International News

Morrison and Spacey head honours list

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:30
Musician Van Morrison and actor Kevin Spacey are knighted in a Queen's Birthday Honours list which also recognises footballer Frank Lampard, runner Jo Pavey and Ebola nurse Will Pooley.

Scots recognised in Birthday Honours

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:30
A composer, a children's author, an MND campaigner and a TV presenter are among Scots recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Sports stars get Birthday Honours

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:30
Gareth Edwards, James Anderson, Frank Lampard, Jo Pavey and Carl Froch are recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

VIDEO: Lenny Henry: 'The phone was on fire'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:30
Comedian and actor Lenny Henry is set to become Sir Lenny after confirming he will receive a knighthood in the Queen's birthday honours.

Two Welshmen receive knighthoods

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:30
Rugby legend Gareth Edwards and composer Karl Jenkins receive knighthoods in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Britain's eccentric lay-by businesses

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:28
Who shops at Britain's eccentric roadside businesses?

VIDEO: Business at the side of the road

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:28
BBC News spent an afternoon in a lay-by off the A10 in Cambridgeshire, to get a snapshot of business life on the side of the road.

St Helens 30-14 Wigan Warriors

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:13
St Helens score three second-half tries to beat local rivals Wigan Warriors and go top of the Super League table.

Foo Fighters' Grohl in stage fall

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 13:08
Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl injures his leg after falling off the stage during a concert in the city of Gothenburg in Sweden.

California orders historic water cut

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 12:56
California lawmakers have ordered farmers to reduce their water consumption - the largest cuts in the US state's history.

YouTube to launch video gaming site

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 12:53
YouTube is to launch a dedicated site and app for gaming in an attempt to take on Amazon-owned streaming service Twitch.

Wales in Euro ecstasy with victory

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 12:50
Wales sit top of their qualifying table and take major step towards Euro 2016 after beating Belgium 1-0.

Wales 1-0 Belgium

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 12:36
Gareth Bale scores on his 50th international appearance as Wales beat Belgium to take a big step towards qualifying for Euro 2016.

Bold England lose ODI thriller to NZ

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 12:24
England suffer a 13-run Duckworth-Lewis loss in the second one-dayer against New Zealand after another thrilling game.

Mary Creagh pulls out of Labour race

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 11:57
Shadow international development secretary Mary Creagh announces that she has withdrawn from the Labour leadership contest.

GB well beaten by Russia in Euros

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 11:47
Great Britain women's EuroBasket 2015 campaign gets off to a disappointing start with a 71-40 defeat by Russia.

US lawmakers reject trade proposal

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 11:42
The US House of Representatives rejected a trade bill backed by the White House on Thursday.

Where Clinton stands on key issues

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 11:15
Since launching her presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton has set out some policy positions. Here's a summary of what she has revealed.

No Pietersen grudge, says Prior

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 11:07
Ex-England keeper Matt Prior say "it's time to move on" from the unflattering comments in Kevin Pietersen's autobiography.

Drinker died while pub boss got food

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 11:06
A pub may lose its licence after a drunken customer died while the bar manager went out to get food.