International News

VIDEO: Veterans gather for D-Day anniversary

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 21:14
The BBC's Robert Hall speaks to veterans who are gathering in Normandy ahead of the 70th anniversary of D-Day

VIDEO: Donetsk rebel leaders defiant

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 21:09
The self-declared chairman of the Donetsk People's Republic talks to the BBC's Steve Rosenberg about the unrest in eastern Ukraine

Donetsk rebel leaders defiant

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 21:08
How the Ukrainian city found itself in limbo

Thai junta 'backed by neighbours'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 20:49
Thailand's ruling junta says neighbouring countries support the military government, as the generals continue to seek legitimacy.

New evidence in unsolved teen murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 20:45
Fresh evidence comes to light in the unsolved case of a teenage girl stabbed to death and sexually assaulted in Bath almost 30 years ago.

How Tiananmen inspires HK youth

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 20:09
How Tiananmen inspires Hong Kong's young activists

Paris flower market named for Queen

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 19:59
The Queen is to have a flower market in Paris named after her during her three-day state visit to France.

Bergdahl home town cancels welcome

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 19:29
The home town of Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier freed from Afghan captivity, cancels a welcome rally over safety concerns, amid allegations he deserted.

Thalidomide victims in new legal bid

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 18:01
UK Thalidomide victims launch legal action against the drug's manufacturer and distributor 50 years after it was prescribed to their mothers.

VIDEO: Eimear McBride wins Baileys prize

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 17:43
The debut novelist, Eimear McBride, wins the £30,000 Women's Prize for fiction for her book A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing.

VIDEO: China buyers flock to Taiwan's Computex

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 17:00
Better relations between China and Taiwan is helping to pull in new buyers to Asia's biggest IT show in the Taiwan capital Taipei.

Bali Briton awaits appeal decision

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:43
A British woman on death row in Indonesia must wait to discover if her challenge to the government's refusal to fund her appeal was successful.

VIDEO: Ericsson to minimise electronic waste

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:31
What happens to the TVs, computers and smartphones we throw out? Telecoms giant Ericsson talks about the challenges in tackling the problem.

Teenage star of cancer diagnosis

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:25
The teen prodigy turned cancer detective

Why is Glasgow the UK’s sickest city?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:21
The city where more people die early than any other

Last creator of Navajo WW2 cipher dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:11
The last of the 29 Navajo Americans who developed a code with their native language to encrypt military messages in World War 2 has died at the age of 93.

Camel infection 'led to Mers death'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:33
Doctors believe they have found the first evidence that a new deadly virus in the Middle East has been transmitted from a camel to people.

Pollution tie to irregular heartbeat

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:33
Air pollution is linked to an increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat and blood clots in the lung, research suggests.

Oil firms 'unfazed' by independence

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:19
The North Sea oil and gas industry is unfazed by the prospect of Scottish independence, the authors of a report suggest.

Sterling agrees to Clippers sale

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:16
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling agrees to sell the team for $2bn (£1.2bn) and drop his lawsuit against the league, his lawyer says.
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