International News

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.

Tower poppies tour venues revealed

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 02:02
Thousands of the Tower of London ceramic poppies are set to go on display in northern England this year.

Blind athlete wins window fall claim

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 01:57
A blind adventurer who sued friends after being left paralysed when he fell from a window in their home has had his claim against them upheld.

Shampoo bottle sex killer jailed

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 01:44
A man who murdered a vulnerable woman in a "perverted sexual assault" with a shampoo bottle has been given a life sentence.

Family deny laughing gas death link

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 01:23
The family of an 18-year-old who died after reportedly inhaling so-called laughing gas have said his death was not caused by the drug.

Russia warns US as NGO blacklisted

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 01:23
Russia warns against "foreign interference" after blacklisting a US pro-democracy foundation.

Crolla set for Perez rematch - Hearn

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 01:07
British lightweight Anthony Crolla will have a WBA title rematch with Colombia's Darleys Perez, says promoter Eddie Hearn.

Could plane debris be MH370?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:42
The BBC examines whether an aeroplane part found in Reunion could belong to the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

VIDEO: Buggy boot camp helps mums stay active

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:37
A pilot project for women in Bury is tackling participation in sport, which is now lower across the UK than before the London Olympics.