International News

Ellen Pao to appeal sexism defeat

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:09
A woman who lost a sexual discrimination case against her former employer is to appeal against the jury's verdict despite facing legal costs as a result.

Parents in plea for missing girl, 13

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:01
The parents of a missing 13-year-old girl who has not been seen since Saturday make a plea for her to get in touch.

US labels Shining Path 'drug gang'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 02:55
Peru's Shining Path Maoist rebel group is designated a "significant foreign narcotics trafficker" by the US Treasury.

Fifa admits SA $10m payout to Warner

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 02:36
Fifa says it paid $10m (£6.5m) to a Caribbean football body led by Jack Warner, who is charged by the US with corruption, at South Africa's request.

Manet Parisian painting up for sale

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 02:35
An oil painting of a French barmaid, considered one of the defining images of French impressionism, is to be sold at auction later this month.

Redmayne to star in Potter spin-off

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 02:23
Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne will play Newt Scamander in Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Warner Bros confirms.

Big six energy firms face price call

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 02:19
The major energy suppliers in the UK are facing pressure from the new government over their prices.

Call for federal Labour after defeat

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 02:10
A Welsh Labour minister calls for the party to adopt a federal structure following its general election defeat.

German singing star admits card scam

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 02:10
Severino Seeger, the newly-crowned winner of a German television singing contest, appears in court and admits defrauding pensioners.

Serb ex-spies on trial for murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 02:04
Serbian ex-intelligence officers plead not guilty to the 1999 murder of newspaper editor Slavko Curuvija, a critic of ex-leader Slobodan Milosevic.

Blatter deputy denies bribe claims

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 01:59
Fifa president Sepp Blatter's top lieutenant Jerome Valcke denies allegations that he made key payments in a bribery scandal engulfing world football.

VIDEO: What if we put Moon race effort into renewables?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 01:58
A group of scientists and economists is calling for the equivalent of the Apollo Space programme to produce cheap, clean energy.

UK Navy sailor dies in Seychelles

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 01:55
The death of a UK Royal Navy sailor during an operation in the Seychelles is being investigated by police.

VIDEO: Tributes paid to Charles Kennedy

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 01:53
Politicians from all parties have been paying tribute to former Liberal Democrat Party leader Charles Kennedy, who has died aged 55.

The Charles Kennedy Story

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 01:47
The life and times of the former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy, who has died age of 55.

Samson replaces Bain in Scots' squad

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 01:47
Kilmarnock keeper Craig Samson is called into Scotland's squad for their double header after Dundee's Scott Bain pulls out.

Police face rape complaints 'burden'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 01:44
Police and prosecutors need to change they way they handle rape complaints after a report says there is an "overwhelming burden" on officers.

Eurozone inflation rate up to 0.3%

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 01:38
The eurozone's inflation rate turned positive in May after five months of falls or stagnation, reviving hopes of an economic recovery in Europe.

Scottish tributes to Charles Kennedy

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 01:35
Tributes to the former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy are made by figures from across Scottish politics.

Care leavers housed in B&Bs

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 01:30
Local authorities are putting care leavers in bed and breakfast despite new rules intended to restrict this.