International News

What next for Fifa and Sepp Blatter?

BBC - 9 hours 54 min ago
With a report into World Cup corruption to - eventually - be released, president Sepp Blatter says Fifa's crisis is over. Is he right?

NHS to start era of DNA-medicine

BBC - 10 hours 22 min ago
The NHS will set up 11 centres to unlock the secrets of DNA and usher in a new era of medicine.

VIDEO: Dalglish describes scenes of mayhem

BBC - 10 hours 38 min ago
The former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has given evidence at the inquests into the Hillsborough disaster.

Turkey issues warrant for Gulen

BBC - 10 hours 53 min ago
Turkey issues an arrest warrant for influential US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of organising an anti-government movement.

Hart signs new Man City deal

BBC - 11 hours 3 min ago
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has signed a new contract which will keep him at Etihad Stadium until 2019.

Vergne joins Ferrari as test driver

BBC - 11 hours 21 min ago
Ferrari hire former Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne to work on car development in their simulator.

Belarus moves to protect currency

BBC - 11 hours 47 min ago
Belarus's central bank moves to protect its currency by imposing a new tax, as it feels the knock-on effects of the fall in the Russian rouble.

'Stephen Colbert' now belongs to the ages

BBC - 12 hours 1 min ago
Reflections on Stephen Colbert’s legacy

Nigeria court backs prisoners' vote

BBC - 12 hours 18 min ago
A court in Nigeria rules that all prisoners should be able to vote, with general elections looming in February 2015.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - 12 hours 28 min ago
Tom Hanks uses the alias Harry Lauder, and more nuggets.

Device 'found under soldier's car'

BBC - 12 hours 31 min ago
A controlled explosion is carried out on a device found under a serving soldier's car in Portadown, County Armagh.

Peshawar prompts Pakistan executions

BBC - 12 hours 32 min ago
Pakistan carries out its first executions since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - 12 hours 35 min ago
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack

BBC - 12 hours 36 min ago
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation says North Korea was behind a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures over a film about its leader Kim Jong-un.

Anti-abortion protester cautioned

BBC - 12 hours 38 min ago
A woman convicted of harassing a Marie Stopes clinic director is cautioned for breaching a court order.

Time capsule found at surgeons' hall

BBC - 12 hours 39 min ago
Two newspapers from 19 March 1909, two postcards and a list of names dated 26 March 1909 are found inside a snuff tin by workmen in Edinburgh.

Oxfam criticised over poverty tweet

BBC - 12 hours 41 min ago
An Oxfam tweet linking benefit cuts to poverty could have been "misconstrued" as party political campaigning, the Charity Commission says.

Fifa tarnishing football - Lineker

BBC - 12 hours 41 min ago
Former England striker Gary Lineker says football will not remain the beautiful game with Fifa in charge.

Cook removed as England ODI captain

BBC - 12 hours 49 min ago
Alastair Cook is replaced by Eoin Morgan as England's one-day captain, less than two months before the World Cup.

Suspects deny 'sextorting' teenager

BBC - 12 hours 50 min ago
The BBC goes to the Philippines to investigate a rise in blackmail of people duped into taking part in explicit online chats and videos.