International News

Trams line up 40,000 ticket sales

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 03:05
More than 40,000 tickets were sold over the opening weekend of the new tram line running through Edinburgh.

UK manufacturing recovery continues

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 03:01
The UK's manufacturing sector continued to enjoy strong growth in May, a closely-watched survey indicates.

AUDIO: Banks 'working hard' to regain trust

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:49
Banks must "rebuild trust" after the interest rate swap scandal, a banking industry representative claims.

AUDIO: UKIP councillors face Kent challenges

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:47
The BBC's Julia George discovers how UKIP's councillors are faring in Thanet in Kent.

Ex-children's home teacher in court

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:42
A former outdoor activities teacher at north east Wales care homes appears in court accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy in the 1980s.

VIDEO: Video purports to show freed Taliban

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:33
A row erupts over the deal to swap Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held soldier, with Republicans warning it could put Americans at risk.

Sherlock star ambushes Dench

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:23
Dame Judi Dench is to star alongside Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch in a forthcoming adaptation of Richard III after he ambushed her during her appearance at the Hay Festival.

VIDEO: Amateur video of Ukraine border attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:19
Ukraine's border service says hundreds of insurgents have mounted a sustained assault on a border guards' camp in the eastern city of Luhansk.

VIDEO: Taliban detainees 'welcomed in Qatar'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:19
A pro-Taliban website has published a video it says shows Taliban detainees arriving in Qatar after being released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a prisoner exchange.

Husband in court over nurse death

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:12
The husband of nurse Rui Li, who was found dead in a car in Bournemouth, appears in court charged with her murder.

Trojan Horse fears 'raised in 2008'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:12
Fears hardline Muslims were trying to extend their influence in Birmingham schools were relayed to the city council as early as 2008, a former prospective governor says.

Osborne to target foreign exchange manipulation

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:12
Chancellor George Osborne is set to announce new rules on foreign exchange trading to 'clean up the market'.

In pictures: Tiananmen protests

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:07
25 years on from student protest in Beijing

New hope to solve Genette mystery

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 02:01
Detectives make another attempt to solve the mystery of the disappearance of Devon schoolgirl Genette Tate nearly 36 years ago.

Saints prop Waller gets England call

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:54
England name Northampton's Alex Waller among 16 additions to their squad for this month's tour of New Zealand.

Afghan bomber kills Turkish workers

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:45
At least seven people, three of them Turkish engineers, are killed by suicide bombers in two separate attacks in Afghanistan.

Comedian tries to board England jet

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:39
Simon Brodkin, better known as prankster Lee Nelson, was pictured in an identical suit to the England team and holding a passport.

VIDEO: Last minute test at World Cup venue

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:34
Officials in Sao Paulo have held a second "test" game at the city's World Cup stadium with less than two weeks until it is due to host the opening game.

US parties clash over prisoner deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:32
A row erupts over the deal to swap Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held soldier, with Republicans warning it could put Americans at risk.

Woman charged over Belfast attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 01:26
An 18-year-old woman is charged with disorderly behaviour in connection with an incident in north Belfast on Sunday.
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