International News

Captain Lahm retires from Germany duty

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 02:21
Germany captain Philipp Lahm retires from international football after leading his side to victory at the 2014 World Cup.

AUDIO: How to count butterflies for science

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 02:00
Sir David Attenborough has urged the public to look for butterflies as part of the Big Butterfly Count

AUDIO: Assisted dying bill 'scares me'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 01:53
Lord Falconer and Baroness Campbell discuss a bill on assisted dying to be debated in the House of Lords.

Wolff impresses in Germany practice

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 01:41
Susie Wolff impressed on her run for Williams in first practice at the German Grand Prix, while Mercedes' Nico Rosberg was fastest.

Tributes paid to stage star Stritch

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 01:27
Stars hail the life and work of Broadway star Elaine Stritch, who has died at the age of 89.

AUDIO: Nigel Havers on Being Earnest

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 01:23
Actor Nigel Havers on the latest production of The Importance of Being Earnest to hit the West End

Four jailed for killing aid worker

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 01:17
A politician is convicted and jailed along with three other men for killing a British aid worker in Sri Lanka on Christmas Day in 2011.

Tories outline strike law pledge

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 00:59
The Conservatives outline plans to tighten strike ballot laws if they win the general election, requiring a minimum 50% turnout for action to be legal.

Tidal surge couple 'never to return'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 00:37
A couple whose home was lost during Norfolk's biggest tidal surge in 60 years say they will never return to the village.

River 'at risk of serious pollution'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 00:33
A swimming pool's worth of contaminated liquid could leak into the River Faughan government experts have warned.

Israel starts Gaza ground offensive

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 00:17
The Israeli military begins a ground offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, extending its Operation Protective Edge.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 00:04
Of which 'kingdom' is this girl a princess?

Family speaks of crash flight miss

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 23:52
A Scottish couple tell how they were planning to fly on the plane that crashed in Ukraine but changed their flight due to a lack of seats.

'Slaughter at 32,000ft' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:55
The suspected missile attack which brought down a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 over Ukraine dominates Friday's front pages.

India school boycotted after 'rape'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:52
Indian parents stop sending their children to a Bangalore school after a six-year-old student was allegedly raped by staff members.

Oil and gas firms 'wait and see'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:30
Investment in the North Sea stalls, with planned changes to how the industry is regulated cited as a possible cause, a new report has said.

VIDEO: World-class field ready for Monaco

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:20
BBC Sport looks ahead to the Diamond League meeting in Monaco, as a world class field including Justin Gatlin, Shelly Ann-Fraser-Pryce and the returning Veronica Campbell-Brown take to the track.

'Mental pain left me barely able to lift arms'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:08
In his regular BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton reveals the full extent of his Silverstone qualifying anguish.

'Deep shock' over Malaysia jet crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 20:21
Malaysia's leader calls "deeply shocking" the crash in eastern Ukraine of a Malaysia Airlines plane, which some sources claim was shot down.

In pictures: Ukraine plane crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 20:00
Malaysia Airlines flight crashed in eastern Ukraine
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