International News

Arson killers 'should not be freed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 12:54
A man who lost his wife and three children in an arson attack in Leicester says the convicted men should never be released from prison.

European bank 'hit by cyber-thefts'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 12:52
A security firm reports finding evidence of Trojan malware being used to steal money from 190 customers of a major European bank.

What Hodgson must do for England to prosper

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 12:28
Roy Hodgson needs to revitalise England - Phil McNulty outlines what the manager needs to do looking ahead to Euro 2016.

Shots fired as jet lands in Pakistan

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 12:20
Gunmen open fire on a passenger plane arriving at Peshawar in Pakistan from Saudi Arabia, with one person killed and at least two injured.

Homeless man portrait wins top prize

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 12:14
German artist Thomas Ganter wins the £30,000 annual BP Portrait Award for his painting of a homeless man entitled Man With A Plaid Blanket.

Watson races through at Wimbledon

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 12:12
Britain's Heather Watson beats Ajla Tomljanovic of Croatia in straight sets to reach the second round at Wimbledon.

I will not resign as captain - Cook

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 11:34
England captain Alastair Cook says he has no intention of resigning after the series defeat by Sri Lanka.

Asiana plane crash crew 'at fault'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 11:04
The crew of the Asiana flight that crashed in San Francisco "over-relied on automated systems" the head of the US transport safety agency says.

Teacher's 'misconduct' with boy, 15

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 11:02
A former deputy headmaster is given a lifetime teaching ban for an "inappropriate sexual relationship" with a 15-year-old boy.

Spain to return Colombian treasure

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:59
Spain is to return to Colombia 691 smuggled indigenous artefacts seized from drug gangs in a police operation in 2003.

Appeal for jihadist to come home

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:59
Leaders at an Aberdeen mosque appeal for a man who appeared in a recruitment video for the Islamic militant group Isis to come home.

There is no surveillance state - May

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:58
Britain faces a string of security threats but there is no programme of mass surveillance, the home secretary insists.

Sham marriages 'easy to spot'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:56
A registrar tells MPs she can easily spot sham marriages because the couples are "too amorous" - as border inspectors warn of the threat.

Bob Dylan lyrics set auction record

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:51
A working draft of one of Bob Dylan's most popular songs, Like a Rolling Stone, sets a record at auction for a popular music manuscript.

US urges unity to expel Iraq rebels

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:48
The US secretary of state tells the BBC there must be regional unity to expel Isis rebels, as he holds talks with Kurdish leaders in north Iraq.

Costa Rica 0-0 England

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:47
England end their poor World Cup 2014 campaign with a goalless draw against Costa Rica to finish bottom of Group D.

Sri Lanka beat England in thriller

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:32
England lose off the penultimate ball as Sri Lanka win a thrilling second Test at Headingley to secure a series victory.

Militants 'seize women' in Nigeria

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:27
More than 60 women and children have been abducted in northern Nigeria by suspected militant Islamists, residents and officials say.

Britons killed in Turkey crash named

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:22
Two Britons who died in a reported jeep safari accident in Turkey have been named by the authorities there, and a further two remain in hospital.

VIDEO: Highlights: Italy 0-1 Uruguay

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:15
Diego Godin scores the winner for Uruguay in their 1-0 victory over Italy, which sees Uruguay qualify for the last 16 and eliminates Italy.

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