International News

VIDEO: Watching the World Cup at 35,000 ft

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 05:47
The technology giving football fans the chance to watch matches live while in the air.

Connolly ticket demand crashes site

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 05:42
Demand for tickets for Billy Connolly's High Horse Tour crashes a venue's website and causes queues outside concert halls.

Ebola deaths mount in Sierra Leone

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 05:33
High numbers of new cases of the Ebola virus are being reported in Sierra Leone and Liberia, with 19 deaths over three days this week, the WHO says.

Moshi Monsters boss stepping down

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 05:31
The boss of Mind Candy, the company known for children's social network Moshi Monsters, is to step down.

Emmerdale actor dies aged three

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 05:27
Tributes are paid to three-year-old Emmerdale actor Harry Whittaker who died last week.

VIDEO: Fifa partner 'flees arrest' in Rio

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 05:22
The head of Fifa partner Match Hospitality has flees to escape arrest in Rio over alleged illegal World Cup ticket sales, Brazilian police say.

Peer 'against statue sale' gets £6m

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 05:15
A peer who initially opposed a museum's decision to sell a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue gets £6m from its sale, it emerges.

Barca get their man, Liverpool get their money

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 05:04
Liverpool knew they would lose Luis Suarez to Barcelona - their only goal was to do it on their terms, says Ben Smith.

Portugal seeks to calm bank fears

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 04:56
Portugal's central bank seeks to steady investors' nerves, saying the country's largest listed bank, Banco Espirito Santo, does not need extra funds.

Germany 'right' to expel CIA official

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 04:52
Germany says it was right to order out the top CIA official in Berlin over alleged spying and urges an "honest" partnership with the US.

Arrests over Indian 'revenge rape'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 04:46
A teenage girl in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand has been raped in apparent revenge for an alleged assault on another woman, police say.

Ex-troops teacher scheme recruits 102

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 04:32
Figures show a £2m scheme to fast-track ex-service personnel into teaching has recruited 102 trainees so far.

Cellino demands players live in Leeds

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 04:04
Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino orders that all of the club's players must live in the West Yorkshire city.

DfT in England geography blunders

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:53
The Department for Transport defends the geographical knowledge of its staff after several blunders appeared in an official announcement.

Stranded Bali man in Home Office plea

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:51
Campaigners call for Home Office action over a Cornish businessman stranded in Bali since February.

Death toll in Gaza 'reaches 100'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:46
The death toll from Israeli air strikes in Gaza rises to 100, Palestinian sources say, as militant rocket attacks on Israel continue.

Day in pictures: 11 July 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:45
24 hours of news photos: 11 July

What can Israel and Hamas gain from latest conflict?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:45
What can Israel and Hamas gain from latest fighting?

Liverpool & Barca in £75m Suarez deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:42
Liverpool agree to sell striker Luis Suarez, who is currently serving a four-month ban, to Spanish club Barcelona.

18 years for Black Friday rapist

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:42
A Swansea law student who beat and repeatedly raped a woman left stranded in the city centre on Black Friday is jailed for 18 years.
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