International News

Luanda remains 'most expensive city'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 23:07
The Angolan capital, Luanda, remains the world's most expensive city for expatriates, according to an annual survey by consultancy Mercer.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 22:47
Chelsea target Asmir Begovic, Barcelona in talks with Paul Pogba, Loic Remy to seek assurances at Chelsea, plus more.

VIDEO: UK Muslim family debate draw of IS

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 22:44
The BBC's Shabnam Mahmood asks what makes some people leave everything behind to join groups like Islamic State.

Vidal held by police after crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 22:37
Juventus and Chile player Arturo Vidal is held by police after allegedly crashing his Ferrari while under the influence of alcohol.

Golden State Warriors seal NBA title

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 21:58
The Golden State Warriors secure their first NBA title in 40 years by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97.

Cash shortage cancels teacher school

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 21:55
A major summer school that helped to train teachers has been cancelled due to a lack of funding.

Poets' Corner memorial for Larkin

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 21:44
Philip Larkin is to be honoured with a memorial in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.

Foster to meet minister over budget

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 21:25
Finance Minister Arlene Foster is due to meet Treasury Minister Greg Hands later to discuss Stormont's budget problems.

'Heartbreak' over balcony deaths

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 21:18
An Irish university expresses its sorrow and sympathy at the deaths of six young people - five of them Irish students - who died after a balcony collapsed in the US.

Police abuse training overhaul call

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 21:18
Police forces rely too much on e-learning to train officers and staff to deal with domestic abuse, the police watchdog says.

Nigerian trafficking 'top priority'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 21:01
Clamping down on the problem of Nigerians being trafficked to the UK is a top priority, independent anti-slavery commissioner Kevin Hyland says.

North Korea hit by 'worst drought'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 20:14
North Korean state media says the country is facing the worst drought in a century, sparking fears of worsening food shortages.

Turkish ex-President Demirel dies

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 20:14
Former Turkish President Suleyman Demirel - who also served seven times as prime minister - dies in hospital, aged 90, hospital officials say.

India architect Charles Correa dies

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 20:08
Leading Indian architect Charles Correa dies after a brief illness in the western city of Mumbai, aged 84.

Cemetery murder boy 'savagely' killed

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 19:01
A body found in a Carlisle cemetery was that of a 14-year-old boy who was the victim of a "savage and brutal attack", police say.

VIDEO: Flamingo fitted with prosthetic leg

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 19:00
A flamingo in Brazil has been fitted with a prosthetic leg.

Why are GPs so angry?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 18:55
General practice in England is said to be in crisis. Many doctors say they are fed up with the hours and pressures. But is there more to it than that?

'My classroom gave me cancer'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 18:49
The teachers living with the effects of asbestos

Running legend Ron Clarke dies

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 18:27
Australian world champion runner and former Gold Coast mayor Ron Clarke has died, city officials say.

Argentina 1-0 Uruguay

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 18:10
Sergio Aguero scores a brilliant near-post header as tournament favourites Argentina defeat Uruguay at the Copa America.