International News

LA Dodgers lose 'beaten fan' lawsuit

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 17:18
A San Francisco Giants fan left brain-damaged after a beating by two LA Dodgers fans wins a lawsuit against the US baseball club.

VIDEO: Iran and Iraq: A long history in 90 seconds

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 17:02
Iran and Iraq's uneasy relationship - in 90 seconds

'Beat pirates with roads, not ships'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 16:53
Building roads and harbours in Somalia is a better way of tackling piracy than deploying warships, a study says.

Obama and Perry agree on border force

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 16:48
President Barack Obama sides with Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry on ideas to shore up security on the US-Mexico border.

Fears raised 'free NHS' will end

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 16:04
Fears are being raised the NHS in England will no longer be free at the point of use - up to now a key principle for the health service - within 10 years.

Netherlands 0-0 Argentina (2-4 on pens)

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:45
Argentina will play Germany in Sunday's World Cup final after beating the Netherlands on penalties in a drab semi-final.

Sculpture park wins museum award

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:42
The open-air Yorkshire Sculpture Park is named the museum of the year for its "bold artistic vision".

Bieber gets two years' probation

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:38
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is sentenced to two years' probation and community service over the egging of his neighbour's home in California.

The ancient sites targeted by high-tech guns

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:30
How ancient treasures in Syria are being bombed to pieces

VIDEO: Watch Netherlands v Argentina shootout

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:27
Watch the whole penalty shootout between the Netherlands and Argentina, with the South Americans emerging as 4-2 winners following a goalless match.

10 World Cup stars' tattoos decoded

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:23
Nine World Cup players' tattoos decoded, and one who refuses

Pilot buys pizza for entire plane

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:19
A US pilot ordered pizzas for a plane full of passengers after their Washington, DC to Denver flight was delayed in Wyoming.

VIDEO: Jazz on the lake and more arts stories

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:07
The Montreux Festival gets going, intricate Chinese engraving on eggshells and more from the world of arts.

VIDEO: Why Boyhood took 12 years to film

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:01
Richard Linklater's latest film Boyhood, is a coming-of-age story shot over a 12 year period with the same group of actors.

VIDEO: Gove criticises 'damaging' strike

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:00
Michael Gove criticises what he calls "an ideologically motivated minority" of NUT members for a planned walkout by teachers on Thursday.

What's in a name?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:00
Would Google have made it as BackRub?

Google Glass controlled by brainwave

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:00
A London start-up hacks Google Glass so it can be controlled by a person's brainwaves.

Kenny intervenes in Garth Brooks row

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 14:48
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny intervenes in an effort to resolve the controversy over five Garth Brooks Dublin concerts.

VIDEO: Drone helps Fukushima clean-up

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 14:39
Scientists at the University of Bristol have successfully mapped radiation levels around a Japanese power station using a drone.

Chemical fear as plane factory burns

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 14:35
There are fears chemicals could ignite at an aerospace firm's factory where a massive fire has erupted.
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