International News

The women who serve in danger zones

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 23:16
Why were female diplomats banned until 1946?

VIDEO: 'The law is not protecting children'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 23:12
Head of Policy at the NSPCC, Alan Wardle, says children are not being protected by the law as it stands, and people who cover up child sex abuse should be prosecuted.

Australia visit amid Sri Lanka row

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 23:11
Australia's immigration minister visits Sri Lanka, as asylum seekers handed over to the Sri Lankan navy say they were abused by Australian officials.

Harbour death railings were opposed

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 23:00
Bristol's tourism board was among groups that opposed harbour railings which could have saved a cyclist who fell and drowned, the BBC learns.

Health board data breach criticism

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 22:55
Sensitive medical information about patients was sent mistakenly by a health board to another patient, a data protection watchdog has discovered.

MP granddad 'tried to reveal abuse'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 22:42
The granddaughter of the MP Geoffrey Dickens talks about how her granddad "tried to lift the lid on child abuse claims".

US-China clash would be 'disaster'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 22:35
Confrontation with the US would be a "disaster", Chinese President Xi Jinping says, opening an annual dialogue between the two countries.

VIDEO: How organ transplant changed my life

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 22:14
The number of organ transplants carried out in the UK has reached a new record - with more than 4,600 patients benefiting from operations last year.

VIDEO: Germany's four goals in 400 seconds

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 21:46
Watch the astonishing 400 seconds in which Germany score four goals to end Brazil's World Cup hopes.

VIDEO: Letter to an unknown soldier

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 21:30
People from around the world have been invited to write an imaginary letter to the statue of a soldier at London's Paddington Station.

Brazil's new nightmare leaves a nation in shock

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 21:20
A home World Cup was Brazil's chance to erase the memory of the darkest day in their sporting history - instead, says Phil McNulty, they exceeded it.

Ford calls for Stormont 'reboot'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 21:15
Alliance leader David Ford calls for a "reboot" of the Stormont system to prevent what he describes as the cycle of crises that have affected political progress in recent months.

'Annihilated, mullered' - the front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 20:43
Brazil's hammering at the hands of Germany in football's World Cup semi-final makes headlines, while some papers focus on the finances of the rich and famous.

VIDEO: Inside Sloviansk security service HQ

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 20:24
Steve Rosenberg reports from the cellar of the security service building in the city of Slovyansk, the city recently retaken by the Ukrainian army.

Ancient arachnid 'walks again'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 20:15
Computer graphics are used to show how one of the first land predators on Earth would have moved 410 million years ago.

England 'exposed' to climate risks

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 19:44
England is still not doing enough to tackle the risks from climate change, government advisers say.

Gang rape bodies 'to be exhumed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 19:04
Police in India are to exhume the bodies of two teenage cousins who were gang-raped and murdered in May for a fresh autopsy, media reports say.

N Korea fires 'short-range missiles'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 18:59
North Korea fires two suspected short-range missiles off eastern coast into the sea, South Korea says, in the fourth such test in two weeks.

PwC raises Scottish growth forecast

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 18:49
New analysis by consultancy firm PwC adds further weight to evidence of recovery in the Scottish economy.

A guide to assistance dogs

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 17:37
What do the colour-coded bibs on dogs mean?
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