International News

Queen's horse fails drugs test

BBC - 3 hours 14 min ago
Estimate, a racehorse owned by the Queen, has tested positive for the prohibited substance morphine.

Lib Dem MP criticised for Gaza tweet

BBC - 3 hours 17 min ago
Lib Dem MP David Ward is accused of making "vile comments" on social media about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Microsoft profit falls on Nokia loss

BBC - 3 hours 27 min ago
Technology giant Microsoft reports a 7% fall in profits to $4.6bn in the second quarter, hit by a $692m loss at its newly-acquired Nokia handset division.

Guest house landlady was stabbed

BBC - 3 hours 53 min ago
A guest house landlady in Bridlington who was found dead in one of her rooms died from a single stab wound to the chest, police say.

VIDEO: Madrid fans joy at Rodriguez signing

BBC - 3 hours 53 min ago
Real Madrid have signed World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from French league club Monaco.

Tajik spy charge academic freed

BBC - 3 hours 57 min ago
An academic working for a British university has been freed after being held for over a month in Tajikistan on suspicion of spying.

White flags stump New York police

BBC - 4 hours 2 min ago
Authorities in New York are investigating who raised two large white flags on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge early on Tuesday.

MH17 remains 'still at crash site'

BBC - 4 hours 4 min ago
The search for victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine must go on as only some 200 bodies have been recovered so far, Dutch officials say.

Appeal over burned body in archway

BBC - 4 hours 12 min ago
Police appeal for witnesses to the unexplained death of a man whose burned body was found under a railway archway in north London.

Airlines halt flights into Israel

BBC - 4 hours 21 min ago
US and European airlines suspend flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport after Israeli police confirmed that a rocket landed one mile away.

VIDEO: Litvinenko death inquiry announced

BBC - 4 hours 36 min ago
The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.

VIDEO: Relatives mourn Israeli soldier deaths

BBC - 4 hours 46 min ago
Relatives of soldiers killed in Israel in the on-going fighting with Palestinians have spoken to the BBC as the UN secretary-general calls for an end to the conflict.

Celtic 4-0 KR Reykjavik (agg 5-0)

BBC - 4 hours 48 min ago
Virgil van Dijk and Teemu Pukki both hit doubles as Celtic outclass KR Reykjavik at Murrayfield in the Champions League.

VIDEO: When Britain ruled India

BBC - 5 hours 18 sec ago
Anne Wright grew up during the dying days of British rule in India

VIDEO: Concordia to be towed to Genoa

BBC - 5 hours 10 min ago
The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will be towed to its home port Genoa, where it will then be scrapped.

UK experts to retrieve MH17 data

BBC - 5 hours 19 min ago
British air accident investigators will retrieve data from the black boxes of crashed flight MH17, says Prime Minister David Cameron.

US courts conflict on Obamacare law

BBC - 5 hours 24 min ago
Two US appeals courts give conflicting rulings regarding a federal regulation implementing key subsidies of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

Fire tackled at Science Centre tower

BBC - 5 hours 25 min ago
Fire fighters are called to the Glasgow Science Centre tower, days after it opened following years of technical problems.

Selfie 'sexters' in child sex warning

BBC - 5 hours 34 min ago
Young couples who send explicit pictures of each other are threatened with prosecution under child sex laws.

Boxer Evans out of Glasgow Games

BBC - 6 hours 3 min ago
Gold medal hope Fred Evans is out of Glasgow 2014 as Team Wales suffer yet another major setback in the build-up.

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