International News

Colombia to have truth commission

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 14:40
Colombia's government and Farc rebels agree to set up a truth commission if a peace deal is reached to end more than 50 years of conflict.

VIDEO: PM's EU negotiations 'inconsequential'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 14:29
The Former Conservative Chancellor, Lord Lawson, tells Newsnight that any change David Cameron is likely to secure from negotiations with the EU will be "inconsequential".

'Sudden deaths' of man and woman

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 13:49
Police are at the scene of the "sudden deaths" of a man and a woman at a house in County Antrim.

Will a Texan be back in the White House?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 13:41
Seven years after George W Bush left the White House, the 2016 Republican nomination battle will have an even more distinct - if unexpected - Texas twang.

US hit by 'massive data breach'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 13:30
US government agencies have been hit by a "massive breach" affecting millions of federal workers, officials said.

VIDEO: Singer hits out at austerity cuts

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 13:29
The singer Charlotte Church hits out at the government's austerity measures saying it is 'not acceptable' that the most vulnerable in society will suffer.

Salmond rebuked over 'behave' remark

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 12:58
Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is rebuked by Business Minister Anna Soubry for telling her to "behave yourself, woman".

Verstappen under fire from drivers

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 12:43
Toro Rosso's Max Verstappen is taken to task by several drivers for his behaviour during and after his Monaco Grand Prix crash.

Test unravels history of infection

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 12:18
US researchers claim to have developed a single test that is able to identify past exposure to every known human virus infection, using a single drop of blood.

Warming pause 'no longer valid'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 12:15
US researchers say new evidence casts doubt on the idea that global warming has "slowed" in recent years.

Gatlin beats Bolt's 100m Rome record

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:58
Justin Gatlin beats Usain Bolt's Rome Diamond League record with 9.75 seconds in the 100m as Sally Pearson falls in the hurdles.

Blatter 'working on Fifa reforms'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:33
Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he is working on a "comprehensive programme of reform" for world football's beleaguered governing body.

VIDEO: Staying safe at SA's Lion Park

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:25
Milton Nkosi visits Lion Park near Johannesburg, where an American tourist was killed, to see how to view the animals safely.

Girl dies after being hit by car

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:12
A young girl dies after she was hit by a vehicle in Bangor, County Down.

EU rejects bid to ban animal testing

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:05
An EU-wide campaign to stop laboratory experiments on animals fails to persuade the European Commission to impose a ban.

Prince Harry knighted by the Queen

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 11:03
Prince Harry is made a made a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order by his grandmother, the Queen, for "services to the sovereign".

Murray v Djokovic: The lowdown

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 10:25
Andy Murray v Novak Djokovic: the numbers, the weather, the pain, the prize. Can Murray win? All you need to know.

Unwell Williams in French Open final

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 10:06
Serena Williams fights back to beat Timea Bacsinszky and reach the French Open final, despite struggling with illness.

How IS seeks sectarian war in Saudi Arabia

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 09:52
Islamic State would like nothing better than to trigger a fully blown sectarian war between Sunni and Shia Muslims in Saudi Arabia, says Frank Gardner.

Fifa 'paid to stop Henry legal action'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-04 09:52
FAI chief executive John Delaney says Fifa paid to stop a legal case after Thierry Henry's handball against the Republic of Ireland.