International News

VIDEO: Raiders in Jaguar 'ram wrong shop'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:57
Raiders apparently rammed the wrong shop in the centre of Bristol on Wednesday in a bid to steal clothing.

Bodies found after 'concerning' text

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:44
The bodies of a young girl and her parents were found at their Didcot home after the murder suspect sent a "concerning" text.

Who can save Fifa when Blatter goes?

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:30
BBC Sport examines potential candidates to succeed Sepp Blatter, who is to resign as Fifa president.

US students go to Germany for free college

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:29
US students head to Germany for free college degrees

VIDEO: Charles Kennedy an 'extraordinary talent'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:25
David Cameron has led tributes to the former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy in Parliament.

Flight booking sites made to add fee

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:15
Lufthansa Group is making online-booking services, including Opodo and Expedia, add a surcharge, to encourage people to use its own site.

Fifa 'must show red card to old line-up'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 06:55
Business experts on how Fifa can rebuild

Boston police in more terror raids

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 06:55
Police have arrested a man in Boston, hours after shooting dead a terror suspect whom they say he knew.

Apple recalls fire risk speakers

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 06:51
Apple recalls its Beats Pill XL speaker systems warning that they could overheat and pose a fire risk.

Bus driver jailed for raping boys

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 06:45
A bus driver who was convicted of raping and sexually abusing young boys is jailed for 13 years.

Blatter given ovation by Fifa staff

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 06:18
Emotional Fifa president Sepp Blatter is given a 10-minute standing ovation by 400 staff as he returns to its Zurich HQ after saying he will quit.

Williams & Bacsinszky reach semis

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 06:11
Top seed Serena Williams and Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky reach French Open semi-finals at Roland Garros.

Syrians 'stranded in Jordan desert'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 05:50
Hundreds of Syrian refugees are stranded in remote desert areas because Jordan is restricting informal border crossings, Human Rights Watch says.

'Legal high' shop is closed down

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 05:48
An Aberdeen shop which sells "legal high" drugs is shut down in what is believed to be a Scottish first

Suffragette to open London film event

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 05:21
This year's London Film Festival will open with the period drama Suffragette, it has been announced.

South Africa denies World Cup bribe

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 05:08
South Africa denies paying a $10m bribe to secure the 2010 World Cup, a day after Fifa chief Sepp Blatter resigned amid a Fifa corruption scandal.

Wilshere charged with misconduct

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 05:04
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is charged with misconduct in relation to Sunday's FA Cup celebrations.

Solar plane suffers wing damage

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 04:53
A solar-powered plane that is attempting a record-breaking flight around the world has suffered damage after an unscheduled stop in Japan.

India bans Maggi noodles in Delhi

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 04:47
Authorities in the Indian capital ban sale of Maggi noodles for 15 days after high levels of lead are found in batches tested in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

Apple boss hits out at rival firms

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 04:42
Tim Cook makes a thinly veiled attack on Facebook and Google for "gobbling up" user data.