International News

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.

Rise in phone calls over child abuse

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 18:07
The NSPCC in Scotland says there has been a 19% rise in the number of calls to its helplines from adults worried about children being abused.

Oil exploration 'needs urgent help'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 17:57
Nicola Sturgeon is to call on the UK government to look into incentives to boost oil and gas exploration in the North Sea.

Woolworths boss quits amid job cuts

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 17:56
The chief executive of Australia's Woolworths is stepping down after nearly four years at the supermarket chain.

'Mini Messi' ready for Colombia test

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 17:50
Fran Kirby - the England forward described as "Mini Messi" - insists she will not change her style against Colombia on Wednesday.

Muslims urged to donate organs

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 17:26
Hospitals in the West Midlands are urging Muslims to consider donating their organs for patients waiting for a new kidney or liver.

Crash boat had steering problems

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 17:07
A pleasure boat involved in a crash on the Thames that injured nine tourists had steering problems, a report says.

In pictures: Unusual sites awarded listed status

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 16:54
A selection of unusual sites added to the National Heritage List for England in the past year.

Hunt wants cross-party exam consensus

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 16:44
Labour's Tristram Hunt is calling for a cross-party, long-term approach to updating England's exams and curriculum.

Breaking point for the ICC?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 16:43
The failure by South Africa to arrest Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, reveals a bleak picture for the Court's future.

The Bin Laden conspiracy?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 16:31
Jane Corbin investigates the latest conspiracy theory surrounding Osama Bin Laden's death.

Prosecutors target Amazon evictions

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 16:11
Federal prosecutors in Brazil say the government must stop the eviction of communities from an area of the Amazon jungle that will be flooded for a dam.

Charles to unveil Waterloo memorial

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 16:10
Prince Charles is to unveil a memorial to the allied British, Dutch, Belgian and German soldiers who fought at the Battle of Waterloo.

More bee species 'must be protected'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 16:05
Almost 80% of crop pollination by wild bees is provided by just 2% of the most common species, say scientists.

Greek default latest, and Lotto fury

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:55
Wednesday's papers carry the latest news on the Greek debt crisis, as well as anger over the changes to the National Lottery's Lotto game.

Has India's contribution to WW2 been ignored?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:46
Has India's role in World War 2 been ignored?

VIDEO: Rachel Dolezal's fractured family

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:39
Rachel Dolezal was a white girl raised in Montana who became the black leader of the Spokane NAACP. What happened in between is still not fully understood.

Sex offences against children rise

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:35
The number of recorded sexual offences against children in England and Wales has increased by a third, the NSPCC says.

When will the Fed raise rates?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:15
The Federal Reserve, the US central bank is going to raise interest rates, we just don't know when. But we do know some of the factors that will help them decide.

VIDEO: Boxing their way out of trouble

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:06
A former boxer and petty criminal in one of Johannesburg's most notorious neighbourhoods is doing his best to help keep local children away from drugs and crime.