International News

Billion could see Women's World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 14:22
The World Cup could reach up to a billion TV viewers as hosts Canada kick off the biggest staging of the tournament on Saturday.

Scotrail operator hit by scandal

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 13:51
Scotrail will not be affected by a scandal that has hit the Dutch company that runs the franchise , the Scottish government has said.

Wells won 1980 gold 'with honesty'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 13:44
Former British sprinter Allan Wells denies drug allegations and says he won his Olympic gold with "honesty and commitment".

Sculptor defends 'vagina' artwork

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 13:14
The British sculptor Anish Kapoor comes under fire for artwork in the French palace of Versailles that has been called "dirty" and "gross".

Savers trying to bend pension rules

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 13:06
Cash-strapped savers are trying to bend pension transfer rules, financial advisers are warning.

Scotland 1-0 Qatar

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 12:44
Matt Ritchie's first Scotland goal gives Gordon Strachan's side a workmanlike win over Qatar in their friendly.

Haas team rule out Patrick for 2016

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 12:41
The American Haas team effectively rule out signing US female racer Danica Patrick for their debut Formula 1 season next year.

Woman says Hastert abused her brother

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 12:40
A woman says former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert sexually abused her brother while Mr Hastert worked as a high school teacher in the 1970s.

'Two dead' in Turkey election blasts

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 12:19
At least two people have died and 100 injured in two explosions at a Kurdish opposition rally, two days before Turkey's general election, officials say.

Hamilton crashes in Canada rain

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 12:19
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace and then crashes as Ferrari split the Mercedes in a rain-interrupted second practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix.

Ill Williams suffering ahead of final

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 12:07
Serena Williams will have to overcome a bout of flu if she is to beat Lucie Safarova in Saturday's French Open final.

Opec oil output fix boosts prices

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 12:04
Oil prices rise, then fall, then rise again after Opec oil ministers keep their current production levels unchanged.

VIDEO: Duke marks yacht squadron anniversary

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 12:00
Royalty from across Europe join the Duke of Edinburgh on the Isle of Wight to take part in the Royal Yacht Squadron bicentenary celebrations.

When Led Zeppelin visited India

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 11:49
When Led Zeppelin visited India

The real scars of Korean gaming

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 11:46
In South Korea, e-sports stars are adored celebrities. Dave Lee gets up close to learn about the real impact of pro-gaming.

Ticket for parking fraudster at court

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 11:17
A doctor gets a parking ticket for leaving his car in a disabled bay outside a courtroom - while he was inside admitting misusing his dead mother's disabled badge.

Murray v Djokovic halted by weather

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 10:49
Andy Murray trails in his French Open semi-final against Novak Djokovic when play is suspended with a storm approaching.

Doctor charged over abortion death

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 10:24
A doctor and two nurses are charged with the manslaughter of a woman who died following an abortion at a clinic in west London.

VIDEO: Merlin closes more theme park rides

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 10:16
The Merlin Group, which manages Alton Towers, confirms it has temporarily closed three more theme park rides following Tuesday's rollercoaster crash.

VIDEO: Artists on stage for BBC Music Day

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 10:09
Thousands of musicians and singers have been performing across the UK as part of the BBC's first Music Day.