International News

2-2 game 'most viewed in US history'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:57
The World Cup match between USA and Portugal on Sunday, which finished with high drama, was the most viewed football game in US history, provisional figures suggest.

Andy Coulson guilty of phone hacking

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:51
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is found guilty of conspiring to hack phones while ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks is cleared of all charges.

Tributes to dead 'white collar' boxer

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:43
Tributes are paid to a man who died following a "white collar" boxing match at a nightclub in Nottingham.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:19
Yaya Toure criticises Man City again, Arsenal hold talks with Alexis Sanchez, Rio Ferdinand in line for QPR move, plus more.

VIDEO: Boy takes 'selfie' with the Queen

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:08
The Queen has been photographed in the background as a boy takes a selfie at St George's Market

Sky cars to be built in Tel Aviv

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:08
A futuristic network of cars that will travel through the sky above Tel Aviv is to be built in Israel.

Police college plan 'to go ahead'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:02
A team in charge of plans to build a new training college for the police and other emergency services at Desertcreat near Cookstown will recommend that the project continues.

McCausland drops out of tourism job

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:01
Former Assistant Chief Constable Duncan McCausland had been expected to be appointed chairman of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, the BBC learns.

Royal couple visit Belfast film set

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:01
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh meet cast and production members from Game of Thrones during a tour of the Paint Hall Studios in Belfast on the second day of their Northern Ireland visit.

Federer & Nadal into second round

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:40
Seven-time champion Roger Federer and number two seed Rafael Nadal both win their first-round matches.

Fault in Our Stars tops UK chart

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:32
Teen cancer drama The Fault in Our Stars comfortably tops the UK and Ireland box office in its opening weekend, taking £3.4m.

Two more arrests over patient death

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:18
Two more people are arrested after the death of an 88-year-old patient who was found with "serious and unexplained" injuries at a south Wales hospital.

Cameron apologises over Coulson

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:16
Prime Minister David Cameron apologises for employing Andy Coulson as his director of communications.

Stimulant khat in illegal drug ban

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:12
Possessing, selling and importing khat, a plant used as a stimulant by Somali communities like those in Cardiff, is made illegal in the UK.

Iraqis use 'off grid' messaging app

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:02
Iraqis are using an app which allows messages to be sent between phones, without the need for an internet connection, to get round an internet ban.

Money affecting England - Gerrard

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 07:58
Captain Steven Gerrard believes the money in the game is affecting young players' hunger and desire to play for England.

What is an unfair mark-up on a bottle of wine?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 07:39
How much of a margin is it reasonable for restaurateurs to have on wine?

New US homes sales hit six-year high

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 07:35
Sales of new US homes surged to a six-year high in May suggesting the housing market is recovering from its recent slowdown.

Student visa fraud 'truly shocking'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 07:27
An estimated 48,000 immigrants may have fraudulently obtained English language certificates despite being unable to speak English, the government says.

Bank like 'unreliable boyfriend'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 07:02
The Bank of England has acted like an 'unreliable boyfriend' over its hints about interest rate rises, according to a member of the Treasury select committee.

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