International News

US Navy releases 'stealth' e-reader

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 09:35
The US Navy has released a special e-reader, dubbed the Navy eReader Device, with stripped-down features to avoid enemy detection.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 09:30
Michael Gove defends his free schools programme following a coalition row over funding.

S Korea honours ferry crew 'martyrs'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 09:30
Three crew members who died saving passengers on the South Korean ferry that sank last month are recognised as heroes by the government.

AUDIO: Richard and Judy agree 'death pact'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 09:20
TV personalities Judy Finnigan and husband Richard Madeley have said they have agreed to an assisted death pact should one of them fall seriously ill.

'Nothing can stop glaciers' retreat'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 09:18
Key glaciers in West Antarctica are in an irreversible retreat over the next few centuries, adding at least 1.2m to sea level rise, scientists at Nasa say.

Brighton head coach Garcia resigns

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 09:17
Brighton accept head coach Oscar Garcia's resignation following their Championship play-off semi-final defeat.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 08:35
Chelsea's David Luiz flirts with PSG, Marco Reus dismisses Manchester United, three Premier League teams in for Xavi, and more.

Cannes to screen Strauss-Kahn film

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 08:12
Gerard Depardieu's starring role as a disgraced politician based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to be shown for the first time at the Cannes Film Festival - but not as part of the official programme.

Dead kayakers from the same family

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 08:11
The bodies of three missing kayakers, who police said were all from the same family, are found by search and rescue teams in the River Tyne.

Miners worked 'near known reservoir'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 08:06
An investigator was "chilled" after seeing a plan which suggested colliers at a Swansea Valley pit where four died worked near a known underground reservoir, a court hears.

Pistorius has 'anxiety disorder'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 08:06
The trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius hears he has an anxiety disorder and prosecutors say he should be put under psychiatric observation.

PM 'goes to aid of collapsed woman'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 08:03
David Cameron held the hand of a woman who had collapsed until assistance arrived, the London Ambulance Service says.

Veterans' tales of mental illness

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 07:57
'When you leave the Army, nobody tells you how to switch off'

'Zombie' Parliament claims rejected

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 07:56
The government reject claims it has "run out of ideas" amid speculation Parliament is due to be cut short by a week.

Turkey told to pay Cyprus damages

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 07:47
Turkey is ordered to pay 90m (£73m; $123m) euros by the European Court of Human Rights for the 1974 invasion of Cyprus.

South Sudan elections postponed

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 07:46
South Sudan postpones presidential elections due next year to give government and rebel forces more time to achieve reconciliation, the president says.

US twin babies born holding hands

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 07:38
A pair of US twin sisters who have a rare condition which meant they shared an amniotic sac have been born holding hands.

Woman tells of Harris 'assaults'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 07:35
A woman tells the Rolf Harris trial that the entertainer assaulted her several times, including once with his own daughter in the room.

Brazil 2014: What fans need to know

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 07:17
What every England fan needs to know for the World Cup

West Brom part company with Mel

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 07:06
West Bromwich Albion part company with manager Pepe Mel after only four months in charge at the Premier League club.

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