International News

Spring bounce for mortgage market

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:23
UK mortgage approvals rose to their highest level for 14 months in April, figures show, but analysts do not expect this to lead to runaway house prices.

VIDEO: 'We just want Amber to come home'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:19
The parents of a missing 13-year-old girl who has been missing for nearly three days have pleaded with her to get in touch.

Heat 'not an issue' on SAS hike

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:13
An SAS reservist did not think soaring temperatures would affect a military exercise in the Brecon Beacons in which three soldiers died, an inquest hears.

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.