International News

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.

VIDEO: Mother appeals to NY jail-break killer

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 06:04
The hunt for two escaped murderers in New York State is now in its sixth day.

Kenya urges Africa to give up aid

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 06:02
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta urges African leaders to give up foreign aid, saying it is not an acceptable basis for prosperity.

Grieving Keane could miss qualifier

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 05:47
Robbie Keane may miss the Republic of Ireland's game with Scotland after a second relative dies following a work accident.

Fast-track asylum system 'unlawful'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 05:42
The future of a key part of the government's system to remove failed asylum seekers is in doubt after the High Court rules it is contrary to law.