International News

Is the campaign against Islamic State flawed?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 08:34
As Islamic State fighters push further across Syria and Iraq, the BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner asks whether the US-led coalition campaign against the jihadists is flawed.

VIDEO: The view from One World Trade Center

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 08:20
The observatory of New York's One World Trade Center, which was built on the site of the twin towers destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, opens for visitors this month.

VIDEO: Balls: Politics 'a brutal business'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 08:06
The former Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls speaks exclusively to BBC News about "his loss" in the general election, about Labour, his wife Yvette Cooper and Strictly.

SDLP support welfare petition

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 08:05
SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell says his party will not be bounced into an artificial deadline regarding welfare reform.

Tesco fined £21k over peanut weights

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 08:04
Supermarket giant Tesco is fined £21,000 for displaying the wrong weight details on packs of peanuts in south Wales stores.

Murray hails 'best clay-court' form

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 08:04
British number one Andy Murray believes he is playing the best clay-court tennis of his career ahead of the French Open.

Balls 'not dashing back to politics'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 08:01
Ed Balls rules out an early return to frontline politics and says Labour should have been more "pro-business" in an exclusive interview with Nick Robinson.

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 08:00
The best reads of the week you may have missed

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 07:58
The week's big numbers visualised

Farc suspends truce after attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 07:52
Colombian leftist rebel group Farc suspends its unilateral ceasefire following army attack in which 26 fighters died.

Axe killer 'was deemed zero risk'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 07:48
A mentally ill man was discharged from hospital with a "very flimsy" safety net of care days before hacking to death his mother and sister, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: N Ireland PPS 'failures' over rape

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 07:42
A report woman who alleged she was raped as a teenager by a member of the IRA was failed by Northern Ireland's Public Prosecution Service.

Edmund through to French Open draw

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 07:33
Britain's Kyle Edmund reaches a Grand Slam for the second time after beating Adrian Menendez-Maceiras at the French Open.

Scrum caps, jinxes and a £120m windfall

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 07:32
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the stories behind this weekend's Football League play-off finals.

Woman who liberated S Korea's housewives

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 07:22
The South Korean who liberated the country's housewives

VIDEO: The Iraqi refugees displaced by IS

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 06:54
As thousands of people are forced to flee as Islamic State fighters advance in Iraq and Syria. John Simpson visits a camp for displaced people in west Baghdad.

Ninth charge over Hatton Garden raid

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 06:53
Police investigating Hatton Garden jewellery raid in London charge a ninth man with conspiracy to burgle.

Reporter guilty over police payments

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 06:53
Sun crime reporter Anthony France is found guilty at the Old Bailey of paying a police officer at Heathrow Airport for story tips.

B&B cannabis growing trio sentenced

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 06:53
A couple and son who admitted conspiring to supply cannabis from their Denbighshire guest house are given suspended jail terms.

NHS trusts' deficit rises to £822m

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 06:52
NHS trusts in England report a total deficit of £822m for last financial year, compared with £115m the previous year