International News

What does it take to restore a Spitfire?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 12:28
What does it take to restore an iconic aircraft?

VIDEO: Building a Spitfire with eBay parts

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 12:00
John Romain explains to BBC News how he and his team spent three years restoring a 1940s Spitfire to flying condition once again.

In Pictures: A modern biplane factory

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:59
Inside a modern biplane factory recreating aircraft of the 1930s

Murray & Ward carry British hopes

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:48
Andy Murray will have friend and fellow Briton James Ward for company in the third round of Wimbledon on Saturday.

Watson loses to Williams in thriller

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 10:53
British number one Heather Watson gives top seed Serena Williams a huge scare before losing a thrilling third-round match at Wimbledon.

Sampson calls for men's team support

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 10:43
England boss Mark Sampson wants more men's clubs to adopt a women's team after his side's World Cup run.

'Goldfinger' family 'want answers'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 09:26
The family of a notorious criminal murdered in his Essex home are left "devastated" by his death.

VIDEO: Solar plane's historic landing in Hawaii

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 09:03
Solar Impulse, the plane powered by the sun, has landed in Hawaii after completing a historic 8,000km journey from Japan.

Police response 'slow' - Tunisia PM

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:52
The slow response of Tunisia's police to last week's deadly attack in Sousse was a major problem, admits the country's prime minister.

Slow Hamilton 'has work to do'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:46
World champion Lewis Hamilton says he is "in trouble" for this weekend's British Grand Prix if he does not improve his car.

Sharapova moves into fourth round

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:37
Fourth seed Maria Sharapova battles into the last 16 at Wimbledon as she defeats Irina-Camelia Begu 6-4 6-3.

Boko Haram raids 'heinous' - Buhari

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:34
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari describes as a "heinous atrocity" the latest wave of attacks by Boko Haram militants that left more than 150 people dead.

Panesar unavailable with 'issues'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:29
Essex head coach Paul Grayson says spinner Monty Panesar is unavailable for selection because of off-field "issues".

Flood inquest to hear cyanide theory

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:20
The inquest into the death of a boy during floods in Surrey will consider whether water became contaminated with landfill toxins, a coroner rules.

Girl attacked in miscarriage bid

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:08
A jilted boyfriend told his pregnant ex-girlfriend he would "kick the baby out of her" as he attacked her, a court hears.

VIDEO: Iron Maiden's Dickinson on cancer recovery

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:07
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson tells the BBC he is on the mend after his treatment for tumours on his tongue.

Puerto Rico: The Caribbean's Greece?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:05
With $72bn debt, Puerto Rico is being called "the Greece of the Caribbean". The BBC's Gary O'Donoghue looks at what went wrong - and what happens next.

VIDEO: 'Help Greece - come to Faliraki'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:58
Anna Holligan visits the Greek island of Rhodes which relies heavily on tourism and gauges the mood there about Greece's financial future.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:58
Which eye colour is linked to alcoholism?

VIDEO: Westminster Hall

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:49
MPs debate topics including development goals and Iran's nuclear programme.