International News

Russia says old missile downed MH17

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:41
A Russian defence firm says an old Buk missile that it used to manufacture brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.

Helmut Kohl 'in intensive care'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:40
Germany's former Chancellor Helmut Kohl in intensive care after surgery on his intestine, German media reports say.

Germany against World Cup boycott

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:38
The head of German football has opposed a possible boycott of the 2018 World Cup finals in a protest against Fifa.

Aung San Suu Kyi: Where are you?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:31
Why has Aung San Suu Kyi been silent over the persecution of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar?

Ivanovic secures semi-final spot

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:29
Serbia's Ana Ivanovic overcomes blustery conditions at Roland Garros to beat Elina Svitolina and book a semi-final spot.

Great-grandfather's £13.5m lotto win

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:26
A great-grandfather scoops more than £13.5m in a lotto rollover.

Baby death preventable, report finds

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:06
Health professionals missed "several opportunities" to safeguard a baby boy before he died of a skull fracture, a serious case review finds.

School billionaire joins Gates pledge

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:06
Sunny Varkey, founder of the million-dollar Global Teacher Prize is to become the first education entrepreneur to sign up for Bill Gates's philanthropic campaign.

AMs to debate mental health report

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 04:53
Assembly members are set to debate a damning report into care in a mental health unit at a Denbighshire hospital.

Al-Shabab enters Kenyan village

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 04:45
Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab enters a remote village in north-eastern Kenya, forcing schools to close and people to flee, residents say.

Canadian Grand Prix in numbers

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 04:22
BBC Sport takes a look at the numbers behind the Canadian Grand Prix ahead of Sunday's race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

VIDEO: State TV shows rescue of woman

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 04:02
Footage has emerged showing the rescue of a woman after a cruise ship carrying more than 450 people capsized in a storm on the Yangtze River in China's southern Hubei province.

Japanese balloon art hits new heights

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 04:00
Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto has taken the art of twisting party balloons to new heights with his latest animal creations.

MH370 suit settled out of court

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:57
Two Malaysian children who lost their father on flight MH370 have settled their negligence case with the airline and government out of court.

Celtic sign Belgian Boyata from City

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:40
Celtic sign Belgian defender Dedryck Boyata from Manchester City on a four-year deal worth around £1.5m.

Watchdog to investigate Carmichael

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:39
The MPs' standards watchdog announces a formal inquiry into the conduct of the former Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael.

Lego game challenges Minecraft

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:38
Danish toy company Lego launches a rival to popular video game Minecraft.

Man, 32, denies murder of boxer

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:36
A 32-year-old barman is remanded in custody charged with the murder of professional boxer Eamonn Magee Jr.

Spring bounce for mortgage market

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:23
UK mortgage approvals rose to their highest level for 14 months in April, figures show, but analysts do not expect this to lead to runaway house prices.

VIDEO: 'We just want Amber to come home'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:19
The parents of a missing 13-year-old girl who has been missing for nearly three days have pleaded with her to get in touch.

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