International News

Silk Road drug site founder jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 13:09
Ross Ulbricht, the founder of online illegal drug marketplace the Silk Road, is sentenced to life in prison.

Who advises overnight millionaires?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 13:03
Why you'd be very pleased to meet Andy Carteralth?

Gunmen kill 19 in Pakistan bus raids

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 12:42
Gunmen in Pakistan's Balochistan province kill at least 19 passengers after taking over two Karachi-bound buses, officials say.

Newcastle release Gutierrez & Taylor

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 12:24
Newcastle United release the long-serving duo of Jonas Gutierrez and Ryan Taylor after contracts expire at St James' Park.

US gunman deemed 'legally sane'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 12:22
A court-appointed psychiatrist has testified the gunman who carried out a 2012 attack on a Colorado cinema was mentally ill but "legally sane" when it happened.

When lawmakers were caught napping

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 12:19
The photos that got Burmese journalists into hot water

Boy, 16, charged with knife murders

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 11:30
A 16-year-old boy is charged with the murders of two people in Colchester.

England prosper despite Ronchi rally

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 10:44
Late wickets drag England back into contention after a thrilling New Zealand fightback in the second Test at Headingley.

Spain to host US rapid reaction force

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 10:29
Spain has agreed to host a US rapid reaction military force to deal with crises in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

'Fifa presidency fallout not over'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 10:14
FA chairman Greg Dyke does not expect Sepp Blatter to remain as Fifa president after winning a fifth term in charge.

VIDEO: Prince Ali thanks 'brave' supporters

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 10:13
Prince Ali has announced his withdrawal from the contest for Fifa president, thanking his supporters and wishing them "the best of luck for the future".

Paris to cut love locks from bridges

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 10:10
Paris is to remove padlocks symbolically fastened to one of the French capital's main bridges by couples, after part of the Pont des Arts collapsed last year.

The Simpsons called it - Fifa's dark three days

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 10:10
The Simpsons predicted Fifa's problems, social media made light of the debacle and cartoonists revelled in the chaos.

England & Scotland set for cup drama

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 10:03
The English FA and Scottish Cup finals on Saturday will see Arsenal face Aston Villa and Falkirk play Inverness CT.

Fifa re-elects Blatter president

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 09:29
Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter president after his rival withdraws following the first round of a vote overshadowed by corruption allegations.

Jack Vettriano 'unable to paint'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 09:14
Scottish artist Jack Vettriano announces he is giving up painting for the foreseeable future due to a recent accident.

Online courses for sixth-form advice

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 09:10
Three free online programmes, aimed at helping sixth-formers bridge the gap between school and university, are due to launch this summer.

McIlroy misses cut at Irish Open

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 09:06
Rory McIlroy is unable to undo the damage of his opening 80 as a 71 leads to his third straight Irish Open missed cut.

VIDEO: 'I ended up in hospital from legal high'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 09:03
A teenager from Wales has spoken out about the night he ended up in hospital after taking a "legal high".

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 08:34
When's the worst time to drink coffee?