International News

Ex-Georgia head gives up citizenship

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:52
Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says he is giving up his country's citizenship as he becomes governor of Ukraine's Odessa region.

Republican Graham launches 2016 bid

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:47
Senator Lindsey Graham underlined his foreign policy experience and taunted Hillary Clinton as he launched his White House run.

China hospital ballot over Mers case

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:34
Nurses at a hospital in China reportedly draw lots to decide who should treat a South Korean patient with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers).

Engel to become a deputy speaker

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:34
Labour MP Natascha Engel is to become a deputy Commons speaker after becoming one of three MPs to be nominated for the three vacancies.

Kerry injury 'won't slow Iran talks'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:33
Negotiations with Iran about its nuclear programme will continue despite US Secretary of State John Kerry's recent injury, US officials say.

England can chase 455 to win - Root

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:14
Batsman Joe Root says England can do "something special" by chasing 455 to beat New Zealand in the second Test at Headingley.

Call for action over hate crime

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:50
The Polish ambassador calls for action to be taken on hate crime in Northern Ireland, following an upsurge in racially motivated attacks.

Fifa suspends Concacaf official

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:50
Fifa provisionally bans Concacaf general secretary Enrique Sanz from football-related activities.

VIDEO: Fans riot and steal rival's trophies

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:40
Olimpia fans fight with police hours before a game hosted by their biggest rivals Guarani, a fixture known as 'The Oldest Derby' in Paraguay.

Russia TV sparks Soviet invasion row

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:33
Russia is accused of rewriting history over a state-TV documentary broadcast on the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia.

Music school prof 'raped student'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:32
A former professor at a prestigious music school used his "power and influence" to rape a female student, a court hears.

Audis damaged in showroom collapse

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:24
Up to 20 cars are damaged when part of an Audi showroom collapses in Milton Keynes onto the floor below.

VIDEO: Solar plane makes safe landing in Japan

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:22
Solar Impulse 2, the plane powered by the sun, has made a safe landing in Japan, after being forced to abandon its Pacific crossing due to bad weather.

Warning of heavy rain and gales

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 08:54
A yellow warning of severe weather is in place across Wales

Caitlyn Jenner, the new name for Bruce

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 08:53
Vanity Fair magazine reveals its cover shoot which features the first photograph of Caitlyn - previously known as Bruce

UK police data requests revealed

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 08:47
British police forces made 733,237 requests to view personal text, email, phone and web search data over a three-year period, according to a new report.

Prison officer sold reporter stories

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 08:42
A former prison officer at top-security Belmarsh Prison is found guilty of selling stories to a reporter working at the Daily Mirror and News of the World.

'Unbelievable' driver sped at 122mph

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 08:22
A man is banned from driving for reaching 122mph on a 60mph road after getting "spooked" by an unmarked police car.

VIDEO: Are women jockeys getting a fair deal?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 08:10
2015 Irish Grand National winner Katie Walsh discovers some stark opinions whilst exploring the issue of equality for women in horse racing.

US Muslim in Abercrombie hijab win

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 07:45
The US Supreme Court rules in favour of a Muslim woman denied a job at Abercrombie & Fitch because of her headscarf.