International News

VIDEO: Triple-triumph for Underwood at CMTs

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 06:32
Carrie Underwood was just one of the winners at this years CMT Music Awards

Hardaker apologises for comments

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 06:20
Leeds Rhinos full-back Zak Hardaker apologises for "offensive" comments he made in last week's defeat by Warrington Wolves.

Clegg joins critics of Recall Bill

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 06:20
Nick Clegg says he agrees with critics of coalition plans to give people only "modest" powers to sack their MPs.

Apple in row over HealthKit name

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 06:04
Apple's newly announced health platform HealthKit has been criticised by a firm of the same name, offering similar service.

Arsenal opt out of Fabregas deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 06:03
Arsenal have informed Barcelona they will not be exercising a buy-back option on former captain Cesc Fabregas.

Rwanda 'protecting Congo ex-rebels'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 05:51
DR Congo accuses Rwanda of "protecting" M23 rebel leaders wanted for war crimes and delaying attempts to interview ex-fighters currently in Rwanda.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 05:49
The Queen's Speech fails to respond to the challenges the country faces, claims Labour.

Invisible barcode could fight crime

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 05:37
An invisible barcode is being developed that can trace explosives, drugs and bank notes, scientists report.

VIDEO: Inquiry urged over Irish child deaths

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 05:18
Ireland's government is being urged to hold an inquiry after the remains of nearly 800 children were found at a former home for unmarried mothers

VIDEO: US government defends Taliban deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 05:13
The US Secretary of Defence, Chuck Hagel, has defended the deal with the Taliban, that led to the release of the American soldier Bowe Bergdahl.

Ballot probe reverses Oxford NUS vote

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 05:12
Oxford University's student union is likely to remain part of the National Union of Students after allegations of vote rigging in last month's referendum on splitting away.

Spectacular wave tank opens with show

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 05:01
A giant new wave and tidal energy research facility - the first of its kind in the world - has opened at Edinburgh University.

McEnroe backs Murray for Wimbledon

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 04:59
Seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe says Andy Murray's clay-court form "bodes well" for Wimbledon.

VIDEO: Record sales at John Lennon auction

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 04:50
An auction drawings and manuscripts by John Lennon has made thousands more than pre-sale estimates

Harris 'not a liar for forgetting'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 04:48
TV presenter Sue Cook tells a court that Rolf Harris should not be accused of lying after he forgot about a game show appearance in the 1970s.

Funnel cloud causes tornado fears

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 04:46
A funnel cloud is spotted in the skies in parts of the East Midlands, causing some people to think they had witnessed a tornado.

Drug deaths 'serial killer on loose'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 04:46
Twenty deaths have now been linked to a new unregulated drug introduced in Northern Ireland last year that has been likened to a serial killer.

Edinburgh tram inquiry announced

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 04:43
Edinburgh's troubled tram project will be investigated by a judge-led inquiry, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond announces.

Race track could get government loan

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 04:41
A £280m race track planned for Ebbw Vale could get a Welsh government loan to help the scheme get off the ground.

Plunkett deserves to edge out Stokes - Agnew

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 04:27
Liam Plunkett deserves the call ahead of Ben Stokes in the England Test team to face Sri Lanka, says Jonathan Agnew.

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