International News

Wife wins right to bury soldier

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 06:24
The wife of Black Watch soldier Pte Mark Connelly has won the right to bury him after a three-year legal battle with his mother.

The rock super-group of collections

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 06:19
The newly refurbished Mauritshuis in The Hague opens

VIDEO: Xbox One and PS4 big games launches

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 06:15
The E3 video games expo saw a series of big game launches for Microsoft and Sony consoles.

VIDEO: 'Devastating impact of PIP benefit'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 06:09
A report by MPs has branded the implementation of the Personal Independence Payments (PIP) benefit a "fiasco", an opinion shared and welcomed by the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society.

Lego fuses real and virtual worlds

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:52
Lego offers bricks that can be built in real world and then transferred into the digital world.

Palestinian killed as hunt continues

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:47
A Palestinian youth has been killed during clashes with Israeli troops searching for three Israeli teenagers believed abducted in the West Bank.

Mine death families' payout bid

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:47
The families of four miners who died when 650,000 gallons of water flooded a pit are seeking compensation from the colliery's owners.

Hamilton dominates Austria practice

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:45
Lewis Hamilton was significantly quicker than Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in second practice at the Austrian Grand Prix.

Kenya: 'Watch football at home'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:40
Kenya's government urges fans to watch World Cup matches at home instead of in crowded areas after deadly attacks along the coast earlier this week.

Coalition bust-up over IT overhaul

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:31
A row erupts after Lib Dem ministers Vince Cable and Ed Davey blame Francis Maude's flagship IT policy for slow emails and lost data at their departments.

Pair guilty of 'garden bodies' murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:28
A husband and wife are found guilty of the murder of the woman's parents, whose bodies lay undiscovered for 15 years, buried in a back garden

Minister suggests holidaying at home

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:24
Minister Helen Grant is attacked after appearing to suggest people facing passport delays could holiday in the UK.

Car bomb 'kills dozens' in Syria

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:08
A car bomb kills at least 34 people in a Syrian government-controlled village in central Hama province, state media say.

VIDEO: English councils' £168m pothole fund

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 05:06
The government is giving councils in England £168m for pothole repairs to be shared between 148 local authorities.

Woman's killer jailed for 32 years

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:58
A man convicted of killing his wealthy lover is sentenced to a minimum of 32 years in jail.

Ban on cheering against England

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:56
An Irish barman slaps a ban on his fellow countrymen cheering against England in the World Cup in his London pub.

VIDEO: Police consider Essex killing motive

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:41
Police investigating the murder of PhD student Nahid Almanea in Essex say it is not known whether her Muslim religion was a factor in the attack.

Chief 'overloaded' S Korea ferry

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:38
Prosecutors say the head of the company that ran the capsized South Korean ferry caused the accident by loading too much cargo on the ship.

French court says end life support

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:20
A man in a vegetative state, whose fate has split his family, should have his life support ended, the public rapporteur of France's top court says.

'Another failure and Nico's lead might be too big'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 04:02
In his BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about catching leader Nico Rosberg, watching MotoGP, and crashing an F1 car.

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