International News

VIDEO: Rovio defends Angry Birds 2 charges

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 04:35
The creative director of Angry Birds 2 defends its in-app fee strategy and explains why the firm gave it sequel-status to its original hit.

Why is there a crisis in Calais?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 04:23
BBC News examines the background behind the migrant population in Calais and why they want to come to the UK.

Bin lorry driver 'had no references'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 04:18
The inquiry into the bin lorry crash which killed six people in Glasgow hears the driver had no references and was suspended from his former job.

Taliban 'pick Mullah Omar successor'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 04:17
The Taliban have appointed a successor to Mullah Omar, their leader who was reported dead by the Afghan government on Wednesday, the BBC is told.

Briton Storey wins 21st world title

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 04:17
Britain's Dame Sarah Storey takes gold in the time trial at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships.

Reliant Robin driven on to rail line

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 04:14
Police try to identify a Robin Reliant driver who inexplicably reversed on to a level crossing ahead of a train approaching.

Olive tree blight spreads to Corsica

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 04:00
The virulent Xylella disease ravaging olive trees in Italy spreads to Corsica, prompting emergency measures.

Israel allows force-feeding in jails

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 03:52
The Israeli parliament passes a law allowing detainees to be force-fed, following cases of Palestinian inmates going on hunger strike.

Obama wants world's fastest computer

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 03:49
President Obama has signed an executive order calling for the US to build the world's fastest computer by 2025.

Evidence 'condemns' Litvinenko pair

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 03:39
Two men suspected of poisoning Alexander Litvinenko have "no credible answer" to the evidence against them, the inquiry into his death hears.

Suspensions from primary schools up

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 03:29
Official data shows more children are being suspended from primary schools in England.

Terror on the beach

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 03:00
British and Tunisian survivors of the Sousse attack in which 38 people died have told the BBC’s Panorama of their narrow escape.

Bail for Adams bomb hoax accused

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 02:53
The man charged with causing a hoax bomb alert at the home of Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams is granted bail.

'Tourism slump hits' Kenya Airways

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 02:38
One of Africa's largest airlines Kenya Airways announces its biggest ever annual loss citing a slump in tourism and increased competition.

UK becomes Santander's biggest market

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 02:37
The UK has become Santander's most profitable market, generating just over a fifth of the bank's profits in the first half of 2015.

Aberdeen make longest Uefa journey

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 02:36
Aberdeen's trip to Almaty in Kazakhstan is the longest in European club football, a return journey of 6,830 miles.

PM's migrant 'swarm' remark criticised

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 02:29
David Cameron comes under criticism for for his description of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean as a "swarm".

Amazon Prime signs ex-Top Gear hosts

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 02:25
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign up to present a new show on Amazon's streaming service.

Ukraine pilot in Russia court hearing

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 02:15
Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko appears in a Russian court, accused of involvement in the killing of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine.

VIDEO: Farage speech on 'No to EU' campaign

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 02:02
UKIP leader Nigel Farage outlines how he believes the "No" campaign can win the referendum on the UK's EU membership.