International News

Thousands flee north Yemen fighting

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 09:49
Ten thousand families have fled the north Yemeni city of Amran to escape a battle between Zaidi Shia rebels and the military, the Red Crescent says.

Ukraine leaders: No more ceasefires

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 09:30
Ukraine's Defence Minister Valeriy Heletey issues a statement saying Kiev will not negotiate with rebels in the east until they lay down their arms.

Brooks' Dublin concerts cancelled

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:55
All five Garth Brooks' concerts planned for Dublin later this month are cancelled.

Domino's driver 'killed for phone'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:52
A pizza delivery driver was killed in a "frenzied" knife attack by two men trying to steal his phone, a court hears.

What price potato salad?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:50
The $40,000 potato salad

VIDEO: Musicians perform hot air balloon gig

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:49
A Somerset choir and accompaniment have had a sky-high rehearsal in a collection of hot air balloons.

Iran seeks more enrichment capacity

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:40
Iran's supreme leader says it will need more enrichment capacity for its nuclear programme, above limits reportedly sought by world powers.

First Scottish satellite launched

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:40
Scotland's first satellite, the UKube-1, is launched successfully.

Cook defiant over England captaincy

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:33
Under-fire England captain Alastair Cook says he has no intention of stepping down, on the eve of the first Test against India.

British pair admit terror charges

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:13
Two British men who travelled to Syria to join rebel fighters plead guilty at Woolwich Crown Court to preparing to carry out terrorist acts.

Six-week-old baby 'beaten to death'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:06
Michael Pearce, who is on trial accused of murdering six-week-old Alfie Sullock, beat the baby with a shoe, a jury is told.

How did Oscar Pistorius' defence fare?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:05
How did Oscar Pistorius' defence fare?

Memories 'need space' in brain

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 08:00
Similar memories overlap physically in the brain and this produces less confusion if the brain area responsible is larger, new research shows.

Son asked if mother 'hid Madeleine'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:59
Kate McCann tells a court in Portugal that her son asked her about claims she was involved in the disappearance of her daughter, Madeleine, after he heard them on the radio.

Kittel claims third Tour stage win

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:52
Marcel Kittel wins stage four of the Tour de France 2014 - the 163.5km from Le Touquet-Paris-Plage to Lille Metropole.

Ebola deaths up by 25 in West Africa

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:46
Health officials in West Africa say 25 more people have died from Ebola since 3 July, taking the total number of deaths to 518.

Why Israeli Gaza invasion would be risky

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:42
Why Israeli Gaza invasion would be risky

Japan's Okinawa lashed by typhoon

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:32
A powerful typhoon lashes Japan's Okinawa island chain, injuring several and forcing hundreds of thousands to seek shelter.

Defiant Abdullah claims Afghan win

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:31
Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah contests election results placing him second, as the US warns against a power grab.

Fifa partner defends arrested CEO

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 07:19
A Fifa partner firm defends its chief executive after his arrest by Brazilian police investigating the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.

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