International News

McDonald's faces worker protests

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:06
Thousands of workers and union supporters protest outside McDonald's headquarters, as the fast food firm continues to face wage pressure.

Man jailed for 'brutal' quarry murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:04
A man is jailed for 28 years for murdering a "naive pensioner" whose body was found in a disused quarry.

DNA hints at earlier dog evolution

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:02
Swedish researchers say that dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than some studies suggest.

Lawro's predictions v DJ Fresh & Adam F

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:53
Mark Lawrenson takes on drum and bass duo DJ Fresh & Adam F for his predictions for the final day of the Premier League season.

Britons reach final qualifying round

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:49
Britons Kyle Edmund and Jo Konta reach the final round of French Open qualifying with straight-sets wins.

Black Sabbath celebrate Ivors win

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:38
Black Sabbath have won a lifetime achievement prize at the Ivor Novello songwriting awards.

mSpy admits hacking and data theft

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:27
A company offering software that allows people to spy on others admits it has been hacked and had thousands of customer records leaked online.

Brazil 'race row' gymnasts suspended

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:18
Three Brazilian athletes are suspended after appearing to make racist comments on video about a black team-mate, prompting an investigation.

Proceeds of crime: Does crime pay?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:05
How are the proceeds of crime recovered?

Myanmar to attend migrant talks

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:04
Officials in Myanmar say they will attend an emergency meeting in Thailand as the region tries to address the growing migrant crisis.

California probes oil spill cause

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 06:53
Clean-up crews are working around the clock as investigators look into how tens of thousands of gallons of oil spewed into the sea off Santa Barbara.

Woman cleared of murder in retrial

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 06:48
A woman who was convicted of murdering her friend's boyfriend walks free from court after a retrial.

Cab driver guilty of Iraq bomb murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 06:48
A black cab driver is found guilty of the murder of a US soldier in Iraq eight years ago, after his fingerprints were found on roadside bombs.

TB checks offered at neonatal unit

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 06:40
Checks are being offered to babies who were in the neonatal unit at a Swansea hospital earlier this year after a person there later tested positive for tuberculosis.

Grand Theft Auto sues Daniel Radcliffe film

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 06:15
The gaming firm's filed a lawsuit against the BBC for trademark infringement over the broadcaster’s upcoming drama Game Changer.

VIDEO: Anniversary of Dunkirk rescue marked

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 06:06
Around 50 little ships are crossing the Channel as part of events to mark the 75th anniversary of Dunkirk.

Where is Nepal aid money going?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 06:02
Aid is pouring in to Nepal in the wake of two deadly earthquakes. But in a country where corruption is seen as "endemic", will the money go where it is meant to? Simon Cox investigates.

Rowling 'vindicated' in libel case

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 06:01
Author JK Rowling feels "fully vindicated and her reputation restored" after the Daily Mail's apology to the author is read out in London's High Court.

VIDEO: NBA star upstaged by two-year-old

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 05:57
Steph Curry's daughter Riley upstages her dad at a news conference after his Golden State Warriors took a 1-0 lead over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals.

Hamilton seals Monaco practice double

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 05:50
Lewis Hamilton finishes seven-tenths clear of the pack in a rain-hit second practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix.