International News

Hawking to appear at Glastonbury

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:40
Professor Stephen Hawking is to make an appearance at this year's Glastonbury Festival, in the Kidz Field.

VIDEO: Live: John Kerry news briefing

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:28
US Secretary of State John Kerry holds a news briefing during his visit to Russia.

Human genes 'change with seasons'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:23
The seasons appear to have a profound effect on how human genes work, according to scientists.

SNP to chair two Commons committees

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:23
The SNP will be given control of two House of Commons select committees, the BBC understands.

Paralysed marine sues MoD for £8m

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:21
A Royal Marine left paralysed after diving into shallow waters in a Canary Islands accident is suing the military for £8m.

Smoke from fire billows across M25

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:10
Smoke from a fire in an industrial yard blows across the M25, affecting the visibility of drivers on the motorway.

Rights Act pledge 'breaches NI deal'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:04
The new UK government's pledge to scrap the Human Rights Act would be "flagrant breach" of the Good Friday Agreement, a human rights organisation says.

Man who doused ex in petrol jailed

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:55
A man who doused his ex-girlfriend in petrol and threatened to set light to her is jailed.

Obama chooses Chicago for library

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:54
President Obama's foundation makes it official: library and presidential center will be on Chicago's South Side.

Uni will still invest in fossil fuels

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:47
Edinburgh University says it will continue investing in companies that produce fossil fuels, but it will work with firms to reduce their emissions.

Farmer rejects £2m from house builder

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:38
A Sussex farmer turns down an offer of more than £2m for his land from developers seeking to create a new town with 10,000 homes.

VIDEO: The 'trust' issue: Pietersen, Strauss and England

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:17
England's new director of cricket, Andrew Strauss, has confirmed that Kevin Pietersen will not be selected to play in this summer's series against Australia.

Bale agent talks too much - Ancelotti

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:14
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti tells Gareth Bale's agent to "stay quiet" after saying the Welshman was not being passed to.

Celebrations - along with shock - as Twitter reacts to Zimmerman shooting

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:13
Anger and joking online after George Zimmerman is injured

EE tops consumer telecoms complaints

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 05:57
EE is named as the most complained-about phone and broadband provider.

Farage hints at Labour by-election

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 05:49
Nigel Farage suggests he could contest a by-election in a Labour-held seat after deciding to stay on as UKIP leader.

BMW-Mini worker admits £6m fraud

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 05:48
A former BMW-Mini worker who siphoned off almost £6m from the car manufacturer admits fraud.

Seven-year-old river death boy named

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 05:46
A seven-year-old boy who died after falling into a river near Merthyr Tydfil on Sunday is named.