International News

Alps crash remains land in Germany

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:15
The remains of 44 victims of the Germanwings plane crash arrive in Duesseldorf, where they will be handed over to families for burial.

The journey from Bedouin to billionaire

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:11
Mohed Altrad was born a poor Syrian Bedouin. His journey to scaffolding billionaire is an extraordinary tale of quiet perseverance.

Boozy Brits, pensions and 'Mr Micawber' economics

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:03
The behaviour of Brits abroad, Chancellor George Osborne's budget surplus plans, and "chaos" in his pensions "revolution" compete to make front-page headlines.

US pool party policeman 'quits'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 14:37
The US police officer filmed pinning a black girl to the ground and pointing his gun at teenagers in Texas resigns, local media report.

VIDEO: Slides and sky-high rides at Hayward gallery

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 14:31
Artist Carsten Holler's latest exhibition allows visitors to be part of the show, as Will Gompertz finds out.

IRA 'and state' blamed over murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 14:15
The daughter of a woman murdered by an IRA unit allegedly including a key British double agent, says she blames both the IRA and the intelligence services for her mother's death.

How Moon River became a hit

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 14:08
How a tale of 'two drifters off to see the world' became a hit

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.

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