International News

'No sign' police knew of Adams attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 23:42
The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland finds no evidence of police involvement in a loyalist gun attack on Sinn Féin's Gerry Adams 30 years ago.

Unesco delays Barrier Reef decision

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 23:32
Unesco delays its decision to list the Great Barrier Reef as endangered, amid controversy over a plan to dump dredged sediment in the marine park.

£200m car plant investment announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 23:15
A £200m investment which will create 250 new jobs is announced by Jaguar Land Rover for its Merseyside car plant.

'Terror details' visible online

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 23:07
A fire service is accused of putting the public at risk after it fails to properly black out details meant to have been redacted.

Spain dominance over, admits Alonso

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 23:00
Spain's Xabi Alonso says his country's "joy and success" is gone after the defending champions' shock Fifa World Cup exit.

Virgin West Coast contract extended

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:59
Virgin will continue to operate West Coast Main Line train services to Glasgow with a pledge to raise capacity, the government says.

Spain's stunning demise signals the end

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:58
Spain’s elimination from the World Cup was humiliating and dramatic – but what next for the fallen champions?

Obama 'to bypass Congress over Iraq'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:49
President Obama believes he does not need congressional approval for US action against advancing militants in Iraq, the top Senate Republican says.

VIDEO: Will Amazon phone 'gimmicks' catch on?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:49
Amazon has unveiled its first handset, offering 3D visuals - thanks to four face-tracking cameras on its front - and gesture controls.

Power station closed for five months

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:28
Wylfa nuclear power station on Anglesey has been closed for more than five months, it emerges.

VIDEO: Window cleaner foils armed bank robber

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:28
Window cleaner James Rowley has received a bravery award from the police after chasing down a man who tried to rob a bank in south London.

Labour welfare and 'do or die' England - the papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 21:58
Thursday's front pages focus on Labour proposals to reform benefits for young people and look ahead to England's World Cup clash with Uruguay.

'A terrific, positive start to the tournament'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 21:57
BBC pundits Gary Lineker, Rio Ferdinand, Thierry Henry, Tony Pulis and Mark Lawrenson on a thrilling first week of the World Cup.

Girls aged 11 'trying e-cigarettes'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 21:51
Girls as young as 11 can get e-cigarettes easily from shops, friends, and parents, public health officials in Wales warn.

Paedophiles 'flocking to dark net'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 21:45
Tens of thousands of paedophiles are using the so-called dark net to trade images of sexual abuse, an investigation by BBC News indicates.

China jails corruption activists

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 20:04
China hands down lengthy jail terms to three anti-corruption activists who had called for officials to disclose their personal wealth.

Failed police project criticised

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 18:11
A highly-critical report is to be published on Thursday into the failure of a £15m police computer project.

Charity blames calls rise on selfies

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 17:56
Sending selfies can reveal low self-esteem among young people and be a symptom of bullying says ChildLine.

School spending is below inflation

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 17:54
Most councils in Scotland have cut spending on education in real terms, according to a report by the Accounts Commission.

VIDEO: Maersk 'disappointed' with China

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 17:14
Maersk tells the BBC it is "disappointed" at China rejecting plans for an international shipping alliance - that would have saved the industry hundreds of millions of dollars in the long term.

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