International News

World Cup final draws 20.6m viewers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:48
More than 20 million UK viewers tune in to see Germany beat Argentina in the World Cup final on Sunday.

UK aerospace has reasons to be cheerful

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:25
Reasons for UK aerospace and defence to be cheerful

Apple hits back over iPhone privacy

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:18
The company issues a rebuttal after Chinese state media carries claims it is a national security threat

Petrol bombs thrown at PSNI station

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:16
Two petrol bombs are thrown at Willowfield police station in east Belfast.

'Child neglect' blamed for bad teeth

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:14
Child neglect is to blame for "absolutely appalling" levels of children needing their teeth pulled in hospital, a dental charity says.

England women sign 'historic' deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:09
The England women's cricket team have signed their first standalone sponsorship deal - which the ECB calls "historic".

40 jobs under threat at bakery

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:55
Up to 40 jobs could go at a south Wales bakery after it lost a contract with Hovis.

Pensioner attack was murder bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:48
Police say an 85-year-old was stabbed and possibly sexually assaulted in her home in the Morningside area of Edinburgh on Friday.

Court hearing GCHQ surveillance case

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:48
A tribunal is hearing a legal challenge by civil liberty groups against the alleged use of mass surveillance programmes by UK intelligence services.

Cuddly puppets axed as Wonga attempts big clean-up

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:33
New chairman axes puppet ads to signify new approach

Lack of NHS Down's test criticised

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:18
A new screening test for Down's syndrome is still not available across the Welsh NHS, six years after guidelines said it should be.

China charges GSK-hired investigator

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:15
Chinese prosecutors have formally filed charges against a British man and his wife linked to the GlaxoSmithKline bribery claims, state media say.

Scotland confirm rematch with England

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:58
Scotland will host England in a friendly at Celtic Park on 18 November and play Republic of Ireland at the same venue.

UK broadband 'not fit for purpose'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:35
The Federation of Small Businesses criticises the government's "unambitious" broadband targets and calls for a rethink.

Butler-Sloss urged to stand aside

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:34
A former solicitor general says Baroness Butler-Sloss should step aside as head of an inquiry into alleged historical child abuse.

Friend finds missing woman in Spain

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:27
A woman from Northern Ireland who was missing for over a year is found after a childhood friend spotted her asleep under a tree in Spain.

Jayawardene to retire from Tests

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:18
Ex-Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene says he will retire from Test cricket after the series against Pakistan in August.

Europe: Big jobs and low growth

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:13
New eurozone jitters overshadow EU top jobs rivalry

Doctor Who footage leaked online

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:11
Rough footage from the new series of Doctor Who featuring Peter Capaldi is leaked on the internet, just six weeks before it is due to be broadcast.

Dolphin attacks on bay porpoises

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:06
Dolphin attacks on porpoises in Cardigan Bay leave marine scientists scratching their heads.

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