International News

Teen charged with attempted murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 10:22
An 18-year-old man is charged with attempted murder after an overnight knife attack in which three men were injured.

Illegal buttocks surgeon jailed in US

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 10:00
A woman who performed illegal plastic surgeries under the name "Black Madam" has been sentenced to at least a decade in prison.

VIDEO: On board a ship saving migrants

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:44
Clive Myrie reports from on board an Italian coastguard ship which has rescued migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean.

Penis recipient 'to become father'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:41
The South African recipient of the world's first penile transplant is to become a father, a surgeon who performed the operation tells the BBC.

Missing mum case man faces jail

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:38
A man is facing jail after being found guilty of contempt in relation to a mother who is missing with her son after a failed custody battle.

#sportingfilmstars - Your lookalike choices

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:31
The BBC Sport audience has pointed out some famous sportsmen and women who have a movie-star lookalike.

Velothon Wales admits MP claim error

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:28
Bike race organiser says they got their wires crossed in claim they had spoken to MPs about the route.

Skilled workers immigration cap hit

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:25
The government's immigration cap for skilled workers has been hit for the first time, blocking the recruitment of some nurses, doctors and teachers.

VIDEO: Gazza took an ostrich into Spurs training

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:23
Paul Gascoigne tells Clare Balding an amusing story about the time he brought an ostrich into training while he was at Tottenham Hotspur.

Canada loosens medical marijuana law

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:16
Medical marijuana users in Canada can legally consume all forms of the drug, the Canadian Supreme Court has ruled.

Nigeria to boost Boko Haram fight

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:12
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari tells regional leaders that a campaign "on all fronts" is needed to help defeat the Islamist group Boko Haram.

VIDEO: Saluting soldier hits child in face

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:11
A six-year-old girl is hit in the face by a saluting soldier after she presents the Queen with flowers.

Physics A-level question mistake

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:52
An A-level physics paper, which has prompted a flurry of complaints on social media, had a mistake in a question, says the AQA exam board.

Twitter tears after A-level chemistry

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:50
Distressed A-level chemistry students have taken to Twitter after exam questions they claim strayed outside the syllabus.

Pressure on Greece as IMF ends talks

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:49
Greece's international creditors raise the pressure on Alexis Tsipras's government, as IMF negotiators leave talks in Brussels citing 'major differences'.

Egypt policeman jailed over death

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:12
A court in Egypt has sentenced a policeman to 15 years in prison over the killing of activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh at a protest in Cairo in January.

Emotional roadside haka for Collins

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:10
A group of former New Zealand players perform a roadside haka in memory of Jerry Collins, who died last week.

Female scientists post 'distractingly sexy' photos

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:06
Pictures posted by female scientists

Boy arrested over teacher stabbing

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 07:56
A 14-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teacher was stabbed at a Bradford school.

Speeding Mourinho handed driving ban

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 07:53
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is disqualified from driving for six months after admitting a speeding offence in Esher, Surrey.