International News

7,000 caught speeding on M4 stretch

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:35
About 7,000 motorists have been caught speeding on the M4 in Port Talbot since a new average speed camera system was introduced, figures reveal.

Dakar fashion week shows Senegal style

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:29
A model's journey through Dakar fashion week

Syrian Kurds move on IS-held town

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:24
Kurdish fighters are reported to be moving in on the north-east Syrian town of Tal Abyad, which is held by Islamic State (IS) militants.

Airbus to build giant satellite network

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:20
European aerospace giant, Airbus, is contracted to build the world's largest satellite constellation for the OneWeb project to broaden global internet access.

Vatican envoy faces child abuse trial

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:17
The Vatican is to put its ex-ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski, on trial on sex abuse and child pornography charges.

Runaway mother 'manipulated press'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:15
A mother who fled with her young son when a custody ruling went against her was "utterly irresponsible", a judge says.

Wanted Sudan leader flies out of SA

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:08
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir flies out of South Africa, pre-empting a court ruling on an international arrest warrant.

Huge fire engulfs France basilica

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:05
A huge fire engulfs the 19th Century basilica of Saint-Donatien in the city of Nantes in western France.

Cameron 'will fix human rights mess'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:59
David Cameron marks the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta by vowing to put right the "complete mess" of Britain's human rights laws with a British bill of rights.

Nine arrests over HK 'bomb plot'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:54
Police in Hong Kong say they have arrested nine people and seized explosives, days before a vote on how the territory chooses its next leader.

US to store heavy weapons in Poland

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:53
For the first time since the Cold War, the US plans to store heavy weapons including tanks in Poland.

Teens injured in US shark attacks

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:23
Two teenagers are badly injured in separate shark attacks at a popular seaside resort in the US state of North Carolina.

Comet robot Philae phones home again

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:21
Europe's comet lander has again been in touch with Earth, making three short contacts on Sunday.

Three men admit Glasgow jewel heist

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:17
Three men admit carrying out a £200,000 daylight jewellery raid at the Argyll Arcade in Glasgow last year.

Man charged over Tower Bridge death

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:16
A 28-year-old man is charged with the murder of a man found critically injured near Tower Bridge.

Two teens in hospital after crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:14
Two teenage boys are in hospital with serious injuries after the car they were in crashed near Trimsaran in Carmarthenshire.

Migrant bodies after Sahara sandstorm

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:14
The bodies of 18 mainly West African migrants have been found in the Sahara desert in Niger, having lost their way in a sandstorm, the IOM says.

Yemen talks begin without rebels

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:02
UN chief Ban Ki-moon delivers a warning that Yemen is "burning", as talks get under way in Geneva with Houthi rebels still to arrive.

UK 'fighter' suspected among Kenya dead

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 01:58
Forensic test are expected to confirm that a British man was among 11 al-Shabab fighters killed during an attack in Kenya, the BBC understands.

Super Puma survivors seek damages

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 01:55
Nine survivors of a helicopter crash off Shetland in 2013 in which four people died lodge a claim for damages which could total about £5m.