International News

VIDEO: PM: '£1.1bn 'will keep Britain safe'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 04:23
The prime minister has announced £1.1bn will be spent on defence - including £800m on a surveillance package.

VIDEO: High demand delays new plane delivery

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 04:19
Airbus has announced a revamp of its popular A330 passenger jet on the opening day of the Farnborough Airshow.

Police search for remains in garden

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 04:16
Police search for human remains in a north London garden after receiving a tip-off about 30-year-old allegations of a burial there.

'Export ban' for German arms maker

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 04:15
Germany issues an export ban for arms maker SIG Sauer after its guns are found to have been sold to the Colombian police without the required licence.

VIDEO: Meet Ukraine soldier on patrol

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 04:12
Ukrainian forces have set up checkpoints on a line between territory controlled by the Ukrainian authorities, and that controlled by pro-Russian separatists. Vitaly is a Ukrainian soldier on patrol in the Donetsk region.

Police clash with Argentine rioters

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:52
Argentine police clash with rioters in the capital Buenos Aires after the country's 1-0 defeat to Germany in the football World Cup final.

Cuban police 'hold women protesters'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:50
'Ladies in White' dissidents say they were detained in the Cuban capital while marking 20 years since 37 people drowned trying to flee the island.

World Cup final draws 20.6m viewers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:48
More than 20 million UK viewers tune in to see Germany beat Argentina in the World Cup final on Sunday.

UK aerospace has reasons to be cheerful

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:25
Reasons for UK aerospace and defence to be cheerful

Apple hits back over iPhone privacy

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:18
The company issues a rebuttal after Chinese state media carries claims it is a national security threat

Petrol bombs thrown at PSNI station

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:16
Two petrol bombs are thrown at Willowfield police station in east Belfast.

'Child neglect' blamed for bad teeth

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:14
Child neglect is to blame for "absolutely appalling" levels of children needing their teeth pulled in hospital, a dental charity says.

England women sign 'historic' deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 03:09
The England women's cricket team have signed their first standalone sponsorship deal - which the ECB calls "historic".

40 jobs under threat at bakery

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:55
Up to 40 jobs could go at a south Wales bakery after it lost a contract with Hovis.

Pensioner attack was murder bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:48
Police say an 85-year-old was stabbed and possibly sexually assaulted in her home in the Morningside area of Edinburgh on Friday.

Court hearing GCHQ surveillance case

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:48
A tribunal is hearing a legal challenge by civil liberty groups against the alleged use of mass surveillance programmes by UK intelligence services.

Cuddly puppets axed as Wonga attempts big clean-up

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:33
New chairman axes puppet ads to signify new approach

Lack of NHS Down's test criticised

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:18
A new screening test for Down's syndrome is still not available across the Welsh NHS, six years after guidelines said it should be.

China charges GSK-hired investigator

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 02:15
Chinese prosecutors have formally filed charges against a British man and his wife linked to the GlaxoSmithKline bribery claims, state media say.

Scotland confirm rematch with England

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 01:58
Scotland will host England in a friendly at Celtic Park on 18 November and play Republic of Ireland at the same venue.
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