International News

VIDEO: Storm chasers film anti-cyclonic tornado

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:39
A US storm chaser has captured footage of a large anti-cyclonic tornado swirling over fields in Colorado.

£1bn tidal lagoon given go-ahead

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:33
The building of a £1bn tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay is given the go-ahead by the UK government.

Wanted Fifa suspect hands himself in

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:32
Argentine sports marketing executive Alejandro Burzaco, sought by police in connection with the Fifa bribery sandal, hands himself in to police in Italy.

VIDEO: Westminster Hall

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:22
MPs take part in debates in Westminster Hall on subjects including air pollution.

Active cities 'boost bottom lines'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:21
Cities that actively promote physical activities enjoy increased economic activity and reduced healthcare and crime costs, research suggests.

VIDEO: Remains of T-Rex cousin go on show

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:01
A fossilised skeleton of a meat-eating Jurassic dinosaur found on a south Wales beach is put on show for the first time.

EU referendum long overdue - Hammond

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:51
An "entire generation" has been denied a say on the UK's place in Europe, Philip Hammond says as he outlined plans for a referendum by 2017.

Carver & Stone sacked by Newcastle

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:38
Newcastle caretaker manager John Carver is sacked by the club along with coach Steve Stone.

Scotland's oldest person turns 109

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:33
The oldest person living in Scotland, Twickenham-born Rene Chapman, marks her 109th birthday at a care home in Fort Augustus.

SAS recruit's temperature 'highest'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:25
A paramedic with 23 years experience said a heat-stricken Army reservist who collapsed on an SAS test march had the highest temperature he had seen, an inquest hears.

Baidu to launch self-drive car

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:25
Chinese web giant Baidu will launch its own self-driving car in the second half of this year, it has confirmed.

Police officer shot dead in Canada

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:19
Police in Alberta, Canada, say a British-born police officer working for the Edmonton Police force has been shot dead carrying out an arrest.

Nemtsov daughter attacks Russia media

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:12
A daughter of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov accuses pro-Kremlin media of spreading hateful propaganda, and says she has left Russia to live in exile.

Auto cameras record Serengeti life

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 05:32
Hundreds of automated cameras capture day-to-day animal life in the Serengeti of Tanzania.

VIDEO: 'Naked rambler' loses Asbo appeal

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 05:31
Stephen Gough, the man dubbed "the Naked Rambler", has appeared naked by video link and lost his appeal against his conviction for breach of an Asbo.

Juve sign Khedira from Real Madrid

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 05:29
Germany midfielder Sami Khedira will join Juventus on a free transfer from Real Madrid after agreeing a four-year deal.

Was G7 summit worth the effort and expense?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 05:24
Striking images, powerful rhetoric, eye-catching proposals - the G7 summit at Schloss Elmau in Germany had all those, but was it worth the effort and the expense?

BT announces 4K channel for August

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 05:15
BT announces Europe's first 4K channel and pricing for next season's Champions League football matches

Syria rebels seize major army base

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 05:02
Rebels in Syria say they have captured a major army base in the south of the country, the latest in a string of defeats suffered by the government.

PPS 'correct' not to prosecute Adams

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 04:40
The decision not to prosecute Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams for allegedly withholding evidence about his rapist brother was correct, a review finds.