International News

VIDEO: Hague quits as foreign secretary

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:50
William Hague is to stand down as foreign secretary, Downing Street has said, as part of a significant ministerial reshuffle.

VIDEO: Malala meets Nigeria's leader

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:42
Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai has met Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan to press for more action to free at least 200 girls held by Boko Haram.

Japan enters the 'dumbwalking' era

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:26
Pile-up risk as Japan joins phone revolution and goes 'dumbwalking'

VIDEO: Thousands mark Black Country Day

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 13:00
Thousands of people take to the streets for the first official Black Country Day.

Bergdahl to return to active duty

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 12:49
Ex-Taliban captive Sgt Bowe Bergdahl has completed the reintegration process and is set to return to active military duty, the US Army has said.

Fifa partner surrenders in Brazil

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 12:13
Ray Whelan, the British boss of a World Cup hospitality firm, surrenders to a Brazilian judge amid a probe into alleged illegal ticket sales.

Welsh Secretary David Jones out

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 12:00
Welsh Secretary David Jones is out of the cabinet after a reshuffle by Prime Minister David Cameron.

Murder victim's family want answers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 11:40
The family of a man beaten to death after wrongly being branded a paedophile say they "can't wait any longer" for the results of a police watchdog inquiry.

VIDEO: Hitman jailed for killing gang boss

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 11:37
A contract killer has been jailed for a minimum of 38 years for murdering a gang leader and then shooting his own getaway driver.

Powell & Simpson have doping bans cut

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 11:33
Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson's sanctions for doping are reduced from 18 to six months.

VIDEO: Met Police to recruit Londoners

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 11:26
New recruits for the Metropolitan Police will be considered only if they have lived for three of the last six years in London.

Ukraine plane hit near Russia border

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 11:20
A Ukrainian military aircraft is shot down in the east, according to officials who suggest it may have been hit from Russian soil.

US loses trade spat to China, India

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 10:56
The World Trade Organisation finds the United States violated trade rules when it imposed tariffs on a range of products from China and India.

Decision to open exit gate supported

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 10:41
The former police match commander at Hillsborough said he would have opened an exit gate to "preserve life", an inquest jury hears.

Ethiopian man takes UK to court

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 10:31
A legal battle is launched by an Ethiopian citizen who claims the UK has helped to fund a "brutal" resettlement programme in his country.

UN authorises Syria aid convoys

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 10:14
The UN Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution on Syria allowing aid convoys to go into rebel-held areas without government approval.

Church of England backs women bishops

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 10:08
The General Synod of the Church of England votes to allow women to become bishops after years of debate and controversy.

Queen's Baton bearers get engaged

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 09:55
Two baton bearers get engaged as they take part in the Queen's Baton Relay in Inverclyde.

Eight killed in Sinai rocket attacks

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 09:52
Egypt's military warns it will continue its crackdown on jihadist militants after two rocket attacks in Sinai kill seven civilians and one soldier.

VIDEO: Freak hailstorm hits Siberia beach

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 09:51
Swimmers and sunbathers were forced to run for cover when hit a freak hailstorm hit a beach in Siberia, Russia, on Saturday.

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