International News

The real Jean-Claude Juncker

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:37
Enter the fixer - a glimpse of the real Juncker

AUDIO: Shaun the Sheep tops character poll

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:34
Richard Starzak, creator of TV show Shaun the Sheep, reacts to the character being voted the nation's favourite.

Profile: Nicky Morgan

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:33
Michael Gove, now government chief whip, has been succeeded in the cabinet reshuffle as education secretary by former corporate lawyer Nicky Morgan.

Pupils 'unprotected from extremism'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:31
A school is not protecting its pupils from the possible risks of extremism and should go into special measures, Ofsted says.

Iran floats nuclear talks extension

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:30
Iran's foreign minister says talks with world powers on Iran's nuclear programme could be continued beyond Sunday's deadline.

Costa completes move to Chelsea

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:29
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa completes his transfer to Chelsea after signing a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge.

Science minister has tough job ahead

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:04
Greg Clark has a tough act to follow as the new science and universities minister, commentators say.

VIDEO: Powered paragliders at Farnborough

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:01
The BBC's Theo Leggett meets a firm displaying at the Farnborough Airshow which makes powered paragliders.

Triathlete Jenkins out of Games

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:57
Two-time world triathlon champion Helen Jenkins withdraws injured from Wales' team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Two charged with historical abuse

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:47
Two men are charged by police investigating allegations of historical child sex abuse, alleged to date back to the late-1970s.

Scotland 'failing' on asylum fraud

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:33
The Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration singles out Scotland for failing to tackle benefit fraud by asylum seekers.

Warplane bombs town in east Ukraine

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:30
A warplane attacks a rebel-held town with rockets in eastern Ukraine, shattering homes and killing 11 people.

Afghan market bomb attack kills 89

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:26
A suicide bomb attack at a market in eastern Afghanistan kills 89 people, officials say, hours after the president's media team is attacked in Kabul.

VIDEO: Hogwarts opens doors to Japanese fans

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:23
Harry Potter stars Tom Felton and Evanna Lynch attended the opening ceremony of the new Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios in Osaka.

Nurse 'planned to eat teenage girl'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:22
A nurse with a cannibalism fetish planned to kill and eat a 14-year-old girl, a court hears during a graphic opening statement.

Fed warns on social media stocks

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:14
The US Federal Reserve warns of "stretched valuations" in social media and biotechnology firms as part of chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual report in front of Congress.

Kincora victim makes UK inquiry call

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:13
A man who was abused as a teenager at Kincora Boys' Home in east Belfast says the home should be included in a government inquiry into child sex abuse.

Van Gaal will spark revival - Robson

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:03
Manchester United legend Bryan Robson says new boss Louis van Gaal can turn the club into title challengers immediately.

Site lists pages blocked by Google

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 06:45
Developer collates the search terms now hidden under European court's 'right to be forgotten' ruling

AUDIO: 'I have Alzheimer's, please be patient'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 06:45
A woman with dementia describes being diagnosed on her 55th birthday, and the difficulties she faces in everyday life.
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