International News

VIDEO: Australia takes on Eurovision

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 13:17
BBC News caught up with Guy Sebastian, Australia's entry to this year's Eurovision Song Contest, and the fans who have followed him to Vienna.

Deutsche hit by investor revolt

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 12:57
Deutsche Bank shareholders deliver a strong vote of disapproval on the running of the German financial giant.

Boy Scouts' gay ban 'unsustainable'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 12:47
The head of the Boy Scouts of America says defiant chapters and possible legal challenges should give organisation pause.

'Children died' in US air strike

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 12:43
A US air strike on Syria probably killed two children, the Pentagon says, acknowledging civilian casualties for first time.

Top 10 Steven Gerrard moments

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 12:32
Before Steven Gerrard's final Liverpool match, BBC Sport remembers some of his stand-out moments for the club.

Axe killer 'possessed by demons'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 11:52
A man who hacked to death his mother and sister with an axe had said beforehand he was "possessed by the demons", an inquest hears.

Brave England fight to slay ghosts

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 11:35
The day-one recovery against New Zealand gives hope that the ghosts haunting England may soon be just a memory, writes Tom Fordyce.

Benitez lined up by Real Madrid

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 11:14
Former Liverpool and Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez could replace Carlo Ancelotti as manager of Real Madrid.

SNP secures Trident safety debate

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 10:53
The safety of the Trident nuclear weapons system is to be debated in the House of Commons next week.

Kendall in 2% defence spending call

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 10:44
Labour should commit to the Nato target of spending at least 2% of national income on defence, Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall says.

Black youths 'refused entry to club'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 10:12
A group of black students in Leicester claim they were refused entry to a nightclub "because they were black".

Syria 'trapped civilians in Palmyra'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 10:06
Syrian troops prevented civilians from leaving the ancient city of Palmyra as it fell to Islamic State militants, the United Nations says.

How to make Formula 1 more exciting?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 10:04
From giving every driver the same car to deadly tortoise shells - you tell us your suggestions for how to make F1 more exciting.

Root and Stokes lead England rally

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:41
Joe Root hits 98 and Ben Stokes 92 as England recover from 30-4 to reach 354-7 in the first Test against New Zealand.

Ecclestone challenges £1bn tax move

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:32
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes to court to challenge the legal basis of assessments that have left him facing a UK tax claim of more than £1bn.

Cancer patients 'may be put at risk'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:26
More than 50 professors and consultants at Scotland's largest cancer hospital warn patients could be put at risk by a change of services.

Nigeria 'moves' Boko Haram survivors

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:22
The Nigerian army relocates 275 women and children recently rescued from the militant jihadist Boko Haram group, officials say.

Road death student 'seduced by cult'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:15
A British student who apparently killed himself in Germany had been "seduced" by a right-wing cult opposed to his Jewish faith, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: 'Time to look to the future'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:11
The parents of two children poisoned by carbon monoxide in 2006 speak at a news conference after meeting the chief executive of Thomas Cook.

Varoufakis 'taped Greece debt talks'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:02
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis causes a fresh furore after telling a newspaper he taped a private meeting of his eurozone counterparts.