International News

Pakistan declares heatwave emergency

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 23:48
Pakistan's prime minister calls for urgent measures as a heatwave in Sindh province claims 450 lives.

Government cuts stake in Lloyds again

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 23:23
The UK government's stake in Lloyds Banking Group has fallen to below 17% after more shares were sold to private investors.

Strike causes Channel disruption

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 23:16
Cross-Channel ferries are disrupted after strike action in France, while an incident in a terminal is reported by Eurotunnel.

P Diddy arrested for assault in LA

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 23:05
Sean Combs is arrested in LA after being accused of getting into a fight with his son's American football coach.

VIDEO: Masai warriors turned hairdressers

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 22:57
Many members of the Masai tribe, traditionally a culture centred around farming, living in Dar es Salam have turned to a different profession, hairdressing.

Ladbrokes in Gala Coral merger talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 22:44
Bookmaker Ladbrokes says it is in talks with Gala Coral Group over a possible merger.

Deadmau5 settles Disney mouse dispute

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 22:40
Canadian DJ Joel Zimmerman, also known as Deadmau5, settles his trademark "mouse head" dispute with Disney.

Braving the Chambers of Horrors

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 22:32
BBC golf correspondent Iain Carter takes on the Chambers Bay course that caused so much controversy at the US Open.

Greek tragedy: End of an act, not the play

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 22:15
Greece looks set to swerve round the looming disaster of failing to repay 1.5bn euros to the IMF - but this tragic drama isn't over yet.

Titanic music composer Horner dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 22:03
James Horner, the Hollywood composer who wrote the score for the Oscar-winning film hit Titanic, dies in a plane crash in California.

Australia rewrites citizenship laws

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 21:48
As it grapples with a growing number of Australian citizens joining Islamic militants, the government is rewriting its citizenship laws.

Absenteeism rises at 12 councils

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 21:30
A dozen Northern Ireland councils saw staff absenteeism rise last year, with the problem the worst in Ballymoney Borough Council, according to a report from the local government auditor.

SoftBank in India solar project

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 21:24
Japanese firm SoftBank will team up with Taiwan's Foxconn and India's Bharti Enterprises to invest $20bn in solar power projects in India.

M4 relief road reassurance sought

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 21:22
The organisation representing Wales' biggest employers calls for "reassurance" about the delivery of the planned M4 relief road after the minister in charge announces she is to step down.

Cardiff to Norwich flights scrapped

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 21:16
Flights from Cardiff to Norwich are shelved just two months after they began because the service is not profitable, the firm running it says.

VIDEO: Nato testing new rapid reaction force

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 21:08
Nato tests its new rapid reaction force for the first time amid growing tensions with Russia.

VIDEO: Yanukovych regrets bloodshed in Kiev

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 21:05
Sixteen months after he was forced from office, Ukraine's former President Viktor Yanukovych gives his first interview to western media.

Call to show Interstellar in schools

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 20:55
A scientific journal calls for the film Interstellar to be shown in school science lessons.

Bid for UK's fracking return debated

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 20:40
A bid to start the first fracking operation in the UK for four years will be scrutinised by a council later.

US says Benghazi suspect killed

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 20:12
The US says an air strike in Iraq has killed an Islamic State militant linked to a 2012 attack on a US diplomatic compound in Libya.