International News

Greece headed for 'painful' euro exit

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 01:32
Greece's central bank has warned for the first time that the country could be on a "painful course" towards default and exiting the eurozone.

Road deaths up by 16% in Scotland

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 01:21
Twenty-eight more people were killed on Scotland's roads last year than in the previous 12 months, according to figures just published.

AUDIO: 'They asked me by text' - Evans

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 01:15
Chris Evans, speaking on his BBC Radio 2 breakfast show, has been explaining how he came by the Top Gear job offer.

Facial-recognition talks collapse

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 01:08
Privacy campaigners walk out of talks aimed at creating a code of conduct for companies keen to use facial-recognition technology.

Will ECB keep Greece afloat for another week?

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:56
The European Central Bank will again today exercise the power of life and death over Greece's banks and the Greek economy. Is its murky way of doing this appropriate?

VIDEO: Clarkson gives Evans Top Gear tips

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:44
Jeremy Clarkson gives Chris Evans some tips on Top Gear presenting style while they drive around London in a Ferrari.

Man City make £35.5m Sterling offer

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:40
Manchester City make an increased offer of £35.5m for Liverpool and England forward Raheem Sterling.

Controllers wait on Philae link

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:37
No new signals have been picked up from the Philae comet lander since a brief radio contact on Sunday, but controllers say this is not surprising.

'Goodwill' rugby final ends in brawl

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:36
The inaugural final of rugby union's Crescent Cup ends in a brawl between players and fans from Algeria and Malaysia.

UK unemployment falls again

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:35
UK unemployment fell 43,000 in the three months to April to 1.81m, official figures show

Payments to RBS customers 'missing'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:30
Some payments expected by customers of the RBS group of banks have failed to enter accounts overnight, the bank admits.

Evans 'wished well' by Top Gear trio

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:30
Chris Evans reveals his decision to accept the job as lead presenter on Top Gear has received the blessing of the show's former hosting trio.

Swiss banks 'reported Fifa accounts'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:29
Swiss banks reported suspicious activity around Fifa accounts, says the Swiss attorney general investigating corruption.

New Welsh councils map is revealed

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:15
A new map detailing plans for fewer councils in Wales is revealed by ministers.

VIDEO: 'Shark was biting my left arm'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:11
Hunter Treschl, who survived a shark attack in North Carolina on Sunday, talks about the moment he was attacked and about losing his arm.

2015-16 football fixtures in full

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:03
All in one place - links to the fixture lists for all 92 clubs in the top four divisions of English football.

Glastonbury: Who could replace Foo Fighters?

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:03
Who could replace Foo Fighters at Glastonbury?

Chelsea host Swansea on opening day

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 00:00
Chelsea to begin their Premier League title defence with a home game against Swansea on the weekend of 8-9 August.

Osborne to make PM's questions debut

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 23:55
Chancellor George Osborne is set to take centre stage for the first time at Prime Minister's Questions as he stands in for David Cameron.

Trident whistleblower leaves Navy

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 23:17
A submariner who went on the run last month after publishing claims about the safety of the UK's nuclear deterrent has left the Royal Navy.