International News

'Failure' on disability hate crime

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:01
The criminal justice system has failed to act on recommendations to improve the way disability hate crime is dealt with, a report concludes.

VIDEO: Osborne warning to 'sleepwalking' EU

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:58
The Chancellor George Osborne tells business leaders Europe has to carry out reforms to avoid "sleepwalking" into a future where it has priced itself out of the global economy.

Advocaat to decide on his future

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:48
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat will decide on his future next week after securing the club's Premier League future.

Eight charged over Hatton Garden heist

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:43
Eight men have been charged with conspiracy to burgle following the Hatton Garden jewellery heist, Scotland Yard says.

VIDEO: The story behind Labour's loss

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:22
In the first of a series looking behind the election result, the BBC's Special correspondent Lucy Manning examines Labour's loss.

Pilot charged over US Capitol stunt

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:09
A US man who flew a gyrocopter into Washington's restricted airspace, landing at the US Capitol, has been charged with violating national defence airspace.

Can social media save water?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:57
Outing water cheats in California

Synthetic high hospitalises students

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:35
Five Lancaster University students are in hospital, two of them in a critical condition, after taking a synthetic cannabis substitute.

Airbus warns about UK exit from EU

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:28
One of the UK's big manufacturers, Airbus, warns that the UK should remain inside the EU to guarantee future investment.

'Why criticise Sterling's ambition?'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:10
Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling should not be criticised for being ambitious, says ex-Blackburn striker Chris Sutton.

France 'kills key jihadists' in Mali

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:07
French special forces kill four jihadists, including two leaders, in a raid in northern Mali, the defence ministry says.

Arsenal 0-0 Sunderland

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:02
Sunderland secure Premier League survival after securing a battling point against Arsenal, who remain third in the table.

Rangers 2-0 Hibernian

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 12:45
Rangers earn a hard-fought victory over Hibernian to take a two-goal advantage into the Premiership play-off semi-final.

US sends Iraq missiles for IS fight

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 12:39
The US military says it is sending 1,000 anti-tank missiles to the Iraqi government following the fall of Ramadi to Islamic State forces.

Race to cleanup California oil spill

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 12:39
Two oil slicks, stretching nine miles, have formed off the coast of southern California after an onshore pipeline ruptured.

Family's tribute to charity worker

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 12:31
Relatives of a young charity worker who died in India have praised their "beautiful, bright, caring girl".

'Mercedes deal was never in doubt'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 11:48
Lewis Hamilton on his new Mercedes contract, having a point to prove at Monaco and Ayrton Senna's out-of-body experience.

IS 'in control' of Syria's Palmyra

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 11:38
Islamic State militants in Syria take near full control of Palmyra, which contains prized ancient ruins, activists and witnesses say.

On top of the One World Trade Center

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 11:21
A first look from the observatory of New York's One World Trade Center, built on the site of the twin towers destroyed on the 9/11 attacks.

Court reveals race to stop IS family

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 10:58
How a family was stopped from joining IS militants