International News

Puerto Rico: The Caribbean's Greece?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:05
With $72bn debt, Puerto Rico is being called "the Greece of the Caribbean". The BBC's Gary O'Donoghue looks at what went wrong - and what happens next.

VIDEO: 'Help Greece - come to Faliraki'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:58
Anna Holligan visits the Greek island of Rhodes which relies heavily on tourism and gauges the mood there about Greece's financial future.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:58
Which eye colour is linked to alcoholism?

VIDEO: Westminster Hall

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:49
MPs debate topics including development goals and Iran's nuclear programme.

VIDEO: Solar Impulse 2 Hawaii landing

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:42
Solar Impulse 2, piloted by Andre Borschberg, lands in Hawaii after a historic solar-powered flight across the Pacific.

Kuwaitis pray for unity after attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:18
Sunni and Shia Muslims in Kuwait hold prayers together in a show of unity, one week after a suicide bomber killed 27 people at a Shia mosque.

7 July attacks: What happened that day?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:09
What happened on 7 July 2005?

7/7 attacks: What happened that day?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:06
What happened on 7 July 2005?

IRA relatives in Lord Maginnis case

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:05
The families of three IRA men shot dead by the SAS in County Tyrone in the 1980s are taking legal action against former Ulster Unionist Lord Maginnis, the government and the chief constable.

Teen 'critical' after water rescue

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:55
A teenage boy is in a critical condition after being recovered from the water in Cardiff Bay, South Wales Police say.

Clifford faces indecent assault charge

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:50
Former publicist Max Clifford is charged with an indecent assault allegedly committed in 1981, the Crown Prosecution Service says.

Hamilton only fourth from Rosberg

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:41
Lewis Hamilton is only fourth fastest in second practice at the British Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg sets the pace.

Is click-and-collect a 'cannibal'?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:39
Have retailers bitten off more than they can chew?

Wawrinka through but Dimitrov out

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:36
French Open champion Stan Wawrinka reaches the fourth round of Wimbledon but 2014 semi-finalist Grigor Dimitrov is out.

Sam Smith denies Bond involvement

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:18
Sam Smith denies rumours he is singing the theme tune to the next James Bond film, saying "it's definitely not me".

Kyrgios fights back to beat Raonic

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:16
Australia's Nick Kyrgios wins the battle of the big servers against Canadian seventh seed Milos Raonic at Wimbledon.

Shell to start Arctic oil drilling

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:15
Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.

Parkinson given cancer all-clear

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 05:54
Broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson confirms he has been given an all-clear by doctors after two years of treatment for prostate cancer.

Police marksman cleared of murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 05:53
A police marksman is cleared of the murder of suspected armed robber Azelle Rodney, who he shot in 2005 in an operation to foil an attempted raid.

Week in pictures: 27 June - 3 July 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 05:49
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.