International News

Cech 'key to Arsenal title hopes'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 03:24
Petr Cech's arrival means Arsenal are now close to a first Premier League title in 12 years, says ex-Gunner David Seaman.

BBC Three online move approved

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 03:10
Plans to close BBC Three as a broadcast channel and move it online in January 2016 are approved by the BBC Trust

VIDEO: UK Temperatures set to rise this week

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:59
Chris Fawkes brings you the details on the heatwave this week.

Abuse claims 'ignored' by care firm

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:55
A Flintshire care agency overhauls its operation after inspectors said allegations of abuse were not taken seriously.

'Many hurt' in Kabul suicide attack

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:40
A suicide bomber driving a car has targeted a Nato troop convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, injuring 17 civilians, officials say.

'Cook may lack flair to win Ashes'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:38
Ex-England captain Mike Brearley says Alastair Cook may not have the flair needed to win an Ashes series but their young players do.

Bodies of mother and daughter found

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:35
The deaths of a woman and her daughter whose bodies were found in a house in Esher are being linked to a man's death in southern France, Surrey Police say.

VIDEO: Paralysed man walks with robot legs

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:32
Simon Kindleysides, who lost the use of his legs in 2013, says it is an "incredible feeling" to walk with robotic legs.

Who, What, Why: What exactly is the UK's National Barrier Asset?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:23
What exactly is the UK's National Barrier Asset?

VIDEO: Aerial video shows Australia prison riot

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:20
Heavily armed police have been sent to a prison on the outskirts of Melbourne following a major riot which officials say may be linked to a smoking ban which begins on Wednesday.

Cardiff hosts Champions League final

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:09
The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff will be the host venue for the 2017 Champions League final, Uefa confirms.

Eurozone inflation slows to 0.2%

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:08
The eurozone's inflation rate dipped slightly from 0.3% in May to 0.2% in June, remaining in positive ground, according to official figures.

Greece 'holds last-minute debt talks'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:04
Last-minute talks are taking place in Athens over whether to accept an offer by creditors that would allow Greece to repay its debt, Greek media say.

SMS pioneer Matti Makkonen dies

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 02:03
Matti Makkonen, who pioneered SMS technology and launched the worldwide sensation of texting, has died.

VIDEO: For and against Whitby potash mine

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 01:52
Three MPs are urging members of a national park authority to approve plans for a £1.7bn potash mine on the North York Moors.

Opera audience boos nude rape scene

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 01:52
The opening night of William Tell at the Royal Opera House is marked by boos over a nude rape scene.

Iran nuclear talks reach deadline

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 01:46
Iran's foreign minister returns to Vienna for talks with world powers on the day set as a deadline for an agreement on its nuclear programme.

Homophobia 'may be sign of extremism'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 01:36
The education secretary suggests extreme homophobia could be one sign as new advice goes out to schools on how to identify potential extremists.

Why are there so few female coaches?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 01:12
With only eight of the 24 teams at the World Cup led by females, are men forcing women out of their own game?

'No cover-up' in Janner investigation

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 01:08
The senior police officer most likely to have taken the decision not to arrest Lord Janner on charges of child abuse in 1991 says there was "no cover-up".