International News

Netherlands 2-0 Wales

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 12:43
Arjen Robben scores one goal and sets up Jeremain Lens for a second as the Netherlands beat Wales in Amsterdam.

The country that's hooked on tobacco

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 12:36
The country where nearly two-thirds of men smoke

Hospital feed 'poisons 15 babies'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 12:30
One baby has died and 14 are ill with blood poisoning after being given what appears to be a contaminated batch of liquid.

Madeleine police focus search effort

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 12:11
Police and forensic officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann focus their search on a small patch of land in Praia da Luz.

Obama condemns Russia 'dark tactics'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 12:07
US President Barack Obama condemns Russian "aggression" and "dark tactics" in Ukraine, during a speech to mark 25 years of Polish democracy.

Heart baby 'youngest in the world'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 11:34
A 13-day old girl at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital, becomes the youngest in the world to be fitted with an artificial heart, doctors say.

Eimear McBride wins Baileys prize

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 10:54
Irish author Eimear McBride wins the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction with A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, the debut novel she spent nine years trying to get published.

Cameron steps into extremism row

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 10:38
Prime Minister David Cameron asks for a full account of the dispute between the home secretary and education secretary over allegations of extremism in schools.

Rebels take bases in east Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 10:33
Separatist rebels take Ukrainian military bases in the eastern region of Luhansk as fighting continues near the rebel-held town of Sloviansk.

Irish consider child deaths inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 10:03
Ireland considers an inquiry after the remains of nearly 800 children are discovered buried in the grounds of a former Catholic institution.

VIDEO: Soldier: 'I just wanted to save her'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:53
Soldier Billy McPhail has explained to the BBC how he jumped from a railway platform and rescued a woman from the tracks as a train approached.

Ebola death toll hits 208 in Guinea

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:46
Some 208 people have now died from the Ebola virus in Guinea after a deadly spike in cases in recent days, world health officials say.

VIDEO: 'Foolish' woman on rail track sought

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:37
A woman caught on camera lying across railway tracks in Milton Keynes is being sought by police.

Birmingham schools run by trusts?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:24
Will Birmingham schools be run by trusts?

Brussels suspect fights extradition

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:23
A French-born Islamist suspected of shooting dead three people at the Brussels Jewish Museum has refused to be extradited from France, officials say.

Should Facebook keep money from pro-Assad ads?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:18
Should Facebook keep money from pro-Assad ads?

Crowds at Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:14
Tens of thousands of people attend a vigil in Hong Kong in China's only commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

PSNI did not supply Heffron details

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:13
The PSNI has not handed over information requested by the Police Ombudsman about the attempted murder of one of its officers, it has emerged.

Clubs rebut Welsh match-fix claims

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:04
The Football Association of Wales is contacting an anti-corruption body which has alleged match-fixing in the Welsh Premier League.

GSK in $105m (£63m) US settlement

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 09:03
UK drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline agrees a $105m settlement with 44 US states over allegations it mis-promoted three drugs including asthma medication Advair.
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