International News

Kendall in 2% defence spending call

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 10:44
Labour should commit to the Nato target of spending at least 2% of national income on defence, Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall says.

Black youths 'refused entry to club'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 10:12
A group of black students in Leicester claim they were refused entry to a nightclub "because they were black".

Syria 'trapped civilians in Palmyra'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 10:06
Syrian troops prevented civilians from leaving the ancient city of Palmyra as it fell to Islamic State militants, the United Nations says.

How to make Formula 1 more exciting?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 10:04
From giving every driver the same car to deadly tortoise shells - you tell us your suggestions for how to make F1 more exciting.

Root and Stokes lead England rally

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:41
Joe Root hits 98 and Ben Stokes 92 as England recover from 30-4 to reach 354-7 in the first Test against New Zealand.

Ecclestone challenges £1bn tax move

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:32
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes to court to challenge the legal basis of assessments that have left him facing a UK tax claim of more than £1bn.

Cancer patients 'may be put at risk'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:26
More than 50 professors and consultants at Scotland's largest cancer hospital warn patients could be put at risk by a change of services.

Nigeria 'moves' Boko Haram survivors

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:22
The Nigerian army relocates 275 women and children recently rescued from the militant jihadist Boko Haram group, officials say.

Road death student 'seduced by cult'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:15
A British student who apparently killed himself in Germany had been "seduced" by a right-wing cult opposed to his Jewish faith, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: 'Time to look to the future'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:11
The parents of two children poisoned by carbon monoxide in 2006 speak at a news conference after meeting the chief executive of Thomas Cook.

Varoufakis 'taped Greece debt talks'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 09:02
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis causes a fresh furore after telling a newspaper he taped a private meeting of his eurozone counterparts.

AdBlock reveals browser for Android

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:33
An ad-blocking web browser for smartphones is being developed by Eyeo, the company behind the popular AdBlock Plus plug-in.

US mansion family 'killer' named

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:31
Police in Washington DC name a man they believe held a family and housekeeper hostage in their home before killing them.

Corfu family hope 'lessons learned'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:31
The mother of two children killed on a Thomas Cook holiday in Corfu says she hopes lessons have been learned from their deaths.

Austin bet could net fans £7,905

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:28
A bet on QPR's Charlie Austin to score for England could earns thousands of pounds for Poole Town fans.

Qatar workers' 'pathetic' conditions

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:15
Qatar 2022 World Cup migrant workers speak out

'Rosetta Stone' for prostate cancer

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:12
Scientists have unveiled a comprehensive genetic map of advanced prostate cancer, hailing it as the disease's "Rosetta Stone".

VIDEO: Orphaned duck loving office life

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:11
When a duckling was orphaned and found in a neighbour's garden, businessman Austin Hutchinson came to the rescue and now they are inseparable.

McDonald's faces worker protests

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:06
Thousands of workers and union supporters protest outside McDonald's headquarters, as the fast food firm continues to face wage pressure.

Man jailed for 'brutal' quarry murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:04
A man is jailed for 28 years for murdering a "naive pensioner" whose body was found in a disused quarry.