International News

Father guilty of killer's kidnap

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:05
A court in Paris gives Frenchman Andre Bamberski a one-year suspended jail sentence for ordering the kidnapping of his daughter's killer.

Ghana reject report of player revolt

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:05
Ghana's Football Association dismisses a report by a Ghanaian radio station of unrest in the squad at the World Cup.

VIDEO: Vest lets players feel game sounds

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 01:43
A haptic vests which uses sound to provide an immersive experience has been developed.

Muralitharan to work with Australia

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 01:38
Muttiah Muralitharan is hired by Australia as a spin bowling consultant for the Test series against Pakistan in October.

BoE appoints yuan clearing house

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 01:36
The Bank of England appoints China Construction Bank as the Chinese currency clearing bank in London.

VIDEO: TV vet: Time to stop cruel puppy farms

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 01:26
TV vet Marc Abraham on the calls to stop puppy farming with claims about poor welfare, health and happiness.

Domestic abuse 'open eyes' campaign

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 01:15
Friends, relatives and neighbours are being challenged to "open their eyes" as part of an action plan to tackle domestic violence.

Man City set for Newcastle opener

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 00:00
Manchester City will begin their 2014-15 campaign away to Newcastle while rivals Manchester United take on Swansea.

Colin Firth leaves Paddington film

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 23:58
Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth pulls out of the upcoming Paddington Bear film.

England NHS 'faces funding gap'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 23:25
The NHS in England faces a funding gap of up to £2bn for the next financial year, with growing costs set to outstrip income, the BBC understands.

Your Pictures: Photos from Wales

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 23:09
A selection of your photos from around Wales

VIDEO: Karzai dismisses 'al-Qaeda comeback'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 23:05
Afghan President Hamid Karzai dismisses the possibility of al-Qaeda linked groups making a comeback in his country in a similar way to Iraq.

IMF in warning over Argentina ruling

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 22:59
The International Monetary Fund warns that Argentina's legal defeat in its fight against hedge fund investors may have wider implications.

Golf's elite women get perfect stage to shine

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 22:49
Iain Carter explains how Pinehurst could finally provide the recognition that the US Women's Open deserves.

VIDEO: Bletchley Park reopens after refit

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 22:34
Bletchley Park, home to the code-breakers of World War Two, is to be unveiled following extensive restoration.

US sees first executions since April

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 22:22
The US state of Georgia has executed the first person in the US since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April.

Sterling 'happy' to switch with Rooney

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 22:20
Raheem Sterling is happy to switch positions to accommodate Wayne Rooney if it helps keep England's World Cup hopes alive.

Call for BBC strike coverage apology

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 22:12
Campaigners call on the BBC to apologise for the way it covered a clash between striking miners and police at Orgreave 30 years ago.

Hubs to get more pupils to Oxbridge

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 22:11
A network of 12 hubs should be established across Wales to help more pupils get into Oxford and Cambridge universities, according to a report.

On the Runs case 'may end in court'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 22:07
Northern Ireland's most senior judge believes public confidence in the criminal justice system will be regained if the On the Runs cases come before the courts.
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