International News

Police arrest World Cup 'tout gang'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:52
Brazilian police arrest 11 people suspected of being part of an international gang illegally selling World Cup tickets allocated to sponsors and officials.

Ex-PM urges help for Nigeria search

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:50
The UK should do more to help the government in Nigeria find and release more than 200 abducted school girls, former Prime Minister Gordon Brown says.

Outdoor fireplace explosion death

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:24
A north Wales teenager dies after an explosion involving a garden chimenea in Lancashire.

Slenderman schoolgirl 'incompetent'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:20
One of two girls accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate in order to please an online fictional character is deemed incompetent by doctors.

Sarkozy: Case against me 'political'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:20
Ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy says the French judiciary is "being used for political ends", as he is formally investigated for influence peddling.

Target to customers: No guns please

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 12:04
US retail giant Target asks customers not to bring guns into its stores, after gun rights activists demonstrated with rifles in one in Texas.

VIDEO: How does crowdfunding work?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:55
Emma Simpson takes a closer look at crowdfunding and how it is helping many businesses and projects to find much needed investment.

Anger over missing sex abuse file

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:50
The Home Office is facing calls to explain why a dossier about alleged paedophiles handed to home secretary Leon Brittan in the 1980s was not kept.

VIDEO: 'I tried to make people angry'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:20
Scriptwriter Jimmy McGovern tackles the controversial law of joint enterprise in his latest drama, Common.

Civilians killed in Ukraine attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 11:17
Rebels and Ukrainian forces blame each other for at least nine civilian deaths in a village, as diplomats meet in Berlin.

VIDEO: Talking politics in 24 languages

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:51
The BBC talks to one of the European Parliament's interpreters about how to keep debate flowing when it is conducted in up to 24 different languages.

Emergency halt to Banksy removal

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:38
A temporary stop notice is issued to halt work on a Cheltenham house, where a Banksy artwork appeared.

Calm urged after Palestinian killing

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:34
Israeli leaders urge calm after the discovery of a kidnapped Palestinian teenager's body sparks clashes in East Jerusalem.

VIDEO: Another stunning Kyrgios winner

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:22
Australia's Nick Kyrgios produces a scorching cross-court winner from an impossible angle against Canadian Milos Raonic.

VIDEO: 'Sword stick' teen killers sentenced

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:21
A "truly wicked, marauding mob" of five teenagers who murdered a man with a "sword stick" in a launderette have been jailed.

'Wicked' teenage killers sentenced

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:05
A "truly wicked, marauding mob" of five teenagers who murdered a man in a Liverpool launderette when some of them were 13-years-old are sentenced.

Altitude gene 'from extinct species'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 10:03
A gene that allows present-day people cope with life at high altitude was inherited from an extinct species of human, Nature journal has reported.

NI discussed in London and Stormont

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 09:55
Northern Ireland's main political parties begin further talks at Stormont on how to resolve contentious issues, as Prime Minister David Cameron meets Sinn Féin in the House of Commons.

Federer & Djokovic battle into semis

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 09:47
Seven-time champion Roger Federer and top seed Novak Djokovic fight back to make the Wimbledon semi-finals.

VIDEO: Girl's anorexia treatment criticised

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 09:35
The family of a teenage girl who has anorexia have discharged her from hospital because they are so unhappy with her treatment.
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