International News

US and China try to build alliances

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 13:32
China-US fight over chairs and power

VIDEO: 'We can forge a good agreement'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 13:24
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says the eurozone is "dangerously close to a state of mind that accepts an accident" after EU finance ministers fail to reach a deal on Greece's debt.

Elephant poaching hotspots identified

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 12:54
Most illegally poached African elephant ivory can be traced back to just two areas of Africa, research shows.

England U21 v Portugal U21

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 12:37
England fail to score for the first time in 18 matches as they lose to Portugal in their European Under-21 Championship opener.

VIDEO: Winehouse documentary angers family

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 12:33
A documentary about the life of the late award-winning singer, Amy Winehouse has its UK premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Nasdaq index closes at record high

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 12:27
The tech-heavy Nasdaq index closed at a record high on Thursday, with the Dow Jones and the S&P also closing sharply higher.

Woman killed in beach incident

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 12:26
A woman dies in an incident on Llantwit Major beach in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Killer son 'cannot remember attack'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 11:55
A man who sexually assaulted his mother before killing her when he was high on drugs tells a court he has no memory of it.

VIDEO: What's behind US hate crimes?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 11:11
According to the most recent FBI data available, over 7,000 people in the US were victims of hate crimes in 2013. The BBC takes a look at what the numbers say about who is committing these crimes and why.

Houghton praises Sampson tactics

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 11:04
England captain Steph Houghton praises manager Mark Sampson's tactics as the team reach the Women's World Cup last 16.

University remembers Charles Kennedy

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 10:44
Charles Kennedy's family attend a special service at Glasgow University later to remember the ex-Liberal Democrat leader who died aged 55.

UKIP's Suzanne Evans facing the sack

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 10:08
UKIP's most senior woman is facing the sack after she told the BBC's Daily Politics party leader Nigel Farage was perceived as "very divisive".

US lawmakers approve trade plan

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 10:01
The House of Representatives has approved a controversial trade bill backed by President Obama, just a week after Democrats voted it down.

Toulson wins diving gold for Team GB

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 09:38
Lois Toulson wins diving gold for Great Britain in the women's 10m platform at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Huge fine for AT&T over speed brakes

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 09:37
US telecoms company AT&T faces a $100m (£63m) fine for slowing down the internet speeds of millions of customers on unlimited data plans without informing them.

Liberia's Bility to make Fifa bid

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 09:29
The head of the Liberia Football Association says he wants to replace Sepp Blatter as the president of Fifa.

DNA reignites ancient skeleton row

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 09:16
DNA tests show an ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native Americans - reigniting a debate over whether his bones should be returned to local tribes and reburied.

Nigerian finds suitor via radio appeal

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 09:15
A woman who went on radio to appeal for a husband in the northern Nigerian city of Kano has found a suitor, a journalist tells the BBC.

VIDEO: 'It's in our power to act on gun crime'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 08:59
US President Barack Obama has responded to a shooting at a church in Charleston. saying the US should recognise that "this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries'.'

Critics savage Fifty Shades rewrite

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 08:46
Critics savage EL James's rewrite of her erotic bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey, with one accusing it of "rapturous self-regard".