International News

Family shock at parole judge remark

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:24
The parents of a murder victim speak of their "heartache" after hearing a judge say impact statements made by bereaved families make "no difference" to parole judgements.

Royals 'plant' ceramic poppies

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:16
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry "plant" a ceramic poppy at the Tower of London marking the centenary of World War One.

Xavi announces Spain retirement

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:13
Barcelona central midfielder Xavi Hernandez, Spain's most capped outfield player, retires from international football.

New school qualifications given out

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:09
The first candidates to study for the qualifications that have replaced Standard Grades are receiving their results.

India disappointed by Anderson ruling

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 03:04
India's cricket board says it is unhappy England's James Anderson was found not guilty of a breach of the code of conduct.

Safes stolen in Eisteddfod burglary

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:45
Two safes containing around £6,000 are stolen from the visitor centre at the National Eisteddfod in Llanelli.

Ex-boxer Jamie Moore shot twice

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:44
Former European light-middleweight boxing champion, Jamie Moore, is shot twice but is recovering in hospital, a fighter tweets.

Balls fined over parked car crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:42
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls is fined £900 and given five penalty points for failing to stop after a car crash in West Yorkshire.

Credit Agricole hit by BES troubles

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:38
French bank Credit Agricole says second quarter profits almost halved after it wrote down its stake in the troubled Portuguese Banco Espirito Santo to zero.

African migrants clash in Calais

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:34
Clashes between African migrants camping near Calais in northern France while attempting to cross into the UK leave dozens of people injured.

VIDEO: Stallone and his 'Expendable' men

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:31
Action star Sylvester Stallone joined his cast mates at the UK premiere of The Expendables 3 in London on Monday evening.

HP accuses Autonomy founder of fraud

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:30
Hewlett Packard says Autonomy's founder and former boss "should be held accountable for fraud" in the latest twist following its disastrous takeover of the UK company in 2011.

VIDEO: How do you make a ceramic poppy?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:29
A tour of the factory in Derby where hundreds of thousands of ceramic poppies are being made for the World War One Memorial at the Tower of London

Services sector continues to expand

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:26
The UK services sector grew strongly in July, with business activity hitting an eight-month high, a survey suggests.

Hollywood movies 'lack diversity'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:25
Hollywood blockbusters are failing to adequately represent the ethnic diversity of the US population, says a new study.

Punch-ups, rhinos & sweat boxes

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:24
Former pros reveal how pre-season methods have evolved

AUDIO: George Osborne on One North plan

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:23
Chancellor George Osborne tells Evan Davis about his view of the One North investment plan.

Bangladesh ferry passengers missing

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 02:08
More than 100 people are still missing a day after a ferry capsized near the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.

Usmanov predicts Arsenal trophy era

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 01:54
Arsenal's second-biggest shareholder Alisher Usmanov believes the Gunners can begin an era of trophy-winning success.

China 'investigating Canada couple'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 01:49
Chinese authorities are investigating a Dandong-based Canadian couple on suspicion of stealing state secrets, state media say.

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