International News

Final stretch for German cave rescue

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 04:41
A marathon bid to rescue an injured man from Germany's deepest cave is nearing its final phase, officials say.

Toddler survives A44 family crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 04:40
An 18-month-old girl is the sole survivor of a crash involving a fuel tanker, car and van on the A44 which killed her mother and three relatives from Llanidloes.

Japan bans child porn possession

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 04:35
Japan bans the possession of child pornography, one of the last developed nations to introduce the prohibition.

VIDEO: Paxman bows out with Boris bike ride

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 04:30
Ahead of his last appearance as presenter of BBC Newsnight, Jeremy Paxman asked long-time sparring partner Boris Johnson about London and cycling safety. While sharing a tandem.

Huge increase in Crohn's treatment

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 04:28
Some 20,000 young people were admitted to hospital in England last year with Crohn's disease, a 300% rise in 10 years, figures suggest.

Lib Dems 'could back EU referendum'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 04:23
Senior Lib Dems are urging Nick Clegg to back a referendum on Britain's EU membership, a source confirms to the BBC.

VIDEO: Tapsell calls for Blair Iraq impeachment

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 04:21
Sir Peter Tapsell calls for the impeachment of Tony Blair for allegedly misleading MPs over the 2003 Iraq invasion.

Ex-Sussex player Arif banned for life

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 04:08
Former Sussex and Pakistan A seamer Naved Arif is banned for life by the ECB for a breach of its anti-corruption code.

VIDEO: Video 'shows militants near refinery'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 04:01
Amateur video has emerged which purports to show ISIS fighters near the Baiji oil refinery in Iraq.

Uruguay will see Baines at his best - Phil Neville

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 03:56
BBC pundit Phil Neville says England will keep attacking against Uruguay - and that will suit Leighton Baines’ buccaneering style.

McIlroy opts for Ireland at Olympics

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 03:53
Rory McIlroy announces he intends to play for Ireland and not Great Britain at the Olympics in Rio in 2016.

Judge 'did not back paedophile group'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 03:46
Top judge Lord Justice Fulford did not back a paedophile rights campaign, a judicial investigation finds.

VIDEO: In 90 seconds: Who are ISIS?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 03:42
As militant group ISIS take control of Iraq's biggest oil refinery, the BBC explains who the group are and what they represent.

How will Premier League season unfold?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 03:41
Tricky start? Nightmare run-in? Following the release of the Premier League fixtures, find out what your team faces next season.

Day in pictures: 18 June 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 03:39
24 hrs of news photos: 18 June 2014

Forty Indians abducted in Iraq

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 03:28
Indian authorities confirm that 40 of their citizens have been kidnapped in the violence-hit Iraqi city of Mosul.

Injured Wiggins out of Swiss race

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 03:11
Sir Bradley Wiggins is out of the Tour of Switzerland through injury, less than three weeks before the Tour de France.

Rate rise 'could hit Scots recovery'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 03:02
Raising interest rates to counter booming London house prices could hit Scotland's economic recovery, according to an analysis.

VIDEO: Food price drop 'sharpest in a decade'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:54
Dominic Laurie reports from Bury Market, following ONS figures showing food and non-alcoholic beverages fell by 0.6% year-on-year in May, the sharpest fall in a decade.

VIDEO: 'Noisy wards' could affect recovery

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:46
Noisy hospital wards could be affecting the recovery times of patients. Jenny Hill finds out how one hospital is ensuring patients get a good night's sleep.
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