International News

Is this Italy's Mark Zuckerberg?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:00
Can Matteo Achilli follow in Facebook's footsteps?

Tearful Neymar: I was almost paralysed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 14:46
Brazil star Neymar breaks down in tears and claims the challenge that ended his World Cup came close to paralysing him.

VIDEO: Greenaway on sex, art and death

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 14:40
British filmmaker Peter Greenaway discusses his latest work, Golztius and the Pelican Company, which explores sex eroticism and religious hypocrisy through the prism of six bible stories.

UK taken to court over boat diesel

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 13:47
The European Commission is taking the UK to court in a long-running row over its policy of allowing leisure boats to use lower-taxed red diesel.

Head of Fifa partner 'flees arrest'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 13:36
Ray Whelan, head of Fifa partner Match Hospitality, has evaded arrest in Brazil over alleged illegal World Cup ticket sales, Rio police say.

Villiers would discuss inquiry call

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 13:34
The NI secretary says she is willing to meet unionist and Orange Order leaders, to discuss their call for a commission of inquiry into the issue of parades.

VIDEO: Egyptian statue sells for nearly £16m

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 13:05
A 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue has been sold for £15.76m at an auction in London.

Brooks matinee plan 'not feasible'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:59
A deal proposing to stage two Garth Brooks concerts in Dublin as matinees has been described as "not feasible".

Jayden's killer: 'I deserve to die'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:50
A man who strangled his pregnant ex-girlfriend and buried her in his uncle's grave tells a court he "deserves a death sentence".

VIDEO: Victim: 'Butler-Sloss the wrong person'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:49
A man abused by a paedophile priest in Sussex says Baroness Butler-Sloss is the wrong person to lead an inquiry into how public bodies dealt with allegations of child abuse.

HIV re-emerges in 'cured' US girl

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:44
A child born in the US with HIV and believed cured after very early treatment has now been found to still harbour the virus, doctors say.

'Bending down to put my shoe on left me disabled'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:44
Following a freak, debilitating back injury, Anne Dickins' chance meeting at London 2012 could give her a shot at her own Olympic legacy.

UN chief in Gaza ceasefire appeal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:31
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appeals for a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza.

Travellers' tale wins literary prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:22
Infinite Sky, a story about travellers and prejudice, is awarded the Branford Boase prize for debut children's writers.

Cook’s wheel of fortune at rock bottom – Agnew

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 12:15
Everything that can go wrong for England captain Alastair Cook is doing so, says cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

Chile's Sanchez signs for Arsenal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:49
Chile international forward Alexis Sanchez signs for Arsenal from Spanish giants Barcelona for a fee in the region of £35m.

Boehner calls for migrant law change

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:44
House Speaker John Boehner wants to speed up the deportation of children migrating illegally, to ease the growing border crisis.

Egyptian statue sells for £16m

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:43
A 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue is sold for nearly £16m at Christie's of London, amid calls from the country's ambassador for it to be handed back to Egypt.

New combat jet's UK debut cancelled

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:36
The F-35 combat jet, due to be used on Britain's new aircraft carriers, will not appear at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Friday.

Blake's Games apology to Scotland

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 11:20
Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake apologises to Scotland for snubbing the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this month.
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