International News

Anger over baby ashes report move

BBC - 15 hours 50 min ago
Parents of babies whose ashes were disposed of without their knowledge say they were "stunned" to learn a report into the scandal was handed over last week.

'Patience' warning over gay marriage

BBC - 15 hours 51 min ago
Supporters of gay marriage should be patient if they want the blessing of the Church in Wales, the Archbishop tells the governing body.

Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes

BBC - 15 hours 55 min ago
Weeks before the World Cup, deadly clashes break out in the Brazilian city of Rio after the body of a young man is found, allegedly beaten by police.

NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'

BBC - 16 hours 7 min ago
Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.

Bail-out for troubled Hull theatre

BBC - 16 hours 8 min ago
The Hull Truck theatre receives £400,000 in emergency grants from Arts Council England and Hull City Council to help it out of financial crisis.

Madeleine police probe 18 break-ins

BBC - 16 hours 24 min ago
UK police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance are looking at 18 potentially linked cases involving a lone intruder breaking into holiday villas in the Algarve, Portugal.

Barcelona transfer ban put on hold

BBC - 16 hours 35 min ago
Barcelona will be able to buy and sell players this summer after Fifa suspended its transfer ban on the club.

Hospice boss cleared of misconduct

BBC - 16 hours 39 min ago
The director of care at a children's hospice is cleared of professional misconduct over the way she dealt with a dying teenager.

Snowden installed as uni rector

BBC - 16 hours 41 min ago
Intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden is installed as rector at Glasgow University despite not being allowed into the UK.

Scholes returns to help coach Man Utd

BBC - 16 hours 42 min ago
Paul Scholes will assist former team-mate Ryan Giggs at Manchester United following the sacking of David Moyes.

No UN action on Iran envoy visa ban

BBC - 16 hours 42 min ago
A UN committee takes no action against the US refusal to grant a visa to Iran's newly appointed permanent representative in New York.

Complaints mount over Jamaica Inn

BBC - 16 hours 44 min ago
The number of viewer complaints over the audibility of BBC One drama Jamaica Inn escalates, with the second episode seeing a decline in ratings following Monday's debut instalment.

AUDIO: Norgay son calls for Sherpa equality

BBC - 16 hours 55 min ago
The son of Tenzing Norgay, who scaled Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary, says climbers should treat Sherpas more equally.

Bieber upsets with war shrine image

BBC - 17 hours 14 sec ago
Justin Bieber has caused social media upset after posting a picture of a Japanese war shrine on Instagram.

Primark to open its first US stores

BBC - 17 hours 9 min ago
Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 sq-ft shop in Boston.

Violent crime 'continues to fall'

BBC - 17 hours 12 min ago
Violent crime is continuing a long-term fall in England and Wales, according to annual figures from NHS hospitals.

Danger of London's 'hidden homes'

BBC - 17 hours 14 min ago
Thousands of people in London are living in hidden homes

Andy Murray gets freedom of Stirling

BBC - 17 hours 16 min ago
Andy Murray is back in his home area of Stirlingshire to receive a number of awards and honours, including the freedom of Stirling.

Eight arguments about whether the UK is a Christian country

BBC - 17 hours 21 min ago
What is the evidence that the UK is a Christian country?

Flat searched over 'murdered' Paige

BBC - 17 hours 29 min ago
A flat near to where a 15-year-old girl disappeared almost seven years ago is searched by police after a £30,000 reward was offered to help solve her murder.

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