International News

Rabbis urge Cuba to free US prisoner

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 14:26
US rabbis urge President Obama to negotiate the release of US prisoner, Alan Gross, from a Cuban jail.

Events mark WW1 outbreak centenary

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 14:14
The 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One is marked in a series of events across Wales with Llandaff Cathedral hosting a national service of commemoration.

Reagan aide James Brady dies at 73

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 12:22
James Brady, the former White House press secretary shot in the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died at 73.

In pictures: India's e-waste village

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 12:13
Leading hub for dismantling electronic waste in India

VIDEO: Entrepreneur makes £150,000 toll road

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 12:11
A businessman from Bath built his own toll road through his fields to avoid the delays caused by work to repair a road near his home.

VIDEO: Councils crackdown on 'laughing gas'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 11:00
Councils in east London take action on vendors selling the legal high nitrous oxide.

African leaders gather for US summit

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:36
Delegates are gathering in Washington DC for the largest-ever summit of African leaders in the US, although the Ebola virus forces some to cancel.

Rodwell set for Sunderland move

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:22
Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell is poised to agree a five-year deal to move to Sunderland for about £10m.

Simmonds, Slater & Rodgers win European gold

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:16
Great Britain para-swimmers Ellie Simmonds, Steph Slater and Susie Rodgers win gold on day one of the IPC Swimming European Championships.

Ukraine troops enter Russia in clash

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:54
More than 300 Ukrainian troops cross into Russia during heavy fighting with pro-Russian rebels - but Kiev denies they are "defectors".

England 'ready to win World Cup'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:41
As England prepare to face Spain in Group A, Maggie Alphonsi says the "pain" of three final defeats can drive them to World Cup glory.

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