International News

Jail fails to improve violence risk

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 23:02
HMP Winchester has not improved sufficiently since a previous damning report, the prisons watchdog finds.

UK teenager was 'radicalised by imam'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 22:57
The father of a Briton who travelled to Syria tells the BBC he believes his son was radicalised by an imam at a UK mosque.

VIDEO: Red Arrows still flying high at 50

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 22:45
Tim Muffett meets the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, in their 50th display season.

Two Britons killed in Turkey crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 22:45
Two Britons have been killed and two more are in hospital after a "jeep safari accident" in Turkey, the Foreign Office says.

VIDEO: Cardiff to Syria: Journey to extremism

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 22:40
Security services estimate 500 young Britons have left the UK to fight for the militant Islamists, so where does their journey to extremism begin?

Iraq key refinery 'seized by rebels'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 22:38
Sunni rebels in Iraq say they have fully captured the country's largest oil refinery at Baiji, north of Baghdad, after days of heavy fighting.

Fee-paying schools doubt Wales GCSEs

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 22:15
Fee-paying schools in Wales looks set to follow the new GCSE courses for England next year, fearing those set in Wales "lack credibility", BBC Wales learns.

Tasmania forest to remain protected

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 22:10
An Australian request to revoke the World Heritage Site status of part of the ancient Tasmanian forest to allow logging is rejected by a Unesco committee.

Abu Dhabi financing Manchester homes

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 22:00
Abu Dhabi United Group, which owns Manchester City football club, will invest in a £1bn plan by Manchester City Council to build new homes.

Ford says talks dates must be set

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 21:17
Dates for talks on flags, parades and the past must be finalised this week, says Alliance leader David Ford.

Brazil join the party but how long will they stay?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 21:11
Neymar dazzles as Brazil hit form but doubts remain and tougher tests await if the host nation are to win the World Cup, writes David Ornstein.

Slade star to get freedom of Walsall

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 21:00
Former Slade star Noddy Holder is to be given the freedom of Walsall later.

Concerns over safety at Yarl's Wood

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 20:47
A whistleblower at Yarl's Wood immigration detention centre has told the BBC he does not think women are safe there.

Jailing 'outrage' and PM 'isolated' - papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 20:36
The jail terms handed to three journalists by an Egyptian court make front-page news, along with Prime Minister David Cameron's struggles to reform the EU.

India to present budget in July

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 20:33
India's new government will present its first federal budget on 10 July, media reports quoting officials say.

VIDEO: Mountain party celebrates Brazil win

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 20:14
Julia Carneiro joined Brazil fans partying the night away on Sugar Loaf mountain in Rio de Janeiro.

Google's Nest unveils kit tie-ups

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 20:05
Nest is allowing activity wristbands, colour-changing light bulbs and cars to communicate and control its smart thermostats and smoke alarms.

Obama presses Russia on Ukraine arms

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 19:57
US President Barack Obama urges his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to stop weapons entering Ukraine, after rebels there agree to observe a truce.

VIDEO: League of Legends hits Wembley

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 19:57
Newsbeat speaks to players and fans at one of the UK's biggest ever e-sports events.

VIDEO: 100 World Cup goals in 100 seconds

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 19:54
Watch the first 100 goals of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil in 100 seconds.
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