International News

Airport expansion: Heathrow v Gatwick

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 16:02
Will it be Heathrow or Gatwick airport that gets the green light for expansion?

Weeks of disruption on the trains

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 16:01
Train passengers in Scotland's central belt face weeks of disruption from this weekend when work begins on the Winchburgh tunnel.

North Sea confidence 'at record low'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 16:01
Contractors' confidence in the North Sea oil and gas industry is at a "record low", according to a survey.

Hungary's problem with extremism

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:59
The rise of the nationalist Jobbik party is inflaming passions in Hungary, says Jawad Iqbal.

Inside a Texas biker gang funeral

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:56
Inside the funeral of a member of a Texas biker gang

VIDEO: Making the 'American Serengeti'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:52
Why ranchers are up in arms about a bison preserve

'We are the child': the anti-Assad slogan spreading across the Middle East

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:46
The anti-Assad slogan spreading across the Middle East

Police in murder probe photo blunder

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:46
Police apologise to a man whose photograph was wrongly issued during a murder investigation after a torso was found in a suitcase.

Osborne considers £5bn tax credit cut

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:42
The government is considering reducing tax credits for millions of working families as part of its £12bn welfare cuts, the BBC understands.

The pitched battle over the European Games

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:34
The online war over human rights and the European Games

RBS sell-off and Malaysia mountain 'prank'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:23
Plans to sell the government's stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland at a loss, and the case of four backpackers held in Malaysia after stripping on a mountain are among Thursday's top stories.

The men taking their wives' names

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:21
The men taking their partner’s surnames.

VIDEO: Eritrean cyclist's hopes for le Tour

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:12
Natanael Berhane from Eritrea is hoping to become one of the first Africans to compete in the Tour de France.

'McClaren under unique pressure'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:10
Following his England humiliation, Steve McClaren is under more pressure than most to bring back the smiles to St James' Park.

VIDEO: Pakistan's cave-dwelling community

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:07
Shaimaa Khalil meets a community of people in Pakistan who live in man-made caves.

Mexican wrestling grapples with future

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 15:03
Mexican wrestling grapples to secure a bright future

Star players 'want to join Man City'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 14:40
Chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak believes leading players now want to join Manchester City for more than just money.

Armitage 'disruptive for England'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 14:38
World Cup winner Jonny Wilkinson says a late World Cup call-up for Steffon Armitage would have been disruptive for England.

Alarm sounded over climate summit

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 14:21
Negotiators have been accused of spending too much time on detail and ''not getting around to any actual homework'' at interim climate talks in Germany.

VIDEO: Carney: 'Accountability needs balance'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 14:09
The governor of the Bank of England calls for a "better balance" between individual and firm accountability.