International News

'Medieval selfies' found in churches

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:54
A survey of graffiti in churches in Norfolk uncovers hundreds of "medieval selfies", hidden for centuries under limewash.

Magna Carta celebrations to begin

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:50
A replica of Magna Carta is to be carried down the River Thames as part of events to mark its 800th anniversary.

Lancastria: A forgotten tragedy

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:43
Why is this World War Two’s forgotten tragedy?

The truth about Canada's 'cultural genocide'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:43
The truth about a century of abuse and discrimination

Delays likely as rail work begins

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:42
Work on the main Edinburgh to Glasgow railway line gets under way this weekend with passengers expected to face significant disruption.

Jim Murphy to formally stand down

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:39
Jim Murphy is to formally stand down as leader of Scottish Labour at a meeting of the party's ruling body in Glasgow.

Are ancient buildings as important as human lives?

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:39
Are Yemen's destroyed buildings mourned more than human lives?

Missing mum found, honours for donors and mountain trekkers freed

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:37
The end of a "mum-on-the-run" saga, a row over the honours' list and the sentences of the Malaysian mountain "strippers" all make Saturday's front pages.

The fall of Zhou Yongkang

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:32
The fall of one of China's most powerful men

Sweden royal wedding: Sofia Hellqvist becomes real-life princess

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:29
Swedish royal wedding sees model become monarch

How do dogs donate blood?

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:27
How exactly does a dog donate blood?

Honour for Alan Barnes fundraiser

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:23
The woman whose internet appeal raised £300,000 for mugged disabled pensioner Alan Barnes has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

European Games open in Azerbaijan

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:22
The inaugural European Games opens in Baku, Azerbaijan, but the build-up has been overshadowed by human rights concerns.

Defining moment to come - Coleman

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:14
Securing a place at Euro 2016 is the only thing that can top Friday's win against Belgium, says Wales manager Chris Coleman.

VIDEO: Shoes: The height of fashion

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:03
Shoes: Pleasure and Pain is a new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Croatia apologise for pitch swastika

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:01
The Croatia FA apologises after a swastika is marked on the pitch ahead of the Euro 2016 tie against Italy.

VIDEO: Brazilian music stars back together

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:01
Stars of the Brazilian music scene Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil talk and play together.

VIDEO: Are Carsten Holler’s slides art?

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:00
BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz wonders if Carsten Holler’s installations are actually art.

Saturday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 14:52
Man Utd prepare to bid for Harry Kane, Man City to up Sterling offer, Real Madrid aim to sign De Gea quickly, plus more.

US prison worker held over jailbreak

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 14:42
A New York state prison worker who police say provided tools to help two convicted murderers escape jail is arrested.