International News

Greek splits threaten Syriza coalition

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 08:13
Publicly, the radical left Syriza party is maintaining a unified No before Sunday's referendum, but will the unity remain after the vote?

Mother's bid to buy death quarry

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 08:11
A mother whose son died at a disused quarry in Fife is leading a campaign to buy it in a bid to make it safe.

English votes: What's going on?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 08:09
The government says it will give a "veto" to English MPs on laws that don't affect Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Where has this issue come from?

Fan 'asked Grobbelaar to stop match'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 08:07
A Liverpool fan who escaped the crush at Hillsborough asked goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar to stop the match, the inquests into the tragedy hear.

VIDEO: Record breaking heat across the globe

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 08:05
Unprecedented June heat breaks records in four continents across the globe. Darren Bett reports.

Housing benefit 'savings considered'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 08:00
Ministers are considering forcing all housing benefit recipients to contribute towards their rent as part of efforts to save £12bn from the welfare bill, the BBC learns.

French woman jailed for baby murders

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 07:53
A court in northern France sentences a woman to nine years in prison for killing eight of her newborn babies between over a decade.

U-turn over hospital maternity plans

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 07:51
Plans to contest a judicial review into downgrading maternity services at a north Wales hospital are dropped in a U-turn by the health board.

Feuding ukulele bands in court

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 07:50
A British ukulele band wins a High Court battle against a rival German-based group it accused of copying its act.

Sesame Street's Maria to retire

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 07:49
Sonia Manzano, who has played Maria on the US children's programme Sesame Street for more than four decades, is retiring.

VIDEO: Federer's outrageous 'hot dog' lob

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 07:32
Watch Roger Federer's outrageous 'hot dog' lob in his second-round match against Sam Querrey on Wimbledon's Centre Court.

Trio jailed for wheelie bin attack

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 07:25
Two men are sentenced to three-and-a-half years for imprisoning a man who was found naked, bruised and battered in a taped-up wheelie bin in Ballymena.

'I use Senna's aggressive style'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 07:01
Lewis Hamilton on racing at home, his dream team-mate, favourite grand prix and being close friends with the Kardashians.

Ward into round three for first time

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 06:55
British number four James Ward beats Jiri Vesely to reach the third round at Wimbledon for the first time in his career.

Nigeria militants 'kill 40 civilians'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 06:43
At least 40 people have been killed by Islamist militants in the north-east Nigerian town of Monguno, residents there tell the BBC.

BBC Wales cuts impact 'inevitable'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 06:35
The director of BBC Wales warns that plans to cut 1,000 jobs across the corporation will "inevitably impact" its operation in Wales.

Can powers meet the 'real' deadline on Iran's nuclear programme?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 06:18
As US and Iranian talks resume in Vienna, negotiators must overcome a history of mistrust to strike a historic deal, writes Lyse Doucet

Brazil's U-turn on criminal age vote

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 06:14
In a U-turn from a previous vote, the lower house of Brazil's Congress approves a bill which could allow 16- to 18-year-olds to be tried as adults.

Trump hotels examine card breach claim

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 06:07
The businessman's hotel chain is investigating reports that it was the object of a long-running credit card security breach.

Rise in teacher vacancies in England

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 06:05
Nearly one in 10 full-time teaching posts was either vacant or filled temporarily in 2014, Department for Education figures show.