International News

Clippers owner defiant in court

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 07:54
Donald Sterling, owner of the LA Clippers basketball team, says he will never sell the team as the ownership battle with his wife intensifies.

Egyptian statue plans 'catastrophic'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 07:53
Comic book writer Alan Moore says a council's plans to sell a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue valued at about £6m "could only be catastrophic".

North Sea oil revenue 'to fall'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 07:45
The OBR predicts dwindling revenue from North Sea oil will increase the pressure on government finances over the coming decades, but the Scottish government dismisses the figures as "nonsense".

Nasri signs five-year Man City deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 07:41
French midfielder Samir Nasri signs a five-year deal to extend his stay with Premier League champions Manchester City.

The boy who smiled for Brazil

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 07:41
A smile from the Brazilian boy whose tears moved the world

Dana 'knew of sex abuse claims'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 07:40
Eurovision song contest winner Dana had "known all along" about child sex abuse allegations against her brother, John Brown, a court hears.

The real reason why Brazil 2014 has been so open

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 07:19
Major tournaments always throw up a tactical innovation and this one has been no different, explains Phil Neville.

Emergency data laws to be rushed in

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 07:15
Emergency powers to ensure police can continue to access phone and internet records are being rushed through Parliament.

VIDEO: Rescuers free beached whale

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 07:01
Rescuers have managed to free a young whale stranded for two days on a beach in Queensland, Australia.

Fifa rejects Suarez bite ban appeal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 07:01
Fifa rejects Luis Suarez's appeal against his four-month ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.

VIDEO: Strikers 'do not represent teachers'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 06:57
The teachers on strike do not represent the vast majority of their colleagues, and are undermining the profession, the education secretary has said.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 06:47
Scolari criticised, Chelsea sign Filipe Luis and hairdresser reveals Alexis Sanchez switch.

Chinese 'hacked US personnel data'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 06:47
Chinese hackers broke into a US government database in an attempt to gain personal information of thousands of employees, US media report.

Kurds vow to boycott Iraq cabinet

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 06:45
Kurdish leaders say they will boycott meetings of the central Iraqi government after PM Nouri al-Maliki accused Kurds of harbouring extremists.

Deaths rise in air strikes on Gaza

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 06:35
More than 20 people are killed in Israeli air strikes on Gaza, Palestinian sources say, as militants continue firing rockets at Israel.

Hospital worker stabbed to death

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 06:23
A member of staff at a mental health hospital in Gloucester dies after being stabbed at work.

Flexible nano-pixel screen patented

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 06:22
Scientists patent a new way to make ultra-high resolution displays that are flexible and extremely thin.

Rare access to Pakistan ghost town

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 06:14
Suicide vests and bombs on sale in former Taliban hotbed

Court rejects German test for Turks

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 06:13
The EU's top court says Germany should not impose a basic language requirement on Turks who want to join their spouses in Germany.

Schools and councils hit by strike

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 06:05
Schools, courts, job centres and council services are being hit as around 70,000 public sector workers in Wales join a one-day strike over pay, pensions and working conditions.
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