International News

VIDEO: S African FA briefing on World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 01:47
The South African Football Association holds a news conference to discuss claims about alleged payments for the 2010 World Cup.

Lost dog 'may have boarded train'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 01:37
A search is under way for a dog that slipped the lead of its blind owner and possibly boarded a train.

Drought fears after lower monsoon forecast

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 01:28
Media and experts fear a drought after India lowers its monsoon rains forecast to 88% this year.

IRA membership case collapses

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 01:25
The case against two senior republicans accused of IRA membership has collapsed in Belfast.

MSPs to debate free childcare policy

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 01:23
Children in Scotland are missing out on their free nursery places, the Scottish Conservative Party will say in a debate at Holyrood.

VIDEO: Morgan defends Academies plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 00:47
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says turning failing schools into Academies will give those running the schools greater freedom.

VIDEO: Would you wear your phone's charger?

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 00:32
Cindy Sui visits the Computex technology show in Taiwan and sees some of the latest gadgets, including a wearable charger.

World Cup could rival men's contest

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 00:19
Eniola Aluko says that the World Cup in Canada can have a huge commercial impact while taking the game to new frontiers.

Eurozone still in denial about Greece

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 23:57
Even if Greece and its creditors agree a temporary rescue this week, the really hard negotiation on how to rescue the Greek economy is yet to be had.

Godzilla finally gets citizenship in Japan

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 23:55
Meet Japan's newest official resident: Godzilla

Two young men die after Derry crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 23:17
Two young men are killed in a one-vehicle crash outside Londonderry.

Sony 'could lose James Bond rights'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 23:17
Sony Pictures could lose the rights to distribute further James Bond films when its deal with producers MGM expires this year.

Iglesias injury 'worse than expected'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 23:16
Enrique Iglesias, who sliced his fingers on a drone, will need extra time to recuperate after it is discovered his injuries are worse than expected.

Annual UK house price growth 'slows'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 23:04
The annual pace of UK house price growth slowed last month, according to the latest survey from Nationwide.

VIDEO: Hadron Collider 'close to full power'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 22:43
The world's most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider, is returning to full operations after a two year upgrade.

Questions raised by Yangtze River sinking

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 22:42
The BBC's Jo Floto in Beijing delves into the many questions raised by Eastern Star's capsizing in the Yangtze River.

VIDEO: Forensic teams amass at Yangtze site

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 22:11
John Sudworth watches as the Chinese authorities prepare to recover bodies from a capsized boat on the Yangtze River.

Warnings over IS cyber-threats

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 21:53
A growing band of hacktivists is helping Islamic State spread its message by attacking media organisations and websites, a security company suggests.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 21:53
Papers react to Blatter news, Man Utd have bid for Real Madrid's Bale and Varane rejected, Man City want Isco, plus more.

Abortion law change is defeated

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 21:28
An amendment to tighten the law in Northern Ireland relating to abortion has been defeated in the Assembly.