International News

Villa to offer Benteke new deal

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 05:17
Aston Villa will offer striker Christian Benteke a new deal this summer, says chief executive Tom Fox.

Is the Home Office attempting to 'body-swerve' official drugs advisers?

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 05:07
The Home Secretary and her statutory advisers on drug policy may be heading for a showdown over government plans to deal with so-called "legal highs".

Plane crash link to data-wipe error

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 05:07
A military plane crash was probably caused by computer files being accidentally wiped from three of its engines, according to investigators.

VIDEO: Band leader James Last dies at 86

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 04:54
A look back at the long career of big band leader James Last, who has died in Florida aged 86.

Video row in France right to die case

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 04:53
Campaigners fighting a decision to take a paralysed man off life support have sparked controversy in France by releasing a video of him in hospital.

Fake mobile towers 'snoop on public'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 04:51
Fake mobile towers that scoop up data from passing phones are routinely being used in London, an investigation by Sky News suggests.

Pope creates child abuse tribunal

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 04:37
Pope Francis approves the creation of a tribunal to hear cases of bishops accused of covering up child abuse by paedophile priests.

VIDEO: Puffins 'at risk of extinction'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 04:14
Across Europe puffins have been classified as at risk of extinction because of climate change and a lack of food.

Tory MPs want schools funding reform

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 04:05
Backbench Conservative MPs are demanding government action to help schools in England facing a financial crisis.

Fellaini doubtful to face Wales

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 03:58
Belgium forward Marouane Fellaini is a doubt for Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Wales in Cardiff.

Wrexham pair deny crossbow murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 03:57
Two Wrexham men go on trial accused of murder after a man was shot with a crossbow, stabbed and then fell from a third floor balcony on the town's Caia Park estate.

Is this the perfect size of carry-on bag?

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 03:47
Is this the perfect size for carry-on bag?

'No intervention' on pension firms

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 03:46
The government will not intervene to force pension providers to deliver on promised freedoms, the pensions minister tells the BBC

PMQs: Harman accuses PM of 'gloating'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 03:45
Harriet Harman accuses David Cameron of "gloating" after his election win and told him to "show a bit more class".

MPs to debate votes for 16-year-olds

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 03:45
MPs will get a chance to vote on lowering the voting age to 16, David Cameron says at prime minister's questions.

Venezuela in oil spat with Guyana

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 03:32
Venezuela demands that neighbouring Guyana stop US oil company Exxon from carrying out oil exploration in disputed waters.

MP's sheep dip health concern debate

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 03:30
A Welsh MP calls for an independent inquiry on sheep-dip poisoning that left hundreds of farmers with debilitating health problems.

Figures show 18% rise in deaths

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 03:02
The number of deaths in Scotland rose by 18% in the first quarter of this year, according to official figures.

Why Osborne is itching to sell RBS

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 02:52
The City believes tonight’s Mansion House speech will fire the starting gun on the sale of the biggest disaster of the financial crisis

VIDEO: 'I ran away from forced marriage'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 02:25
A woman talks about why she ran away from her forced marriage to a man she had never met, after threats of violence from her family.