International News

Venezuelan politicians face arrest

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 14:15
Venezuela's attorney general issues arrest warrants for three opposition politicians for an alleged plot to assassinate President Maduro.

Tuilagi moves to wing for second Test

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 14:15
England make five personnel changes for the second Test while centre Manu Tuilagi moves onto the right wing.

VIDEO: Osborne to announce new forex rules

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 14:15
BBC News understands that the Chancellor will use his Mansion House speech to announce that the manipulation of foreign currency markets by bankers will be made a criminal offence.

VIDEO: Can Messi emulate Maradona in Brazil?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 14:13
BBC Sport goes to Argentina to discover whether Lionel Messi can emulate the World Cup achievements of Diego Maradona.

Republicans reeling after Cantor loss

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 14:08
Republicans are reeling after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary election to a challenger from the party's populist Tea Party wing.

VIDEO: BBC meets Karachi attack survivors

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 14:02
Three days after a deadly assault on Karachi airport, Mike Wooldridge speaks to survivors from the special airport security force which bore the brunt of trying to contain the attackers.

Brazilians suffering mixed World Cup emotions

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 13:40
With the World Cup just hours away, not everyone in Brazil has embraced it - but the temperature is rising, writes Ben Smith.

VIDEO: Who are Iraq's ISIS fighters?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 13:37
James Robbins explains the background and aims of the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Shams (ISIS), which has seized control of Mosul, Iraq's second largest city.

VIDEO: Europe protests over taxi mobile app

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 13:32
Transport in several major European cities has been disrupted by strikes by taxi drivers.

Scholes has upset Man Utd - Rooney

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 13:32
England striker Wayne Rooney says Manchester United are angered by former team-mate Paul Scholes' criticism of him.

European cities hit by strikes

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 13:06
A strike against a mobile taxi service prompts protests by cab drivers across Europe, while rail services are disrupted by action in France.

The rise and fall of Australian slang

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 12:55
The rise and fall of Australian slang

Andy Murray column: From leaving Lendl to texting Mauresmo

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 12:52
In his latest BBC Sport column, Andy Murray discusses how a text message helped bring him and new coach Amelie Mauresmo together.

VIDEO: E3: Forza takes it up another gear

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 12:44
Microsoft is showing off its next Forza racing game at the E3 expo in Los Angeles. Richard Taylor asks if it offers any significantly new.

VIDEO: E3: PS4's steampunk monster-hunt

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 12:44
The Order: 1886 aims to deliver a true "next-gen" gaming experience with cinematic visuals set in Victorian London. Richard Taylor meets its developer.

Killer branch 'like lightning crack'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 12:38
A mother heard a sound "like a lightning crack" just before her friend was killed by a falling branch at Kew Gardens, an inquest hears.

US school gunman had assault weapon

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 12:33
A teenager who shot dead a 14-year-old student at a school in Oregon was armed with an assault weapon he brought from home, police say.

Fifa 'like mafia family', says peer

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 12:22
A former FA chairman accuses Fifa of behaving "like a mafia family" as Sepp Blatter indicates he wants to continue to head world football's governing body.

VIDEO: Granny named worst holiday snapper

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 12:02
A grandmother from Pembury in Kent wins the dubious honour of being named the UK's worst holiday photographer.

VIDEO: House dangling after cliff fall

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 11:58
A luxury house in Texas has been left dangling over the edge of a cliff after the ground under its foundations eroded away.
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