International News

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.

VIDEO: Inside US anti-IS command centre

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 13:58
The United States confirms it is sending an additional 450 troops to Iraq to help boost the training of government forces.

Man dies and woman injured in crash

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 13:54
A man in his 50s is killed in a car crash in Kesh in County Fermanagh.

Polish ministers quit over leak row

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 13:48
Three Polish government ministers and the country's parliamentary Speaker resign amid a growing row over leaked tapes.

Fitness tracker firms in legal row

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 13:47
The wearable fitness tracker, Jawbone, has filed a second legal case against its rival Fitbit.

Ten reasons to watch Copa America

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 13:45
From the superstars to the forgotten faces, Tim Vickery outlines 10 reasons to watch this year's Copa America.

NY killer fugitives 'now in Vermont'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 13:37
Two convicted murderers who have been on the run for five days after breaking out of prison may have fled to Vermont, police believe.

Silence over UN emissions targets

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 13:35
Politicians at a UN climate conference in Bonn, Germany are refusing to discuss whether their polices will actually protect the climate.

Germany 1-2 USA

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 13:11
Bobby Wood's late strike gives Jurgen Klinsmann's USA victory over Germany in a friendly in Cologne.