International News

VIDEO: Under fire from IS snipers in Iraq

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 08:19
The Iraqi army, supported by coalition airstrikes and Iran-backed militias, finds itself locked in fierce battles for many parts of the country.

Middlesbrough 0-2 Norwich City

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:56
Norwich secure an instant return to the Premier League with victory over Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final.

Colombia rebels push on with talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:49
Negotiators for Colombia's left-wing Farc rebel group say they want to continue with peace talks after dozens of their fighters were killed in a bombing raid.

US jets escort NYC-bound flight

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:26
A pair of US fighter jets escorts an Air France airliner bound for New York City after the flight was the subject of an anonymous threat.

VIDEO: Watch Chelsea's victory parade

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:23
Chelsea celebrate their Premier League title at a packed victory parade in West London.

Burkina begins Sankara exhumation

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:18
The remains of Thomas Sankara, the iconic leader of Burkina Faso who was killed in a 1987 coup, are being exhumed for formal identification.

FM: Scots education 'not good enough'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:13
Nicola Sturgeon points to a fall in reading and writing skills among pupils as evidence that Scotland's education system is not good enough.

VIDEO: Pulling a rickshaw in extreme heat

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:09
At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.

Several killed by Mexico tornado

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:03
At least seven people are reported killed and scores of houses destroyed as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna.

UK premium phone costs 'set to fall'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:03
Ofcom says that changes to the billing structure of 08, 09 and 118 numbers will lead to cheaper calls for consumers.

Nigeria fuel crisis 'resolved'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 07:02
Nigeria's fuel wholesalers say they have reached a deal with the government that should soon see the end of the crippling fuel crisis.

British number two Bedene goes out

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 06:49
New British number two Aljaz Bedene loses 6-3 6-4 6-7 6-3 to Austria's Dominic Thiem in the French Open first round.

Pavey overcomes illness to win 10k

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 06:48
European champion Jo Pavey overcomes illness to win the Bupa London 10,000 while Andy Vernon triumphs in the men's race.

VIDEO: Visiting 196 countries in 50 years

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 06:28
Reflections from a man who has visited every country in the world

Benny Green - boy who reflected changing UK

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 06:13
The Grange Hill character who reflected a changing UK

Nepal calls for direct quake funding

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 05:41
One month after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, the country's finance minister calls for more direct aid funding.

Cunard liners mark anniversary

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 05:25
Three famous ocean liners sail together in Liverpool for the first time to mark Cunard's 175th anniversary.

Chelsea fans support victory parade

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 05:11
Thousands of football fans turn out to watch Chelsea's open-top victory parade after winning the Premier League.

Coulson 'knew of Milly voicemails'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 05:08
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson knew that the voicemail of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler had been hacked, his trial has heard.

ECB closing on new England coach

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:59
The England and Wales Cricket Board is in exclusive discussions with a preferred candidate for the role of England coach.