International News

London cabbies in Uber tax campaign

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:38
A poster campaign on hundreds of London taxis is intended to highlight the problems black-cab drivers have with rival Uber.

Amazon in European e-book probe

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:35
The European Commission open a formal antitrust investigation into Amazon's e-book business amid concern the online retailer stifles competition.

'No medic at fatal march checkpoint'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:34
A fatal SAS selection exercise had no medics or instructors for "over an hour" at one of the checkpoints, an inquest hears.

Turn benefits 'into repayable loan'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:30
The young unemployed should repay their benefit money when they get a job, says an influential group of Tory MPs in a plan to shrink the welfare state.

'Belgium can cope without Fellaini'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:28
Wales captain Ashley Williams says Belgium will not miss midfielder Marouane Fellaini in Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier.

Austrian trio hurt in bus collision

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:25
Three Austrian synchronised swimmers are hurt in a collision with a bus at the European Games, with one said to be "severely injured".

No break for Nestle KitKat trademark

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:10
Confectionery giant Nestle's attempt to trademark the shape of its four-finger KitKat bar in the UK does not comply with European law, a senior European Court lawyer has said.

Who bought the Copa America?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:05
Is Fifa's Copa America is at the heart of even more bribery?

Missing mum 'can't keep hiding'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:01
The police chief leading the investigation into a mother who has vanished with her three-year-old son to avoid a custody ruling appeals to her to get in contact.

Has DSK's trial changed attitudes to sex?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:55
Have French attitudes to privacy and the sex lives of their politicians changed in light of “l’affaire DSK”?

China ex-security chief gets life term

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:53
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang is sentenced to life in prison, Chinese media report.

Oliver! actor Ron Moody dies aged 91

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:46
Actor Ron Moody, who played Fagin in the hit film version of Oliver!, has died aged 91, his family says

Omagh goldmine expansion to go ahead

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:44
Planning approval for an underground extension to an open-cast mining operation in County Tyrone is granted.

'Bradwell being handed to China'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:38
A union says the site of a former nuclear power station is going to be handed over "lock, stock and barrel" to China's national nuclear corporation.

VIDEO: Malaysia 'nudist' photo controversy

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:36
Four Western tourists accused of being part of a group who posed nude at the top of Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu remain in custody after an earlier court appearance.

Erdogan urges swift government

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:29
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for a new government "as soon as possible", after his AK party lost its majority in elections.

Al-Nusra kills Syria Druze villagers

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:22
At least 20 Druze villagers have been shot dead by the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra Front in north-western Syria, activists say.

Kenya court rules NGOs not terrorists

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:19
A court in Kenya bars the government from declaring two prominent Muslim rights groups terrorists but fails to unfreeze their bank accounts.

VIDEO: Toy car helps three-legged tortoise

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:13
A vet fits part of a toy car to a tortoise to help it get around after losing a leg in an accident in Bristol.

England wicketkeeper Prior retires

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:10
Wicketkeeper Matt Prior, who helped England win three Ashes series, announces his retirement from cricket.