International News

Kurds deal IS 'biggest setback yet'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 08:17
Syrian Kurds say they are securing the border city of Tal Abyad after seizing it from IS, in what activists say is the militants' biggest setback.

Boothman exits as BBC news chief

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 08:02
John Boothman is to leave his position as BBC Scotland's head of news and current affairs to work on the corporation's Charter renewal bid.

Salazar: The big questions answered

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 07:54
Matt Slater looks at the big questions around the claims over Alberto Salazar, the fall-out, Mo Farah and what next.

Gleneagles triumphs at Royal Ascot

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 07:50
Gleneagles wins the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot to follow up victories in the English and Irish 2,000 Guineas.

Blood chemical predicts brain decline

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 07:39
Scientists discover a chemical in blood that indicates whether people will have declining brain function in the years to come.

VIDEO: Bradford missing family news briefing

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 07:34
A news conference is being held after three sisters and their children went missing following a religious pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

Trump to run for president in 2016

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 07:26
Property billionaire Donald Trump announces he will run for the White House in the 2016 election.

VIDEO: Virtual reality 'to touch everybody'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 07:24
BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones learns how virtual reality is set to touch all areas of people's lives.

Watson knocked out of Aegon Classic

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 07:16
British number one Heather Watson loses in straight sets to Aleksandra Krunic in the first round of the Aegon Classic.

US orders ban on trans-fats by 2016

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 07:09
Trans-fats are unsafe to eat and must be banned from the food supply within three years, say US regulators.

Woman airlifted after four-car crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 07:05
A woman is airlifted to hospital and three others are injured in a four-car crash in Torfaen.

Police 'vindictive' over hacking case

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 06:52
The ex-deputy editor of the News of the World told police he felt he was being persecuted when they quizzed him about phone-hacking claims, a jury hears.

Lotto 'will make more millionaires'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 06:41
National Lottery operator Camelot says changes to the rules of its Lotto game will give players better odds of becoming a millionaire - but people will have less chance of winning other cash prizes, a mathematician says.

EU solidarity damaged by splits on migrants and Greece

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 06:25
EU member states may talk loudly about solidarity but scratch under the surface and they are all just pursuing their national interest.

England have won back fans - Hales

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 06:01
Alex Hales believes England's recent attacking brand of cricket has won back fans after a dreadful World Cup campaign.

Bray brace ensures GB top group

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 05:59
Sophie Bray scores twice against China as Great Britain qualify for the next stage of the World League semi-finals in Spain.

Dog breeder 'unable to stop attack'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 05:53
A bulldog breeder who lost an arm when his pets turned on him was unable to stop them attacking another dog walker, a court hears.

Royals and racegoers arrive at Ascot

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 05:51
Royals and racegoers arrive at the Royal Ascot as the five-day racing meet gets under way.

VIDEO: 'Yoda' street performers 'pitch war'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 05:14
A council in central London trials a new pitch allocation scheme after reports of fighting between street performers.

'Rare' theft on tiny island of Canna

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 05:13
Items are stolen from the volunteer-run community shop on Canna.

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