International News

'Everything all right' before blast

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:15
A mine manager was told "everything is all right" moments before explosives sent 650,000 gallons of water gushing into a pit, killing four men, a court hears.

Miliband: Coalition 'more of same'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:11
Labour's Ed Miliband says the Queen's Speech offers "more of the same" rather than a "new direction" for the country.

'Garden cities' finalists announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:07
The five finalists competing for £250,000 in a contest to design a new garden city are announced.

Voters 'duped over recall bill'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 08:02
Plans in the Queen's Speech to give voters the power to recall MPs are branded "meaningless" by Tory MP Zac Goldsmith.

Adams beaten at Euro Championships

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:48
Olympic champion Nicola Adams is beaten at the European Women's Boxing Championships in Bucharest, Romania.

Husband guilty of 'honour killing'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:48
A man is jailed for life for of the "pre-planned honour killing" of his wife, whose body has never been found.

AUDIO: Modern day slave: 'I wished I was dead'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:36
Modern day slave "Sandra" says that during her ten year ordeal, she wished she was dead.

VIDEO: US game show offers date with 'Prince'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:28
A US dating show in which a group of American women believe they are trying to earn a date with Prince Harry is to be aired in Britain.

Life for revenge attack murder duo

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:26
Two men who murdered a man they blamed for supplying an ecstasy tablet that killed their teenage friend have been jailed for life.

Elderly man hit by truck in Glasgow

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:11
Police have closed a major route in the north of Glasgow after an elderly man was hit by a truck.

In pictures: CAR's victims of war

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:08
Ton Koene's photos of those caught up in conflict

VIDEO: Miliband: Voters 'disenchanted'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:59
Labour leader Ed Miliband responded to the Queen's Speech by saying that Parliament must face the challenge of "disenchanted" voters.

Nine hurt in Tower Bridge boat crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:54
Nine people are injured when a sightseeing tour boat crashes into Tower Bridge.

UKIP MEP paid 'dozens' of migrants

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:49
UKIP's new Welsh MEP Nathan Gill faces criticism after confirming he employed "dozens" of east European and Filipino workers in a care company.

Germany opens Merkel bugging probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:38
Germany announces an inquiry into allegations by US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden that the US government bugged Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone.

Murray set for partisan atmosphere

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:31
Andy Murray is prepared for a partisan atmosphere when he plays Frenchman Gael Monfils at the French Open on Wednesday.

May and Gove in row over extremism

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:16
Two of the most senior members of the Cabinet have become embroiled in a bitter row over allegations of extremism in state schools in Birmingham.

Russian fighter intercepted US plane

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:05
A Russian fighter jet flew within 100ft (30m) of a US Air Force plane over international waters near Japan in April, the Pentagon says.

Business boost in Queen's Speech

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 05:46
The government announces a series of measures in the Queen's Speech that it says are "unashamedly pro-work and pro-business".

Tiananmen tense on rally anniversary

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 05:43
Security personnel swamp Tiananmen Square on the 25th anniversary of the Beijing massacre, as memorials are held in Hong Kong and Taipei.
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