International News

Afghan police 'kill finger-cutters'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:00
Afghan police say they have killed two Taliban militants accused of cutting off the ink-stained fingers of a group of elders who voted in Saturday's presidential run-off.

Europe's giant tussle over Juncker

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 06:45
Europe struggles between competing visions

Israeli PM demands Abbas search help

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 06:44
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tells the Palestinian president he expects his help in finding three Israelis believed kidnapped in the West Bank.

Iraq blocks social media sites

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 06:35
The Iraqi government is blocking access to social media sites, amid fears that the platforms are being used by Islamist groups.

Iran an unknown quantity - Mikel

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 06:17
Nigeria's John Mikel Obi says he knows little about Iran but is not planning to watch video clips of them before Monday's game.

Tony Blair's Iraq views 'unhinged'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 06:16
Boris Johnson describes Tony Blair's argument that the violent insurgency in Iraq has nothing to do with the 2003 invasion as "unhinged".

Kaymer delight at 'tough' US Open win

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 06:01
Martin Kaymer came through his 'toughest day' of golf to become the first German to win the US Open on Sunday.

Pro-Union parties make powers pledge

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 05:57
Scotland's main opposition party leaders jointly pledge to increase Holyrood fiscal powers in the event of a vote against independence.

VIDEO: Prince steps in to fund clog maker

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 05:38
Prince Charles makes a surprise attempt to save a dying Welsh industry.

YouView loses court row over name

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 05:25
Internet TV service YouView may be forced into changing its name after the High Court rules it infringed another company's trademark.

Kew branch fall death 'an accident'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 05:17
The death of a woman who was fatally injured when a large branch fell on her at Kew Gardens, south-west London, was an accident, an inquest jury finds.

McCanns criticise libel trial delay

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 05:16
The postponement of the trial of a former Portuguese police chief for libel over comments he made about Madeleine McCann is exasperating, Kate and Gerry McCann say.

Pupils' mental health needs 'unmet'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 05:12
Too many young people with unmet mental health issues are unfairly labelled as trouble makers, says education minister, Elizabeth Truss.

Omens are with Ghana, says Gyan

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 05:09
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan believes two previous World Cup wins against United States will help his side in Monday's game.

VIDEO: Could dentist's drill bite the dust?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 04:58
The dentist's drill could become a thing of the past after researchers developed a tooth-rebuilding treatment that does away with fillings.

BBC launches new annual music awards

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 04:57
The BBC launches a new music awards celebrating the year's best popular music as part of the corporation's new wide-ranging music strategy.

VIDEO: 'Social justice' in Scottish constitution

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 04:51
The draft Scottish constitution has a "strong thread of social justice" says the pro-independence Green Party.

VIDEO: 'Stupid' parents jailed for child neglect

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 04:51
A Gloucestershire couple are jailed for neglecting five of their children and leaving their home in an unhygienic state.

Richard III tomb design unveiled

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 04:49
Details for the reburial of King Richard III in Leicester Cathedral are unveiled.

VIDEO: Footage captures new Etna eruption

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 04:40
A new eruption at Mount Etna eruption has forced the closure of Catania Airport in Sicily
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