International News

The Sunday shopping debate

BBC - 10 hours 49 min ago
It has divided opinion for more than 60 years and the issue of Sunday trading hours is now back on the political agenda.

Oil and gas boosts UK industry

BBC - 11 hours 49 sec ago
A rise in oil and gas output boosted UK industrial production in May, but manufacturing output fell for the second month in a row.

Push for Iran deal as deadline nears

BBC - 11 hours 5 min ago
World powers and Iran will continue to work towards a nuclear deal even though they are likely to miss Tuesday's deadline, officials say.

Radio 3 host slams Proms 'snobs'

BBC - 11 hours 31 min ago
Critics of an upcoming BBC Prom that will celebrate the dance sounds of Ibiza are branded "snobs and scaremongers" by Radio 3 presenter Suzy Klein.

James Naughtie to leave Today show

BBC - 11 hours 41 min ago
Presenter James Naughtie is to leave Radio 4's Today programme and take on a new role as a special correspondent from early next year.

Zambian writer to share prize money

BBC - 11 hours 49 min ago
Zambian writer Namwali Serpell promises to split the winnings for this year's Caine Prize for African Writing, regarded as Africa's leading literary award, with all the runners up.

Elderly man sought in OAP sex attack

BBC - 11 hours 52 min ago
An elderly woman is sexually assaulted in Conwy county, and police are hunting a man in his 70s.

VIDEO: One killed in US ice cave collapse

BBC - 11 hours 54 min ago
Authorities in the US have reported one person dead and several others injured after part of an ice cave collapse in Washington.

Bomb blast in Nigeria 'kills 20'

BBC - 11 hours 55 min ago
At least 20 people have been killed in a bomb attack in north-western Nigeria's Zaria city, a senior government official says.

VIDEO: PM lays wreath in memory of 7/7 victims

BBC - 11 hours 57 min ago
Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson lay wreaths in Hyde Park in memory of the victims killed in the 7/7 London bombings.

HSBC sacks staff over mock IS video

BBC - 12 hours 18 min ago
HSBC sacks employees who made an "abhorrent" video in which they pretended to be Islamic State militants carrying out a beheading.

MLAs discussing Nama deal claims

BBC - 12 hours 25 min ago
Allegations that a politician stood to benefit from the sale of Nama's Northern Ireland property loan portfolio are being discussed by Stormont MLAs.

BBC unveils final Micro Bit design

BBC - 12 hours 36 min ago
The BBC's forthcoming mini-computer gains features absent in an earlier prototype, but is also to be more bulky when used as a standalone device.

VIDEO: Hands-on with the new Micro Bit

BBC - 12 hours 36 min ago
Rory Cellan-Jones goes hands-on with the final Micro Bit

Migrant dies on Channel Tunnel train

BBC - 12 hours 40 min ago
A migrant dies on a freight shuttle trying to reach Britain, resulting in delays for cross-channel passengers and freight services.

VIDEO: 7 July bombings: PM honours victims

BBC - 12 hours 40 min ago
Prime Minister David Cameron 'We think of the grace and the dignity of the victim's families'

Charities face fundraising inquiry

BBC - 12 hours 42 min ago
Four charities are investigated by the Information Commissioner over claims fundraisers contacted vulnerable people on the government's "opt-out" database.

Women's World Cup breaks TV records

BBC - 13 hours 6 min ago
A record 25.4 million TV viewers in the US watched the Women's World Cup final, the country's biggest ever audience for a football game.

Tiger maul death zoo to face charges

BBC - 13 hours 44 min ago
A zoo where a keeper was mauled to death by a tiger is charged with health and safety breaches.

WHO 'unfit for health emergencies'

BBC - 13 hours 53 min ago
The World Health Organization (WHO) lacks the "capacity and culture" to deal with global health emergencies, says the chair of a new independent report on Ebola.

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