International News

Ex-travel boss gives £1.9m to charity

BBC - 2 hours 47 min ago
The former boss of Thomas Cook is giving a third of her £5.7m bonus to a charity chosen by the parents of two children who died while on holiday in Corfu.

Scots couple among Tunisia victims

BBC - 2 hours 50 min ago
A couple from the Perthshire village of Bankfoot were killed in Friday's shooting in Tunisia, BBC Scotland has learned.

'No remission' for Belfast murderers

BBC - 2 hours 51 min ago
Two men who murdered a couple in a Belfast flat are told by a judge that they will serve every day of their prison sentences without remission.

Double rapist faces life detention

BBC - 2 hours 54 min ago
A man who was jailed for raping a teenage girl in 2009 could be jailed for life after being convicted of raping another teenager in Renfrewshire.

Cech 'key to Arsenal title hopes'

BBC - 3 hours 3 min ago
Petr Cech's arrival means Arsenal are now close to a first Premier League title in 12 years, says ex-Gunner David Seaman.

BBC Three online move approved

BBC - 3 hours 17 min ago
Plans to close BBC Three as a broadcast channel and move it online in January 2016 are approved by the BBC Trust

Abuse claims 'ignored' by care firm

BBC - 3 hours 32 min ago
A Flintshire care agency overhauls its operation after inspectors said allegations of abuse were not taken seriously.

'Many hurt' in Kabul suicide attack

BBC - 3 hours 47 min ago
A suicide bomber driving a car has targeted a Nato troop convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, injuring 17 civilians, officials say.

'Cook may lack flair to win Ashes'

BBC - 3 hours 49 min ago
Ex-England captain Mike Brearley says Alastair Cook may not have the flair needed to win an Ashes series but their young players do.

Bodies of mother and daughter found

BBC - 3 hours 52 min ago
The deaths of a woman and her daughter whose bodies were found in a house in Esher are being linked to a man's death in southern France, Surrey Police say.

VIDEO: Paralysed man walks with robot legs

BBC - 3 hours 55 min ago
Simon Kindleysides, who lost the use of his legs in 2013, says it is an "incredible feeling" to walk with robotic legs.

Who, What, Why: What exactly is the UK's National Barrier Asset?

BBC - 4 hours 4 min ago
What exactly is the UK's National Barrier Asset?

VIDEO: Aerial video shows Australia prison riot

BBC - 4 hours 7 min ago
Heavily armed police have been sent to a prison on the outskirts of Melbourne following a major riot which officials say may be linked to a smoking ban which begins on Wednesday.

Cardiff hosts Champions League final

BBC - 4 hours 18 min ago
The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff will be the host venue for the 2017 Champions League final, Uefa confirms.

Eurozone inflation slows to 0.2%

BBC - 4 hours 19 min ago
The eurozone's inflation rate dipped slightly from 0.3% in May to 0.2% in June, remaining in positive ground, according to official figures.

Greece 'holds last-minute debt talks'

BBC - 4 hours 23 min ago
Last-minute talks are taking place in Athens over whether to accept an offer by creditors that would allow Greece to repay its debt, Greek media say.

SMS pioneer Matti Makkonen dies

BBC - 4 hours 24 min ago
Matti Makkonen, who pioneered SMS technology and launched the worldwide sensation of texting, has died.

VIDEO: For and against Whitby potash mine

BBC - 4 hours 35 min ago
Three MPs are urging members of a national park authority to approve plans for a £1.7bn potash mine on the North York Moors.

Opera audience boos nude rape scene

BBC - 4 hours 35 min ago
The opening night of William Tell at the Royal Opera House is marked by boos over a nude rape scene.

Iran nuclear talks reach deadline

BBC - 4 hours 41 min ago
Iran's foreign minister returns to Vienna for talks with world powers on the day set as a deadline for an agreement on its nuclear programme.

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