International News

Argentina defies US court in debt row

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 11:57
Argentina's Congress passes a bill designed to defy a US court ruling that pushed the country into default in July

Andrews has major task in new role

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 11:18
After more than a year's absence, Leighton Andrews has returned to the Welsh government's cabinet and admits there is a "big job" to do.

Teen Kim hits record 61 in France

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 10:35
South Korea teenager Kim Hyo-Joo fires a 61 in the Evian Championship, the lowest round in a major tournament.

'Giant swimming dinosaur' unearthed

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 10:08
A giant fossil, unearthed in the Sahara desert, has given scientists an unprecedented look at Spinosaurus - the largest-known carnivorous dinosaur.

'Welbeck did not score enough'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 09:59
Louis van Gaal says Danny Welbeck was sold to Arsenal because he did not score enough goals for Manchester United.

Poor GCSEs at 16, 'no better by 18'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 09:21
Most students who fail to get good GCSEs in English and maths at 16, have not met these standards by 18, figures for 2013 suggest.

Boycott: England, Tests & the Ashes

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 08:07
Geoffrey Boycott on England's World Cup chances, the Ashes, Test cricket and one question to which he has no answer.

Yahoo prodigy faces big decision

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 07:26
Nick D'Aloisio speaks to the BBC as he weighs up going to university or working full-time at Yahoo after a new iPad app.

VIDEO: Families saved from 'city of islands'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:54
There is mounting anger in Indian-administered Kashmir amid accusations that the government has acted too slowly in the flood crisis.

Day in pictures: 11 September 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:50
News images from around the world: 11 September

Myanmar activist faces prison term

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:46
A Myanmar human rights activist is sentenced to at least 11 years in jail for taking part in an anti-government march.

University places information gap

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:34
What results do students really need to get into university?

ENI boss investigated for corruption

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:30
The chief executive of the Italian oil and natural gas company ENI is under investigation over possible international corruption charges.

VIDEO: Tributes paid to Bond star Richard Kiel

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:24
American actor Richard Kiel, who played steel-toothed villain Jaws in two James Bond films, has died in California aged 74.

Israel to investigate Gaza attacks

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 05:57
Israel's chief military prosecutor orders criminal investigations into five deadly incidents in the recent Gaza war.

Coalition publishes MP Recall Bill

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 05:33
New laws to allow voters to "recall" their MP and force a by-election have been published by the government.

Syrian rebels free Fiji peacekeepers

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 05:09
Forty-five Fijian UN peacekeepers captured by an al-Qaeda-affiliated rebel group in the Syrian Golan Heights have been released, the UN says.

VIDEO: Lucky escape after van swept off road

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 04:59
Mobile phone footage has captured the moment a minivan carrying a couple was swept off Interstate 15 in Moapa, Nevada.

VIDEO: Missing iPhone 'could lead to Alice'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 04:57
A missing iPhone belonging to missing schoolgirl Alice Gross could hold key information that might help to find her, police have said.

VIDEO: 'Vile thickos who populate twitter'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 04:06
David Aaronovitch and Kelvin MacKenzie on the anger that can be found on social media sites.