International News

Platini to run for Fifa presidency

BBC - 8 hours 6 min ago
Uefa president Michel Platini will announce later this week he wants to be the next president of Fifa, the BBC learns.

VIDEO: 'Mass grave' at Colombia landfill site

BBC - 8 hours 7 min ago
Forensic experts in Colombia have begun a search for hundreds of bodies at a landfill site, believed to be one of the largest urban mass graves in the world, as Natalio Cosoy reports.

Migrants disrupt cross-Channel trains

BBC - 8 hours 16 min ago
Passengers on Eurotunnel day trips to France are advised to postpone their journey if they can following further disruption.

Policemen die in Bahrain bomb blast

BBC - 8 hours 27 min ago
Two policemen die and six others are injured in a "terrorist bomb attack" on the island of Sitrah in Bahrain, the government says.

Bin lorry may have reached 25mph

BBC - 8 hours 30 min ago
The bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow killing six people may have reached a speed of 25mph as it hit pedestrians, a fatal accident inquiry hears.

Ex-SA & Notts all-rounder Rice dies

BBC - 8 hours 31 min ago
Former South Africa and Nottinghamshire all-rounder and captain Clive Rice dies at the age of 66.

Police 'may not attend' burglaries

BBC - 8 hours 32 min ago
The public should not expect to see a police officer after crimes such as burglary, the head of the new National Police Chiefs' Council tells the BBC.

UK economic growth picks up to 0.7%

BBC - 8 hours 33 min ago
UK economic growth accelerated to 0.7% in the second quarter of the year, helped by a big jump in oil and gas production.

Gaddafi's son sentenced to death

BBC - 8 hours 36 min ago
A court in Libya sentences Col Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, and eight others to death over war crimes linked to the 2011 revolution.

'Bedroom tax' cash help urged by AMs

BBC - 8 hours 37 min ago
Social housing tenants hit by the so-called bedroom tax should get more financial help from the Welsh government, AMs say.

Ennis-Hill available for Worlds

BBC - 8 hours 41 min ago
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill says she is available to compete in the World Athletics Championships in August.

VIDEO: Oldest Pict fort found on sea stack

BBC - 8 hours 47 min ago
Archaeologists say a Pictish fort uncovered during a dig near Stonehaven is the oldest in Scotland.

EU good at problem solving - Hill

BBC - 8 hours 52 min ago
The European Union is "very effective" at solving problems, Britain's top official in Brussels says, amid reports members are becoming more receptive to UK demands to renegotiate its membership.

A deadly trail of polonium

BBC - 8 hours 59 min ago
How radioactive material was left on Tube and planes

The country where disabled people are beaten and chained

BBC - 9 hours 5 min ago
The disabled people who are beaten and chained

EU satellite gears up for data flood

BBC - 9 hours 8 min ago
Europe's Sentinel-2a satellite, which will "carpet map" the Earth's land surface day-in, day-out, is on course to go into full operation in early or mid-October.

VIDEO: Cameron speech on 'dirty money'

BBC - 9 hours 30 min ago
UK Prime Minister David Cameron outlines plans to stop foreigners from buying UK homes with "plundered or laundered cash" as part of a "global effort" to defeat corruption.

VIDEO: Birthday cake for world's oldest panda

BBC - 9 hours 32 min ago
At nearly 37 years of age, Jia Jia is thought to be the oldest panda ever kept in captivity.

Tech experts caution on killer AI

BBC - 9 hours 32 min ago
More than 1,000 tech experts, scientists and researchers have written a letter warning about the dangers of autonomous weapons.

Murder-suicide link investigated

BBC - 9 hours 33 min ago
Police in the Republic of Ireland are investigating if the deaths of a married couple were a murder-suicide, according to reports.

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