International News

SNP stages Labour benches takeover

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 13:34
SNP MPs stage a Commons takeover of the Labour opposition benches as they push their case as the "real opposition" to the Conservatives.

Robber released from jail in error

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 13:26
Officers look for a prisoner who was released from jail by mistake.

Government defeat over NHS devolution

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 13:23
The government is defeated in the Lords over the process of devolving NHS budgets to local authorities.

What Taiwan's year of disaster reveals

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 13:13
Taiwan is considered one of the safest places in the world because of its low crime rate, but it may not be as safe as it thinks it is.

Apple posts record third-quarter sales

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 13:09
Apple posted record sales for the third quarter as iPhone demand boomed, but forecast lower-than-expected revenue for the next three months.

Was Aarushi Talwar murder verdict a miscarriage of justice?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 13:05
Were parents of murdered schoolgirl wrongly convicted?

VIDEO: Street View smoker's wife 'fuming'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 12:52
A man who was trying to give up smoking was caught lighting up a cigarette on Google Street View by his "fuming" wife.

Yahoo boss hails 'great progress'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 12:50
Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer says the company has made "great progress" despite reporting a loss for the second quarter.

Writedowns put Microsoft in the red

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 12:40
Microsoft has reported a $3.2bn net loss for the three months to 30 June after posting $8.4bn of writedowns.

Boko Haram area 'to get $2bn in aid'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 12:28
The World Bank pledges $2.1bn (£1.4bn; €1.9bn) to help rebuild north-eastern parts of Nigeria, wracked by years of Boko Haram militancy, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says.

Sinn Féin meets PM on welfare crisis

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 12:27
Sinn Féin holds "very forthright" talks with Prime Minister David Cameron over welfare reform - the issue that has been threatening Stormont's future for months.

Luis set to leave Chelsea - Mourinho

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 11:43
Left-back Filipe Luis is close to leaving Chelsea only a year after moving to Stamford Bridge, says boss Jose Mourinho.

England wasn't on my mind - Bairstow

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 11:17
Batsman Jonny Bairstow says he "wasn't even thinking about" a return to the England team after his recall for the third Ashes Test.

Trump: Master of the demolition derby

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 11:01
How is Trump leading the Republican field?

Full Texas jail death probe urged

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 10:29
The death of Sandra Bland, a woman who apparently killed herself in a Texas jail cell after a traffic stop, is being investigated as a homicide.

Suruc massacre highlights Turkey's Islamic State dilemma

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 10:15
The attack on left-wing activists in Suruc could be a sign that the conflict with Islamic State is spilling over the border into Turkey, writes the BBC's Selin Girit.

Spanish journalists 'kidnapped' in Syria

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:57
Three Spanish journalists missing in Syria are thought to have been kidnapped, Spanish media say.

Changes plan for bridge toll payment

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:36
Changes to the way motorists pay the toll on the Severn Bridge are being considered for when it is back in public ownership, a minster says.

Mass funeral for Turkey bomb victims

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:24
A mass funeral ceremony is held in Turkey for most of the 32 activists killed in a suicide bomb attack near the Syrian border, which is being blamed on IS.

VIDEO: The politics of African Hair

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:14
The BBC’s Pumza Fihlani looks at the politics around black hair.