International News

Eurozone economic growth speeds up

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 02:20
Eurozone business activity rose at its fastest pace in four years in June, boosted by higher spending by consumers and businesses, a survey indicates.

In pictures: Ghana fire recovery

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 02:15
After fire and floods which swept through Accra

Iceland makes blasphemy legal

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 02:11
Iceland's parliament agrees to abolish its blasphemy laws, despite opposition from some of the country's churches.

Kendall: Rivals 'continuity Miliband'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 02:08
Liz Kendall says her Labour rivals won't take the party in a different direction while Yvette Cooper urges the party to champion science and high-tech jobs.

VIDEO: Tunisia hotel 'hero' tells of gun attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 02:07
In the wake of the terror attack on a Tunisian beach last Friday, survivors reported heroic acts from hotel staff. One of those staff members has spoken exclusively to the BBC's Ben Brown.

Reddit in uproar after staff sacking

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 01:59
Popular chat rooms on Reddit have been closed in protest over the sacking of a popular staff member.

F1 bosses abandon refuelling plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 01:49
Formula 1 bosses abandon plans to reintroduce refuelling from 2017 as a freeze on the upper limit of engines is proposed.

VIDEO: Unesco considers Forth Bridge bid

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 01:42
Unesco is considering giving World Heritage Site status to the Forth Bridge in recognition of its "outstanding universal value".

IS 'emir of suicide bombers killed'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 01:38
The US military says it has killed Tariq al-Harzi, a senior member of Islamic State known as the "emir of suicide bombers".

Tunisia silence 'chance for closure'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 01:28
A man who ran to the aid of Tunisia beach attack victims says he hopes to get some closure following the minute's silence for those who died.

McQueen show at V&A to open all night

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 01:13
London's Victoria and Albert Museum is to open around-the-clock to accommodate demand for its Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition.

Husband 'killed wife with dementia'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 01:12
A man struggling to care for his elderly wife, who had dementia, killed her and then himself after being charged with murder, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: An exceedingly long cake production line

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 01:04
BBC Breakfast has visited Europe's longest cake production line at the Mr Kipling Factory in Barnsley, Yorkshire.

VIDEO: Shared spaces 'chaotic and catastrophic'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 01:01
Many people, including the visually impaired, are avoiding shared-use streets, where vehicles and pedestrians mix, says ex-Paralympian Lord Holmes.

Albarn Alice musical 'disappointing'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 00:53
Damon Albarn's Alice in Wonderland-inspired musical garners qualified reviews despite receiving a standing ovation at the Manchester International Festival.

Tunisia ceremony for Sousse victims

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 00:52
A ceremony is to be held in the Tunisian resort of Sousse to remember the 38 people killed in an Islamist attack a week ago.

'Diddy' Combs avoids assault charges

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 00:50
Rapper Sean 'P Diddy' Combs will not face assault charges following an incident in June at the University of California, officials say.

Man arrested over girl's 1984 murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 00:38
A man is arrested in connection with the murder of a girl who was sexually assaulted and stabbed to death in Bath more than 30 years ago.

Brain tumour boy returns home to UK

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 00:28
A boy who was at the centre of an international manhunt after being taken abroad by his parents for brain tumour treatment is back at his home in Portsmouth.

VIDEO: What's it like to live in Wimbledon during the tennis?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 00:20
The BBC Breakfast sofa travelled to Wimbledon Village, were the residents reveal what it is like to live in the place which gave its name to the world's most famous tennis tournament.