International News

J-Lo gig angers Moroccan MPs

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 09:20
A concert by the pop star Jennifer Lopez in Morocco leads to calls for the country's communication minister to resign.

Asher-Smith heads European challenge

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 09:18
British 100m record holder Dina Asher-Smith will run the 200m for GB & NI at the European Team Championships.

Boko Haram leader not in new video

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 09:02
Nigeria's militant Islamists release a new video without Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau appearing in it, raising questions about his fate.

Blatter to quit as Fifa president

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 09:00
Sepp Blatter is to resign as president of football's governing body Fifa amid a corruption scandal after 17 years in charge.

Odessa's new governor Saakashvili splits opinion

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:55
The choice of Mikheil Saakashvili as Odessa governor in Ukraine is being seen as an unquestionably audacious move, says David Stern in Kiev.

Marines march death trainee named

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:44
A Royal Marine trainee who died on a training exercise is named as Lt Gareth Jenkins from north Wales.

Three injured in scoreboard incident

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:44
Three spectators are injured as a piece of the scoreboard falls on to them in strong winds at the French Open.

Federer knocked out of French Open

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:39
Roger Federer is knocked out of the French Open quarter-final by Swiss Davis Cup team-mate Stan Wawrinka.

Egyptian repairman outranks Google

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:37
An Egyptian repairman has managed to outrank Google but nobody seems to be sure how he has done it.

Ex-retail boss in restraining order

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:35
The retailer American Apparel has been granted a restraining order against its former boss, Dov Charney.

ITV 'should have made dog swap clear'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:32
ITV boss Peter Fincham admits Britain's Got Talent should have made things "clearer" over the use of a stunt double dog in the winning act.

DUP to present budget to parties

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:22
Peter Robinson says the DUP will present a new budget on the basis the welfare reform element of the Stormont House Agreement has been implemented.

VIDEO: Aerial footage of crashed rollercoaster

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:18
Aerial footage shows the aftermath of a rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers in Staffordshire.

MPs in line for £7,000 pay rise

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:14
MPs are set to receive a £7,000 pay rise after the body responsible for setting their salaries says it intends to proceed with a 10% increase.

'Race against time' in China capsize

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:11
Chinese rescuers are in a "race against time" to find survivors among hundreds of people missing in a capsized cruise ship on the Yangtze River.

VIDEO: Smiler crash: Mobile phone footage

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:06
Mobile phone footage shows the Smiler ride at Alton Towers immediately after a crash that seriously injured four people.

Nadal v Djokovic: Who will win?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:04
As Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic prepare to meet in the French Open quarter-final, is Nadal finally the underdog?

US terror police shoot man dead

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:01
Boston officials say a man has been fatally shot by law enforcement agents with the Joint Terrorism Task Force.

NZ thump England to draw series

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:00
England slip to a crushing 199-run defeat in the second Test at Headingley and a 1-1 series draw with New Zealand.

Killer father 'researched executions'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 07:54
A man who stabbed his family to death before killing himself had researched carrying out executions days before, an inquest hears.