International News

VIDEO: Comic Djalili's World Cup effort

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 01:54
With no official England song, comic Omid Djalili has penned his own World Cup chant

Somali militants impose dress code

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 01:52
Somalia's al-Shabab militants round up around 100 women and order them to comply with a strict Islamic dress code or risk being whipped.

Pandas denied World Cup pundit role

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 01:46
A panda centre in western China has pulled out of an attempt to get its giant bears to predict the scores of World Cup matches.

Mortgage cap 'won't be used soon'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 01:37
Mortgage lenders say that a cap on the size of mortgage loans is unlikely to be "the first tool in the box" to cool the housing market.

Morgan shows 'signs of improvement'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 01:27
Comedian Tracy Morgan is showing signs of improvement following his accident on Saturday, according to his publicist.

VIDEO: Forced into marriage, pregnant by 13

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 01:26
New laws are coming into effect which will make forced marriage a criminal offence.

Gang sex crimes 'similar to war zone'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 01:23
The fate of girls who are raped by gangs

Missing scooter man travels 23 miles

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 01:21
A man in a mobility scooter who sparked a search operation at Land's End, Cornwall, is found 23 miles away, the maximum range of his vehicle, coastguards say.

Lebanon deports Berlusconi ally

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 01:16
A former business associate of Italy's ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi is extradited from Lebanon to serve a prison term for Mafia links.

First glimpse of Hardy as Kray twins

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 01:07
The first image of actor Tom Hardy as London gangster twins Ronnie and Reggie Kray is released.

VIDEO: The right way to hang up an EU flag

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 01:06
The EU flag has 12 yellow stars on a blue background, but not everyone may appreciate the correct way to hang it.

At least I can now focus on Wimbledon - Murray

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 00:36
'At least I can now focus on Wimbledon'

The $7m question

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 00:01
How did a broke Icelander create a world-beating app?

'Scandalous' referee angers Croatia

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:36
The referee who awarded Brazil a controversial penalty should not be at the World Cup, says Croatia defender Dejan Lovren.

Hospital patients to get named doctor

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:26
Hospital patients in England should know which senior doctor is responsible for overseeing their care, according to new guidelines.

Amputee women tell their stories

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:19
The friendships made in a prosthetics fitting room

The site of the world's most famous power station

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:15
The site of the world's best-known power station

Fred Talbot faces further sex charge

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:07
Former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot is set to appear in court to face a further allegation of indecent assault.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:02
Danny Welbeck says he is fit, Lukaku rejects West Ham again, Manchester United want Bastian Schweinsteiger, plus more.

Care questions over husband killer

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:02
The family of a mentally ill woman from Cornwall who killed her husband say questions should be asked about her care before the tragedy.
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