International News

Halsall wins two World Cup golds

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:30
Fran Halsall wins two gold medals - and sets a British 50m backstroke record - on the opening day of the FINA World Cup.

Canada 'grateful' to Cpl Cirillo

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:28
Canadian PM Harper tells mourners the nation is deeply grateful to Cpl Nathan Cirillo, the young solder killed by a gunman in Ottawa last week.

AUDIO: 'Why I gave burglar a £20 reward'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:24
A Bolton woman gave a burglar £20 - after he apologised for stealing £10,000 worth of items from her home.

'Boston bomber' friend convicted

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:23
A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect faces up to eight years in prison after being found guilty of lying to investigators.

Trott return welcome - Agnew

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:23
Jonathan Trott's welcome return is good news for England after a turbulent year, says Jonathan Agnew.

MSP Boyack to stand for leadership

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:20
MSP Sarah Boyack is the first candidate to formally announce she will stand for the leadership of the Scottish Labour Party.

Dutch ask Russia for MH17 'evidence'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:14
Dutch investigators ask Russia to surrender evidence it claims to have showing a Ukrainian fighter jet in the same area as flight MH17 when it was shot down.

Eric Joyce arrested by London police

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:14
Falkirk MP Eric Joyce is arrested by police in London after "clashing" with a youth in a convenience store.

VIDEO: Lava nears homes in Hawaii

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:11
A lave flow from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is now drawing close to homes.

UK seen as soft touch - Calais mayor

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:03
The UK is seen as a "soft touch" by migrants and its benefits system acts as a "magnet" to them, the Mayor of the French city of Calais has told MPs.

Trott makes international return

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:02
Jonathan Trott vows to prove himself again at international level after being named in the England Lions squad.

Asian girls 'also victims of grooming'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:00
Asian girls, as well as white girls, are being groomed for sex by groups of Asian men in Rotherham, victim support groups tell the BBC.

Israeli cult leader jailed for abuse

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:53
An Israeli court has sentenced polygamist and cult leader Goel Ratzon to 30 years in prison for sex crimes

VIDEO: 'I'm delighted the children are here'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:51
The British businessman whose wartime actions saved hundreds of children from the Nazis has been honoured with the Czech Republic's highest award.

Teenage boy hurt in Belfast disorder

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:46
A teenage boy has been treated in hospital after suffering head injuries during disorder in east Belfast.

VIDEO: Why Lloyds is closing branches

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:44
The BBC's Business Editor Kamal Ahmed visits a Lloyds branch to see why the company wants to change the way people do their banking.

Brad Pitt's Fury tops UK box office

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:36
Brad Pitt's World War Two drama Fury tops the UK and Ireland box office in its first week of release.

Mother 'takes baby son to Syria'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:36
Police investigate reports a Birmingham mother has travelled to Syria with her one-year-old son to support Islamic State militants.

Family of four found dead in house

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:30
Four members of the same family, including two teenage girls, are found dead at a house in Bradford.

'Thousands' set to cash in pensions

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:20
Up to 200,000 people are set to cash in their pension pots all in one go next year, according to research from provider Hargreaves Lansdown.