International News

Despite humiliation by Germany, Brazilians unlikely to back Argentina

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:17
Why many Brazilians will be backing Germany on Sunday

Violinist died after court advice

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:17
A violinist took a fatal overdose after learning the jury in her abuser's trial had been instructed by the judge to find not guilty verdicts for several charges.

Stabbed NHS worker 'deeply missed'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:03
An NHS worker stabbed to death at the mental health hospital in Gloucestershire is described as "highly compassionate".

VIDEO: Why Garth's Irish comeback was axed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:50
Garth Brooks has criticised the handling of his five concerts in Dublin after they were cancelled earlier this week.

US sues Amazon over app spending

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:27
The US Federal Trade Commission sues Amazon, alleging it allowed millions of dollars of unauthorised purchases by children in its mobile app store.

Taliban 'fled' Pakistan offensive

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:09
A Pakistani army commander in North Waziristan says that senior Taliban militants managed to flee before an offensive began in mid-June.

Ukraine separatists target airport

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:07
Ukrainian government forces clash with pro-Russian separatists near Donetsk airport as the rebels vow to prevent a blockade of the eastern city.

VIDEO: Teachers strike closes schools

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:07
Members of the National Union of Teachers stayed away from work on Wednesday closing 20% of schools in England and Wales.

Bergdahl 'captivity photo' surfaces

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:56
A photo of Sgt Bowe Bergdahl posing with a Taliban leader during his captivity in Afghanistan has been dismissed as "propaganda" by the US.

Yo app warns of missile strikes

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:55
A missile notification app called Red Alert is using unlikely hit app Yo to alert Israeli citizens of incoming missile strikes.

Police blamed over 1985 shooting

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:54
Police failures contributed to the death of Cherry Groce, whose shooting triggered the 1985 Brixton riots, a jury inquest finds.

VIDEO: 'Lose my life, my leg or my hand?'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:48
Millions of men, women and children are made to work against their will for little or no pay.

Cook fails as India make England toil

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:47
England captain Alastair Cook's batting struggles continue as India take control of the first Test at Trent Bridge.

Health warning over Ramadan fasting

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:39
The Muslim Council of Great Britain says Muslims who fast during Ramadan - despite being ill - may be putting their health at risk.

Lover's fake will conviction quashed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:38
A dead estate agent's girlfriend found guilty of using a forged will to stop his estranged wife inheriting his £3m fortune has her conviction quashed.

Dalgety Bay radioactive plan agreed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:26
The Ministry of Defence agrees in principle to remove radioactive material from Dalgety Bay.

Public sector strikes held across UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:16
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in strikes across the UK as part of a co-ordinated day of action by public service unions.

VIDEO: Five best shots - Women's Open

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:12
Watch five of the best shots from day one of the Women's British Open.

'Shylock' malware hit by authorities

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 09:10
A cybersecurity threat dubbed Shylock is disrupted thanks to an international operation, the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) says.

Tunisia election computers hacked

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 08:52
Hackers briefly disrupt online voter registration for elections in Tunisia later this year, the election commission says.
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