International News

VIDEO: Susan Boyle carries Queen's Baton

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 09:14
Singer Susan Boyle has visited children in a hospital in Glasgow, taking a taste of the Commonwealth Games with her as she carried the Queen's Baton.

Thousands descend for Glasgow 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 09:09
Thousands of athletes and officials are descending on Glasgow in preparation for the start of the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.

VIDEO: Gaza 'terror tunnels' - in 60 secs

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 09:08
Israel sent ground troops into Gaza on Thursday, saying the ground operation is necessary to target Hamas' network of tunnels.

Abuse group 'reassured' by Robinson

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 09:07
Institutional abuse campaigners say they are "reassured" by the First Minister Peter Robinson that money will be available for the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry.

Complaints over Sky News MH17 report

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 08:53
Sky News reporter Colin Brazier draws 110 complaints after rummaging through belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.

Windows smashed at Belfast synagogue

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 08:46
Police are treating weekend vandalism at a north Belfast synagogue as a religious hate crime.

VIDEO: Drones homing in on wildlife poachers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 08:34
Civilian drones are being tested across Africa's game reserves in a hi-tech battle with poachers threatening the continent's wildlife tourism industry.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 08:31
Russia will face further sanctions if it does not change course over Ukraine, the PM warns.

VIDEO: 'I couldn't get a taxi... so I created an app'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 08:30
Brazilian Tallis Gomes explains how a failed attempt to hail a cab drove him to create smartphone app Easy Taxi.

Tulisa's drugs trial collapses

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 08:30
Singer and TV star Tulisa Contostavlos's trial over drugs allegations collapses as the judge accuses a prosecution witness of perjury.

I will not resign as captain - Cook

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 08:22
England captain Alastair Cook says he will not resign following the 95-run defeat by India in the second Test at Lord's.

Juventus sign £1.2m Evra from Man Utd

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 08:09
Long-serving Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra signs for Italian champions Juventus in a £1.2m transfer.

Seals 'feed' at offshore wind farms

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 08:07
Some seals prefer to forage for food at offshore wind farms, UK study suggests.

Turing film to open London festival

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 08:02
Codebreaking drama The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, is to receive its European premiere at this year's London Film Festival.

Dutch experts examine MH17 bodies

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 07:51
Dutch investigators examine bodies from the crashed Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine, amid reports of heavy fighting in Donetsk.

Two Americans killed in Gaza named

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 07:46
Two Americans killed on Sunday during fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip are identified, US officials say.

Criminal probe targets forex market

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 07:43
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) launches a criminal investigation into allegations of price rigging in the foreign exchange market.

I've not changed, says Tony Blair

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 07:36
Tony Blair says he is as motivated today by "making a difference", rather than financial gain, as he ever was as Labour leader.

Wales consider medal target rethink

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 07:35
Team Wales concede their target of 27 Commonwealth Games medals will be tough to hit following several high-profile withdrawals.

Burton to carry flag for Scotland

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 07:35
Veteran judo player Euan Burton will carry the Scotland flag at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
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