International News

'Naked' climbers due in court

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:39
A British woman arrested for posing naked on a sacred mountain with other climbers is due in a Malaysian court.

Body found after house 'explosion'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:35
A body has been found at a house in Darlington, County Durham, amid reports of an explosion.

Malaysia plane in emergency landing

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:29
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane makes an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, after reporting a possible engine fire.

VIDEO: Get set for the return of the Clangers

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:25
Four decades after they first appeared on our TV screens, the pink, knitted, whistling space creatures known as the Clangers are back.

VIDEO: Could scientists 'switch off' pain?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:55
Cambridge University researchers have identified a faulty gene that seems to switch pain off in some people and it is hoped the discovery could lead to new treatments.

Theme park death family's safety plea

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:49
Eleven years after their daughter died after falling from a theme park ride, Beverley and Alan Williams are calling for tougher safety regulations.

The Jurassic problem in Jurassic World

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:31
The Jurassic problem in Jurassic World

Foster care age reforms announced

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:31
Reforms allowing young people in foster care to stay with their foster families until the age of 21 unveiled.

Muslims 'have to pray in corridors'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:24
Muslim students at Queens University say they are forced to pray in corridors, libraries and other public areas because the university will not provide multi-denominational prayer rooms.

VIDEO: Gazza: No better England player than me since I quit

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:23
Paul Gascoigne says there has been no better England player since his last appearance in 1997.

Abbott defends asylum 'creativity'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 20:57
PM Tony Abbott says Australia uses "creative" ways to deter asylum boats, but refuses to deny reports an Indonesian boat was paid to turn back.

Labour mayor elected in Tower Hamlets

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 20:43
Labour's John Biggs is elected mayor of the London borough of Tower Hamlets, in an election called after the previous mayor was removed from office for corruption.

Zimbabwe phasing out local currency

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 20:26
Zimbabwe is withdrawing its local currency from circulation, formalising a multi-currency system introduced at the height of hyper-inflation.

VIDEO: Thailand win epic five-goal thriller

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 19:28
Thailand triumph over Ivory Coast 3-2 in a pulsating end-to-end encounter at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Ottawa.

Colombia rebels cut power to 500,000

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 18:40
Colombian Farc rebels kill three policemen and leave half a million people without power in two attacks that came amid continuing peace talks.

Boris's brother permits him to speak

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 18:17
Boris Johnson found himself having to ask his younger brother, universities minister Jo Johnson, for permission to speak in the Commons on Thursday.

Six-year delay in MoD pilot contract

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 17:43
An MoD project to contract out the training of military pilots is running six years behind schedule, the Whitehall spending watchdog says.

Chile 2-0 Ecuador

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 17:39
Hosts Chile begin their quest for a maiden Copa America title with a 2-0 victory over Ecuador in Santiago.

Strauss-Kahn pimping verdict due

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 17:29
A judge in France will rule whether former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is guilty of aggravated pimping.

US 'spends $9m a day' fighting IS

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 17:21
The US spends $9m a day on the war against Islamic State and the cost of the bombing campaign in total is more than $2.7bn, says Pentagon.