International News

Why is Chuck Norris trending in Argentina?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:46
Why is action star Chuck Norris trending in Argentina?

Evra asks Man Utd for Juventus move

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:38
Patrice Evra asks to leave Manchester United but stops short of handing in a transfer request amid interest from Juventus.

Why Coe is set to win BBC race

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:38
Why Coe is likely to win race for BBC top job

Thousands of workers staging strike

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:32
Thousands of public sector workers take strike action in protest at a range of issues including pay and pensions.

AUDIO: How May has made it as Home Secretary

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:30
Danny Shaw looks at Theresa May's record as she becomes the longest-serving Home Secretary for 50 years.

Two men gored in Spanish bull run

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:30
Two Spaniards have been gored and several other people have been hurt on the fourth day of the traditional running of the bulls festival in Pamplona.

EU court rejects new cannabis claim

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:27
The EU's top court says designer drugs that mimic cannabis, which are already illegal in many countries, cannot be classed as medicinal.

Insurers to provide clearer quotes

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:21
Insurance companies are to be forced to provide clearer information on annual renewal quotations, after coming under pressure from consumer groups.

Burundi law to limit church numbers

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:21
Burundi's parliament passes a bill to curb the "proliferation of churches" in a country where there are more than 500 practising denominations.

AUDIO: Iraqi mortuaries 'struggling to cope'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:20
Jeremy Bowen visits Baghdad's main morgue, hearing how it is unable to cope as the city's death toll rises.

VIDEO: World Cup fans killed in Gaza air strike

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:06
Yolande Knell reports from Gaza where up to 20 people have been killed overnight as Israel carries out air strikes - militants in the area have continued to fire rockets into Israel.

VIDEO: Japan typhoon creates fatal landslide

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:02
A 12-year-old boy is the latest victim of Japan's Typhoon Neoguri as a landslide crashes through the town of Nagiso destroying buildings in its path.

Boy, 3, found in swimming pool dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:43
A three-year-old who was found "unresponsive" in a swimming pool in Wiltshire dies.

More BBC TV 'may be made externally'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:32
BBC director general Lord Hall sets out proposals to introduce an open market for programme-making at the corporation.

Cooling babies 'halts brain damage'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:28
Cooling babies deprived of oxygen at birth improves their chances of growing up without disabilities such as cerebral palsy, research suggests.

AUDIO: Uncensored: Sassoon's Atrocities

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:16
Actor and director Samuel West reads the uncensored version of Siegfried Sassoon’s poem Atrocities.

Letter from Africa: Fight back against hate

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:14
Is Kenya doing enough to tackle rise of hate speech?

Animal procedures show small rise

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:14
The number of experimental procedures carried out on animals in Britain showed a small rise last year, despite a pledge by the government to reduce them.

Critics split on complex Richard III

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 01:04
An "ingenious" but "complicated" production of Shakespeare's Richard III earns mixed reviews for Sherlock star Martin Freeman.

Singapore withdraws gay penguin book

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 00:59
Singapore authorities remove from libraries two children's books featuring same-sex couples, sparking controversy amid an ongoing debate on gay rights.
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