International News

VIDEO: Olympic rings unveiled in Rio

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 01:02
Large Olympic rings from the London 2012 Games have been unveiled in Rio.

Welfare crisis highlighted in memo

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:58
The BBC obtains a document in which Finance Minister Arlene Foster outlines the financial crisis facing the Stormont executive.

VIDEO: Sam Warburton's punchbag fail

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:55
Watch Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton's punchbag fail backstage on The Clare Balding Show.

Brazil probes journalist's murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:50
The Brazilian government is investigating the murder and decapitation of journalist Evany Jose Metzker in south-eastern Minas Gerais state.

Eurovision: Oh, what a night!

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:48
A trip down memory lane with seven former contestants

AUDIO: Clarkson: Top Gear was my baby

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:40
Jeremy Clarkson has said that Top Gear was "very much" his "baby" and that being dropped from the show "left a big hole" in his life.

Slang words added to Scrabble list

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:37
Thousands of new words - including lolz, shizzle and cakehole - are added to the latest edition of the Collins Scrabble Word List.

'War of words' likely over seven-day GP opening

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:35
Doctors' leaders are challenging David Cameron's "pipedream" of GPs opening seven days a week

VIDEO: The former white supremacist helping fight extremism

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:27
A new education project is being launched aimed at warning teenagers about the dangers of joining extremist groups.

Your pictures: Looking in

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:19
Readers' photographs on the theme of looking in.

Corfu family to meet Thomas Cook boss

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:18
The family of two children who died while on holiday in Corfu are to meet the chief executive of Thomas Cook later.

'Monstrous' rapist landlord jailed

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:46
A Pembrokeshire pub landlord is jailed for 20 years for raping two young girls and sexually assaulting two others.

Clarkson says BBC exit 'left a hole'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:46
Jeremy Clarkson says being dropped from Top Gear has "left a huge hole that needs to be filled" in his first interview since losing his job.

German train drivers call off strike

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:44
Germany's train drivers have agreed to call off their strike and enter mediation with Deutsche Bahn.

Gallacher out of PGA Championship

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:16
Scotland's Stephen Gallacher pulls out of the PGA Championship at Wentworth with a wrist injury.

Super-fight damaged boxing - Hatton

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:13
Ricky Hatton talks to BBC Sport about the state of boxing following the disappointment that was Mayweather-Pacquiao.

England v New Zealand quiz

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:09
Which player only has seven toes?, who has the number of the beast? who has played for both Australia and New Zealand? Acquire some useless knowledge in our England v New Zealand quiz.

Car crashes into family sitting room

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 22:47
A family has a narrow escape when a car crashes through a garden wall into their sitting room in Weymouth.

How do you measure inequality?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 22:42
What is the best way to measure inequality in a population?

Royal Mail reports profits rise

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 22:36
Royal Mail reports a rise in profits, with cost cuts helping to offset flat revenues.