International News

Senegal Prime Minister Toure sacked

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 14:39
Senegalese Prime Minister Aminata Toure is sacked after less than a year in office, after her ruling party's poor results in last week's local elections.

VIDEO: Champion eater proposes to girlfriend

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 14:34
A competitive eating champion has proposed to his girlfriend before taking part in an annual 4 July hot dog eating contest in the United States.

VIDEO: Highlights: Brazil 2-1 Colombia

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 13:55
David Luiz's brilliant free-kick helps Brazil to a 2-1 victory over Colombia in the World Cup 2014 quarter-final in Fortaleza.

Costa Rica 'worried' by Robben diving

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 13:52
Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto says Arjen Robben must be punished if he dives in the World Cup quarter-final.

Brooks decision 'cannot be appealed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 13:38
Dublin City Council says its decision to refuse permission for two out of the five Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park "cannot be amended or appealed".

Paying the price

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 13:07
Why the cost of hay fever pills can vary so much

Jihadists' assets frozen by Treasury

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 12:53
Two men from Cardiff who have joined a jihadists group in Syria have their assets frozen by the UK government.

'Armed struggle' in Edinburgh centre

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 12:28
A policeman and another man are in hospital following an armed struggle in Edinburgh city centre.

Federer 'eager' for Djokovic showdown

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 12:27
Roger Federer says he has "a lot of energy left in the tank" for Sunday's Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic.

VIDEO: 'Danger crossing' cannot be closed

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 12:20
Concerns are raised about safety standards on a level crossing in Poole.

More arrests over Sparkbrook death

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 12:07
A further six men are arrested in connection with a violent disorder in Birmingham in which a 28-year-old man was fatally stabbed.

Loyalist response 'will be peaceful'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 12:03
Loyalist paramilitaries will take a "peaceful approach" over the restriction of a contentious parade, says DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson.

Germany arrests 'suspected US spy'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 11:36
A 31-year-old man working for Germany's domestic intelligence agency is detained on suspicion of spying for the US, reports say.

Barcelona to meet Suarez clause

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 11:34
Barcelona tell Liverpool they are prepared to meet the £70m-plus release clause in striker Luis Suarez's contract.

Three rescued from Honduras mine

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 11:33
Three miners trapped in an informal gold mine in Honduras are rescued, but the authorities are still searching for another eight.

VIDEO: UK imams speak out against jihad

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 11:32
More than 100 imams in the UK have appealed to British Muslims not to travel to Syria and Iraq.

VIDEO: Cameron calls for dossier 'answers'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 11:20
Prime Minister David Cameron has said he has asked the most senior civil servant at the Home Office to try to "find answers" to questions about a missing dossier of alleged paedophile activity at Westminster in the 1980s.

'Father of terrorism' facing jail

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 11:12
A Cardiff student who called himself the "father of terrorism" is facing years behind bars for posting more than 800 links to extremist material online.

Kvitova and Bouchard set for final

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 10:59
Petra Kvitova will attempt to win Wimbledon for the second time when she meets Eugenie Bouchard in Saturday's final.

VIDEO: Dimitrov hits winner in the splits

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 10:58
Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov pulls off an unlikely winner against Novak Djokovic during their semi-final on Centre Court on Friday.
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