International News

Chelsea agree loan deal for Falcao

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 04:48
Premier League champions Chelsea agree a season-long loan for Monaco and Colombia striker Radamel Falcao.

Bank guarantee reduced to £75,000

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 04:45
Millions of bank and building society customers will get £10,000 less compensation if their bank goes bust, the Bank of England has announced

VIDEO: Minute's silence held for Tunisia victims

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 04:43
A minute's silence has been held across the UK to remember the 38 people killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago.

VIDEO: Cargo ship blasts off for space station

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 04:35
A Russian Soyuz space rocket, bound for the International Space Station, has launched successfully from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstann.

Fans share hole-in-one windfall

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 04:20
Hundreds of lucky golf fans share a $192,400 windfall after a double hole-in-one at the Greenbrier Classic.

Dutch police detain 200 after riot

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 04:18
Dutch police detain about 200 people in The Hague after rioting sparked by the death of a Caribbean man in police custody.

Kenyan 'killer brew' crackdown

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 04:13
Authorities in Kenya are beginning a four-day nationwide crackdown against illicitly brewed alcohol following a recent spate of deaths.

Mastercard tests 'pay by selfie' app

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 03:55
Mastercard tests a smartphone app that uses facial recognition to verify online purchases.

Solar plane closes in on Hawaii

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 03:48
Swiss adventurer Andre Borschberg is into the final hours of his historic solar-powered flight across the Pacific, from Japan to Hawaii.

Man denies woman's hotel room murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 03:37
A man pleads not guilty to the murder of a Cardiff woman whose body was found in a hotel room.

QPR reject £12m bid for Austin

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 03:34
Queens Park Rangers reject a £12m bid for striker Charlie Austin from managerless Premier League side Leicester.

McEnroe urges Nadal to change coach

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 03:25
John McEnroe tells Rafael Nadal to "get a new damn coach", after the Spaniard's latest Grand Slam failure.

Froome expects 'epic battle' at Tour

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 03:18
Chris Froome says the mountainous nature of this year's Tour de France will make it one of the most exciting races in years.

France rejects Assange asylum plea

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 03:09
France's President Francois Hollande rejects an appeal by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to grant him asylum.

Ronaldo's 'adopted son' joins Sporting Lisbon

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 03:08
Martunis survived the 2004 tsunami and was befriended by Cristiano Ronaldo.

Man jailed for one punch killing

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 03:03
A man is jailed for six years after killing his work colleague with a single punch in a Harrogate pub beer garden.

Man with 42 points keeps licence

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 03:01
An Essex man with 42 penalty points for driving offences is allowed to keep his licence because he has debts to pay off.

Silence to remember Tunisia dead

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 02:54
A minute's silence is being held across the UK to remember the 38 people killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago, including 30 Britons.

Rosberg heads Hamilton at Silverstone

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 02:50
Nico Rosberg pips team-mate Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in first practice at the British Grand Prix.

Minute's silence for Tunisia victims

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 02:46
A UK-wide minute's silence is to be held to remember Britons killed in an attack in Tunisia, with events planned to commemorate four Scottish victims.