city of Troyes, south-east of Paris, officials say.

VIDEO: 'Scenes of devastation' in Gaza City

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:30
The BBC's Paul Adams reports from Gaza City where rescue workers try to retrieve bodies from buildings brought down by missile strikes.

NHS 'wasting millions on supplies'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:24
Are poor procurement practices costing NHS millions?

Poisoned spy death inquiry announced

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:20
The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.

VIDEO: Crowds welcome 'Lusty' for last time

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:58
The Royal Navy's helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious has returned to Portsmouth for the final time.

Buttler replaces Prior for England

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:52
Jos Buttler replaces Matt Prior as wicketkeeper in the England squad for the third Test against India at the Rose Bowl.

Woman guilty of 1997 fire deaths

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:42
A woman has been found guilty of killing two children in a revenge arson attack 17 years ago.

VIDEO: Culture, Media and Sport Committee

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:30
MPs are taking evidence in a one-off session on the 2022 World Cup bidding process.

175,000 migrants 'still missing'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:30
The Home Office does not know if 175,000 people who have no right to be in the UK have left or not, auditors say.

NHS staff balloted over strike action

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:28
Midwives, nurses and ambulance workers are among more than 400,000 NHS workers in England being balloted on industrial action, including strikes, over pay.

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in ODI

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:21
Afghanistan cause a shock by beating Zimbabwe, only their second victory over a Test-playing nation, in a one-day international.

Attack on Congo barracks 'repulsed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:20
An attack on the military barracks of the presidential guards in Kinshasa has been repulsed, the DR Congo government says.

Chambers pulls out of Commonwealths

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:14
British 100m champion Dwain Chambers withdraws from the Commonwealth Games to focus on the European Championships in Zurich.

Nvidia unveils Shield gaming tablet

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:09
Nvidia confirms the release of a tablet targeted at "serious gamers" that can run Android games natively or stream them from a PC.

AUDIO: Hip hop star describes FGM ordeal

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:07
A Senegalese hip hop artist and anti-FGM campaigner has called for the practice to be ended.

Swan causes water sports ban at pond

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:02
Edinburgh Leisure is forced to cancel water sports at one of its venues because a swan has been attacking people.

Salmond urged to condemn homophobia

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 06:52
Campaigner Peter Tatchell calls on First Minister Alex Salmond to condemn homophobia in some Commonwealth countries ahead of the Glasgow games.

Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 06:41
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.

Mother left girl, four, home alone

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 06:26
A Mold woman pleads guilty to child neglect after leaving her four-year-old daughter at home alone while she went to work.

How Goldfrapp put Medea to music

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 05:53
How Goldfrapp wrote the soundtrack to a Greek tragedy

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