International News

Nigeria tightens grip on forex

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 07:44
The Nigerian central bank has imposed new foreign exchange controls to try to stem the flow of dollars out of the country

Will being able to 'unsend' email save the day?

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 07:43
Will people benefit from the power to 'undo send' on email?

Takeover will not affect Ecclestone

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 07:39
Max Mosley says Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone's role "won't change" if a takeover of the sport is complete.

VIDEO: Hands on nature at Oxford museum

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 07:36
The museum that wants you to feel its history

Hungary backtracks on EU asylum rule

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 07:26
Hungary says it has not suspended a key EU asylum rule over the processing of asylum claims, a day after announcing the move.

Dutch police threaten Tour de France

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 07:23
Dutch police threaten to disrupt the opening stages of the Tour de France as part of industrial action for better pay.

'Sexist' behaviour of retail ex-boss

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 07:12
The retailer American Apparel details sexist and racist misconduct claims against former boss Dov Charney in a court filing.

Greece proves I'm right - Cameron

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 07:07
David Cameron and Harriet Harman clash over welfare cuts at prime minister's questions after the PM warns the Greek crisis proves his economic strategy right.

Adams to fight for gold in Baku

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 07:01
Britain's Nicola Adams will fight for gold at the European Games in Baku after winning her flyweight semi-final.

Bombing victims to face Tsarnaev

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 06:58
Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is facing his victims in court as he is formally sentenced to death for his role in the 2013 attacks.

Obama to change hostage policy

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 06:54
President Barack Obama will announce changes to how the US government handles hostage situations that involve American citizens.

Firmino deal shows lesson learned

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 06:15
Phil McNulty says Liverpool are erasing the mistakes of last summer, but Brendan Rodgers' Anfield career rests on results.

Pay deal averts rail strike threat

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 05:44
The threat of a UK national rail strike is averted after Network Rail agrees two-year pay deal with unions

Golf planned for St George's Park

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 05:37
A nine-hole golf course is planned for St George's Park, it emerges, as Steven Gerrard calls the training centre "boring".

Buckingham Palace's rooms stuck in time

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 05:31
The Buckingham Palace rooms frozen in the 1940s

Child poverty measure set to change

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 05:30
The way child poverty is measured is set to change, but can the government do it in a way that is not seen to be cynical, asks the BBC's Ross Hawkins.

Dad drops case against runaway mum

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 05:22
A mother who fled with her young son during a custody battle will not face further legal proceedings after the boy's father drops the case.

Tsipras turns on Greece creditors

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 05:17
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras criticises Greece's international creditors after they fail to accept his government's latest reform proposals.

'Make work healthier' bosses told

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 05:16
Managers across England must "raise their game" to create happy, healthy workplaces, England's chief health advisers have warned.

Gray died after 'high-energy' impact

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-24 05:08
A post-mortem examination obtained by the Baltimore Sun finds Freddie Gray suffered a "high-energy injury" after his arrest inside a police van.