International News

Police overtime costs rise by £4.9m

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:09
Overtime payments to police officers and staff rise by £4.9m in one year, with the Nato summit accounting for a big part of the increase.

School closed over abuse claims

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:00
A residential school for boys with behavioural problems is temporarily closed as police investigate claims of physical abuse.

£110m Factory arts venue discussed

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:00
Plans for a new publicly-funded £110m theatre and arts venue at the former site of Granada TV studios in Manchester are discussed by the city's council.

Pakistan Sunni militant chief killed

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:56
Pakistani police say Malik Ishaq, the leader of banned Sunni militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, has been shot dead in Punjab province.

Migrant flow at Calais 'too much'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:13
The flow of migrants trying to get into Britain from Calais appears "too much" for the UK government to handle, a spokesman for Eurotunnel says.

Brazil businessman faces charges

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:12
The president of Brazil construction giant Odebrecht, Marcelo Odebrecht, is charged with corruption and money laundering.

Windows 10 launch is 'new era'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:10
Wednesday's global launch of Windows 10 marks a “new era” for personal computing, Microsoft’s chief executive tells the BBC.

Police overtime up due to staff gaps

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:09
Some police forces are using overtime to cover gaps caused by staff shortages, BBC Radio 5 live has found.

VIDEO: Rory gets a Windows 10 crash course

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:00
Rory Cellan-Jones goes hands-on with Windows 10 and tries out some of the operating system's new features.

VIDEO: Palmer 'regrets' killing Cecil

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 19:57
A US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the animal.

Erdogan in China amid Uighur tension

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 19:01
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in China for a state visit, following recent tensions over the treatment of China's Uighur minority.

VIDEO: Police to probe Tube killer claim

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 18:49
An ex-detective's claims 12 people were murdered by the same man on the London Underground between 1953 and 1983 are described by the Met chief as "quite convincing".

Whale song plan for Cold War station

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:56
A community buy-out could see a former Cold War surveillance station turned into a place where tourists can listen to the sound of whales singing.

Kurds decry Turkish 'safe zone' move

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:55
A "safe zone" Turkey and the US are creating in Syria is Ankara's attempt to stop Kurds from forming their own territory, a pro-Kurdish party leader says.

Gas firm made investment warning

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:53
The company behind plans to use coal seams beneath the Forth to produce gas is accused of "attempting to hold Scotland to ransom".

VIDEO: The rise and fall of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:23
BBC News charts the rise and fall of Colonel Gaddafi's favourite son.

Australia pushing for MH17 tribunal

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:55
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is in New York to push for an independent criminal tribunal into the MH17 crash.

Less lighting 'has no crime effect'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:44
Reduced street lighting at night does not lead to more crime or car crashes, a report suggests.

Ten steps to improve your photography

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:22
Ten steps to improve your photography

VIDEO: Briton who died in the Tour de France

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:13
In 1967, British cycling star Tom Simpson died while competing in the Tour de France.