International News

Oil giant Shell fined over leak

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 07:45
Oil giant Shell is fined thousands of pounds after a diesel leak on board a North Sea platform.

'British Schindler' Winton dies

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 07:45
Sir Nicholas Winton, who organised the rescue of 669 children destined for Nazi concentration camps, dies aged 106

Fire claims another US black church

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 07:43
An African-American church once targeted by the Ku Klux Klan has been burned down again, the latest in a series of blazes at black churches in the US south.

Liberia's new Ebola outbreak spreads

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 07:37
Two more cases of Ebola are confirmed in the Liberian village where a teenager died on Sunday - the first case for seven weeks.

Obituary: Nicholas Winton

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 07:29
A look at the life of Sir Nicholas Winton, who has died aged 106

Fallon hint at Syria bombing rethink

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 07:14
The UK could revisit its decision not to carry out airstrikes on so-called Islamic State militants in Syria in the wake of the deadly Tunisian attack, the defence secretary says.

Denmark to cut asylum-seeker benefits

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 07:13
Denmark's new centre-right government - backed by an anti-EU party - says social benefits for asylum-seekers will be reduced.

Thousands attend HK democracy rally

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 07:13
Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong attend a pro-democracy rally to mark the 18th anniversary of Britain handing the territory back to China.

Lionel Richie heads to number one

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 07:10
Soul star Lionel Richie heads to number one in the album chart as he enjoys a post-Glastonbury sales boost.

Caffeine pills 'need more controls'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 07:04
Caffeine supplements branded as diet pills should be better regulated, a pharmaceutical body says after a man died after taking the tablets.

Heatstroke - the heatwave killer

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 06:57
Temperatures are rising across Europe and while the sun is out so are the heatwave health warnings.

VIDEO: Tunisia victims returned to UK

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 06:35
The bodies of eight British tourists killed in Friday's attack in Sousse, Tunisia, arrive back in the UK.

ScotRail to reduce Sunday services

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 06:29
ScotRail says it will be reducing its rail services on Sundays because it does not have enough drivers.

Djokovic beats Nieminen in the heat

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 06:12
Defending champion Novak Djokovic makes short work of Finland's Jarkko Nieminen in 34C heat on Centre Court at Wimbledon.

Google apologises for racist blunder

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 06:02
Google says it is "appalled" that its Photos app mislabelled several photos of a black American couple as showing gorillas.

Family of 12 'may have gone to Syria'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 06:01
A family of 12 from Luton including a baby and two grandparents could have travelled to Syria after going missing, police say.

Syria rebels shoot dead IS militants

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 05:55
Syrian rebels release a video showing them shooting dead 18 alleged Islamic State (IS) militants, mimicking footage of killings by the jihadist group.

'Exploding' pipe send water 50ft high

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 05:47
A water pipe explodes in south London, sending a jet of water around 50ft high into the sky.

Barrier Reef spared 'danger' listing

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 05:47
United Nations heritage body Unesco votes not to put Australia's Great Barrier Reef on its world danger list.

Saints terminate Osvaldo contract

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 05:44
Southampton terminate the contract of Italy striker and record signing Dani Osvaldo after his loan spell in Argentina.