International News

Verstappen under fire from drivers

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 12:43
Toro Rosso's Max Verstappen is taken to task by several drivers for his behaviour during and after his Monaco Grand Prix crash.

Test unravels history of infection

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 12:18
US researchers claim to have developed a single test that is able to identify past exposure to every known human virus infection, using a single drop of blood.

Warming pause 'no longer valid'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 12:15
US researchers say new evidence casts doubt on the idea that global warming has "slowed" in recent years.

Gatlin beats Bolt's 100m Rome record

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:58
Justin Gatlin beats Usain Bolt's Rome Diamond League record with 9.75 seconds in the 100m as Sally Pearson falls in the hurdles.

Blatter 'working on Fifa reforms'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:33
Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he is working on a "comprehensive programme of reform" for world football's beleaguered governing body.

VIDEO: Staying safe at SA's Lion Park

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:25
Milton Nkosi visits Lion Park near Johannesburg, where an American tourist was killed, to see how to view the animals safely.

Girl dies after being hit by car

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:12
A young girl dies after she was hit by a vehicle in Bangor, County Down.

EU rejects bid to ban animal testing

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:05
An EU-wide campaign to stop laboratory experiments on animals fails to persuade the European Commission to impose a ban.

Prince Harry knighted by the Queen

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:03
Prince Harry is made a made a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order by his grandmother, the Queen, for "services to the sovereign".

Murray v Djokovic: The lowdown

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 10:25
Andy Murray v Novak Djokovic: the numbers, the weather, the pain, the prize. Can Murray win? All you need to know.

Unwell Williams in French Open final

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 10:06
Serena Williams fights back to beat Timea Bacsinszky and reach the French Open final, despite struggling with illness.

How IS seeks sectarian war in Saudi Arabia

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 09:52
Islamic State would like nothing better than to trigger a fully blown sectarian war between Sunni and Shia Muslims in Saudi Arabia, says Frank Gardner.

Fifa 'paid to stop Henry legal action'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 09:52
FAI chief executive John Delaney says Fifa paid to stop a legal case after Thierry Henry's handball against the Republic of Ireland.

Potter spell inspires lizard name

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 09:47
A new species of ancient lizard identified by a Bristol University student has been named after a spell cast in the Harry Potter books.

Two charged with terror offences

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 09:44
A man and a woman from Berkshire are charged with preparing for acts of terrorism in the UK.

Greece to delay IMF debt payment

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 09:39
Greece tells the International Monetary Fund it will delay Friday's €300m (£216m) debt repayment and bundle all four of its June payments together.

Brain tumour immigrant arrested

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 09:29
An Albanian man is arrested on suspicion of an immigration offence at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary and his brain tumour operation is cancelled, the BBC learns.

NI loses £53m over stalled college

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 09:25
Northern Ireland loses access to £53m of public money that had been earmarked for a new joint training college for the police, fire and prison services.

African firms 'should promote women'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 09:14
Africa's leading businesses need to do more to promote women into top positions, a new report says.

All-male Oxford hall to admit women

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 09:08
The last all-male academic institution at Oxford University votes unanimously to admit women undergraduate students.