International News

US officer to face murder trial

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 08:10
A white police officer in South Carolina is to go on trial for the murder of an unarmed black man after shooting him in the back as he ran.

Boy admits setting fire to mother

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 08:02
A teenage boy who set fire to his mother after spraying her with lighter fuel is detained for 21 months.

West Ham to name boss 'in 48 hours'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:48
West Ham United are close to appointing a new manager after interviewing candidates over the weekend.

Nigeria moves army HQ for Boko Haram

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:44
Nigeria's military says it has begun moving its headquarters to the northern town of Maiduguri, near areas held by Islamist Boko Haram militants.

Russia & Qatar 'may have bought votes'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:40
Russia and Qatar may have had to pay bribes to secure their World Cups, Sepp Blatter's former special advisor has suggested.

Arrests in Belgium anti-terror raids

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:38
Belgian police detain 16 people in anti-terror raids targeting Chechen Islamists in several cities.

England have 'fallen way behind'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:34
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan says they are "a long way behind" other nations, ahead of their ODI series with New Zealand.

End of homework 'not imminent'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:34
The head of Cheltenham Ladies' College says homework is not coming to an end there, despite recent media coverage to that effect.

Defence review under way says Fallon

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:29
The government hopes to conclude its latest security and defence review by the end of the year, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.

US Iraq strategy incomplete - Obama

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:26
The US does not yet have a "complete strategy" for helping Iraq regain territory from Islamic State, President Obama has said.

Prison builders quizzed on US escape

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:26
Police are questioning contractors working at a maximum security prison in New York following the audacious escape of two murderers.

African supermarket pulls Maggi noodles

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:25
East Africa's biggest supermarket chain says it is withdrawing the popular Maggi noodles in five countries, following a ban in parts of India.

VIDEO: Skyscraper man - time-lapse construction footage

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:19
Skyscraper man - time-lapse construction footage

PFA to help Sansom with addictions

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:17
Kenny Sansom will be given all the support he needs to beat alcoholism and a gambling addiction, say the PFA.

Accra in shock and mourning

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:08
As a three-day official period of mourning begins after deadly floods and a fire in Ghana, the people of Accra are taking stock and asking what happened, as journalist Elizabeth Ohene reports from the city.

Kennaugh retains Dauphine lead

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 07:00
Peter Kennaugh retains the lead of the Criterium du Dauphine as Nacer Bouhanni takes a sprint win in stage two.

VIDEO: House flattened in bulldozer 'attack'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 06:52
A man in Australia is arrested after allegedly using a stolen bulldozer to crush four vehicles and a house, with three people narrowly escaping.

VIDEO: 'You've got to trust it's safe'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 06:37
Jon Kay joins some of the first visitors to Alton Towers since the Smiler rollercoaster crash on Tuesday which left 16 people injured.

Tata Steel staff in pensions strike

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 06:23
Tata Steel workers across the UK will go on strike later this month in a row over pensions, unions announce.

Music school teacher cleared of rape

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 06:20
A former teacher at a prestigious music school is cleared of raping an 18-year-old student in the early 1980s.