International News

Corfu mother angry at shares payment

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:00
The mother of two children killed by carbon monoxide poisoning on holiday in Corfu criticises holiday firm Thomas Cook's former chief executive.

Porn, adware found on FBI web domain

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:50
Porn and adwarehave briefly taken over several web domains formerly owned by the FBI and used them to direct people to adware and malware sites.

Woman's body exhumed over test errors

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:35
A mother speaks of her grief at seeing her daughter's body exhumed a year after her death because of post-mortem examination errors.

UK assessing Fifa allegations

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:35
Serious Fraud Office says it is actively assessing "material in its possession" relating to Fifa corruption allegations.

Child hearing man jailed for abuse

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:09
A former children's panel chairman is jailed for 12 years for sexually abusing two boys and a young man.

VIDEO: David Cameron and Angela Merkel news conference

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:06
UK Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a news conference following face-to-face talks.

Greek bank deposits at decade low

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:02
Greek bank deposits fall to their lowest level in more than 10 years as concerns persist over the country's debt burden and possible euro exit.

Encryption 'key to free speech'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:59
Encryption software that makes it hard to spy on what people do and say online is "essential" for free speech, says a UN report.

Barrier Reef spared 'danger' listing

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:59
The Great Barrier Reef should not go on the World Heritage danger list, according to a United Nations draft report.

'Sanctions needed' on sectarianism

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:59
Tougher sanctions are urgently needed to tackle sectarianism within Scottish football according to a government-commissioned study.

Carmichael campaign to lodge papers

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:35
Campaigners hoping to overturn the election of Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael head to the Court of Session in Edinburgh to lodge legal papers.

Hartley to be dropped for World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:33
Hooker Dylan Hartley is set to be dropped from England's World Cup training squad after his latest disciplinary breach.

Sun reporter sentenced over tip-offs

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:30
A Sun newspaper reporter is given an 18-month suspended prison sentence after being found guilty of receiving story tip-offs from an anti-terror officer.

NI first minister leaves hospital

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:23
Northern Ireland's first minister Peter Robinson is discharged from hospital four days after suffering a suspected heart attack.

Top fugitive set for China return

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:17
A former senior official described as China's most wanted fugitive, accused of embezzling more than $40m, is set to be extradited from the US.

Eavis had 'death threats' over Kanye

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:11
Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis says she received death threats after booking rapper Kanye West to headline the festival.

Funding row 'threat to racecourses'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:05
Northern Ireland's two racecourses warn they could face closure in a dispute with bookmakers over funding.

VIDEO: Face transplant man meets donor's sister

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 01:37
A woman whose brother was killed in a car accident has met the man who was given his face, in a pioneering transplant operation.

Three die in car and lorry smash

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 01:19
Three people are killed in a crash between a car and a lorry on a road near Brogborough in Bedfordshire.

VIDEO: Badger filmed raiding kitchen fridge

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 01:10
A hungry badger who sneaked into a house in Midhurst, West Sussex, to help itself to a bakewell tart has been caught on camera.