International News

Scotland's Parks calls time on career

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 03:03
Former Scotland fly-half Dan Parks announces his retirement from rugby at the age of 36.

Ferry survivors return to school

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 03:01
More than 70 South Korean high school students who survived April's ferry disaster return to school.

Belfast plane in emergency landing

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 03:00
A Belfast flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Cork on Tuesday night because of a broken fuel gauge.

Call for questions on uni franchises

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:49
Questions over university franchise arrangements need to be answered following alleged visa fraud at Glyndwr University, an AM claims.

National to stage 'hacking play'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:47
A new play about the press, politics and the police is to be staged by the National Theatre in the wake of the phone-hacking trial.

Smashed Hits: Aquarela do Brasil

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:47
Analysing ITV's World Cup song.

VIDEO: Wonga used fake lawyers to chase debt

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:41
Payday lender Wonga must pay £2.6m in compensation after sending letters from non-existent law firms to customers in arrears.

Wonga chased debt with fake lawyers

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:31
Payday lender Wonga must pay £2.6m in compensation after sending letters from non-existent law firms to customers in arrears.

VIDEO: Glastonbury toilets: A good loo guide

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:28
As thousands descend on a Somerset farm for the Glastonbury Festival the annual challenge of providing toilets has created some clever solutions

Bolivian congress's clock turns left

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:28
The hands on the clock on the Bolivian congress building have been reversed to turn left - anti-clockwise - in a symbolic gesture to signify political change.

Suarez 'bite' was 'highly predictable'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:21
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez's apparent bite on Italy's Giorgio Chiellini was "highly predictable", says a sports psychologist.

South African miners return to work

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:20
Thousands of miners at South Africa's biggest platinum mining firms return to work, a day after unions signed a deal to end a five-month strike.

Spanish princess to face charges

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:20
A Spanish judge formalises charges against Princess Cristina, King Felipe's sister, in a tax fraud and money laundering case.

Road casualties in Scotland down 10%

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:16
The number of people killed and injured on Scotland's roads fell by 10% last year thanks to a reduction in pedestrian fatalities.

MPs assess detainee abuse claims

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:12
MPs are to visit Yarl's Wood Immigration Centre over allegations of improper sexual contact with detainees, a parliamentary committee says.

Is Merkel damaged by Juncker row?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:09
Why Merkel is suffering in the EU's Juncker row

Newport Nato summit logo revealed

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:05
The logo for the Nato summit to be held at Newport's Celtic Manor Resort in September features the city's iconic Transporter Bridge.

VIDEO: 'Not extremist to wear a headscarf'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 02:01
Myriam Francois-Cerrah says Britain tolerates fascists because of free speech, as she examines extremism claims.

VIDEO: 'I don't get right to die ruling'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:49
Right to die campaigner Paul Lamb says he does not understand why Supreme Court judges have decided against him.

Sex charge head teacher 'predatory'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:37
A head teacher accused of using a vulnerable teenage boy for her own sexual gratification was "predatory", Durham Crown Court hears.
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