International News

Ferry services returning to normal

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 15:39
Two thirds of ferry services on the west coast of Scotland have been suspended as RMT union members in Caledonian MacBrayne's workforce stage a 24-hour strike.

'Slaughter on sunbeds'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 15:21
How Britain's newspapers report a day of terrorist outrages. Some of the front pages contain images some viewers may find distressing.

VIDEO: Device helps women avoid dirty toilets

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 15:04
An Indian entrepreneur has come up with a female urination device that helps women stand and pee.

Germany 1-1 France (5-4 pens)

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 14:54
Two-time winners Germany beat France on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup in Montreal.

World Cup 2019 to stay at 10 teams

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 14:27
The 2019 World Cup in England will remain as a 10-team event, hampering Ireland's bid for a fourth successive appearance.

Greece to hold referendum on bailout

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 14:19
Greece will hold referendum on controversial bailout deal with foreign creditors, PM Alexis Tsipras says

VIDEO: Obama leads singing of Amazing Grace

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 13:52
President Obama concludes the eulogy in Charleston for his friend, the Reverend Clementa Pinckney, by leading the congregation in singing the hymn, Amazing Grace.

It's a 'judicial Putsch' warns Scalia

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 13:28
John Roberts and Antonin Scalia condemn the Supreme Court's marriage equality decision with decidedly different styles.

Second Alton Towers victim loses leg

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 13:16
A 20-year-old woman injured in the Alton Towers Smiler rollercoaster crash has had her leg amputated, her lawyers say.

Escaped US prisoner killed by police

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 13:15
One of two escaped murderers has been killed after spending weeks on the run from authorities in New York.

MPs 'downplayed Trojan Horse events'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 13:14
The government criticises a group of MPs for downplaying the seriousness of the "Trojan Horse" events in Birmingham schools.

The making of a metrosexual gorilla

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 13:13
The good-looking gorilla that captivated women in Japan and beyond

Hull FC 6-24 Leeds Rhinos

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 13:06
Holders Leeds make sure of their place in the Challenge Cup semi-finals with a comfortable win over a brave but wasteful Hull FC.

Can the Vulcan bring back the vroom?

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 13:04
Can Aston Martin's £1.5m car rev up its fortunes?

All no balls to concede free hit

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 12:51
All no balls will result in a free hit under changes to one-day international and Twenty20 playing conditions.

VIDEO: 'Remove the Confederate flag'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 12:31
US President Obama has urged an end to the flying of the Confederate flag, at the funeral for one of the victims of the Charleston shooting.

Aussie watch: Who's in Ashes form?

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 12:24
Will Shane Watson and Mitchell Johnson hold off their respective challengers to join Steve Smith in Australia's team for the first Ashes Test?

Farmer fails to demolish 'castle'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 11:23
A farmer who built a mock-Tudor castle without planning permission fails to demolish it despite a court order.

Five Britons among Tunisia attack dead

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 11:21
At least five Britons are among 37 people believed dead after an attack on a beach near the popular Tunisian resort town of Sousse.

The Libertines surprise Glastonbury

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 11:14
The Libertines play the Glastonbury Festival after being revealed as the "secret" guests who are performing before Florence and the Machine.