International News

Child hearing man jailed for abuse

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:09
A former children's panel chairman is jailed for 12 years for sexually abusing two boys and a young man.

VIDEO: David Cameron and Angela Merkel news conference

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:06
UK Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a news conference following face-to-face talks.

Greek bank deposits at decade low

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:02
Greek bank deposits fall to their lowest level in more than 10 years as concerns persist over the country's debt burden and possible euro exit.

Encryption 'key to free speech'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:59
Encryption software that makes it hard to spy on what people do and say online is "essential" for free speech, says a UN report.

Barrier Reef spared 'danger' listing

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:59
The Great Barrier Reef should not go on the World Heritage danger list, according to a United Nations draft report.

'Sanctions needed' on sectarianism

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:59
Tougher sanctions are urgently needed to tackle sectarianism within Scottish football according to a government-commissioned study.

Carmichael campaign to lodge papers

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:35
Campaigners hoping to overturn the election of Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael head to the Court of Session in Edinburgh to lodge legal papers.

Hartley to be dropped for World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:33
Hooker Dylan Hartley is set to be dropped from England's World Cup training squad after his latest disciplinary breach.

Sun reporter sentenced over tip-offs

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:30
A Sun newspaper reporter is given an 18-month suspended prison sentence after being found guilty of receiving story tip-offs from an anti-terror officer.

NI first minister leaves hospital

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:23
Northern Ireland's first minister Peter Robinson is discharged from hospital four days after suffering a suspected heart attack.

Top fugitive set for China return

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:17
A former senior official described as China's most wanted fugitive, accused of embezzling more than $40m, is set to be extradited from the US.

Eavis had 'death threats' over Kanye

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:11
Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis says she received death threats after booking rapper Kanye West to headline the festival.

Funding row 'threat to racecourses'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:05
Northern Ireland's two racecourses warn they could face closure in a dispute with bookmakers over funding.

VIDEO: Face transplant man meets donor's sister

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 01:37
A woman whose brother was killed in a car accident has met the man who was given his face, in a pioneering transplant operation.

Three die in car and lorry smash

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 01:19
Three people are killed in a crash between a car and a lorry on a road near Brogborough in Bedfordshire.

VIDEO: Badger filmed raiding kitchen fridge

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 01:10
A hungry badger who sneaked into a house in Midhurst, West Sussex, to help itself to a bakewell tart has been caught on camera.

The best MOTD goal of last 50 years?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 01:09
Five BBC experts have picked a shortlist of the five best Match of the Day goals of the last 50 years - and you can pick your favourite.

Alleged Nazi criminal dies in Canada

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:51
A suspected Nazi war criminal, Vladimir Katriuk, dies in Canada just weeks after being charged by Russia with war crimes.

Liverpool £10m Clyne bid rejected

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:48
Liverpool have a £10m bid for England right-back Nathaniel Clyne, 24, rejected by Southampton.

I'll race Al as an equal - Brownlee

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:40
Jonny Brownlee believes he will race brother Alistair on equal terms when they meet competitively for the first time this year.