International News

Ukraine leader declares ceasefire

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 13:17
Ukraine's President Poroshenko declares a week-long unilateral ceasefire with pro-Russian militants, as he visits the restive east of the country.

VIDEO: Switzerland 2-5 France - highlights

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 13:01
France continue their impressive start to the 2014 World Cup by demolishing Switzerland 5-2 in their second Group E match in Salvador.

The highs and lows of gift 'experiences'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 12:54
The highs and lows of gift 'experiences' - for all ages

VIDEO: Dutch Masters back on display

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 12:26
Iconic Dutch paintings by masters such as Vermeer and Rembrandt go back on display in the Netherlands, as one of the country's key galleries re-opens.

The danger of mission creep in Iraq

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 12:11
History shows "military advisers" can lead to more

Woods to return at Congressional

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 12:00
Tiger Woods will return to competitive action next week for the first time since March after recuperating from back surgery.

Police smash toddler out of car

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 11:54
A 46-year-old man is arrested after a toddler is rescued from inside a locked car in Derbyshire.

Antigua honeymoon murderer dies

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 11:43
A man serving a life sentence for the murder of a couple from south Wales on their honeymoon in Antigua is dead.

'Warning text' in Kenya bomb case

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 11:36
Briton Jermaine Grant, accused of intent to cause explosions, texted an alleged accomplice a warning they were being watched, a court in Kenya hears.

Argentina wants talks with creditors

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 11:35
Argentina's president says her government will negotiate with all its creditors, reversing a decision not to talk to hedge fund investors.

Payout in Central Park jogger case

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 11:33
New York City is to pay $40m (£24m) to five men wrongfully convicted in the brutal 1989 rape of a jogger in Central Park.

Coach fire closed key transport link

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 11:29
A busy road into London was closed when a coach catches fire but it is not thought anyone has been injured.

England knocked out of World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 11:17
England are eliminated at the group stage of the World Cup for the first time since 1958 as Italy lose 1-0 to Costa Rica.

Possible US anthrax cases rise to 84

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 10:55
The number of US health workers potentially exposed to the anthrax bacteria rises to 84, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Balls summonsed over car crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 10:51
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls is summonsed in connection with a car crash in Morley, West Yorkshire.

Spain moves to protect Juan Carlos

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 10:49
Spain's politicians admit that they are rushing to pass new legislation to shield former King Juan Carlos from two paternity suits.

World Cup: Italy 0-1 Costa Rica

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 10:41
Costa Rica produce a surprise win against four-time world champions Italy, a result that sends Group D rivals England out.

Castro limos reborn as Havana taxis

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 10:17
Some of Fidel Castro's old Soviet-built limousines have been decommissioned and are being used as Havana taxis for foreign tourists.

Arrest over Saudi student murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 10:14
A 19-year-old man is arrested in connection with the death of a Saudi Arabian woman in Essex.

Police investigate vehicle contracts

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 10:13
Police are investigating whether there was a conspiracy to ensure multi-million pound contracts for police vehicles went to one of Northern Ireland's largest car dealerships.

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