International News

Murray through in Wimbledon heat

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 08:50
Britain's Andy Murray begins his Wimbledon campaign with a win over Mikhail Kukushkin as the Centre Court temperature reaches 41C.

Cuba stamps out mother-to-child HIV

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 08:42
Cuba has successfully eliminated mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis, the World Health Organization says.

Solar plane attempts to cross front

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 08:37
A solar powered plane is encountering its first weather front during its attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean.

Court says Apple fixed e-book prices

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 08:36
A US federal appeals court upholds a ruling that Apple conspired with publishers fix the prices of electronic books.

Container accused 'unaware of cargo'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 08:12
A man accused of smuggling 35 people into the UK in a shipping container tells a court he had "no idea" what was inside.

IS 'attacks Syria's Tal Abyad'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 07:55
Islamic State (IS) militants have attacked the northern Syrian town of Tal Abyad, which they lost to Kurdish fighters two weeks ago, activists say.

Peers told to take care with ferrets

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 07:49
The thorny question of ferrets disappearing up trouser legs has been considering in Parliament as peers discussed taking animals on trains.

Cannabis plant factory trio jailed

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 07:35
Three men who ran a cannabis factory worth around £800,000 next door to South Wales Police's headquarters are jailed.

'I always beat Lewis racing online'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 07:35
From beating his brother Lewis at computer games to making racing history, we chart Nic Hamilton's inspirational journey.

California passes tough vaccine bill

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 07:30
Lawmakers in California pass a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the US.

I am 100% clean, says Briton Farah

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 07:28
British distance runner Mo Farah says he is "100% clean", following doping allegations against his coach Alberto Salazar.

VIDEO: Tyres set alight on Eurotunnel track

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 07:12
Thousands of cross-Channel passengers are stranded after striking Calais ferry workers closed the French port and blocked Eurotunnel rail services.

Easy wins for Federer and Nadal

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 07:11
Second seed Roger Federer and 10th seed Rafael Nadal easily progress to the second round at Wimbledon.

Schools' new rules on extremism

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 06:52
The legal requirement for schools to challenge extremism is about to come into force.

Baby found in river 'died at birth'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 06:31
The newborn baby boy who was found in a river in Cardiff is believed to have died at birth, police say.

John Noakes missing from home

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 06:30
Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes, who has Alzheimer's disease, is reported missing from his home in Majorca.

VIDEO: Gunman 'prayed' moments before death

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 06:00
The BBC's Ben Brown reports from Sousse in Tunisia on what is known about the last moments of Seifeddine Rezgui, who killed 38 people at a beach resort on Friday.

Ricciardo Ferrari move 'unlikely'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 05:59
Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo says it is unlikely he will move to Ferrari next year, but does not rule it out.

MPs debate devolution of welfare

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 05:47
There are calls for additional welfare powers for Holyrood to be included in the Scotland Bill being debated in the Commons.

'Merciless' neighbour killer jailed

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 05:44
A man who murdered his neighbour in "a merciless act of vengeance" after a campaign of harassment is jailed for 28 years.