International News

Assaulted pregnant woman loses baby

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 06:31
A pregnant woman who lost her baby after she was pushed to the ground and kicked may have been deliberately targeted, police say.

Tributes to Berkeley balcony victims

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 06:23
The six students who died in California balcony collapse

Neymar faces Barcelona fraud inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 06:22
A Spanish court agrees to allow a fraud case against Barcelona's Brazilian star Neymar, weeks after the club itself was ordered to stand trial.

Top pianist hurt by swooping seagull

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 06:10
An internationally-renowned pianist pulls out of two concerts after a swooping seagull causes him to injure a finger.

Judgement reserved in abortion case

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 06:03
Judge is unable to make up his mind on legal bid to change abortion law.

Bioenergy 'can deliver cleaner future'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 06:02
A global bioenergy assessment concludes that biofuels could provide up to a third of the world's transport fuel needs by the middle of the century.

Strong US dollar hits FedEx

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 05:59
US parcels delivery firm FedEx reports a net loss of $895m for the three months to the end of May, missing analysts' expectations.

Neil Wallis denies hacking knowledge

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 05:40
Ex-News of the World deputy editor Neil Wallis tells court he had no knowledge of the phone hacking for which reporter Dan Evans was convicted.

Armitstead crashes after stage win

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 05:36
Britain's Lizzie Armitstead crashes after wining the first stage of the Women's Tour in Aldeburgh.

Bath, Wasps and Leinster with Toulon

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 05:10
Bath, Wasps and Leinster are drawn with holders Toulon in the pool stages for the 2015-16 European Rugby Champions Cup.

'Old bombs' explode in Nigerian town

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:59
A series of explosions in north-eastern Nigeria kills about 20 people, reportedly caused by devices found at a former militant camp.

Apple in news app blogger row

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:49
Bloggers say they have been invited to join Apple's news app by email and will be automatically bound to its terms unless they opt out.

SAS recruits 'would have survived'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:45
An expert tells an inquest he has "little doubt" two soldiers would have survived an SAS selection course if they had been withdrawn earlier.

VIDEO: Osborne takes first question at PMQs

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:37
The first PMQs question to George Osborne is a challenge over house building and housing benefit in London.

Missing UK sister 'may be in Syria'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:29
One of three Bradford sisters missing with their nine children may already be in Syria, police believe.

The women seeking rich older men to pay their university fees

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:24
The women seeking rich older men to pay their university fees

Chris Evans profile: The chequered career of a motor mouth

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:05
The chequered career of Top Gear host Chris Evans

'No evidence' Fifty Shades book stolen

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:03
Police say they have found "no evidence" to suggest a copy of EL James's latest Fifty Shades novel was stolen ahead of its publication this week.

Child sex abuse BA pilot jailed

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 03:57
A paedophile who carried out child sex crimes during stopovers while working as a British Airways pilot is jailed for more than 12 years.

VIDEO: Aerial tour of Wuxi New Town

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 03:57
Where White Horse Village once stood - a new city, Wuxi New Town, has emerged in just 10 years.