International News

VIDEO: Protester interrupts Google event

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 13:50
One Google's biggest events of the year, its I/O conference held in San Francisco, is interrupted by protests.

Olympic champion Hoy to be a father

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 13:42
Olympic cycling champion Sir Chris Hoy and his wife Sarra are expecting their first child.

Polish PM wins vote of confidence

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 13:03
Poland's coalition government wins a parliamentary vote of confidence sparked by a scandal over leaked tapes of senior officials.

VIDEO: Highlights from Google's I/O event

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 12:48
Richard Taylor details Google's new smartwatch, car and television initiatives as well as its new unified look for Android.

Was the Taj Mahal built out of guilt?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 12:43
A play suggests the Taj Mahal was built out of guilt

Legal delay to Robinson probe report

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 12:41
A legal challenge delays the publication of an official report into allegations about the conduct of First Minister Peter Robinson and his wife.

VIDEO: Queen and Duke on Antiques Roadshow

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 12:35
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will appear in a special episode of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow after the team examined items from the collection at Hillsborough Castle.

Android Wear watches go on sale

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 12:22
Google reveals LG and Samsung are both making their first Android Wear watches available for pre-order and explains how they will work.

Deadly blast rocks Nigerian capital

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 12:21
A bomb attack on a busy shopping district in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, kills at least 21 people and injures 52 more.

VIDEO: Shaqiri wonder strike gives Swiss lead

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 12:17
Watch a great left-footed strike by Xherdan Shaqiri as he gives Switzerland the lead over Honduras in their final Group E game in Manaus.

VIDEO: Serena Williams falls into crowd

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 11:56
Watch as Serena Williams runs out of space and falls into a spectator's lap at Wimbledon during a doubles' match on day three.

Romanian president urged to resign

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 11:32
Romanian President Traian Basescu is under pressure to stand down after his brother was arrested and accused of having links to the boss of a criminal gang.

Suarez 'bite' was nothing - captain

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 11:21
Uruguay captain Diego Lugano denies team-mate Luis Suarez bit Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during the sides' World Cup group match.

Iraq PM rejects emergency cabinet

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 11:17
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Maliki rejects calls for an emergency "national salvation" government to counter jihadist-led Sunni rebels.

Djokovic battles to win over Stepanek

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 11:14
Top seed Novak Djokovic and Grigor Dimitrov both reach the third round, but seventh seed David Ferrer is out.

VIDEO: Stepanek's winner and 'lap of honour'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:53
Watch the best shot of Wimbledon day three as Radek Stepanek follows a winner against Novak Djokovic with a mini 'lap of honour'.

Husband shot wife 'because she left'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:47
A man from Cwmbran goes on trial accused of shooting his wife dead because he could not accept she had left him, Newport Crown court hears.

'NHS should pay back cancer cash'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:44
A mother who helped raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for cancer services is asking the NHS to pay it back.

Report UK Syria fighters, police urge

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:39
A senior counter-terrorism detective calls on relatives of Britons planning to take up arms in Syria to report them to the authorities.

Right-to-buy policy scrapped by MSPs

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 10:34
The right of council and social housing tenants to buy their homes at a discounted rate in Scotland is abolished by the Scottish Parliament.
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