International News

Warning over future SAS march deaths

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 08:33
There is a risk of future deaths on SAS selection marches unless action is taken, the coroner who presided over the inquest of three reservists says.

Burundi leader wins third term

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 08:26
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza wins a controversial third term, taking nearly 70% of the vote, provisional results from the country's electoral commission say.

Froome's lead cut by Quintana

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 08:19
Britain's Chris Froome has his overall lead cut to two minutes and 38 seconds by Nairo Quintana in the Tour de France.

Why the row between Greece and Germany is like a lovers' tiff

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 08:08
Why the row between Germany and Greece is like a lovers' tiff

US military wary of civilian guards

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 08:08
The US military advises its staff to treat armed civilians standing guard outside its recruiting centres as a security threat.

Germanwings families attend memorial

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 08:01
A ceremony to commemorate the passengers who died in the Germanwings plane crash is held at the scene of the disaster in the French Alps.

Blatter is a victim, says 2018 chief

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:58
Fifa president Sepp Blatter is "a victim", according to the man in charge of the Russia 2018 World Cup.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:50
Who has the bigger vocabulary, Eminem or Bob Dylan?

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:49
The week's best reads

Pete Tong defends R1 'Ibiza Prom'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:49
DJ Pete Tong says BBC Radio 1's first Prom, a musical homage to Ibiza, will reach out to different audiences and help "keep the proms alive".

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:48
The week's big numbers, visualised

Australia's problem with 'pokies'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:41
Australians are officially the world's biggest gamblers with "pokies", or slot machines, a particular problem, writes the BBC's Jon Donnison in Sydney.

Somali militants lose more territory

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:40
Somali forces backed by African Union troops retake another key stronghold from Islamist militants al-Shabab as part of a renewed offensive.

VIDEO: Kenyans react to Obama's BBC interview

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:34
BBC Pop Up, currently in Kenya, spoke to residents of Nairobi about their reaction to Mr Obama's remarks on gay rights.

Amazon worth more than Walmart

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:31
Amazon is now worth more than supermarket giant Walmart after a surge in its share price following better-than-expected results.

WWE terminates Hulk Hogan's contract

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:29
World Wrestling Entertainment terminates the contract of Hulk Hogan, one of its best-known stars, amid allegations he used racist language.

'Lost' Monkees material released

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:26
An album of "lost" songs by Monkees star Micky Dolenz is released after fans track down the master tapes.

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4m cars

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:24
Car giant Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million vehicles in the US after security researchers showed that one of its cars could be hacked.

Life in jail for Russian nationalist

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 07:10
A Russian nationalist leader is sentenced to to life in jail for his role in hate crimes, including the murder of a prominent human rights lawyer.

Jilted woman jailed for hotel arson

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 06:54
A refinery lab technician who set fire to a hotel after her boyfriend dumped her is jailed for 32 months.