International News

Teacher stabbing suspect, 14, charged

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:55
A 14-year-old boy is charged with attempted murder following the stabbing of a teacher in a Bradford school.

VIDEO: Near-vertical take-off for Dreamliner

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:37
Boeing unveils its new 787 Dreamliner with footage of the plane in rehearsal for an appearance at the 2015 Paris Air Show on Monday.

Napoleon's last gift to son on sale

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:30
A pair of gold-encrusted pistols belonging to Napoleon's son could sell for up to £1.2m (1.6m euros; $1.9m) at auction in July, Sotheby says.

Spain princess stripped of title

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:16
Spain's King Felipe strips the title "Duchess of Palma" from his sister Princess Cristina, who is charged with tax evasion.

Libya militants storm Tunisian mission

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:56
Armed men storm the Tunisian consulate in Libya's capital Tripoli and take 10 employees hostage, Tunisia's foreign ministry says.

Miliband urged to back a deputy

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:49
Four Labour MPs hoping to win the party's deputy leadership urge Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman to nominate a candidate.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:47
Which very famous rock star was paid in chocolate biscuits?

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:47
The week's big numbers visualised

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:47
The best reads of the week you may have missed

Mourners remember a 'political giant'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:43
Kennedy mourners remember a 'political giant'

Week in pictures: 6-12 June 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:39
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Appeal court jails schoolboy sex mum

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:36
A married mother spared prison for having sex with a schoolboy is starting a jail sentence after judges overruled her original punishment.

Nadal reaches Stuttgart semi-finals

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:21
World number 10 Rafael Nadal beats Bernard Tomic 6-4 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 to reach the Mercedes Cup semi-finals in Stuttgart.

Can Hamas hold back IS in Gaza?

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:02
There are troubling signs that Gaza faces an internal threat from ultra-conservative militants, some inspired by the Islamic State group, reports Yolande Knell.

Ex-Pussy Riot member held in Russia

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 06:58
A former member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot is arrested in Moscow after a brief protest in support of women prisoners.

Konta knocked out of Nottingham Open

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 06:55
British number two Johanna Konta is beaten 6-2 2-6 6-2 by Monica Niculescu in the Nottingham Open quarter-finals.

Ex-footballer guilty of 'fatso' assault

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 06:53
Ex-England footballer Kerry Dixon is found guilty of punching and kicking a man in a pub who is said to have called him "fatso".

Depay completes £31m move to Man Utd

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 06:47
Netherlands winger Memphis Depay completes his £31m move to Manchester United from PSV Eindhoven.

More restrictions on Tour of North

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 06:46
The Parades Commission applies more stringent restrictions to next week's Orange Order Tour of the North parade than in previous years.

Australian navy 'paid smugglers'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 06:39
The Australian navy paid the crew of a migrant boat to turn back to Indonesia, migrants tell the UN.