International News

Twitter boss 'not satisfied' with growth

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 13:16
Twitter's revenue and earnings for the second quarter have beaten expectations, but co founder Jack Dorsey says he is "not satisfied" with its user growth.

VIDEO: Massive hunt for 'lion' in Milwaukee

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 13:02
Authorities in Milwaukee are search for what appears to be a lion, after grainy footage of a large animal was captured by a member of the public.

Job-share MP candidates denied review

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 12:17
Two Green Party candidates from Basingstoke are refused a judicial review over their plans to become job-share MPs.

Florida man plotted 'US beach attack'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 12:06
A 23-year-old man is charged with plotting to detonate a bomb packed with nails on a beach in Florida, according to the FBI.

Disneyland Paris faces pricing probe

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 12:01
Disneyland Paris is facing a pricing probe following accusations that UK and German customers are being frozen out of promotion available in other European member states.

VIDEO: Virgin Galactic crash: Brakes blamed

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 11:12
Investigators have said a Virgin Galactic spaceship crash was caused by structural failure after the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early.

Water mafia: Why Delhi is buying water on the black market

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 11:04
Have the 'water mafia' taken over Delhi's supplies?

Brady's four-game NFL ban upheld

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 10:50
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game NFL ban for his role in deflating footballs is upheld after an appeal.

Peru rescues 'Shining Path slaves'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 10:28
The Peruvian Army says it has rescued 39 people - most of them children - from a farm where Shining Path rebels kept them as slave workers.

Prison worker admits role in escape

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 10:15
A former New York prison worker pleads guilty to charges that she helped two convicted killers escape.

US 'to release Israel spy Pollard'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 10:09
Jonathan Pollard, jailed in the US for 30 years for spying for Israel, is to be freed on parole in November, his lawyers say.

World bronze for Laugher & Mears

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:57
Britain's Jack Laugher and Chris Mears win bronze in the synchronised 3m springboard at the World Aquatics Championships.

Rolls-Royce in £60m Scots investment

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:44
Rolls-Royce, the engine and turbine maker, is to invest up to £60m in its Renfrewshire manufacturing plant.

VIDEO: Migrants scale Channel Tunnel fence

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:41
Some 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in an attempt to reach the UK, operator Eurotunnel has said.

US talks on Stormont 'encouraging'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:13
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness says his meeting White House officials about the Stormont crisis was positive and encouraging despite DUP claims it was a waste of time.

'2,000 migrants' tried Tunnel entry

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:12
Some 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in an attempt to reach the UK, operator Eurotunnel says.

Ford warns on China car demand

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:08
Ford has predicted industry-wide sales will be flat or fall in China this year - the world's biggest car market.

Nuclear deal 'not to reform Iran'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:06
The nuclear deal with Iran is not meant to "reform Iran's regime, or end its support for terrorism", US Secretary of State John Kerry tells US Congress.

Man dies after sea rescue on Gower

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:00
A man dies after being rescued from the sea at Three Cliffs Bay, Gower, while a boy is also taken to hospital.

'Let children erase online past'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:57
A campaign promotes the idea that children should be able to delete their online past.