International News

Wastewater 'triggers US quake surge'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:35
Disposing of fossil fuel wastewater is likely to have triggered a sharp rise in earthquakes in the US state of Oklahoma, say scientists.

Sex abuse victim criticises church

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:33
A woman who was sexually abused by a Jehovah's Witness elder as a child criticises the way the church handled her complaints.

Black Pete is 'negative stereotype'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:26
Black Pete, the popular sidekick to the Dutch St Nicholas during winter festivities is a "negative stereotype", an Amsterdam court says.

Man shot dead and two others injured

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:20
A man is shot and killed and two others are injured after hundreds of "lads" are reported to have gathered around a Birmingham street.

MP's paedophile dossier 'explosive'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:16
The MP who passed paedophile allegations to the Home Office in the 1980s believed they would "blow the lid" on famous child abusers, his son says.

VIDEO: Safarova hits dazzling winner

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:00
Lucie Safarova delights the Centre Court crowd with a dazzling cross-court winner against fellow Czech Petra Kvitova during their Wimbledon semi-final.

Today at Wimbledon: Friday at a glance

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 09:49
Novak Djokovic takes on Grigor Dimitrov and Roger Federer faces Milos Raonic in the semi-finals at Wimbledon on Friday.

VIDEO: Stories from Isis-controlled Iraq

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 09:47
Iraqis from areas seized by forces led by the Islamist extremist group Isis, have been telling harrowing stories about people being targeted by the fighters and killed.

Ruling 'threatens NI institutions'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 09:34
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson says the Stormont institutions have been put under threat by a ruling on an Orange Order parade.

Google criticised for BBC takedown

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 09:29
Google's decision to remove a BBC article from some of its search results was "not a good judgement", an EU spokesman says.

Dow closes over 17,000 for first time

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 09:28
The Dow Jones Industrial Average - a US stock index made up of some of the biggest global firms - closes above 17,000 for the first time.

Abandoned baby mother spared jail

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 09:14
A 27-year-old woman who abandoned her newborn baby in a Birmingham park while suffering post-natal depression avoids jail.

VIDEO: The 'right to be forgotten' on the web

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 09:11
Google has begun removing web pages and articles from its search results following a "right to be forgotten" ruling by the European Court of Justice in May.

QPR lining up Ferdinand and Caulker

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 09:09
QPR expect to sign Rio Ferdinand on a free transfer and have had an offer accepted for Cardiff City's Steven Caulker.

UK sees hottest day of year so far

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 09:06
The Met Office has recorded the UK's hottest day of the year so far, as temperatures soar to 27.7C (81.9F) in the South East.

Mugabe tells white farmers 'to go'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 09:00
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe calls on the country's remaining white farmers to cede land to black people.

VIDEO: Boat overturned by blue whale

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 08:50
A sightseeing boat has been overturned by a whale off the coast of California.

Ukraine's army to 'win back Crimea'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 08:44
The new Ukrainian defence minister vows to hold "a victory parade" in Crimea as fighting continues against pro-Russian rebels in the east.

UK sent Sherlock to North Korea

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 08:42
The UK government organised a screening of BBC TV drama Sherlock in North Korea in the hope of "encouraging change" in the country, it is revealed.

Miliband urges business to back him

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 08:42
Ed Miliband reaches out to business leaders as he unveils proposals for a new body to push through big infrastructure projects and end "short-termism".
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