International News

Baggott 'duty' to share information

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 23:02
Former police ombudsman Nuala O'Loan tells the BBC that Chief Constable Matt Baggott is legally obliged to share information about historic crimes.

VIDEO: Story of Victoria Cross D-Day hero

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 22:55
The actions of the 150,000 allied troops who took part in D-Day are being remembered 70 years on, but just one soldier who took part in the invasion was awarded the Victoria Cross.

Game sets £340m flotation value

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 22:38
Game to relist on the London Stock Exchange, valued at £340m, two years after the video game retailer collapsed into administration.

'Sex tape' school head resigns

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 22:26
The head teacher and a colleague at a Swansea school under investigation after the emergence of what appears to be a sex tape have resigned.

Injured Care out of England opener

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 22:17
Scrum-half Danny Care is ruled out of England's first Test against New Zealand on Saturday after injuring his shoulder.

Asia stocks mixed after ECB action

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:44
Asian stocks are trading mixed after the European Central Bank announced unprecedented measures aimed at stimulating the economy.

VIDEO: How to start your own record label

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:42
Olly Wood of Black Butter Records shares his top tips on how to create your own label

Why would you buy a prison?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:32
Why would you buy one of England's redundant prisons?

Senators agree veterans health deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:29
Senior US senators agree a package of measures aimed at addressing the problems that have engulfed the healthcare system provided to veterans.

VIDEO: D-Day: From the other side

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:13
The BBC's Stephen Evans spoke to a German soldier who was one of the first to encounter the invading Allied troops

VIDEO: D-Day: As it was reported in 1944

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:07
The BBC's Caroline Wyatt looks at how D-Day was reported in Britain in 1944.

China to deport Australian artist

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:03
Chinese-born Australian artist Guo Jian, detained before the Tiananmen anniversary, will be deported from Beijing, Canberra says.

VIDEO: Deadly shooting at US university

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:59
One person has been killed and three others wounded in a shooting on the campus of Seattle Pacific University.

'Back to the beaches' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:55
Many papers use poignant photographs from events marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day on their front pages, while the Times examines a "new battle for Europe".

Vatican financial regulators sacked

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:50
Pope Francis dismisses the entire board of the Vatican's financial regulator as part of his reforms in the city-state.

N Korea 'detains third American'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:07
North Korea says it arrested an American tourist, reportedly for leaving a Bible at a hotel - the third US citizen to be held by Pyongyang.

CAR foes both commit war crimes - UN

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:36
A UN report suggests both sides in the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) have committed war crimes, but says talk of ethnic cleansing is premature.

China defence spend tops $145bn - US

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:30
China under-reports its defence spending by about 20%, the US says in an annual report likely to anger Beijing.

Whitehall chief to probe cabinet row

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:20
Britain's most senior civil servant is to investigate the row between two senior cabinet ministers over alleged Muslim extremism in schools.

Tories shaken, but no UKIP quake in Newark

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:07
BBC political correspondent Alex Forsyth says UKIP shook the Conservatives in the Newark by-election but there was no "earthquake".
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