International News

Brazil legend Zico wants Fifa role

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 12:36
Brazil legend Zico says he intends to stand for the presidency of crisis-hit Fifa as it is his "duty".

Australia yet to allow gay marriage

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 12:34
Why Australian politicians are so out of step

VIDEO: Zimbabwe sends rhinos to Botswana

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 12:31
Rhino poaching in Africa is on the rise with syndicates making millions at the expense of the endangered species and their horns.

Whistl ends home delivery service

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 12:16
Postal business Whistl is ending its home delivery service in London, Liverpool and Manchester, putting up to 1,800 jobs at risk.

Mayweather tops sporting rich list

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 12:01
Boxer Floyd Mayweather has been named the world's highest-paid sportsman of the past 12 months by Forbes magazine.

VIDEO: Baby born from frozen ovary

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 11:36
In a world first, a woman has given birth to a healthy baby using ovarian tissue which had been removed when she was a child.

VIDEO: Back in UK after fighting IS in Syria

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 11:29
Harry has been shot and seen friends die, but he says he did the right thing in joining Kurds fighting the jihadist group.

VIDEO: Live: Mansion House speeches

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 11:25
Chancellor George Osborne tells guests at Mansion House that he wants future governments to have a budget surplus during times of economic growth.

Syria film wins documentary award

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 11:03
A British film-maker who was arrested while making a feature about a Syrian family wins the top award at the UK's leading documentary festival.

Fifa IT data seized by Swiss police

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 10:19
Fifa has handed over computer data to the Swiss authorities investigating the World Cup bids for 2018 and 2022.

McClaren appointed Newcastle boss

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 09:37
Former England and Derby County boss Steve McClaren is named as the new head coach of Newcastle United.

Briton defends fighting against IS

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 09:35
A Briton who fought against Islamic State forces in Syria tells the BBC he believes he can justify his actions if the police decide to question him.

SNP reveal Commons committee chairs

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 09:33
Pete Wishart and Angus MacNeil are to chair the two SNP-led committees at Westminster, the party announces.

EU and Holyrood votes could clash

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 09:24
Prime Minister David Cameron has not ruled out the possibility of the EU referendum being held on the same day as next year's Holyrood election.

Hammer, 15, qualifies for US Open

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 09:22
American Cole Hammer will become the third-youngest player to feature at golf's US Open, at just 15 years of age.

Scientists find CJD resistance gene

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 09:17
Researchers have identified a gene that might make people resistant to the brain eating disease CJD.

Nationalists defy EU on Russia abuses

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 09:16
Anti-EU parties including UKIP vote against a European Parliament resolution, which condemns Russian human rights abuses.

Man held after crash causes 'carnage'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 09:11
A lorry driver is arrested after a crash involving up to 13 vehicles near Tunbridge Wells causes "carnage and devastation".

McGuinness agrees Moreland meeting

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 08:50
Martin McGuinness is willing to meet the daughter of Caroline Moreland, the woman murdered by an IRA unit allegedly including a British double agent.

VIDEO: Britons return after battling IS

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 08:47
Britons Jac Holmes and Harry tell the BBC's Quentin Sommerville they are returning to the UK after fighting Islamic State in Syria.