International News

Verdict due in France police trial

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:07
A verdict is due in the trial of two French police officers accused of failing to help two boys whose deaths in 2005 prompted weeks of riots.

Fifa sponsors 'must act over Qatar'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:02
Fifa sponsors are being asked by a new campaign grouping to speak out about working conditions at the 2022 World Cup building sites in Qatar.

Force £160k fine for lost abuse DVDs

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:01
The South Wales Police force is fined £160,000 after losing evidence in a sexual abuse case.

VIDEO: Rule changes after third IndyCar crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 02:43
Indianapolis 500 driver Ed Carpenter escapes unhurt after his car crashes into a wall and flips over during practice for next week's race.

Murray 'amazed' at Mauresmo reaction

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 02:30
Andy Murray says he was "amazed" by the level of criticism his appointment of Amelie Mauresmo as coach attracted.

Injured turtle gets 3D printed jaw

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 02:30
A 3D-printed beak has been made for a sea turtle badly injured in a collision with a boat's propeller.

Bronte family life to be TV drama

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 02:27
A drama about the "tragedy and passion" of the difficult lives of the Bronte family is to appear on BBC One, written and directed by Last Tango In Halifax author Sally Wainwright.

VIDEO: Live: Cameron speech on NHS

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 02:19
Prime Minister David Cameron gives a speech in Birmingham on plans for the NHS.

South Africa team wins BBC hackathon

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 02:18
South African tech innovators RLabs are selected to help the BBC reach young African audiences through social and digital platforms.

Labour hustings 'should be televised'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 02:03
Hustings for the Labour leaderships should be held in marginal constituencies and televised, the party's acting leader Harriet Harman says.

Headstone for lost baby 40 years on

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 02:03
A man from Conwy returns to South Africa to put a headstone on the grave of his baby daughter nearly four decades after she died.

Nigeria 'destroys' Boko Haram camps

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 02:02
Nigeria's military says it has cleared 10 more Boko Haram bases as part of its efforts to flush militants out of the Sambisa forest in the north-east.

Bain earns first Scotland call-up

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 02:02
Dundee keeper Scott Bain is in the Scotland squad for the first time for June's games against Qatar and the Republic of Ireland.

Footballer 'to deny' sex charges

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 01:59
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson will deny sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl, a court is told.

Harlequins agree to sign Roberts

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 01:12
Harlequins agree a deal to sign Wales international centre Jamie Roberts from French Top 14 side Racing Metro.

Swift dominates Billboard awards

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 01:06
Pop star Taylor Swift wins eight of 14 categories at the Billboard Music Awards, while Kanye West is booed.

VIDEO: BBC detained 'like spies' in Qatar

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 01:03
While reporting on the living conditions of low-paid migrant workers in Qatar, BBC reporter Mark Lobel was arrested and detained by Doha security services.

What Cameron wants from Berlin and Brussels

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 00:31
What EU reforms are Osborne and Cameron seeking in their talks ahead of the UK's referendum?

Fishermen 'should not save migrants'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 00:28
Fishermen in Indonesia's Aceh say they have been told not to rescue any of the thousands of migrants in the Andaman Sea, even if they are drowning.

Dogs saved from 'severe' kennel fire

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 00:21
Ten dogs are rescued from a "severe" fire at a private kennels in Salford in which four animals died.