International News

Senegal singer 'had fake millions'

BBC - 30 min 45 sec ago
Senegalese singer Thione Seck is charged with money laundering after fake banknotes worth millions of dollars were found in his house.

Writer Taslima Nasreen flees to US

BBC - 40 min 58 sec ago
Award-winning Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has fled from India to the US after she was named as an al-Qaeda target, a rights group says.

Queen has 'routine' health check

BBC - 43 min 28 sec ago
The Queen has attended hospital for her "routine" annual check-up, Buckingham Palace reveals after social media speculation about her health.

Body cameras plan for Met officers

BBC - 51 min ago
Plans to equip all Met Police officers with cameras on their uniforms are announced by the Mayor of London.

Tributes to teenager after body find

BBC - 53 min 7 sec ago
Tributes are made to missing teenager Amber Peat after a body is found near her home in Nottinghamshire.

'Mistaken ID' in caravan park murder

BBC - 54 min 46 sec ago
A murdered teenager was beaten with a pole in an alcohol and drug-fuelled rage after being mistaken for someone else by his attacker, a court hears.

OECD gives global economy 'B minus'

BBC - 1 hour 3 min ago
The global economy has been given "B-minus " grade equating to "muddling through" by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

VIDEO: Alton Towers boss 'devastated'

BBC - 1 hour 10 min ago
The chief executive of the company that runs Alton Towers says he is devastated by an accident that left four people with serious injuries.

US: 10,000 IS militants killed

BBC - 1 hour 14 min ago
More than 10,000 Islamic State fighters have been killed since a US-led coalition launched a campaign against it nine months ago, the US says.

New plea over man's 1993 gun death

BBC - 1 hour 16 min ago
Detectives investigating the killing of a man shot in his car more than 20 years ago issue a new appeal to trace a man.

The place where it's hard to avoid drink

BBC - 1 hour 16 min ago
The place where it's hard to avoid alcohol

VIDEO: 'Make CD-sized holes for hedgehogs'

BBC - 1 hour 22 min ago
As hedgehog numbers decrease, campaigners are calling for people to make their gardens more hedgehog-friendly.

New Nigeria leader in foreign trip

BBC - 1 hour 32 min ago
Nigeria's President Buhari is making his first foreign trip since taking office last week, visiting Niger where he is expected to discuss Boko Haram.

Services sector slows sharply in May

BBC - 1 hour 34 min ago
Growth in the services sector suffered its biggest slowdown in almost four years in May, a survey suggests, raising fears about the strength of the recovery.

Mental health ward staff reported

BBC - 1 hour 37 min ago
Ten members of staff from a mental health ward where treatment was condemned as "institutional abuse" are reported to their professional bodies, as assembly members prepare to discuss the scandal.

PMQs: Cameron to face Harman and SNP

BBC - 1 hour 39 min ago
David Cameron is preparing to face his first Commons question time since winning the general election.

Coulson cleared as trial collapses

BBC - 1 hour 44 min ago
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is cleared of perjury as the case against him collapses.

Footballer denies child sex charges

BBC - 1 hour 44 min ago
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson pleads not guilty to a number of allegations of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.

VIDEO: S African FA briefing on World Cup

BBC - 1 hour 47 min ago
The South African Football Association holds a news conference to discuss claims about alleged payments for the 2010 World Cup.

Lost dog 'may have boarded train'

BBC - 1 hour 57 min ago
A search is under way for a dog that slipped the lead of its blind owner and possibly boarded a train.

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