International News

Missing UK sister 'may be in Syria'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:29
One of three Bradford sisters missing with their nine children may already be in Syria, police believe.

The women seeking rich older men to pay their university fees

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:24
The women seeking rich older men to pay their university fees

Chris Evans profile: The chequered career of a motor mouth

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:05
The chequered career of Top Gear host Chris Evans

'No evidence' Fifty Shades book stolen

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 04:03
Police say they have found "no evidence" to suggest a copy of EL James's latest Fifty Shades novel was stolen ahead of its publication this week.

Child sex abuse BA pilot jailed

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 03:57
A paedophile who carried out child sex crimes during stopovers while working as a British Airways pilot is jailed for more than 12 years.

VIDEO: Aerial tour of Wuxi New Town

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 03:57
Where White Horse Village once stood - a new city, Wuxi New Town, has emerged in just 10 years.

Nigerian wants to buy Arsenal

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 03:54
Nigerian Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest businessman, is planning an attempt to buy Arsenal in the future.

VIDEO: Airbus' new lighter, quieter helicopter

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 03:52
Theo Leggett takes a look at the new Airbus H160 helicopter on display at the Paris Air Show.

PM 'losing patience' with Chilcot

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 03:48
David Cameron tells Sir John Chilcot he is "fast losing patience" with the delays in the publication of the Iraq Inquiry report.

VIDEO: Tokyo man takes giant tortoise for walkies

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 03:39
Japanese man Hisao Mitani takes his pet, giant African tortoise for a walk on the streets of Tokyo.

Florence to be Glastonbury headliner

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 03:31
Florence and the Machine will headline the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury this year, following Foo Fighters' withdrawal from the Friday night slot.

Syrian rebels set sights on Quneitra

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 03:25
A rebel alliance in southern Syria has begun an offensive against government forces in Quneitra province, near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Snapchat boss deletes all his tweets

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 03:00
Snapchat chief executive Evan Spiegel delete every tweet he has ever written to publicise the mobile app that wipes posts after a few seconds.

Budget bill backed for swift passage

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 02:59
Stormont's finance committee has agreed to allow finance minister Arlene Foster to rush her new budget bill through the assembly.

Man jailed for raid on jewellers

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 02:54
An armed thief who robbed an Edinburgh jewellers and hijacked a taxi at gunpoint is jailed for 13 years.

Activists want Kenya HIV data binned

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 02:52
Human rights activists go to court to get Kenya's government to destroy data collected listing children who are HIV positive.

VIDEO: Waterloo memorial unveiled

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 02:48
Prince Charles is unveiling a memorial to the allied British, Dutch, Belgian and German soldiers who fought at the Battle of Waterloo.

Jump in 999 calls for ambulances

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 02:40
A record nine million emergency calls were made to the ambulance service in England last year, figures show.

Arrest over Cumbria cemetery murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 02:35
An 18-year-old man is arrested over the "savage and brutal" murder of 14-year-old boy found in Carlisle cemetery.

Escaped tiger 'kills man in Georgia'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 02:30
A tiger that escaped from a flooded zoo in Georgia has killed a man, according to media reports.