International News

US solitary inmate release delayed

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 13:54
The release of a man who has spent more than four decades in solitary confinement is delayed after a request by Louisiana's top lawyer.

England strong in defeat - Sampson

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 13:50
England head coach Mark Sampson urges fans to "stick with us" after defeat by France in their Women's World Cup opener.

VIDEO: HSBC's savings drive - in 55 seconds

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 13:47
HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, is planning to cut 8,000 jobs in the UK as it tries to reduce costs.

England 'close to perfect' in NZ win

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 13:39
Captain Eoin Morgan says England were "close to perfect" in their 210-run win over New Zealand at Edgbaston.

England offer glimpse of new dawn

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 13:18
England's stunning win over New Zealand was the perfect response to put their World Cup nightmare behind them, says Jonathan Agnew.

Court cuts Texas abortion access

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 13:15
Most of the abortion clinics in Texas will be closed, following a federal court ruling that requires clinics to operate more like hospitals.

VIDEO: Couple celebrate 70 years of marriage

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 12:45
Thomas Howard, 93, and his wife Irene, 91, first met when they were children living on the same street in 1931.

O'Neill and Keane involved in crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 12:29
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill and his assistant Roy Keane are involved in a car crash in Dublin.

Malaysia Airlines to be 'new company'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 12:05
Malaysian Airlines will become an "entirely new company" its new boss has said, in an interview with the BBC

VIDEO: Malaysia Airlines 'to be replaced'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 12:05
The new CEO of Malaysia Airlines has moved to reassure the families of last year's twin Malaysia Airlines disasters that the company's rebranding will not affect them.

Alibaba boss in US charm offensive

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 11:51
The boss of the Chinese internet firm Alibaba, Jack Ma, tells the US "we need more American products for China".

Chile law against football hooligans

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 11:44
Chile's government passes a law imposing tougher sanctions on violence and racism at football matches ahead of the forthcoming Copa America.

1D to meet Alton Towers crash victim

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 11:38
The stars of One Direction film a video message wishing for a teenage girl whose leg was amputated following an Alton Towers rollercoaster crash.

Teen 'was being blackmailed online'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 11:02
Police are investigated whether a schoolboy believed to have taken his own life after being tricked into posting pictures online was being blackmailed.

Facebook offers free beacon devices

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 10:17
Facebook begins a roll-out of Place Tips - a system allowing businesses to send updates to a person's smartphone when they are nearby.

'Russian hackers' behind TV attack

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 10:13
A cyber attack on a the French television network TV5 Monde may have been carried out by Russian-based hackers, police believe.

HP to pay $100m to settle lawsuit

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 10:06
Technology giant Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay $100m to some of its shareholders to settle a claim over its ill-fated acquisition of Autonomy.

Windsor safe to host vital NI game

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 10:03
The Irish FA finally receives clearance to stage NI's vital Euro qualifier against Romania at Windsor Park on Saturday.

VIDEO: Free-runner climbs Wembley arch

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 09:52
A 24-year-old free-runner from Southampton has climbed to the top of the Wembley stadium arch.

'Blood cells' found in dino fossils

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 09:34
Researchers have discovered what appear to be the remnants of red blood cells and connective tissue in 75 million-year-old dinosaur fossils.